Welcome and thank you for visiting the Elsmere Fire Protection District web site. We are proud of the services and protection that we provide to the citizens, workers, and visitors to our district. Our staff is dedicated to providing the best Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services to those we serve.

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All training will be conducted at EFPD Headquarters unless otherwise specified.

Tuesdays, Thursday, Saturday and Sundays Training at 0900 hrs, Wednesday Training at 1800 hrs.

Elsmere Fire District Jr. Fire Fighters and Parents:

As the summer approaches we have several things planned for our JRFF program. In the future, please watch your email for messages called JRFF Notes. All updates, notices and information will be sent to your email and parents email unless you specify otherwise.

State Fire School – See attached brochure – course 107

June 9th in Lexington Kentucky 8am-5pm

Personnel will be leaving the station at 6am

Transportation and lunch will be provided.

More information to follow.

Registration for this class must be done ASAP. If you wish you attend this course, notify me by May 19, 2012 so that you can be registered and your fees for this course can be sent in.

3rd Annual National Fire Heritage Muster

June 2, 2012

This is a combined event with other local JRFFs. We will participate if we have enough interest and JRFFs that can attend.


Please notify me by May 25th if you wish to attend. Information about times and transportation will be sent out after May 25th.

Memorial Day Parade

All personnel are encouraged to walk in the annual Memorial Day Parade. If you are interested in walking in the parade with the fire department, be at the station before 8am on May 28th.

Elsmere FD JRFF – 24 hour shift.

JRFF personnel are invited to “Walk in the Boots” of a fire fighter for a 24 hour shift. JRFFS will report to the station at 8am and participate in scheduled duties, training and activities for the duration of a 24 hour shift. The date for this event is tentatively scheduled for June 13th-June 14th. A confirmed date will be sent out in the next week. Notify me ASAP if you plan to participate in this event.

Weekly Training

JRFF personnel are encouraged to attend training weekly. We are now combining the Junior Firefighter training with regular department drills. Training dates and times are listed below.

Training topics are noted on the fire department website.

Tuesday and Thursday 9am-11am

Wednesday – 6pm-8pm

Saturday and Sunday 9am-11am

Fridays – First Friday of each month 9am-11am

(Note: ending times are subject to change)

Duty Hours

Starting June 1, JRFF personnel will be permitted to ride “Non-emergency” on department apparatus. This included to training, meals, errands, company inspections and incident scenes. JRFF personnel are encouraged to complete a minimum of six hours each month of duty hours. JRFF personnel are welcomed at the station to perform duty hours any time that does not conflict with school. A calendar is located on the bulletin board at the station to sign up for duty hours.


If you are aware of anyone interested in participating in the Elsmere Fire District JRFF program (that you would recommend), please have them contact me before June 1.

Combined JRFF Training

We are working on combined training with several other local departments with JRFF programs. More information will be coming out in June concerning this.

If you need documentation for Service Hours for school. Please contact Pam and she will take care of this for you.

As always, let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

Jeremy Sheehan


Application for Membership

Please fill out the application and submit via email to pam@elsmerefd.com or drop it off at the station.
Pub Ed Request
Burn Permit

No opening buring from May 1st to Oct 31st. Any questions contact FD at 859-342-7505.

New Members
Greg Hollian - Firefighter / EMT

Kids Fire Safety

Would you know what to do if a fire started in your home? Would your kids? Take the time now to review fire safety facts and tips so your family will be prepared in the event of a fire emergency in your home. Click for more information.

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