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Company Profile

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.

The 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.

We have special response teams in place, and are prepared to meet the challenges of today as well as tomorrow.

To 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 information.

Metro Council Meeting - February 26, 2015 - Video Link from Code 3 Productions

2014 Summer - In The Line of Fire from Code 3 Video Productions on Vimeo.

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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 build-up.

In 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.



Contact Information

You may need to contact our Executive Fire Administrator for information regarding joining as a volunteer, or finding out which fire district your home is located in.  You can also get important information on dates of the various organizations meetings within the Jefferson County Fire Service.

Mailing Address

Jefferson County Fire Service
410 S Fifth Street, # 323
Louisville, Ky. 40202
Office # 502-572-3455
Fax # 502-572-3498

Ms. Terri Livers

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 08:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday


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