The City of Danville Fire Department understands the importance of providing services in addition to those that everyone associates with the fire, rescue, and EMS services provided to our community. We strive to offer additional services that provide valuable information and interaction between our members and the citizens, businesses, and visitors that we serve. We have chosen to refer to these services and programs as "Community Friendly Services." We perform a variety of these friendly services a little or no cost to the community.
Feel free to contact us by calling 859-238-1211, Monday - Friday between the business hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM and we will be glad to provide assistance.
Below is a list of the services we provide and information about each service:
Provides information and support services to victims of serious fires; includes information on next steps with dealing with the aftermath of a serious fire; includes resource booklet to assist citizens
Defibrillators are placed on all first due fire units, many rapid response staff vehicles, and public buildings; are on cardiac arrest patients prior to EMS and/or advanced life support units arriving on scene; provides quicker immediately-needed care to cardiac arrest victims.
Free blood pressure checks on demand at any Fire Station.
Firefighters are trained in Feline and Canine CPR and First Aid.
Age appropriate tours of Neighborhood Fire Stations, apparatus and equipment, can be tailored to specific requests.
Visits to display fire trucks and equipment or demonstrate skills for public information and educational purposes.
Hands-on classes provided upon request to train adults in the proper use of portable fire extinguishers (cost of extinguisher refills only). Call Fire Marshal Doug Simpson at (859) 326-1729 for more details.
Firefighters install smoke detectors and/or batteries in homes that otherwise could not afford them or where occupants are not physically capable of installing them, call to make a request.
Firefighters test all of the fire hydrants on a bi-annual basis to insure the hydrants are working and to gather water flow and pressure data. The fire department can provide ten years of data as well as the most current data. More Information
Free child safety seat inspections and instruction on proper installation is provided at various fire stations and special events; information on proper use of restraint systems for children; information on product alert/recalls affecting child safety seats. Proper installation requires a certified technician; therefore, we ask that you please contact the fire department business office at 859-238-1211 to schedule an appointment for installation. More Information
An age appropriate, structured educational program designed to help children caught in inappropriate behavior with fire learn about its dangers and proper use; requires participation in multiple sessions; involves both the child and the parent.
Program to provide free safety inspections to identify potential trip/fall hazards in the home and strategies to eliminate them; another aspect of the program helps identify equipment needs and referrals for professional assistance.
Program to assist businesses in planning for emergencies and being able to reduce business interruption during and after a disaster or major emergency.
Several fire personnel are trained in providing OSHA Safety Training and can assist your organization in staying compliant. Please call (859) 238-1211
Every year, The Fire Marshal’s office provides incoming college freshmen with dorm fire safety as well as fire extinguisher training. A new venture is fire training in the classroom, with 7th and 8th graders receiving fire training and classroom credit.
A forty year tradition, the Danville Fire Department with the help of community donations provides Christmas Toys for 400+ children every year.
Another tradition, for the last 30 years, the Danville Fire Department has been responsible for decorating the downtown area and Community Christmas Tree.
The department stands by at several special events every year upon request. Please Call Deputy Chief Tim Brumfield at (859) 326-0796 to make arrangements for your event.