Recent Calls
Fri. Jan 31st 2014
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At 18:25 hrs crews responded after clearing a motor vehicle accident to a possible flue fire. Engine 61 as well as 6800 and 6801 responded upon arrival found moderate smoke coming for the basement of ...
Fri. Jan 31st 2014
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Crews began a long night of calls with a rollover Vehicle accident on state HWY JJ. Engine 61 responded to the accident, upon arrival found one SUV upright in the ditch heavy damage. After investigati...
Sat. Jan 25th 2014
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Firefighters called to assist Cuba fire with a large natural cover fire due to high winds and dry conditions. The fire had started by a extremely large pile of logs. Fire crews extinguished fire in ne...
Mon. Jan 20th 2014
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Bourbon fire crews were called to a vehicle accident rollover with heavy damage. Upon arrival of Engine 61 found one vehicle upright all occupants out in care of North Crawford 3627. The vehicle trave...
Fri. Dec 6th 2013
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Around 10:20am Firefighters were called to a first alarm residential approximately 15 miles north of town. Fire crews arrived on scene and found light smoke coming from the upper floor windows of the ...
News Headlines
Sat. Nov 25th 2017
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Open House 12/2/17 10-2pm
Sat. Nov 3rd 2012
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Hey Everyone! Bourbon Fire would like to remind you to change your batteries in your smoke detectors/carbon monoxide detectors and change your clocks!
Tue. Sep 18th 2012
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Marine 60 is the newest addition to our fleet! The 2012 Legend SS haul is 18ft long 60 inches wide with a 150hp ETEC Jet. Marine 60 is the first of its kind proudly built by Cowtown USA. Marine 60 ...
Sat. Sep 17th 2011
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BOURBON FIREFIGHTERS
SMOKE-OUT BARBEQUE
COMPETITION
Saturday, September 17, 2011
Downtown, Bourbon, Missouri
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Sat. Sep 17th 2011
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Bourbon Firefighter’s 3rd Annual Car and Motorcycle Show
September 17th at Bourbon Fall Festival
Registration Will Be From 10:00-12:30 p.m.
Judging Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Awards Ceremony Will B...
BFPD Volunteer Benefits

 

BOURBON FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS WANTED
 
Bourbon Fire Protection District is staffed entirely by volunteers and is always looking for dedicated and aggressive people to serve as volunteers.
 
Volunteers are used in various capacities within the Bourbon Fire Protection District. In addition to providing fire suppression, rescue and emergency medical services; volunteers spend countless hours training, upkeep of fire apparatus, equipment and facilities. 
 
Becoming a volunteer firefighter is a unique experience that can be quite rewarding, no experience is necessary to become a volunteer member. All it takes is motivation, dedication, professionalism and a commitment to the long hours, hazardous situations and dirty work. This is a commitment that not only you but also your family must agree upon.
 
BENEFITS
  • Free emergency services training and education.
  • Opportunities for advancement and responsibility.
  • Camaraderie and friendships.
  • A great sense of community pride and service.
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Responsible for all fire suppression duties necessary to save life and property. Combat, extinguish and/or prevent fires by rapidly and efficiently performing varied duties as required under emergency conditions (frequently involving considerable hazard).
  • Provide emergency medical response and aid; perform rescue/extrication operations where necessary to prevent loss of life or further injury from any cause.
  • Provide service assistance with respect to, but not restricted to the following: police, paramedics and public.
  • Responsible for station maintenance and upkeep of fire fighting equipment and fire district property.
  • Responsible for upgrading and maintaining skills/knowledge and physical requirements to current standards.
  • Perform duties in fire prevention, public education as assigned.
 
FIREFIGHTER REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and posses a valid Missouri driver’s license
  • Submit to a criminal background check (paid for by the district)
  • Submit to drug testing (paid for by the district.)
  • Probationary membership for 6 month period.
  • Attend weekly fire meetings on all Tuesdays.
 
CADET-JUNIOR FIREFIGHTER
  • Must be at least 15 years of age and at least Freshman in High School.
  • Must maintain a “C” average in school to remain with the District.
  • Must depart fire station and emergency incidents prior to 11pm
  • Approval from parent or guardian. 
 
If you are interested in volunteering with Bourbon Fire in any capacity stop by the firehouse anytime or meetings are held every Tuesday at 7:00 pm.  
APPLY ONLINE AT www.bourbonfire.org
 
BOURBON FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
555 Elm Street
Bourbon MO 65441
573-732-4405                                                                                      EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

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