Middlesboro Fire & EMS

The Middlesboro Fire & EMS, under the leadership of Fire Chief Tim Wilder and with the support of 24 Career Firefighters proudly protects 14000 plus people living in an area of 4 square miles. The Middlesboro Fire Department has a rich and colorful history. One of the first fire departments to pioneer firefighting in southeast Kentucky. It was offically organized in 1900. The department being in existance for over a hunderd years starting with horse drawn fire apparatus