Fire Department

Emergency: Call 911

Thunderbolt Volunteer Fire Department

Mission Statement

The mission of the Thunderbolt Fire and Rescue Services is to minimize loss of life, property and the environment in the Town of Thunderbolt from fires, natural disasters, and life threatening situations and to assist other emergency agencies. We will achieve this mission through professional/progressive training and fire education while providing first class services to our customers.

Our Career Staff

Andrew Bateman - Chief

Brooke Dicks - Career Firefighter/EMT 

Heath Burgess - Career Firefighter

The Town of Thunderbolt Fire Department is actively seeking Volunteer Firefighters.  Please visit the Thunderbolt Fire Department.

Our Apparatus Fleet

Fire Safety Programs

  • Safety in Our Neighborhood
  • Smoke Detector
  • Fire Safety and Education
  • Residential Safety Surveys
  • Commercial/Business Safety Surveys

Fire Ordinance/Code Section

  • Chapter 5 Fire Ordinance
  • International Fire Code


  • Career Firefighter Requirements
  • Employment Application
  • Volunteer Candidate Requirements
  • Volunteer Application

Stay Connected

  • Important Numbers
  • Upcoming Events
  • About our Department

How Do I? 

  • Request a Fire Survey
  • Request an Open Burning Permit
  • Request a Fire Safety Program
  • Request a Fire Station Tour
  • Obtain Fire Code Information
  • Report a Code Violation
  • Request and Incident Report
  • Child Safety Car Seat Installation
  • Apply for Career or Volunteer Positions
  • Obtain ISO Public Protection Classification Letter 

Drills and training are held weekly on Mondays at the Fire Department, located on Mechanics Avenue (behind the Thunderbolt Library). So, come out and join a team of professionals dedicated to this community and it's safety.

THUNDERBOLT TOWN HALL - (912) 354-5533