Bowling Green Fire Department

The Bowling Green Fire Department is a fully paid department that achieved national accreditation in 2008 and reaccreditation in 2014 and 2018 through the Commission on Fire Accreditation International, also known as the Center for Public Safety Excellence. This accreditation gives us a rare achievement within the fire service in that only 255 fire departments in the United States & Canada have this distinction.

Our department has a total of 125 employees working out of 6 stations and 1 administrative office building. The department has the following divisions: administration, suppression, prevention/inspection and training. For more information, see the Bowling Green Fire Department Mission Statement.

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Contact Us

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: (270) 393-3702

(270) 393-3687

Admin Office (Address):
625 East 6th Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101

8:00am - 4:30pm

News & Announcements

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Nov 27, 2019

The holiday season is upon us and now, more than ever, we need to be mindful of fire safety since the colder months bring more chances of fire in our homes.

Christmas Tree Safety

Nov 25, 2019

As you decorate this holiday season, the Bowling Green Fire Department wants to offer a few tips to keep in mind when using natural trees.

Winter Fire Safety Tips

Nov 8, 2019

In order to help reduce the potential for fires during the winter months, citizens are encouraged to follow these lifesaving tips. They may also call the Bowling Green Fire Department at 270-393-3702 for any further questions.

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Nov 6, 2019

Remember to check your smoke detector batteries at least once per month and change them every time we change our clocks to make sure they are working properly.

Smoke Detector Recall

Jul 24, 2019

The Bowling Green Fire Department has learned of a smoke detector recall for battery powered detectors made by Universal Security Instruments.

Millie Wins Top Dog Award

Millie Wins Top Dog Award

May 7, 2019

BGFD K9 Millie and her handler, Captain Michael Cornwell, achieved their annual recertification but also won the 2019 Top Dog award in Boston, Massachusetts.


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