Usually they're busy battling fires or saving lives.
Wednesday night some Lexington Firefighters put their cooking skills to the test.
Firefighters were busy at the B.D.'s Mongolian Grill in Hamburg Pavilion.
They were in the kitchen cooking up meals from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
It was part of a special fundraiser effort.
Ten percent of all the money made at the restaurant Wednesday night went to the Citizens Fire Academy Alumni Association which buys fire helmets and other crucial supplies for firefighters.