Avoid driving, walking, or swimming in flood waters.
Move to higher ground.
Stay away from high water, storm drains, ditches, ravines, or culverts.
Six inches of fast-moving water can knock you off your feet.
Do not let children play near storm drains.
If you come upon a flooded roadway never drive through it.
Two feet of rushing water can carry away most vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.
TURN AROUND DON’T DROWN!!!
Information was provided by Fire Chief Jay Moore
The mission of the Lawrenceburg Fire Department is to protect lives, property, and the environment of Lawrenceburg, and if requested, Lawrence and surrounding counties.
Controlling hazardous materials incidents
Extinguishing and investigating hostile fires
Mitigating the effects of natural disasters
Presenting life safety education programs
Providing first-responder services to people experiencing potential life-threatening medical emergencies
Rescuing persons in danger
In performing our daily tasks and while on emergency incidents, we will always be professional and courteous to each other, the persons we are assisting, and the public in general. In pursuing our mission, we commit to these guiding principles:
To always treat our citizens with courtesy and respect
To take personal responsibility in attaining organizational goals and pride in our work
To work towards improving the quality of service that we provide through the highest quality training available
On behalf of the entire department, 'Thank-you' for the privilege of serving you.