Recent Calls
Sun. Mar 8th 2020
The first week of March has seen an increase in grass fires. Crews have already responded to 8 grass fires. 2 of the fires were in Benton County and 1 was in Wheeler.
Sat. Feb 8th 2020
Engine 559 was first in on this horse trailer and outbuilding fire today. The on duty crew pulled 2 lines and had the fire under control in 10 minutes. Crews performed overhaul to check for extension ...
Thu. Aug 1st 2019
Calls for the month of July 2019
Mon. May 6th 2019
Total Calls 16 in the city 8 in the county EMS 3 MVA 7 FIRES 8 FALSE ALARMS 4 SERVICE CALLS 2 TOTAL CALLS FOR 2019 119
News Headlines
Thu. Nov 1st 2018
We will have the annual fire board meeting at 7PM on November 5th. The meeting will be at the wildcat creek station. We will have 2 spots up for reelection.
Thu. May 10th 2018
161That is the current number of emergency incidents TAFD volunteer firefighters have been called to this year.

At this rate, we will pass 400 calls for 2018, and it will be our busiest year ever.

About Us

The Tontitown Area Fire Department is under a contract with the City of Tontitown to provide fire, ems, haz/mat and rescue services.

We protect just over 5,000 people in Northwest Washington County, Arkansas. Our mutual aid and automatic aid agreements extend to over 200,000 people in Washington and Benton Counties. We also protect critical infrastructure including Arkansas Hwy 112, US Hwy 412 and a power plant. 

Automatic Aid to City of Johnson, Wheeler FD, Wedington FD, City of Elm Springs, Cave Springs FD, Gallatin FD.

Mutual Aid to Northern Washington County and Southern Benton County.


Fire Stations

Fire Station 51 - 141 Zulpo, Tontitown

Fire Station 52 - 2756 Wildcat Creek Boulevard, Tontitown


Fire Station 51 is staffed Monday – Saturday , 7AM – 5PM by two firefighters. 

The City of Tontitiown also has a full time Operations Chief (Our Asst. Chief) and a Fire Marshal (Firefighter)

Monday - Friday at Station 51

After 5PM and on Sunday’s the department is covered by volunteer firefighters.


Tontitown Area Fire Deapartment is made up of 30 volunteer officers and firefighter.


ISO Information
As of July 1st, 2016, The ISO rating inside Tontitown City Limits is Class 4. The current ISO rating outside Tontitown City Limits is Class 5.

Any location outside the city and more than 1000 feet from a fire hydrant is a Class 10


Current equipment consists of the following
3 Fire Engines, 3 Brush Units, 1 Engine/Tanker, 1 Rescue/Pumper, 1 Tanker, 3 Command Cars

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