Fire Department

Bradford Fire Department

Fire Chief – Joe Alexander

Bradford Fire Department Bradford Fire Chief AlexanderThe Bradford Fire Department is made up of 25 very dedicated individuals. They stand ready to help in any emergency situation whether it is fire, rescue, storm and also serve as First Responders. Chief Alexander has served as with the Fire Department for 10 plus years. With his knowledge, leadership and experience Chief Alexander has proven to be a great asset for the City of Bradford and its citizens.

Rural Fire Protection is available for people outside of the city limits of Bradford. This protection will ensure that the Bradford Fire Department will be dispatched to your residence in the event of a fire. This protection cost $50.00 per year. With this coverage, your homeowner’s insurance will cover the $500.00 Fire Call Fee. Come by the City Hall to pick up your application for Rural Fire Protection or click the link below to download the application.

Call 731-742-3465 for more information.

Rural Fire Protection Application

The Bradford Fire Department will be applying for a 2018 Small Cities Block Grant in order to purchase a new Fire Truck Apparatus. This is a much-needed upgrade to replace the current 1980’s model. Grants will be awarded in late Fall 2018.


For more information on fire prevention and public education visit the U.S. Fire Administration website.