Firefighters & Cancer: Unmasked

Firefighters & Cancer Unmasked Mark Rine became a firefighter because he wanted to save people. In the end, that job could also be what kills him. Rine has cancer. This is a story about firefighters who are dying of cancer more often than in…

MVA – Dawson Hill Rd

7134 and 7181 responded to a MVA with a rescue on Dawson Hill Rd. One patient was extricated from the vehicle.

“Hero’s Luncheon” -Highview Baptist

Fern Creek Fire Department would like to thank Highview Baptist Church for hosting their “Hero’s Luncheon” at our station 1. There was lots of fun, food and fellowship!

We miss you Malcolm

3 years ago today the Fern Creek fire department lost one of its own, Major Malcolm Jenkins. Rest easy brother.

Thanks

With fire safety month coming to end we want to thanks everyone who had us out to do fire prevention. We enjoy getting out in the community and teaching people about fire safety. If you are interested in having us out for an event please…

Welcome Colin!

The Fern Creek Fire Department would like to welcome its newest member Colin Gardner. Colin joined our career staff in October. He is 23 and was born in St. Petersburg FL. Colin is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts. He also serves in…

Have a escape plan!

As part of fire safety month we would like to encourage every family to create a fire escape plan. Planning your escape routes and having a meeting place are easy ways to prepare for a house fire. While we all hope you never need…

Charles J. Riggle

Fern Creek mourns, with our friends at the Buechel Fire Department, the loss of Charles J. Riggle who died on October 16th. Charlie was a retired Captain with the Buechel Fire Protection District, and the Bagdad Fire Protection District in his retirement. He was…

Close the door

40 years ago you had about 17 minutes to escape a house once it caught fire, today it is estimated to be only 3 minutes. One of the easiest things you do to expand that time is shut the door on the fire if it is…

Home Safety Tips

As Fern Creek firefighters it is an honor to serve our community. It is our mission to provide the highest quality fire protection to our residents, but no amount of equipment or training is more effective at stopping a fire than you taking step…