YOU can help us!  The best way any person can help us is to know what to do in the case of a fire and the best ways to prevent fires. 

The first thing to do is educate yourself.  Instead of re-inventing the wheel, here we have provided some useful links to learn about fire safety.  See the bottom of the list for Bolivar City Fire Department items.

Fire Behavior
The Nature of Fire
Facts on Fire

Seasonal Safety
Winter Storms Safety
Fireplace Safety
Home Heating Safety
Holiday Fire Prevention
Tornado Fire Safety

Home Safety
Home Fire Prevention
Fire Escape Planning
Bedroom Fire Prevention
Smoke Alarms
Carbon Monoxide
Teaching Children Fire Safety
Manufactured Home Safety
Electrical Fire Prevention
Fire Safety for Older Adults
Fire Safety for Older Americans
Residential Sprinkler Systems

Other Building Safety
University Safety


If you still want to do more to help us and live in Bolivar, MO, email or call us (417-326-2489) to schedule a time to come see what we are about.  If you like what you see, fill out a application, and join us!

The requirements for becoming a member with the Bolivar City Fire Department are as follows.

-    Must be at least 18 years of age or older

-    Must live inside the Bolivar City Limits or Bolivar Special Road District

-    The Bolivar Police Department will conduct a criminal background check check on any applicant.

-    There is NO Training required to submit an application to become a member of the Bolivar City Fire Department.  WE WILL provide you with the proper training.  However if you do have previous training and experience in the fire service we will gladly accept your application also.  If you have prior training, please attach a copy of the certificates to your application when submitted.


BCFD Application