The Fire Marshal's Office conducts fire prevention inspections using the Kentucky Fire Prevention Code annually on residential, assembly, education, business, mercantile, storage, factory and industrial, high hazard, and utility and miscellaneous type use groups.
The Marshal’s office also offers discussions, demonstrations on fire safety, and education that is free of charge to all legitimate civic organizations, businesses, schools, churches, and healthcare facilities.
Fire Prevention Division
300 South 5th Street
Paducah, KY 42003
Smoke Alarms. The Paducah Fire Department will install smoke alarms at no charge to Paducah residents. To make an appointment for firefighters to come to your home to install a smoke alarm, call 270-444-8522.
Burning. It is not legal to burn within the city limits. However, there are cases in which a burn permit can be obtained from the Fire Prevention office. Call 270-444-8522 for information.
Fire Prevention Inspections. Fire Prevention Inspections are conducted annually on residential, assembly, education, business, mercantile, storage, factory and industrial, high hazard, and utility and miscellaneous type use groups. These inspections are being conducted using the Kentucky Fire Prevention Code which also references additional codes. All locations must comply to the codes and ordinances as they pertain to the type occupancy that they are classified. All locations are subject to additional inspections such as follow-ups or complaints. All inspections will be conducted by certified fire prevention inspectors. If you have any questions about inspections, please call the Fire Marshal's office at 270-444-8522.
The Fire Marshal's office offers in-services, talks, and demonstrations on fire safety and education free of charge to all legitimate civic organizations, businesses, schools, churches, and healthcare facilities. For availability and scheduling of this service, please call 270-444-8522 or 270-444-8521.
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Risk Watch is the first comprehensive curriculum that targets the eight major risk areas that kill or threaten most children each year. The Paducah Fire Department has teamed up with Paducah Police Department, Lourdes Hospital, Baptist Health Paducah, Mercy Regional EMS, and McCracken County Health Department to give teachers the tools they need to prepare youngsters for the bright, challenging, and safe future they deserve.