Lexington Firefighter Colby Reik received the Firefighter Cross, for his act of heroism, bravery, and stamina following a pipeline explosion and fire in Lincoln County last summer.

The Firefighter Cross is the second-highest award bestowed by the Lexington Fire Department.

Below is the Lexington Fire Department’s account of Firefighter Reik’s heroic actions the night of the disaster:

It is said that a firefighter is never off-duty.
– PUB DATE: 2/9/2020 11:09:48 PM – SOURCE: WTVQ-TV Lexington
Source: SEAFC Ky Fire News

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