2355 Dixie Highway
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017

859-356-3191 Non-Emergency (24/7)
859-331-1267 Fire Administration


Established in 1928, the Fort Mitchell Fire Department has grown over the years with the addition of an EMS service in 1980 and a merger with the life squad in 2003. The Fire Department has an ISO Class II Fire Insurance Rating and was recognized as Greater Cincinnati’s Firehouse of the Year in 2007. It also utilizes the NFPA 1001 Standard on Firefighter Qualifications, consistent with the Kentucky State Fire Commission training standards. The department further enhanced its Emergency Medical Services, with the inception of its Advanced Life Support program in 2011. Through the Fort Mitchell Fire Departments dedication to advanced training and certifications, support is provided to a multitude of regional and state agencies to include the Northern Kentucky SWAT team, Northern Kentucky Technical Rescue Team, Kenton County Fire Investigation Task Force, Kentucky State Fire Marshall’s Office, and the Northern Kentucky All Hazard Incident Management Team.


• 14 full-time Fire/EMS staff (12 Firefighter/Paramedics and 2 Firefighter/EMTs)
• 1 full-time Fire Chief
• 1 full-time Assistant Fire Chief
• 1 full-time Recruitment & Retention Coordinator
• 1 Volunteer Assistant Fire Chief
• 24 Part-time staff
• 15 Volunteers
• 6 College Interns


• 1 Rescue/Pumper Truck
• 1 Class A Pumper Truck
• 1 107’ Aerial Ladder Truck
• 2 Advanced Life Support Ambulances
• 1 Utility Vehicle
• 3 Chief’s vehicles


The Mission of the Fort Mitchell Fire Department is to protect lives and property to the best of our abilities in the communities of Fort Mitchell, Lakeside Park, Crestview Hills, and surrounding areas from fire, natural disasters, hazardous materials to the level of operations, and other emergency services; to save lives by providing emergency medical services; to promote safety through prevention and education programs; and to provide a work environment valuing diversity.


• Excellence through professional development
• Values:
• Integrity
• Professionalism
• Dedication
• Safety
• Excellence
• Respect
• Innovation