Howard Weather Forecast, OH (43028)
Mission Statement
The mission of the Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District is to protect the public by
mitigating the impact of emergency and hazardous situations through effective
prevention, preparedness and response programs.
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We use FIRE Manager for online scheduling

Welcome to the Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District web site. We hope the information provided will help you learn more about the department.

The Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District was formed in early 2001. (Formerly, the Danville Volunteer Fire Department formed in 1938) The district covers 186 square miles consisting of 6 Townships including Brown, Jefferson, Union, Howard, Harrison and Butler and two villages, Danville and Brinkhaven.

The district responded to 1165 calls in 2013. The district has two stations, Station One in Danville and Station Two in Howard. The District has a fleet of 15 vehicles and one boat. Which include 3 Engines, 3 ALS Medics, Engine-Rescue, Tanker, Ladder, 4 Grass Vehicles and a Chiefs Car.  


The Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District is accepting applications for part-time employment. Click here for an on-line application. All applications need to be returned in person to:
7 West Walnut St.
Danville, Ohio 43014

Officer Thomas Cottrell "Memorial Stone" Presentation to DPD:


Informative Video on Texting and Driving:
"From One Second To The Next"

Fire Prevention Facts and Tips:
Fire Prevention Tips.pdf

How to Install your Smoke Detector

 Click here to view video "Kitchen Fires"

Would you like to Compliment one of our members or do you have a Complaint?
If so, please send an e-mail to:
Chief Larry Stimpert

Contact Information:

Station One
7 West Walnut St.
P.O. Box 526
Danville, Ohio 43014
Phone (740) 599-7381
Fax (740) 599-6055

Station Two
23059 Coshocton Rd.
Howard, Ohio 43028
Phone (740) 599-1573
Fax (740) 599-6663

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