Fire Department

Fire Chief Matt Dukes


Bedford Volunteer Fire Department is comprised of a completely volunteer staff. The Fire department is always in need of more help. If you are interested in volunteering your time to train and to serve your community in this capacity, please contact the Chief and let him know.  


The primary mission of the Fire Department is to protect life, property and the community from the destructive effects of fire, disasters or other life hazards by providing public education, incident prevention and emergency response services.

Duties and services of the Fire Department include:

  • Fire suppression
  • Vehicle extrication and basic response
  • Fire code enforcement
  • Disaster management and emergency operations