Fire Chief Dwane Smeathers has served as head of the Fire Department since 2009.
The Daviess County Fire Department provides safe, professional service through education, prevention, emergency services and community relations. In addition to fire suppression, the Fire Department offers EMS/ALS, search and rescue, extrication, water rescue, high angle rescue and cause and determination services to protect the life and property of Daviess County citizens.
Preventing a fire before it starts is of paramount importance in effectively protecting lives and property alike. Public education, inspections, code enforcement and training are all methods utilized by the Daviess County Fire Department to reduce incidents.