Captains are the backbone of the Department's management.  They supervise the firefighters, medic units, or functional areas of the Fire Department.  When a fire truck arrives at an incident, it's usually a captain that is directing the initial actions of the firefighters on-scene. 

There are three types of Captains in the Department: Station, Division, EMS Shift

Station Captains

Station Captains are assigned to the Fire Suppression Division a shift and work a 24-hour on/48-hour off schedule.  They supervise a crew of firefighters and act as the initial incident commander at fire and incident scenes.

Division Captains

Divisions Captains are assigned to one of the Administrative divisions; Workforce Development, Support Services, or Fire Prevention.  These captains provide leadership and expert knowledge in these divisions and work Monday through Friday.

EMS Shift Captains

EMS Shift Captains are assigned to the EMS Division and work a 24-hour on/48-hour off schedule.  During their shift, they supervise the  medic units.

Station Captains

Station 1

108 Urton Lane (502)-245-7555

1st Platoon Captain Brian Lukee

2nd Platoon Captain Frank Williams

3rd Platoon Captain David McFarland

Station 2

10217 Shelbyville Road (502)-429-6777

1st Platoon Captain Bobby Shanks

2nd Platoon Captain Chad Keep

3rd Platoon Captain Andy Downes

Station 3

13012 Factory Lane (502) 243-8555

1st Platoon Captain Emily Kaskie

2nd Platoon Captain David Noe

3rd Platoon Captain Jason McCutchen

Station 4

1400 Evergreen Road  (502) 245-5571

1st Platoon Captain Jamie Caudill 

2nd Platoon Captain Mike Williams

3rd Platoon Captain Brent McCarty

Division Captains

Workforce Development

Captain Travis Bell

Bill Kersey

Support Services


Fire Prevention

Captain Tim Banks

EMS Shift Captains

1st Platoon

Captain Rich St. Clair

2nd Platoon

Captain Frank Apanewicz

3rd Platoon

Captain Ben Willen