6200 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, Ky. 40291
**It shall be the mission of the Fern Creek Fire Department to provide quality fire protection and emergency services to the citizens of our community.**
Interested in joining our next Recruit class?
We'll answer all your questions about our exciting and gratifying profession
Contact Captain Kim Wells today
email= Kim Wells
phone= 502.239.7075 (x1007)
or you can download an application here
From 2005 thru 2007, there was an annual average of 385 pool and spa-related drownings for children younger than 15. Roughly 78 percent, or 299, of these children were under the age of five. Drowning is the fourth leading cause of death for children under five.
March begins the Severe Weather season in Kentucky
Click the pic above for more on staying safe this year
Jefferson County Fire in partnership with Louisville Fire, Louisville MetroSafe, KYESA & SIAC have begun an educational campaign to reduce the number of false alarms that the local fire departments respond to. Please visit the ALARMS site below to learn more on how you can help us reduce false alarms.
ALARMS INFORMATION PAGEms
Please click on the link below to view The Idea Bank's short video on the importance of fire alarms, having alarm systems operating correctly, and thereby reducing the number of false alarms
(Click "Play PSA" on their website to watch the video)
As winter begins to fade, everyone thinks about spending more time outdoors
In order to stay safe and be compliant with the law, please take a moment to review Jefferson County's Open Burning ordinance by visiting our Open Burn page
SCALDING & BURN PREVENTION
A scald injury can happen at any age
Hot liquids from bath water, hot coffee, or even microwaved soup can cause devastating injuries
There were over 58,000 scalding/non-fire burn injuries in 2007. Those injuries accounted for almost a third of all burn injuries reported by hospitals
Below, you can also watch NFPA's Amy LeBeau on the importance of testing bath water for children
The National Fire Protection Association has developed fire safety information for persons and families dealing with disabilities
Please visit their page for these helpful guidelines by clicking on the logo above
Every year in the United States, about 3,500 people die in home fires.
Most of these deaths occurred in homes that didn’t have a working smoke alarm.
If your smoke alarm was installed before January 30, 2003, it needs to be replaced!
Visit the U.S. Fire Administration site for more information
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a new report on Sudden Infant-Death Syndrome (SIDS)
in relation to car seats, infant carriers, and slings.
Please visit our page above for more information.
Visit our page on Carbon Monoxide poisoning and how to keep your family SAFE!
Stay up-to-date on nationwide recalls & safety bulletins by clicking on the site above.
For general information & publications, please visit their main website here.