County Commissioner Steve Taylor has appointed Billy Ward as the new Fire Chief for Bartow County.  Chief Ward has over forty-one years of experience with the Bartow County Fire Department and has served under six different fire chiefs. Chief Ward has a clear vision for the future of the Fire Department and has a heart for his fellow firefighters on the line. Chief Ward’s new position as Bartow County Fire Chief will begin immediately with the full support of the County Commissioner and his staff, and we look forward to the leadership he will bring to the Department.

Press Release

Photo from Bartow Fire and Emergency Services Facebook page, Captain Billy Ward was recognized by Commissioner Steve Taylor for receiving his 40-year service pin, March 2022.