Battalion Chief Braden Flood has been with the Fayetteville Fire Department since 1998. In his time here he has worked through every rank. He was promoted to Captain in 2004, where he spent a good amount of his time on Ladder 6 and Ladder 3. He promoted to Battalion Chief in 2018. He served for a short time as the Health and Safety Battalion Chief before moving back on the line to be the Shift Commander of A-Shift.
Battalion Chief Flood serves as a Team Leader for the Arkansas State Urban Search and Rescue Team and has been on deployments to places ravaged by hurricanes and other natural disasters including Houston, Joplin, and Florida.