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ISO Rating:

The current ISO rating for the Burlington Fire Protection District is a Class 3/8B.

The 3 applies to properties within 5 road miles of the fire station and within 1,000’ of a fire hydrant or alternate water supply.

Class 8B applies to properties beyond 1,000’ of a fire hydrant but within 5 road miles of the station.

Class 10 applies to properties over 5 road miles from the station.

OPEN BURNING BAN:

Currently, as of October 1st the burn ban has been lifted.  The Burlington Fire Department asks that you notify us when you will burning large piles of debris.  This will prevent any unwarranted phone calls causing the units to be dispatched.  This will leave the units available for other calls.  The phone number to contact us is 859-586-6161.    

Run Stats for 2013

Run Stats for 2014

CPR and First Aid Training:

The Burlington Fire Protection District offers CPR and First Aid Training to groups of 6 or more, for more information please contact us at 859-586-6161 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Month:

EMS:

EMS:

Total:

January

99

142

241

February

77

105

182

March

67

108

175

April




May




June




July




August




September




October




November




December




Average

Per Month:

81

118.3

199.3

Calendar Year Total:

243

355

598

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Burlington Fire Protection District is to serve the public to the best of our ability employing professional service and compassion utilizing current standards and best practices

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Public Education:

We offer Public Education for all ages of children.  Please contact us during normal business hours Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM to schedule a station tour or presentation for your school/troop or child.  We have the ability to specialize to you certain needs.

ROCK THE FIREHOUSE MONTHLY YOUTH DANCE

This is an event that the Burlington Fire Department Boosters sponsors to allow the children a safe place to go once a month to have some fun.  This is a LOCK-IN event which means once the child has entered the firehouse they will not be allowed to leave until a parent/guardian physically picks them up inside.  Dances are chaperoned by the Fire Department personnel and (3) Boone County Sheriff Deputies.  

$5.00 admission and it is from 7:00PM - 10:00PM.  The earliest drop off can be is 6:45.  Please ensure to pick your child up promptly at the scheduled pick up time.  

Please see the attached link for brochure and dance rules!!

The next scheduled Youth Dances are: Friday April 18th and May 9th

DANCE BROCHURE AND RULES

Please let us know your thoughts!  We would love to here from you or your child on ideas for the next year of school dances.  The Burlington Fire Department Boosters would like to entertain new ideas for the dances.  Please go to the “Contact Us” tab and send us an email.  All ideas are greatly appreciated.  

Month:

Fire:

EMS:

Total:

January

63

106

169

February

53

109

162

March

57

96

153

April

61

114

175

May

76

129

205

June

68

109

177

July

86

134

220

August

87

132

219

September

66

119

185

October

86

129

215

November

84

126

210

December

72

121

193

Average

Per Month:

71.8

118.8

190.6

Calendar Year Total:

862

1426

2288

Volunteer Recruitment & Retention Coordinator Position

The Burlington Fire Protection District is now accepting applications to fill a Volunteer Recruitment & Retention Coordinator position for the District.  This position is a 40-hour work week with a varied schedule of work hours and days based upon the recruiting needs of the District.  Benefits include employee-only health, dental, and disability benefits plan package.  

Applicants who are interested should submit a letter of interest outlining qualifications and a resume by the deadline:  12:00 p.m. Wednesday April 30th, 2014.  Applicants should submit letter of interest and resume to Chief Barlow. You may email, mail, or drop off to this location.

Please see the link below for the official Job Posing along with the Job Description.  If you have any questions please contact us at anytime M-F 8:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.  

     Contact Information

6050 Firehouse Drive                                Recruitment Retention Job Posting

PO Box 479

Burlington, KY 41005

859-586-6161

Jbarlow@burlingtonkyfire.org

Firefighter/Paramedic Position

The Burlington Fire Protection District is now accepting resumes for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic.  This position is a 24/48 shift schedule.  Benefits include CERS retirement, medical, dental, disability, life insurance, paid vacation and paid sick benefits.  

Applicants who are interested should submit a letter of interest outlining their qualifications for this position along with a resume by the deadline:  4:00 p.m. Friday April 25th, 2014.  Letter of interest and resume are to be submitted to the Administrative Assistant Michelle Vogelpohl.  You may email, mail, or drop off to this location.  

Please see the links below for the official Job Posting along with the Boone County Regional Protocols.  Selection process may include written test, oral assessments, background checks, and may also include some part-time field assessments  

   Contact Information                                                     

6050 Firehouse Drive                                               Firefighter/Paramedic Job Posting

PO Box 479

Burlington, KY 41005                         

859-586-6161                                                         Boone County Regional Protocols

mvogelpohl@burlingtonkyfire.org


Burlington Fire Protection District

PO Box 479, 6050 Firehouse Drive

Burlington, KY 41005

Phone: 859-586-6161  Fax: 859-586-6178  


4/14/14 - At 2214 Burlington, Hebron and Florence fire units were dispatched to Carry Back for a structure fire called in by neighbor.  Upon arrival Engine 701 found a two story single family home with moderate smoke coming from the front door with all of the occupants out of the residence.  With the help of Hebron and Florence fire department the crews were able to extinguish the fire with some smoke and water damage inside the structure.  Two patients were transported to the hospital with no life threatening injuries.  

4/9/14 - At 1143 Engine 701 and 702 were alerted for an extrication accident at Burlington Pike and Taylor Drive.  Dispatch notified crews that the trapped occupant had self extricated the vehicle.  Upon arrival 701 found a two car accident blocking traffic with heavy damage.  Crew remained on scene to control traffic and to remove fluid and debris from the roadway.  Squad 714 transported one patient to the hospital with no life threatening injuries.