Fire Department

Information About Our Fire Department


Fire Department


Information and News About Our City Fire Department


The Fire Department is closed on all federally recognized holidays. If the holiday falls on a Saturday, the office will be closed on the Friday before. If it falls on a Sunday, we will be closed on Monday immediately following the holiday.

The 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 with the Fire Department for 10+ years. With his knowledge, leadership, and experience, Chief Alexander has proven to be a great asset for the City of Bradford and its citizens.

The Bradford Fire Department participates in grant writing for new and updated equipment whenever possible. In partnership with the county, state, and federal government, the Bradford Fire Department works hard to exhaust every avenue in search of assistance in funding for projects, purchasing equipment, and training our personnel. 

Rural Fire Protection


Rural Fire Protection is available for people outside the city limits of Bradford. This protection will endure that the Bradford Fire Department will be dispatched to your residence in the event of a fire. This protection cost $75.00 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.

Fire Personnel


Joe Alexander

Fire Chief

Kris Hardin


Jeremy Dethloff


Waylon Ball

Deputy Chief

Tim Taylor

Deputy Chief