Founder of KYFireWire - Tim Whalen
KYFireWire was started by Tim Whalen (a Jefferson County firefighter) as a school project. Since then it has been maintained by Melanie Hilliard. Please use this site to find out about news, Kentucky fire schools and fire department information.
Globe Gear Giveaway 2014
Globe - the largest and most trusted manufacturer of structural firesuits in the world - has partnered with DuPont Protection Technologies and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to give away 52 sets of gear in 2014 to volunteer fire departments in need. This is the third year of the gear giveaway program.
Volunteer Firefighter Injuries Report Now Available
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released the report An Analysis of Volunteer Firefighter Injuries, 2010-2012. The report provides details regarding volunteer firefighter injuries during this timeframe, such as type of duty and nature of injury, as well as compares the volunteer experience to overall firefighter injuries.