Montgomery County Fire Department

Find Montgomery County Arkansas fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.


Caddo Gap Volunteer Fire Department PO Box 102 Caddo Gap AR 71935 870-356-2947


Joplin Volunteer Fire Department 725 Mountain Harbor Road Mount Ida AR 71957 870-867-2191

Lake Hamilton Fire Department 129 Jackson Street Mount Ida AR 71957 870-867-4671

Norman Volunteer Fire Department 227 West Main Street Norman AR 71960 870-334-3223

Oden-Pencil Bluff Volunteer Fire Department PO Box 92 Oden AR 71961 870-326-4682

Pine Ridge Volunteer Fire Department 200 Clark Lane Oden AR 71961 870-326-4581

Sims Volunteer Fire Department PO Box 46 Sims AR 71969 870-867-3681

Sulphur - Laverna Volunteer Fire Department 4275 North Highway 27 Story AR 71970 870-867-3487

About Montgomery County Fire Departments

Montgomery County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Montgomery County, AR community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Montgomery County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Montgomery County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Montgomery County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Montgomery County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Montgomery County

Montgomery County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Arkansas are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Montgomery County. Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Montgomery County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Montgomery County, AR

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Montgomery County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Montgomery County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Montgomery County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Montgomery County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Montgomery County and Arkansas Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Montgomery County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Montgomery County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.