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Covington Fire Department Captain Dan Frederick Issues Heartfelt Retirement Speech; Offers Gratitude & Words of Wisdom

At last week’s Board of Commissioners Legislative meeting on August 8, 2017, Covington Fire Department Captain Dan Frederick, Battalion Chief Seth Poston, Assistant Chief Chris Black, and Engineer Nick Nazzarine announced their retirement after 120 years of combined service, effective August 3...

Florence Freedom Conducts “Covington Blue Sox Baseball” Tribute Night; Covington Police & Fire Departments Participate in Pre-Softball Game

COVINGTON, KY – On Thursday, August 17, the City of Covington invites citizens to cheer on the Covington Police and Fire Departments as they participate in the Florence Freedom’s “Covington Guns & Hoses” softball pre-game. The softball game starts at 5:35 p.m. at the UC H...

Covington Fire Department Repairs Fire Boat; Utilizes Resources to Save Tax Payers Money

COVINGTON, KY – The Covington Fire Department completed repairs to its emergency fire boat. The boat was put back into service on Thursday, July 27, 2017. Project repairs were completed in-house by a crew of 20 Covington Company 1 firefighters, primarily those on second shift, saving the City ...

Covington Fire Department Renovates Company 2; Relocates Pumper No. 2 Temporarily

COVINGTON, KY – The Covington Fire Department is scheduled to begin structural renovations to its Company 2 fire station starting Saturday, July 29, 2017. The Company 2 fire station is located in West Covington at 1252 Parkway Avenue. As a result, Pumper No. 2 will be temporarily relocated to...

The City of Covington Reminds Residents of Firework Safety & Regulations This Fourth of July

COVINGTON, KY – This upcoming Fourth of July, the City of Covington wants to ensure its residents are safe and made aware of the dangers associated with fireworks. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), fireworks caused an estimated 18,500 reported fires, including 1,300...

Join Our Team! The City Seeks Part Time Code Enforcement Inspector & Part Time Fire/Rental Inspector Positions

The City of Covington currently seeks a Part Time Code Enforcement Inspector and a Part Time Fire/Rental Inspector.  Part Time Code Enforcement Inspector Position The City of Covington is currently seeking a Part Time Code Enforcement Inspector to join its Department of Development Team. ...

City of Covington Executes Ceremonial Signing of Multi-Year Covington Professional Firefighters, Local Union No. 38 Contract

COVINGTON, KY – On Tuesday evening, Mayor Joseph U. Meyer, Interim City Manager Loren Wolff and Local Union No. 38 Executive Board Members executed the ceremonial signing of the multi-year Covington Professional Firefighters, Local Union No. 38 contract. Local Union No. 38 Executive Board Memb...

Board of Commissioners Approves Multi-Year Covington Professional Firefighters, Local Union No. 38 Working Agreement; Includes Competitive Wage Increases

COVINGTON, KY – Tuesday evening, the Board of Commissioners approved a multi-year working agreement with the Covington Professional Firefighters, Local Union No. 38. The agreement is through the end of 2018. Contract adjustments include annual wage increases, establishment of wage standards, h...

Covington Fire Department Partners with American Red Cross & Local Fire Departments for “A Cause for Alarms: Mega Blitz 2017”; Promotes Fire Safety Initiatives

  COVINGTON, KY –The Covington Fire Department participated in the American Red Cross “A Cause for Alarms: Mega Blitz 2017” event on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Firefighters installed smoke detectors in homes throughout Northern Kentucky and Ohio. The event was created as an ini...

Mayor & City Commission Approve Implementation of Fire Department Mobile App, Investing in Innovative Technology

COVINGTON, KY – On Tuesday evening, the Mayor & City Commission authorized an agreement implementing the Pulsara Mobile Application. The app will be used by the Covington Fire Department in conjunction with St. Elizabeth Medical Center to disseminate and expedite the communication of criti...
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