Instructor Arthur Ashley
Arthur Ashley has been a firefighter since 1986. He has been with the City of Lexington, Kentucky for over 23 years, assigned to both engine and ladder companies. Arthur is a Captain assigned to Ladder Company 1 in downtown Lexington, the 34th busiest firehouse in the U.S. Arthur is a Kentucky Level II Instructor and is a Kentucky State Fire School instructor, an instructor with Lexington Fire Training Academy,. Arthur travels throughout the state of Kentucky and around the country teaching hands on training sessions and speaking on leadership and crew management.
Captain Ashley is a co-creator and administrator of Truckie Talk, a social media based training page focused on passing along training tips and highlighting the rich tradition of the fire service. Arthur is also a promotional assessor, traveling to departments around the country assisting with their promotional processes.
Arthur’s strong belief in doing the right thing fuels his passion for the greatest job in the world.