Fire Department


1426 Gloria Terrell Drive

Wilder, KY 41076

(859) 431-5884


North Station

402 Licking Pike

Wilder, Ky 41071






The fire department was first started by a group of citizens in the early 1950s.  The WVFD, Inc. was first organized in 1957.  The department, with its first fire chief, consisted of 15 members and a man-drawn horse tender was its only piece of equipment.  Today the department consists of 2 fire stations that are operational 24 hours a day.  40 dedicated members, consisting of a paid fire chief, 7 career firefighters, and over 20 volunteers and part-time firefighters.