Fire Department

FIRE DEPARTMENT 812-735-4433

The Bicknell Fire Department is located at 213 East First Street.  The fire station, one of the largest built with grant monies in Southern Indiana. The building was dedicated on Flag Day in June of 1998.  The building features four, double deep bays, a breathing air compressor room, a fully equipped kitchen, a large meeting room, two office spaces, men’s and women’s showers and restroom facilities, and living quarters for an ambulance crew.  The building also houses a local ambulance service, a mass housing trailer for the Knox County Emergency Management Agency, a fully equipped medical rescue, three pumpers, and an eighty-five foot snorkel. The present roster holds fifteen fire fighters with over 200 years of fire fighting experience.  Of the fifteen fire fighters, seven are emergency medical responders, one is an Emergency Medical Technician, three are certified fire investigators, one is a state certified fire instructor, and three are serving on the Emergency Management Agency for Knox County.