The City of Horse Cave
P.O. Box 326
Horse Cave, KY 42749
Phone: (270) 786-2680
Fax: (270) 786-2688

City Of Horse Cave 

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Horse Cave Volunteer Fire Department

For Emergencies, dial 911
Fire Station  (270) 786.2153
Fire Chief    (270) 218-1356
The Horse Cave Volunteer Fire Department, which was established in 1932, covers the largest fire district in Hart County.  They carry a Class 5 ISO rating allowing for lower insurance rates for city residents. 
The department currently has 23 active members and provides 24 hour coverage for fire, medical, search and rescue, and other emergencies.  The volunteer fire department  responds to an average of 300 calls per year.  They also give mutual aid to Munfordville, Cave City, Hardyville, Hiseville, and North Metcalfe volunteer fire departments.


Fire Chief Donnie Parker, who  has extensive training in operations of firefighting and auto extrication, has served on the volunteer fire department for 26 years, 18 as chief. 
The current officers of the volunteer fire department;

  • Elvis "Tootsie" Wilson, First Assistant Chief;
  • Tommy Larimore, Second Assistant Chief and Treasurer
  • Jamaal Sears, Captian and Safety Officer 
  • Kevin Cox, Lieutenant
  • Adam Sloan, Captain-Secretary/Training Officer

  • Ladder Truck-1
  • Pumper Trucks-4
  • Equipment Truck-1
  • Utility/Hose Truck-1
  • Brush Truck-1