Vernon Township Fire Department is located in the northwest corner of Hancock County, Indiana. Vernon Township Fire Department protects the citizens of the Town of Fortville, the Town of McCordsville and the unincorporated rural area of Vernon Township. 

Vernon Township has one (1)  fire department consisting of paid part-time and paid per run firefighters to serve Vernon Township including Fortville, McCordsville and contract services in Green Township in Madison County, Indiana.  As Vernon Township grows, so will we!

A new 4.25 Million Dollar four bay fire station was constructed in Fortville, Indiana. The project was completed in May 2019. 

Vernon Township Fire Department is not actively hiring fire personnel. 

Preference will be given to Firefighter EMTs, Firefighter Paramedics, and Firefighters that are currently certified with the state of Indiana.

If you wish to submit an application for future consideration please email your finished application to

For inquiries regarding public relations please direct requests to our Public Information Officer Lt. Chris Miller at 317-747-1819 or

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