Bolivar Fire Rescue Department
Lynn Price, Fire Chief
210 West Jackson Street
Bolivar, Tennessee 38008
Business Phone: (731)658-9545
For Emergencies, dial 9-1-1
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 6 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 & extrication, 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
Engine 4: 1996 Wilson, 1000 GPM, 750 gallon tank