Important Dates

1931 Formation of the City of Jefferson Fire Department and Station build near Ferry and S. Main street

1956 Formation of the Jefferson Rural Fire District and a Station build at the corner of N. Main Street and Hazel Street and election of five board members

1957 Voter in the City of Jefferson approved dissolving the City Fire Department and being added to the Jefferson Rural Fire Protection Fire District

1961 The district hires its first full time employee, the Fire Chief

1973 The district hires second full time employee, the Assistant Chief

1975 Addition of two fire stations: one on Woods Road NE in the City of Millersburg and one station in the Community of Talbot on Talbot Rd S.

1994 The district hires its third full time employee, the Training Officer

1998 The district started a water rescue team

1998 The district starts providing Transporting Ambulance Service

1999 Hired full time ambulance service manager

2003 Voters passed a bond to buy apparatus and build a new office building

2015 Voters passed a levy to support the ambulance service

2018 City of Millersburg withdrew from the Jefferson Fire District for Fire protection, still providing ambulance service to North section of the City of Millersburg

2019 Voters approve an operating levy for equipment and personnel cost