Staff

BFPD is made up of a staff of reserve, part time, and career firefighters, engineers, and officers. There are currently 23 career personnel, staffed over three 24 hour shifts, providing coverage from 2 stations. The career staff provide a combined 300+ years of experience in fire/rescue services. The Chief and Operations Chief oversee a daily staff of 7 and answer on average 3.2 calls for service every day. The firefighters provide firefighting, emergency medicine, water and technical rescue, auto extrication and hazardous materials response capabilities to the citizens and visitors of the District. All personnel are certified to both state and national levels for their respective disciplines.

Primary service is provided by two Class A fire engines, but is supplemented by a fleet of wildland fire apparatus, reserve engines, rescues, a ladder truck., and watercraft. The District responded to 1174 emergencies in 2015, a 16% increase in demand for services over the previous year.