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Recruitment Opportunity

Firefighter Resident (UPDATED April 17, 2012)

The Battlefield Fire Protection District is accepting applications for fire fighter residents at Battlefield Fire Station 2 located on East Evans Road just south of Springfield Lake. Don’t miss the opportunity to live in a fire station and become one of Battlefield’s Bravest! Requirements for residents are Firefighter I & II and First Responder. Contact 417-881-9018 or email info@battlefieldfire.com for an application and more information. Application Deadline is open until filled.


The Battlefield Fire Protection District is currently seeking applications to fill the position of Fire Department Chaplain. This will be a volunteer position to meet the needs of the District and its citizens. Applicants should be an ordained minister with ecclesiastical endorsement. The Fire Department Chaplain will be expected to assist the employees of the Battlefield Fire Protection District and the citizens we serve with grief counseling, Critical Incident Stress Management, and religious support as needed. Interested applicants can contact the Battlefield Fire Protection District Headquarters at 4117 West 2nd. Street, Battlefield, Missouri, to complete an application and submit a resume or curriculum vitae for consideration.  Contact 417-881-9018 or email info@battlefieldfire.com for an application and more information. Position is open until filled.

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Fire Safety for Older Adults


Prevent Fire. Save Lives.

A Fire Safety Campaign for People 50-Plus

At age 50 you’ve worked for years to enjoy the freedom and experiences life has to offer. At age 65 you’ve become a mover and shaker—meeting new people, traveling, spending time with the grandchildren and learning new hobbies. Don’t let your years of memories and your life today go up in flames.

As you age, your risk of death from fire increases significantly. Practice safe smoking, safe cooking, and safe heating in your home. With a little fire safety know-how and this website http://www.usfa.fema.gov/campaigns/50plus/index.shtm, you can help save lives from unintentional fires, including your own.

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BFPD Receives AFG Grant



BFPD received a grant from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) for over $100,000 for hose, nozzles, and appliances.  The grant will be used to replace supply hose with a larger size, aging fire attack hose, nozzles, firefighting appliances, and equipment. This grant will allow the services we provide to citizens and neighbors of the District to be enhanced and keep our firefighters safe!  The District is required to match 10% of the funds during the performance of the grant.

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