Branson Fire & Rescue is a full-service fire department staffed by 36 full-time firefighters (12 on duty each day) including a Captain, Engineer, and two Firefighters assigned to each of the City’s three fire stations serving on a 24 hour shift. Our Operations personnel are supported by the Fire Chief, Division Chiefs – Operations and Division Chief – Technical Services. The Operations Division Chief is supported by two Battalion Chiefs for Operations and Training/Safety. The Technical Services is also supported by a Fire Marshal. We operate out of 3 fire stations staffing two engines and a ladder company 24 hours a day – seven days a week. Our ISO Protection Rating is a 3.
The fire department is supported by 4 divisions including Administration, Operations, Technical Services, and Emergency Management. Please navigate through our web site to learn more about these divisions and how they serve our community.
Branson is a community spread out over 21 square miles with a current population of 11,430. As a tourism destination our community hosts approximately 8 million visitors annually. This provides our firefighters with the challenge of protecting a “small town” atmosphere with “big city” features as we serve our local residents and our visitors to the many attractions, theaters, and shopping malls.
From our home page, please navigate through the site to learn more about our fire rescues services. You can learn more about the training focus our firefighters have, the number and type of calls we respond to (average of 3300 annually), with a great response time of four minutes or less to most emergency incidents and discover a lot of fire safety tips for your home and business.
Thanks for visiting our web site. Our doors are open for residents and visitors to tour through. If you have never been to Branson, I hope you can visit very soon. You won’t be disappointed! If you would like further information about the fire department, please click on the “Contact Us” link or call (417) 243-2790.
Be Fire Safe!
Ted Martin, Fire Chief
FD FACTS & DEMOGRAPHICS
|2018 Fire Department Budget||$3,550,000|
|Square Miles Protected||21.5|
|Tourism Destination||Approximately 8 Million Guests Annually|
|2018 Calls for Service||4,500|
|ISO Protection Classification||3|
Fire Administration Staff
| Name|| Position|| Contact|
|Ted Martin||Fire Chief||Email Ted Martin|
|Randy Fogle||Division Chief, Technical Services||Email Randy Fogle|
|Charlie Huston||Division Chief, Operations||Email Charlie Huston|
|Mike Novak||Battalion Chief, Training||Email Mike Novak|
|Dennis Brunner||Fire Marshal||Email Dennis Brunner|
|Jeff Wilcox||Fire Chaplain|
|Jan Denega||Administrative Assistant||Email Jan Denega|
|Robert Smith||Administrative Assistant||Email Robert Smith|
Ted MartinFire Chief
Jan DenegaAdministrative AssistantPhone: 417-243-2790
Branson Fire RescuePhysical Address
110 Crosby St.
Branson, MO 65616
Fire AdministrationPhone: 417-243-2790
Fire InspectionsPhone: 417-243-2780
Emergency ManagementPhone: 417-337-8584
Communication Center Non-EmergencyPhone: 417-334-3300