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Established in 1810


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Welcome to the Burkesville Fire Department

Phone Numbers:   FOR EMERGENCY: DIAL 911 Other questions, permits, zoning call  270-864-3494
VFD Business cell phone number: 270-406-2883

Fire Chief: Weldon Rowe

Fire Chief Weldon Rowe

Responsibilities of the Chief

The Fire Chief has overall responsibility for recruiting, training, assigning, and supervising subordinate personnel for the Volunteer Fire Department.   He establishes policies, procedures and techniques to provide the highest possible degree of fire control and prevention with the personnel and equipment available and administers zoning, regulations, subdivision regulations building inspections and code enforcements. The Fire Chief is also the Planning and Zoning Officer. He serves as the administrative official for zoning enforcement, unfit structure evaluation, fair housing regulations, utility franchises and oil and gas well drilling regulations. The fire chief ensures compliance with safety policies and procedures and coordinates safety meetings.

The fire chief is supported in this inspection duty by the KY state certified building inspector: Carley Fudge, contact phone number (270) 634-4135. The Cumberland County Rescue Squad Chief is William Norris, contact phone number (270) 406-2869 . The Cumberland County Emergency Manager and E-911 Director is Greg Cary contact phone number: 270-406-2923. Information on Cumberland County Emergency Management can be found on the EM website at www.cumberlandcountyem.org.

Burkesville Volunteer Fire Department in Action

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Burkesville VFD Contains a Structure Fire.
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Members of the Burkesville Volunteer Fire Department:

David Booher Kenny Booher Robert Capps Bobby Cary
Greg Cary Jeremy Cooksey Josh Cooksey Scott Daniels
Ricky Fletcher Harvey Graves Parker Hickman David Long
Wesley Long John McCloughan James Earl Morrison John Rowe
Parker Scott Mark Shelton John Michael Stalcup J. R. Thacker
Gary White Derek Williams

History of the Burkesville Volunteer Fire Department Firehouse

Feed Mill
Farmer's Feed Mill prior to Conversion
Feed Mill
Burkesville Firehouse after Conversion

Downtown Burkesville Eastside

East Burkesville
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