Fire Stations

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Fire Station 1

Located at 98 E Center Street
The station was constructed in 1985 and houses a Rescue/Command Vehicle (F-8), a 2004 Ford F-550 4x4 with a KME cargo body; Engine 4, a 2012 Ferrara 1500 GPM Pumper; Ladder 2, a 2009 Ferrara 77' Ladder Truck; Brush Unit F-9, a 2014 Ford F-350 4x4 with firefighting skid unit. The station also is the location for the offices of the Fire Chief; the Assistant Fire Chief; the Fire Prevention Division; and the Training Division.

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Fire Station 2

Located at 99 E McLaughlin Ave
The station was converted from an old store to the cities #2 fire station in 1963 and currently houses Engine 15, a 2000 KME/Freightliner 1500 GPM Pumper; (Engine 15 is a reserve engine) Engine 16, a 2001 KME/Freightliner 1500 GPM Pumper

 

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Fire Station 3

Located at 810 Industrial Court
The station was constructed in 1973 and houses Engine 3, a 2014 Ferrara 1500 GPM Pumper; Haz-Mat 2, a 2006 Ford F-350 that tows a Hazardous Materials Response Trailer

 

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Fire Station 4

Located at 5000 Hanson Road
The station was construced in 1992 an dhouses Engine 17, a 2006 E-One 1500 GPM Pumper Ladder 1, a 1987 Grumman 102' Aerial Platform

 

 

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Madisonville Fire Department seeks Training Officer

The City of Madisonville will be accepting applications for the position of Fire Training Officer. The qualified applicant must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent; supplemented by college level course work and basic fire fighting experience, emergency services and fire service management; 5 years experience in the fire service and one year in fire training; Kentucky certified or IFSAC certified as Instructor Level II; EMT certified, instructor preferred. Applications will be accepted until June 30th, 2016 and must be turned into the Human Resource Office at 67 N. Main Street, Madisonville KY 42431 by 4 p.m. Click the link to find information on the Job Classification SOP.

New Ladder Truck

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Madisonville Fire Department begin looking for ways to replace its 1987 102' Rear Mount Ladder truck a few years back. The truck had numerous mechanical problems and was a open cab vehicle, which posed a serious risk to firefighters. Due to the overwhelming cost of this truck, the fire department applied for a AFG Assistance to Firefighters Grant. The AFG grant was turned down 5 years in a row.  In 2013 the AFG allowed vehicle grants to be applied for as a regional grant.

MFD decided to apply for this using the regional approach. It took into account all the run volume, vehicles, and staffing for the entire county.  In late 2013 MFD was awarded its AFG grant for $1,100,000 for its new ladder truck. It was also awarded $25,000 for additional NFPA required equipment, for the truck. MFD members looked at several different options for a new truck. It was determined that a Mid-Mount truck would best suit our needs.

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