Recent Calls
Fri. Jul 3rd 2015
House Fire

The TSCFD responded to a working structure fire in the 1600 block of Normandy Road. 

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Thu. Jun 4th 2015
Truck Fire

The Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire District responded to this truck fire on Plum Ridge Road.  The district responded t...

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Fri. Apr 3rd 2015

The Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Protection District had a busy Friday responding to 12 calls within 20 hours.  Fire...

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News Headlines
Mon. Nov 9th 2015
October 2015 Fire Chief's Report

Fire Loss $0Fire Inspections:0Smoke alarms installed: 102Public Events10/3/2015     Homecoming10/4/2015 to 10/9/201...

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Sun. Nov 1st 2015
Volunteer Firefighters Wanted-Fall Recruitment

The Basics of the Volunteer Firefighter LifeFALL RECRUITMENT HELP US HELP YOU!What you and your family needs to know.Did you ...

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Tue. Oct 20th 2015
Bardstown Fire Department Swiftwater Rescue Class

I would like to share some information with all the departments in Nelson County. Bardstown F.D. is hosting a Swift Water Tec...

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JR Firefighters Program


General Requirements

  • Shall not be substituted for trained of age personnel
  • Shall not use tobacco, alcohol products or illegal drugs of any type
  • Shall not drive fire department vehicles
  • Shall not be permitted to drive directly to any incident scene unless determined by department SOP's
  • Shall be of age 14-17
  • Shall be completed both an application and parental consent form
  • Shall be issued full PPE

Educational Requirements

  • Shall have graduated from high school or be enrolled in school and meet the attendance requirements as set forth by federal
  • Shall maintain a cumulative GPA of at least the equivalent of the letter "C" (2.0) in all core curriculum
  • Shall not participate in any fire department activities during regular school hours unless an authorized school function

Training Requirements

  • Age 14 are only permitted to attend classroom training and observe the skills and/or hands-on portion of the training evolutions
  • Age 15-17 when properly equipped with PPE are permitted to participate in classroom and/or skills/hands-on training evolutions in the following areas:
  • A. Administration & Orgaization
  • B. Safety
  • C. Communications
  • D. Fire Behavior (Shall not include live fire evolutions)
  • E. Portable Extinguishers (Using a burn pan no larger than 36" X 36" only)
  • F. Personal Protective Equipment
  • G. Forcible Entry (May include power/hydraulic tools when under direct instructor supervision)
  • H. Ventilation (May include power saws when under direct supervision and when secured with fall protection)
  • I. Ropes (May include high angle awareness level evlutions when using NFPA approved standards and equipment)
  • J. Ladders (Shall include the usage of a ladder belt or safety harness for fall prevention)
  • K. Hose/nozzles/appliances (not to exceed hand lines greater than 2 inchs.
  • L. Foam (Shall not include live fire evolutions)
  • M. Fire Control (Shall not include live fire evolutions)
  • N. Salvage (Shall be under direct instructor supervision)
  • O. Overhaul (Shall be under direct instructor supervision)
  • P. Emergency Medical Care (CPR and First Aid)
  • Q. Rescue ( Shall not include ice, swift water, or dive response training conditions.  Such training classes as but not limited to trench rescue, confined space, high angle awareness level, collapse, and extrication may be permitted when under direct instructor supervision.)
  • R. Water Supply
  • S. Sprinkers
  • T. Hazardous Materials (SHall not be subject to any immediate danger to life or health atmosphere, however simulated hot zone training may be permitted.)
  • U. Fire Prevention/Public Education
  •  V. Building Construction
  • W. Aircraft Crash/Fire-Rescue (Shall not include live fire evolutions)
  • X. Emergency Disaster Planning
  • Y. Fire Investigations (SHall not include any IDLH atmosphere)
  • Z. Pump Operations
  • CC. Drivers Training (Shall only be by a licensed driver and only on a closed cone course under direct instructor supervision.)
  • FC Survival and Rescue
  • FC. Wildland Awarenss (SHall not include live fire evolutions.)


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Contact Information
Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Protection District
PO Box 491
Taylorsville, KY 40071
Non-Emergency: 502-477-3228
Emergency: 911