The City of Bolivar Fire Department was established in 1825. Through the department’s commitment to excellence, the City of Bolivar currently boasts a Personal Property Classification of 4/4X as audited and assigned by the Insurance Services Office (ISO).
The Bolivar Fire Department is the only combination department in Hardeman County. The department operates 24/7/365. The department employs 12 full-time staff, has 19 volunteer firefighters, and 4 junior firefighters. Each firefighter is trained and certified through the Tennessee Fire & Codes Academy (TFACA).
The Bolivar Fire Department operates out of one station located at 210 West Jackson Street in Bolivar. We protect approximately 14,000 citizens within a fire response district of 108 square miles. The department provides fire suppression protection, wild land response, rescue, an aggressive public education program, commercial and industrial incident pre-planning services & courtesy inspections, and smoke detector installation.
The department’s apparatus inventory includes the following:
Ladder 1: 2007 Ferrara Intruder II, 77’ Aerial Apparatus, 1500 GPM, 300 gallon tank
Tanker 1: 2013 Kenworth T370, 1250 GPM, 2100 gallon tank
Engine 2: 2004 Kenworth T300, 1500 GPM, 1000 gallon tank
Engine 3: 2014 Kenworth T370, 1500 GPM, 1000 gallon tank
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Under Title VI of the Civil Rights of 1964, no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.