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Fire Stations

The City Fire Department provides complete firefighting capabilities, vehicle extrication and rescue capabilities, medical response with 9 NREMT’s and 10 emergency medical responders, and haz-mat response to the Operations level. We have 19 of our 24 firefighters trained to that…

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Engine 11 Engine 11 is a 2014 Ferrara MVP built engine on an custom Chassis. It contains a 750 gallon tank with a 1750 gpm pump. It is used as a first out apparatus for fire alarms. Ladder 12 Ladder 12 is our 2015…

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Helpful links if you have general interest other aspects of the fire service or other helpful policy links.   Please follow this link to find out more about the Missouri Fire Sprinkler Coalition Summit! Also check out the National Home…

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KNOX Box Program

The City of Bolivar and the Bolivar Fire Department along with local businesses participate in the KNOX Box program. This program ensures quick access to a business in case of emergency all the while ensuring the business complete security. For…

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BCFD Honor Guard

Bolivar Fire Department is proud to have a 4 man honor guard to represent our department and the community. This unit is lead by Chief James Ludden. This group marches in local parades, represents BCFD at the state wide firefighter…

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Training Policies and Procedures:

Requirements to be a volunteer are: o   18 yrs of age o   Pass background check and drug/alcohol screening o   Score a 4.0 or greater on the physical capacity test o   Possess a valid operator’s license and have automobile insurance o  …

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Burning Brush Piles

Burning within the City of Bolivar is allowed with a few restrictions. These include burning building material or other items not allowed by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.  Prior to burning, please contact the FD so that we may…

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Smoke Detectors

Follow these tips to help save your life & property from fire: For minimum protection, install a smoke detector outside of each bedroom or sleeping area in your home. Keep your bedroom doors closed while you are asleep. Better, install…

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