We are looking for members for our department!! Anyone interested may fill out the membership interest form under the tabs on the left, and we will contact you with further information. Prospective members are subject to a background check, and possibly an interview. Members are expected to:
Attend Weekly Training with excused absences
Live in or within 1 mile of GCFD #1 boundaries
Respond to incidents
Please feel free to contact us if any other questions. We look foward to seeing your application!!
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We are accepting Bids for the 2019 Mowing Season. Bids must be in no later than March 6. Bids can be turned in via mail or by hand (recommended) to any board member or Chief Russ Clark or Asst. Chief Joe Naylor. You must be present for your bid to be considered. Please see "Files" section of website for attached bid packet and further information. Contact Chief Russ Clark 859-339-8247 if you have any questsions.
We are looking for members for our department!! Anyone interested may fill out the membership interest form under the tabs on the left, and we will contact you with further information. Prospective members are subject to a background check, and possibly an interview. Members are expected to: Attend Weekly Training with excused absences &...
Garrard County Fire District One provides decontamination for Vice-Presidential debate The Garrard County Fire District One provided hazardous materials decontamination for the Vice-Presidential debate on October 11 in Danville KY. GCFD #1 was responsible for any hazardous materials decon for the large crowds that gathered for the debate. We were assigned to establish basic decon in the Ephraim Mcdowell Hospital parking lot, with the task of standing by in case any haz-mat release o...
Garrard County Fire District One has been training for the past few weeks in preperation for the annual Chemical Stockpile Emergency Prepardness Program. Members are shown here rehearsing the setup and decontamination procedure in the event that the Bluegrass Army Depot in Richmond KY has a chemical emergency.
We are glad to offer Controlled Burn Requests on our website now. If you would like to have a burn on your property, please fill out the form located under the Controlled Burn Requests tab on the left. Please complete this form at least 12 hours prior to burning. By completing this form, you allow GCFD #1 to be updated on burns in our jurisdiction. After filling out the form, you will be contacted within 12 hours regarding your burn.&n...
The Garrard County Fire District One is a strong supporter of fire prevention. We believe that an effective fire prevention program will reduce in loss of life, as well as reducing property damage. We are proud to offer fire prevention services for community and civic groups such as schools, daycares, and churches. If you are interested in having members of Garrard County Fire District One come and give a fire prevention presentation, please fill out ...
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Anyone interested in becoming a member of Garrard County Fire District One can fill out the membership interest form under the tabs on the left. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. We hope to hear from you soon!!
To provide fire protections and suppresion within their legal boundaryto the level of training, which has been recieved by its members with the equipment, provided.
To provide a fire prevention program to the extent that is practical and to the best of our ability.
To provide basic assistance emergency service, or rescue comparable to the training and ability of the members to the extent that equipment allows.
To assist the district in a manner required to the extent practicaland feasible within the fire department Standard Operating Procedures.
To assist neighboring fire departments with mutual aid or automatic aid to the extent the district protected by this department is not left in danger.
To obtain the latest in training techniques to the best of our ability and within our budgetary and practical allowance.
To be financially responsible with the district's money provided and the equipment owned by this department.
To maintain a fire department that this district can be proud of and strive to bring no dishonor upon the fire department or the district served by it.