FIRE DEPARTMENT


About Us

The Williamstown Fire Department is located in the City of Williamstown inGrant County, Kentucky.

The City of Williamstown is about 47 miles north of Lexington, Kentucky and 40 miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio.

A description of Williamstown from theCity of Williamstown's website:
"City close, country quiet; Williamstown is a rural Northern Kentucky bedroom community known for its quiet
neighborhoods and proximity to major metropolitan cities. With excellent schools, many community groups, recreational and cultural activities."

Our fire department serves a population of about 7000 people in an area of approximately 61 square miles. Our district consist of urban, rural and farmland
areas.
We have a small business district located on Main Street with buildings dating back to the mid to late 1800s. There are about 12 miles of railroad
(Norfolk-Southern) and 9 miles of a major Interstate (1-75).
We have a small industrial district .


Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department has both paid and volunteer staff consisting of a paid Chief, 12 part time firefighters and 21 volunteer
firefighters. We respond to a wide range of fire and rescue related incidents and provide EMS 1st response for the local ambulance services. We have
members trained in various technical rescue scenarios and haz-mat as well as search and rescue.