Fire Division



To preserve lives and property in the Fort Knox community by providing first class service and support to Soldiers, Family, Civilian employees and guests, directed at prevention and control of fires, accidents and other emergencies while maintaining the highest standard of professionalism, efficiency and effectiveness.


Answering the call since 1918!

The Fort Knox Fire Protection Team is committed to excellence.

Fort Knox is about people; great Soldiers, outstanding citizens, and wonderful families that form a bond to provide for the nations defense. Yet the post is much more than gunnery ranges, training areas, tank- filled motor pools and maintenance bays, it is also home to the federal governmentÂ’s most professional fire protection family, Fort Knox Fire and Emergency Service. The fire department, making over 2,000 runs a year, is responsible for providing fire and emergency protection for more than 109,069 acres including the famous Gold Bullion Depository.

Remember... FIRST IN, LAST OUT!

Aircraft Rescue Firefighting (ARFF) Training

Fort Knox Fire Department trains hard every day.  One of the areas of training is Aircraft Rescue Firefighting (ARFF), which is an intense hands-on class requiring firefighters to expose themselves to live fire exercises in very realistic situations. Read more...

Wild Land Fires

Fort Knox firefighters, with assistance from several surrounding fire departments, recently battled blazes that scorched more than 12,000 acres. Read more...

9-11 Tribute

Fort Knox’s memories of Sept. 11, 2001, are now set in steel. A monument set with a portion of a steel beam from the World Trade Center was unveiled at a ceremony at Fort Knox Firehouse 1 on Sunday morning Sept. 11, 2011, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Fort Knox Fire and Emergency hosted a services tribute to the victims of 9/11 and the first responders who were called to help that day.

We are here for you!


Fort Knox
Fire Station One

Old Ironsides Avenue, Bldg 469
Fort Knox, Kentucky 40121

Telephone: 502-624-6016
Telephone: 502-624-1876
Telephone: 502-624-6032
DSN: 464-6016/1876/6032

Fax: 502-624-1391



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Updated 24 November 2015