July 2019

Thank you Chief Schmidt

After 38 years of service to the community of Fern Creek , our first paid fire Chief, has retired. Words cannot express the gratitude we have for his leadership and guidance. Over his time as Chief our department has evolved from a strictly volunteer…

Lunch Update

Salvage and Overhaul Training

Monday night our members trained on the importance of Salvage during fire operations. While the act of Salvaging items from a burning structure isn’t tactically vital it is easily one of the most important acts we can do for the victims of fires. A…

Cops and Cones

Come on out and see our friends in blue! Louisville Metro Police will be hosting an ice cream event at the Bardstown rd Kroger on July 27th.

New trustees – 2019

Congratulations to Fern Creek’s newest Trustee! Sgt Dale Shewmaker was elected to our Board of Trustees as a firefighter representative. Dale has been a member of our department for 8 years and is currently a sergeant on platoon 3. We would also like to…

Dangers of Summer Heat

How to stay safe The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for our local area. From 2PM Thursday, until 8PM Sunday, high temperatures and high humidity will produce heat indices ranging from 100 degrees to as high as 110 degrees. Temperatures…

June 2019

Chief Schmidt Retirement Luncheon

We will be hosting a retirement luncheon to celebrate the 35 years of service Chief Mike Schmidt has dedicated to the Fern Creek Fire Department. The lunch will be held at our Station 1, 6200 Bardstown Rd, on July 31st. For more information please…

Help for our Friends next door

The Highview fire district needs your help! Highview Fire borders Fern Creek and we help each other a lot on the fire ground. Well now its time to help them in a much deeper way. Recently one of Highview firefighters, Sgt. Mike Henson, was…