New Hires

Fern Creek would like to introduce the newest members of our career staff.

Jacob Amshoff

Corey Maria

Jason Moran

Alex Nagel

and

Zack Pickering

Jacob, Alex and Zack have moved over from our volunteer staff. Corey joins us from Eastwood FD and Jason is from Louisville Fire Department. With the hiring of these 5 team members we are now able to run to engine companies to better serve the community of Fern Creek.

Promotions

Fern Creek Fire Department would like to congratulate Chris Kurtz, Josh Price, and Dale Shewmaker on being promoted to Sergeant!

 

Crusade for Children 2018

Thanks to everyone who donated, helped collected, and supported FCFD this year! Our 2018 Crusade for Children total was $120,944.21!!!

Water Rescue in Broad Run Park

At 12:20 PM on June 1st FCFD was dispatched to Broad Run Park in the Parklands to a child stranded on Floyd’s Fork. Our members were able to quickly respond. Our swift water team was able to deploy our recently purchased rescue boat and successfully return the child, uninjured, to her parents.

This rescue was feature on WLKY. To check our their article and video click the link below.

http://www.wlky.com/article/fern-creek-firefighters-rescue-girl-trapped-by-rising-creek/21073963

Backing up Mt. Washington

In the early morning of May 22nd crews from Fern Creek responded with Mt. Washington Fire department on a structure fire off Stone Meadow Drive. 7131 and 7133 assisted in extinguishing the fire. No injuries were reported.

Rope Rescue: 5/15/2018

FCFD responded on a rope rescue at the 11000 block of Willow Branch Dr. the patient was a construction worker who sustained injuries to his leg while atop a 2nd story home under construction. He quickly received aid and was rescued by some of our newly certified Rope Rescue Technicians!

Wreck: Bardstown rd. @ Little Springs

7134 and 7181 responded to a MVA with a rescue. 1 victim was extricated from their vehicle and transports by Louisville Metro EMS.

Dump Truck Rollover

Friday afternoon 7134 & 7181 responded to Thixton lane on an overturned dump truck with the driver still inside. FCFD quickly worked to help remove the driver with only minor injuries.

Fire in Mt. Washington: 3/14/18

On March 14th 7134 assisted Mt. Washington Fire to extinguish a residential fire in the 2900 block of Flatlick RD. Everyone was able to make it out of the safely.

Wreck on Bardstown Rd: 3/13/18

On March 13th Fern Creek responded to an injury accident on Bardstown rd. First arriving units found a 3 car MVA. 2 adults and 1 infant were transported by Louisville Metro EMS with non-life threatening injuries.