In January of 2003,
the City of Louisville and Jefferson County
merged into one government body known now as Louisville/Jefferson County Metro
Government, Louisville Metro is the short name. Residents in the urban
service area are protected by the Louisville Division of Fire, a Kentucky
Revised Statute (KRS) Chapter 95 Municipal Fire Department, while the Suburban
Service area is protected by 17, Kentucky Revised Statute (KRS) Chapter 75 Fire
Districts. The Suburban area of Jefferson County, Kentucky spans more than 300 square miles,
serviced by over
1,100 fire fighters; both volunteer and career members serve proudly.
Jefferson County Fire Service is a team of dedicated and committed professionals
who prevent disastrous incidents from occurring to life and property and
maximize on the saving of life and property when disastrous incidents occur.
have special response teams in place, and are prepared to meet the
challenges of today as well as tomorrow.
better familiarize you with the Jefferson County Fire Service, we encourage you
to visit any area of our website or stop by your local firehouse for more
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New testing dates are available
for the Jefferson County Firefighter Hiring List. Go to the
Employment Tab to download the application and see the scheduled
dates for CPAT Testing.
If you use a fireplace, make
sure the flue is open and free of dangerous creosote
The Line Of Fire
Our local TV program hosted by
Reed Yadon and spot-lighting the men and women of your Jefferson
County Fire Service.