Mayor Edwards Names Bill Moorman as Fire Chief

Mayor Richard Edwards is pleased to announce that Captain Bill Moorman will be the next Fire Chief of Bowling Green.

“Bill Moorman is a true professional fire official—hardworking, dedicated, and highly motivated”, Edwards said. “Bill has proven to be an excellent leader who is thoughtful and innovative. I am  confident that under Bill’s direction, the already highly qualified and internationally accredited Bowling Green Fire Division will do great things. He will continue the legacy of effective and efficient fire and emergency medical services this city has come to expect. Bill, I am sure, will find new ways to improve the division. He is someone who is tough yet personable and compassionate—putting the citizens of Bowling Green first.”

Captain Moorman has worked for the Bowling Green Fire Division since 1994 when he was hired as a firefighter/paramedic. He was promoted to lieutenant in 1999 and captain in 2014.

Moorman holds numerous certifications including paramedic, fire safety instructor, advanced arson and explosive investigator, dive rescue, and ice rescue technician among others.

Outside the Fire Division, Bill has served in leadership roles with the Boy Scouts of America for 10 years, has volunteered as a mentor for regional CPR competitions, and is a Leadership BG graduate. He and his wife Cari have five children.