What we do 

The Elkins Fire Department is responsible for:

  • Providing an efficient and effective delivery of fire, medical, rescue, and life safety emergency services. 
  • Striving to improve the quality of life for City residents and surrounding rural area by providing public education 
  • Offering ongoing training for firefighters.

Notes from the Department

The Elkins Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1964. Currently they have 24 members, 2 stations and 8 pieces of apparatus. Our ISO rating in the city is a 3, outside city area is a 5. Several members serve on the Washington County Technical Rescue Team (TRT).

The Elkins Fire Department is responsible for providing an efficient and effective delivery of fire, medical, rescue, and life safety emergency services. They also strive to improve the quality of life for City residents and rural area by providing public education and ongoing training for firefighters.

Fire Chief

JD DeMotte

479-643-2300

Fire Department News

  • All City of Elkins offices will be closed Friday, March 20, 2020 Effective March 23, 2020 Elkins City Hall, Elkins Water Department, Elkins District Court and Elkins Police Department will be closed to the public, this includes in-person payments for bills, fines and invoices. We will continue to be staffed, and they will process payments via the phone, mail or drop boxes. We will still issue permits and conduct normal business via phone and email. Customers may use the drop-boxes outside of the water department and district court (check or money order only) We will continue to process payments over the phone via credit/debit cards.   Police- 479-643-2600 Emergency- 911 Non-Emergency (after hours or no answer) 479-444-5700 City Hall- 479-643-3400 Water Department- 479-643-3121 District Court- 479-643-4170   District Court Credit/debit Payments Arcourtpay.org or 844-507-3631  

  • The Elkins Fire Department received $3,500 equipment grant from The Arkansas Forestry Commission. This is due to our members working hard to become a FireWise community. Click the link to learn more about the FireWise program.

 

Contact Info

  • Fax: 479-643-2724
  • Fire Station No. 1:
    • 197 W 1st Ave, Elkins, AR 72727
  • Fire Station No. 2:
    • 1895 Stokenbury Rd, Elkins, AR 72727
  • Administrative Hours:
    • 7:30a - 4:30p Monday - Friday
  • Station Hours
    • 24 hours a day
    • 7 days a week