A brief history of the Lake Dreamland Fire Department, The Department was founded in 1931 by neighborhood farmers to protect their property and that of the neighbors. The first fire apparatus was a converted farm truck with a water tank mounted on the back. It was housed in a garage located on Lake Dreamland Road. The department covered an area from the City of Louisville, on the north, Fairdale on the east, the Ohio River on the west and the Jefferson County line on the south.
The Lake Dreamland Fire Department operates out of two stations and provides protection to the Cane Run Road area, Lake Dreamlands area includes the largest chemical complexes and petroleum starage facilities in the state of Kentucky they are located along the Ohio River better know as "Rubbertown". The area protected by Lake Dreamland Fire Department covers approximately 22 square miles. This area now is smaller but covers from the City of Louisville on the North, the City of Shivley on the East, to Pleasure Ridge Park on the south and Ohio River on the West.
Currently the Lake Dreamland Fire Department is a Combination Department, We have 6 fulltime personel and 34 Volunteers, We provide fire protection 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.