Bowling Green Fire Department

The Bowling Green Fire Department is a fully paid department that achieved national accreditation in 2008 and reaccreditation in 2014 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 187 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

625 East 6th Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101

8:00am - 4:30pm

News & Announcements

BGFD Completes Investigation in Smokey Bones Bar & Grill Fire

Sep 16, 2015

The Bowling Green Fire Department completed their investigation into the fire at Smokey Bones Bar and Grill, 2450 Scottsville Road. The fire was ruled Undetermined with the most probable cause being discarded smoking materials. The fire originated in the mulch at the rear of the structure, which extended into a void space in the wall of the building.

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Mar 15, 2015

Remember to check your smoke detector batteries at least once per month and change them every six months to make sure they are working properly.

BGFD National Accreditation

BGFD National Accreditation

Jul 1, 2014

The Bowling Green Fire Department was recently approved for national re-accreditation on March 10, 2014.


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