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Mount Vernon Fire Department Fan Drive continues through Friday

MOUNT VERNON FIRE DEPARTMENT 2020 SUMMER FAN DRIVEJune 15-August 28 We are accepting NEW fans at the MVFD located at 200 West Gambier Street. Every summer, many of our neighbors will suffer in small, stuffy apartments and houses with no retreat from the scorching heat. Children with asthma, the elderly with respiratory issues, and people burdened by illness will need …

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New Firefighter for Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON – The Mount Vernon Fire Department (MVFD) welcomed Jack Carter as their newest firefighter/paramedic this week. Carter graduated from New Albany High School then received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing from Iowa State University, where he also played on the golf team. His love for the teamwork that firefighters bring to the table was quickly established after …

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Dog parishes in Mount Vernon House Fire

On February 9th, 2020 at 7:35 p.m., the Mount Vernon Fire department was dispatched to 3 Decatur Drive on a residential structure fire. Captain 491 was first on the scene and reported heavy fire showing. Mount Vernon Fire responded to the scene with a command vehicle, engine, ladder truck, and medic. Mutual aid was received from Fredericktown Fire, Fredericktown EMS, …

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TOYS FOR TOTS 2019

The Mount Vernon Fire Department is representing the Marine Corps Toys For Tots to provide Knox County needy families with toys for their children this Christmas season. We are asking for the Knox County community to support this wonderful charity. Anyone wishing to help us, may drop off or send monetary donations to the Mount Vernon Fire Department and or …

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One person dies in Fredericktown Fire

On November 18 th at 2:59 a.m., the Mount Vernon Fire Department was dispatched to 13941 Upper Fredericktown Rd on a residential structure fire. First arriving crews found the home fully involved in fire. Mutual aid was received from Fredericktown EMS, Fredericktown Fire, Eastern Knox County Fire District, and Homer Fire Department. To assist with patient support the Red Cross …

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Mount Vernon Fire Department to Celebrate Fire Prevention Week

Mount Vernon Fire Department Invites you and your family to join us for Fire Prevention Week Open House Wednesday, October 9, 2019 from 4-7 PM at 200 W. Gambier Street in Mount Vernon Not every hero wears a cape……Plan and Practice Your Escape EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:  Meet Firefighters & Firehouse Tours  Tools & Equipment Displays  Activities, games, balloons …

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MVFD to Conduct Hydrant Flushing

The Mount Vernon Fire Department will be conducting annual hydrant flushing in the Northern half of the City during the month of September. The flushing is scheduled to begin around 08:00 and will conclude by 17:00 Monday through Friday. Please refrain from using your washing machine to launder your clothing during the above mentioned times. Sudden drops in water pressure …

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