Announcement: With the lingering Covid-19 we had to make the difficult decision to cancel to 2020 NENFD Kid's Night. We are discussing the possibility of scheduling something maybe in the fall, depending upon the status of the Covid-a9 virus. We will keep everyone updated, as always, please look out for yourself, each other and be safe!
The 2020 Crusade for Children will be held August 8-9, due to Covid-19 the Northeast Nelson Fire Protection District will NOT be going door to door for collection. We will however be available for donation drop off and we intend to work the roadblocks on the weekend of the 8th and 9th. Below are some methods to help people donate to the Crusade for Children:
Donate Securely Online
Give online safely and securely. There is a section where someone can honor a loved one or a fire department.
To make a secure online donation, CLICK HERE or call (502) 582-7706.
Donate by Mail
Even though our office is closed for now during the pandemic, we are able to access our mail.
Send your donation to:
WHAS Crusade for Children
520 W. Chestnut St.
Louisville, KY 40202.
Please be sure to make note if the donation is in honor or memory of
someone or if you’d like to give credit to a certain fire department.
Text to Donate
Supporters can now text CRUSADE to 50155 to complete a donation.
There is the ability to honor a fire department on the donation link.
If you use PayPal, you can use it to donate to the WHAS Crusade for Children!
Venmo a donation to @CrusadeForChildren and list the
fire department in the comments section. We have yard signs that we can
drop off at fire stations to promote Venmo.
Just like Venmo, use Cash App and make a secure donation to $CrusadeChildren
If you have a Google smart device, just say, “Alex, donate to the WHAS Crusade for Children…” and Alexa will walk you through your secure donation step by step.
Go to Facebook.com/WHASCrusade to donate securely online.
The NENFD would like to thank everyone in advance for your donation and your contiuinued support!!
Go to smart911.com and sign up today!! This is a no cost, safe and secure method that will help YOU in the case of an emergency by dispatch already having alot of the information that they will be asking for. Seconds count and this will help! This system can also alert you in the case of a local emergency.
Please remember the Granite Mountain Hotshots! We carry each and every firefighter that has passed before us each and every time the tones drop, each time we gear up remember that fact and make them proud. Strength, Honor, Pride and Integrity! Be better!!
We would like to thank everyone that contributed to the 2019 Crusade for Children, our total was $11,557.65!! Check out the Crusade for Children tab here on our site to see our donation history. Thanks again!!
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:
- It only takes 6" of moving water to knock a person off their feet and sweep them away
- 6~12" of moving water can displace most smaller vehicles
- 18~24" of moving water can displace most larger vehicles
- Debris in flood water and the flood water itself can stall vehicles leaving you stranded in swift water
- Flood water is a hazardous material, containing many different types of chemicals and waste products
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....
Thanks for your support
Northeast Nelson Fire Protection District
Proudly serving the entire Northeast Nelson County Area including Bloomfield, Fairfield and Chaplin