Our Mission is: “Our Family helping to serve and protect the lives and property of Your Family.”
Our Value Statement is: At BCFD we accomplish mission through our department values of S.E.R.V.I.C.E. or Selfless, Excellence, Respectful, Visionary, Integrity, Community Focused, and Encouraging.
Our Vision Statement is: We will be a key team player with citizens, local businesses, and other government agencies working to maintain a proud community with a strong sense of safety security. Provide responsive services to the citizens by investing in training, education, staffing, and equipment.
We Will be dedicated and compassionate professionals, who recognize our greatest strength lies in our team approach. We will be recognized as leaders in our profession, and as community role models.
Welcome to the Bolivar City Fire Department’s web page. Bolivar City Fire is a progressive department serving over 10,000 citizens in the heart of Polk County, Missouri. We are proud of our department and our history, which stretches back nearly 120 years. We try very hard to hold on to those honored traditions of the past while still embracing cutting edge technologies and practices to provide the very best service to our community. Our firefighters are dedicated, motivated, and willing to go the extra mile to provide whatever service the citizens need.
I hope you enjoy visiting our web page and learning a little more about our department. If you are traveling through southwest Missouri and have the chance to come to Bolivar, please stop in for a visit. You’ll quickly learn why Bolivar is such a great place to live, work and enjoy!
The Bolivar City Fire Department is a municipal combination department consisting of three companies of four personnel, with reserve membership of approximately 15 members. BCFD also cultivates young men and women for the fire service through our Exploring Post 0026.
If you’re interested in becoming a member in any capacity, you can reach us at 417-328-5853, or print off any one of the applications below and bring them by the Public Safety Center.
Application for Reserve Membership
Application for Full-time Employment