Wednesday, August 25th, 2021
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Apartment Quadraplex Fire114 Boco Noir Circle08-25-2021 Call Received 2118On Scene 2121Control 2126Leaving Scene 2239 Campbellsville Fire-Rescue was dispatched to a report of a working apartment fire ...
Friday, August 6th, 2021
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Equipment Fire1030 Campbellsville Bypass (Wholesale Hardwood Interior)08-06-2021 Call Received 1026On Scene 1030Leaving Scene 1250 Campbellsville Fire-Rescue was dispatched to a report dust collector ...
Saturday, July 31st, 2021
Residential House Fire111 Ford Street07-31-2021 Call Received 0003On Scene 0005Control 0015Leaving Scene 0159 Campbellsville Fire-Rescue was dispatched to a report of smoke coming from the top of a ho...
Monday, July 26th, 2021
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Missing Person Case204 Short Street07-26-2021Call Received 0800On Scene 0800Leaving Scene 1627Campbellsville Fire-Rescue was requested by Campbellsville Police Department for assistance with a possibl...
Saturday, June 5th, 2021
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Thank You, Campbellsville Taylor County for your generous donations!The total collected this year was $35,625.44. This has been a record year and the most money we have raised for the past 5 years.We ...
Tuesday, May 25th, 2021
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TO: Local Media and CommunityFROM: Chief TaylorDATE: 05-25-2021SUBJECT: Near Drowning at Green River Lake On Monday May 24, 2021 at 6:35PM off duty firefighter Cody Wood and his wife, Morgan, had just...
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TO: Local News Media FROM: Chief Taylor DATE: 02-19-2021 SUBJECT: FEMA Assistance to Firefighter Grant Award-COVID-19 Supplemental On Friday February 19th Campbellsville Fire Rescue received notifica...
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TO: Local News MediaFROM: Chief TaylorDATE: 08-06-2020SUBJECT: FEMA Assistance to Firefighter Grant Award-COVID-19 Supplemental On Wednesday August 5th Campbellsville Fire Rescue received notificatio...
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Near Drowning Green River Lake
Tuesday, May 25th, 2021

TO: Local Media and Community

FROM: Chief Taylor

DATE: 05-25-2021

SUBJECT: Near Drowning at Green River Lake

On Monday May 24, 2021 at 6:35PM off duty firefighter Cody Wood and his wife, Morgan, had just launched their personal boat to enjoy the evening on Green River Lake. Less than 5 minutes in their trip Firefighter Wood noticed several people that appeared to be struggling in the “No Swimming” area at Green River Lake State Park. He recognized the signs of a drowning victim and quickly jumped into action. He notified the 911 center via portable radio and requested our fire department special operations dive team and emergency medical services. The victim had gone under water several times and was struggling to breathe. He moved his boat in position and was able to grab the near drowning victim. He was able to assist her and two other family members in his boat.

The patient was evaluated by Campbellsville Taylor County EMS and refused medical transport. This situation could have had a tragic ending if not for the quick actions of Firefighter Wood. This incident was definitely a divine intervention with Cody being a public safety diver and his wife being a former lifeguard and now Physician Assistant, they were placed in the right location at the right time. Being a public safety diver, he immediately recognized the signs of a swimmer in distress and took immediate action. We wouldn’t expect anything less from any of our staff! A good fireman is never really off duty and is always willing to do the right thing. We appreciate his lifesaving actions and dedication to our department.

As we enter the summer season and this week kicks off national safe boating week, we want to remind you to be safe on the water this season. The statistics speak for themselves. 79% of boat deaths are due to drowning, 86% of victims are NOT wearing a life jacket and 2/3 of drowning victims are “good” swimmers. Wearing a U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket is the simplest life-saving strategy for being in or around the water.

Near Drowning Green River Lake
Near Drowning Green River Lake
Near Drowning Green River Lake
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Saturday, June 5th, 2021
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Thank You, Campbellsville Taylor County for your generous donations!The total collected this year was $35,625.44. This has been a record year and the most money we have raised for the past 5 years.We appreciate all of the hard work from our crews and the community’s support.
Tuesday, May 25th, 2021
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TO: Local Media and CommunityFROM: Chief TaylorDATE: 05-25-2021SUBJECT: Near Drowning at Green River Lake On Monday May 24, 2021 at 6:35PM off duty firefighter Cody Wood and his wife, Morgan, had just launched their personal boat to enjoy the evening on Green River Lake.
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TO: Local News MediaFROM: Chief TaylorDATE: 02-19-2021SUBJECT: FEMA Assistance to Firefighter Grant Award-COVID-19 Supplemental On Friday February 19th Campbellsville Fire Rescue received notification from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that our 2020 Assistance to Firefighters Grant ...
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TO: Local News MediaFROM: Chief TaylorDATE: 08-06-2020SUBJECT: FEMA Assistance to Firefighter Grant Award-COVID-19 Supplemental On Wednesday August 5th Campbellsville Fire Rescue received notification from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that our 2020 Assistance to Firefighters Grant...
Monday, March 9th, 2020
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TO: Local MediaFROM: Chief TaylorDATE: 03-09-2020SUBJECT: New Training Center Established On Wednesday March 4, 2020 construction crews with Affordable Drill Tower company completed construction of Campbellsville Fire Rescue Multipurpose Drill Tower.
Thursday, March 5th, 2020
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TO: Local MediaFROM: Chief TaylorDATE: 03-05-2020SUBJECT: Grain Bin Rescue Tube Donation On Monday March 2, 2020 Campbellsville Fire Rescue received a donation from the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation to purchase a grain bin rescue tube.
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: 01-21-2020Media Contact: Chief Chris TaylorPhone Number: 270-465-4131E-Mail: chris.taylor@campbellsville.us Campbellsville Fire Rescue to Bolster Fire Prevention Efforts with FM Global Grant CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.—Th...
Monday, December 9th, 2019
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TO: Local News MediaFROM: Chief TaylorDATE: 12-9-2019SUBJECT: 2019 Awards Banquet On Saturday December 7, 2019 Campbellsville-Taylor County Fire Rescue hosted our annual awards banquet. Below you will see a recap of all awards and notable achievements for the year 2019.
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TO: Local News MediaFROM: Chief TaylorDATE: 11-5-2019SUBJECT: Kentucky Emergency Management Search and Rescue Grant Award On Tuesday November 5th Campbellsville Fire Rescue received notification from the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) that our 2019 Search and Rescue grant applicati...
Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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TO: Local News MediaFROM: Chief TaylorDATE: 10-15-2019SUBJECT: Carbon Monoxide Safety With fall weather finally kicking in and cooler weather in place, we know people will be turning on their heating systems for the first time this season.
Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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TO: Local News MediaFROM: Chief TaylorDATE: 09-24-2019SUBJECT: FEMA Assistance to Firefighter Grant Award On Friday September 20th Campbellsville Fire Rescue received notification from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that our 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) application had...
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