Fire Dept

Frankfort Fire and EMS
300 West Second Street
Frankfort Kentucky 40601

(502) 875-8511

Fire Chief Wayne Briscoe

Frankfort Fire & EMS Today:

Today the Frankfort Fire Department provides fire protection and prevention service to citizens in a 16 square mile area of the Capital City. Since 1970, the department has also provided Emergency Medical Service (E.M.S.) to Frankfort and Franklin County. In October 1989, this service was expanded to include Advanced Life Support (ALS). Paramedics in addition to Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's) respond to emergency calls throughout the City and County. The department responds to more than 7,000 ambulance calls and over 1,000 fire calls each year.

The department is made up of 82 full time employees, who maintain four fire stations and administrative offices. The infrastructure of the fire department is comprised of three separate crews, or shifts, with twenty-five personnel. Each crew mans four fire stations, providing fire and ambulance service 24 hours a day. The crews are staffed with a Battalion Chief, Captain, Lieutenants, Sergeants, Firefighters/EMT's and Firefighters/Paramedics.

In addition to fire suppression, fire prevention, EMS, and Code Enforcement, the department is also trained and equipped to respond to technical rescue events including: hazardous materials, swift water, dive rescue, boating emergencies, vehicle extrication, confine space, trench rescue, elevator and high angle/rope rescues.

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Frankfort Fire & EMS

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The Administrative staff of Frankfort Fire & EMS are located at:

300 West Second Street
Suite 3,
Frankfort KY 40601
(502)-875-8511

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City of Frankfort
Kentucky

City Hall
315 West Second Street
P. O.  Box 697
Frankfort KY 40601
502-875-8500
info@frankfort.ky.gov