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Large Animal Rescue Demonstration at Asbury Equine Facility

Thursday, February 28, 2013  Members of the Jessamine County Technical Rescue Team conducted a demonstration for the students and guests of the Asbury Equine Program.  Wilmore Mayor Harold Rainwater, also the head of the Equine program at Asbury, invited team members to a chili supper and demonstration of the JCFD Large Animal Rescue capabilities. More than 50 people observed the Team demonstrate the Large Animal Glide and A-frame for moving and lifting large animals out of dangerous situations.  To be certified as a Large Animal Rescue Technician requires completion of a 24 hour, hands on course.  Plans are in the works for a class to be offered late spring of 2013.

Click here to see all of the photos in our gallery....Large Animal Rescue at Asbury

Thanks to Lt. Sherman Jett for the great photos!



JCFD honors Fallen Firefighters

Saturday, January 5, 2013 

A  ceremony was held on Saturday January 5, 2013 to honor former Jessamine County Fire Chief Mike Wheeler and Firefighter Cecil Fain. The two firefighters were killed in the line of duty two decades ago on January 2, 1993. The event started at the site of old county fire station on Oak Street. Dozens of family, friends and fellow firefighters walked from the old Oak Street station to Jessamine County Fire District Station 1 on South Main Street. Nearly two miles later a ceremony was held at the station were hundreds attended. See the story in the


Jessamine Journal

Please visit our Gallery to see all of the photos from this ceremony. Honoring Chief Wheeler & FF Fain



Cadet Class Graduation

Saturday, December 8, 2012 

A  ceremony was held on Saturday December 8, 2012 for the graduating class of 2012.
Congratulations to Firefighters:
Cody Arvin
Patrick Ebbitt
Wayne Eckler
Jeff Farmer
John Holloway
Heston Hughes
Josh Johnson
Ryan Martin
Jason Price
Hunter Rupard
James Russell
Patrick Sword
Tyler Williams
See all the photos in our gallery Cadet Graduation



JCFD Christmas Party / Cadet Graduation

Saturday, December 8, 2012  the 2012 Christmas Party was held on Saturday December 8, 2012 along with the 2012 Cadet Class Graduation.  A great turnout with lots of good food.

See the Photos in our Gallery 2012 Christmas



Cadet Ground Ladder Training

Saturday, August 25, 2012  Jessamine County Fire District Cadets spent the better part of a hot Saturday learning to lift, carry, raise and climb ground ladders. Training ended with a trip up 105' Ladder 1 for a birds eye view of Nicholasville.



Cadets feel some heat for first time.

Monday, August 20, 2012  Jessamine County Fire District Cadet Class 2012 completed Fire Behavior and Fire Extinguisher training tonight.  Cadets used different types of extinguishers on a flamable liquid fire.  Cadets then took a trip through the burn room to feel some heat for the first time.  Check out the pictures in our gallery.

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Gallery Extinguisher Training

Gallery Burn Room



Probie Class of 2012

Monday, July 30, 2012  Congrats to the following for completing the process and joining the ranks of the Jessamine County Fire District.  We sincerely welcome you, good luck with training and stay safe!

  • Cody Arvin
  • John Holloway
  • Ryan Martin
  • Hunter Rupard
  • Jeffrey Farmer
  • Tyler Williams
  • Jason Price
  • James Russell
  • Heston Hughes
  • Patrick Ebbitt
  • Patrick Sword
  • Josh Johnson
  • Robert Eckler



Two Firefighters promoted to Lieutenant

Friday, June 1, 2012  Congrats to Firefighters Jeff Miles and Mickey Houston on their recent promotion to Lieutenant.

Jeff Miles

Jeff Miles

Mickey Houston

Mickey Houston


Three officers promoted to Captain

Friday, June 1, 2012  Congratulations to the following on their recent promotion to Captain.

  • Lieutenant Mike Cassidy
  • Lieutenant Rick Shropshire
  • Lieutenant Jason Walton

Mike Cassidy

Mike Cassidy

Rick Shropshire

Rick Shropshire


Captain Steve Proffitt promoted

Friday, June 1, 2012  Captain Steve Proffitt has been promoted to the rank of Major.  Major Proffitt shall remain in place as the Training Coordinator for the Jesamine County Fire District.



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