Ballardsville Fire and Rescue is committed to keeping you up to date with what is going on in your area, not just to inform you, but to also help keep you safe! Check back frequently as we will keep you updated with what your fire department is doing for you and your community! As always we are here for you. Stay Safe!
Westport Structure Fire
December 16th, 2019
At 3:15 am Sunday December 15th, Ballardsville Fire responded to assist Westport Fire with a working structure fire with possible rescues. The fire took almost 2 hours to control, but thankfully everyone got out ok, and no one was injured from the fire. Even with the extent of the damage, fire personnel were able to save some personal belongings of the family's. Also on-scene with assistance was LaGrange Fire, North Oldham Fire, Oldham County EMS, Oldham County Police, and the Oldham County Fire Marshall's Office. More information about the incident can be found here.
Chimney Cleaning & Inspections
December 10th, 2019
As the cold winter air starts to set in the area more, don't forget to get you chimneys cleaned and inspected before using them a lot this Winter. This time of year chimney fires are one of the most causes of house fires. Most of the time these could be prevented if the chimney was cleaned and inspected properly before use!
Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery
October 27th, 2019
It's that time of year again! Don't forget to set those clocks back 1 hour on Sunday November the 3rd. Also its a good time to change all the batteries in your smoke an CO detectors in your house. Don't rely on that annoying chirp to let you know the batteries are going out, you and your families safety is not worth the risk, go ahead and replace them!
Burn Ban Lifted
October 17th, 2019