Report Released About Fire That Injured Firefighter

An investigation into a fire that severely burned a Lexington firefighter is now complete.

The fire on Parsons Lane in October of last year left Lt. Rich Carlin with severe burns.

The Lexington Fire Department conducted an investigation into the fire, trying to find out what they could have done better.

The investigation concluded that despite several failures and problems associated with the fire, Carlin's own actions led to his injuries that day.

The report also asks for more training for all fire fighters.

Lexington's fire chief says doing the investigation was their choice and something they always do after a significant fire.

Carlin has recovered and is now back at work with the Lexington Fire Department.


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