For Emergencies Dial 911

The Owensboro Fire Department is operated by 99 Uniformed Personnel, 1 Full-time Civilian, and 2 Part-Time Fire Safety Specialists.


Fire Chief James Howard
Administrative Aide  Carla Shelton



Human Resource Development

Battalion Chief  Colter Tate
Lieutenant Brad Leonard




Fire Prevention and Community Services

Battalion Chief Steve Leonard



Emergency Services and Operations

Battalion Chief Jason Pickrell
Battalion Chief Richard Peach
Battalion Chief Kevin Lanham