The West Point Fire Department works for the protection of residents lives and properties. It offers a range of fire suppression and prevention services. The department provides various emergency medical solutions. The West Point Fire Department responds to emergency and nonemergency calls, as well as hazardous material incidents. The department maintains a staff of more than 20 employees. It is a part of the government of the City of West Point in Kentucky, which offers various economic and community development services. The City of West Point in Kentucky governs police and water and wastewater departments. The city houses a population of over 1,200 residents.