Spring Forest Fire Hazard Season: Feb. 15 through April 30
Fall Forest Fire Hazard Season: Oct. 1 though Dec. 15
If you are having a legal controlled burn please call Nelson County Dispatch at 502-348-3211 Please use caution!!
Are you aware of what you can and can't burn? If you have any questions please call 502-252-5301, or send us a message on our facebook page, we have brochures on open burning free to the public.
Heating is the second leading cause of U.S. home fires, deaths and injuries; December, January and February are the peak months for heating fires. From 2009-2013, heating equipment was involved in an estimated average of 56,000 reported home fires per year, which caused 470 deaths, 1,490 injuries and $1 billion in direct property damage. Space heaters are the type of equipment most often involved in home heating equipment fires, figuring in two of every five fires (40%).
Always make sure that you keep your clothes dryer vents clean of lint, this build up coupled with hot air over time can combust, It's recommended to clean and/or replace your dryer vent hoses every 6 months
Please make sure your CO detectors and Smoke detectors have fresh batteries and are tested!!
Got Smoke Detectors? We do!!! Please contact us through this page, on our facebook page or by calling 502-252-5301. We will come to your residence and install smoke detectors for you!!
Swift Water information:
Are your house numbers visible from the road? If not please, go to your local hardware store and purchase these inexpensive numbers. Make it easier to find your home in case of an emergency.
Are you or your group interested in coming to the Station for a tour or an educational outing? Please call 502-252-5301 and leave a message or message us on our Facebook page and we will gladly accommodate!!
Make sure to check the events calendar, all events, training and dates of importance are being updated through 2019!
Don't forget to look us up on Facebook! ~~www.facebook.com/northeastnelsonfiredept.~
Volunteers Needed!!!! Interested in joining the Northeast Nelson Fire Department? We all love what we do and our way of giving back to our local community and helping families in times of need. Great training, great family, great firefighters!! Go to the on-line application on this site, Call the station 502-252-5301, message us on Facebook, or stop by the station on a scheduled training or meeting night!
2019 Fire Schools list is being worked on, as more information comes available we will get it posted!! Stay tuned....
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Northeast Nelson Fire Protection District
Proudly serving the entire Northeast Nelson County Area including Bloomfield, Fairfield and Chaplin
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Why don't people make their house numbers visible?
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