This professional fire department is the largest in Northern Kentucky, currently operating out of 5 stations. Located directly across the Ohio river from downtown Cincinnati along the busy I-75 corridor, the department protects a city of 42,800, the fifth largest in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
03/11 - Covington has received a new fire boat from Metalcraft Marine.
12/09 - Covington placed into service a new Ford / Wheeled Coach at Ambulance 1.
06/09 - Covington purchased a 1997 Spartan / Hackney from Central Campbell, KY for Rescue 1. The 1996 Freightliner / Ferrara previously assigned to R1 is now a dedicated reserve and is designated as Rescue 2.
11/08 - Two new Seagrave pumpers have arrived and been assigned to Engine 1 and Engine 6. The 1996 Seagrave previously assigned to E1 has been moved to E2 and the 2001 Spartan / Summit previously assigned to E6 has been moved to E8. The 1999 Spartan / Precision previously assigned to E8 is now a dedicated reserve - E3.
01/08 - Covington currently has two Seagrave engines on order for delivery in 2008.