Emergency Information, Notices and Closings

Click link to view Judge/Executive Terry Adams' Executive Order for Closure of the Courthouse due to COVID-19.

Contact numbers for courthouse offices to contact during normal business hours Monday - Friday 8:30-4 are included in the Executive Order.

 Executive Order 2020-0318-2 Courthouse Closure.pdfExecutive Order 2020-0318-2 Courthouse Closure.pdf

Dial 911 in ANY Emergency!

Follow this link to enter your phone number into the Letcher County Emergency Notification System.

Local Emergency Contact Information

Colson Volunteer Fire Department
Terry Anderson, Chief 606-855-9977

Cumberland River Fire Department
Farley Lewis, Chief 606-633-7782

Gordon Volunteer Fire Department
Alan Cornett, Chief 606-589-9104

Jenkins Fire and Rescue
Rick Corbett, Chief 606-832-2141

Kentucky State Police
Post 13 Hazard, KY 606-435-6069

Kingscreek Volunteer Fire Department
Nolan Roark, Chief 606-633-9632

Letcher County Sheriff's Department
Mickey Stines, Sheriff 606-633-2293

Letcher County Emergency Management
Paul Miles, Director 606-633-0429

Letcher Fire and Rescue
Wallace Bolling, Jr., Chief 606-633-0119

Mayking Volunteer Fire Department
Tony Fugate, Chief 606-633-2697

Neon Fire and Rescue 
Carter Bevins, Chief 606-855-7303

Sandlick Volunteer Fire Department
Mike Amburgey, Chief 606-633-5551

Whitesburg Fire Department
Perry Fowler, Chief 606-633-2126

Whitesburg Police Department
Tyrone Fields, Police Chief 606-633-3714


Division of Forestry

Forest Fire Hazard Seasons - KRS 149.400

Spring Forest Fire Hazard Season:
February 15 - April 30.

Fall Forest Fire Hazard Season:
October 1 - December 15.

During fire seasons, it is illegal to burn anything within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland between the hours of 6am to 6pm.

Letcher County Fire Truck

Emergency Information, Notices and Closings