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Jasper Fire Department

Jasper Volunteer Fire Department is housed in two locations, one on Elm Street in Jasper and the second on Mockingbird Hill. The department was organized in the 1960’s.

FOR ALL EMERGENCIES PLEASE CALL 911.

THIS IS DISPATCH AT THE NEWTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND THEY WILL RELAY ALL EMERGENCY CALLS.

Day time phone numbers:

870-446-2633

Pam Emerson is Jasper Fire Chief and manages the department made up of all volunteers: 18 trained firefighters, 7 First Responders and 4 EMTs. Emergency equipment includes an AED (automated external defibrillator), extrication and rescue equipment, a ladder truck making a three-story rescue possible, a brush truck, etc.. The department provides service to over 850 full time residents in the district plus many more part-time. Fire departments that provide and receive mutual aid for the district are: Hasty, Mt Judea, Parthenon, Deer, Mt Sherman and Krooked Kreek.

 

The fire department earned an ISO rating of 5/5X and is recognized as a Fire Wise community through the Arkansas Forestry Commission and NFPA.

Training is ongoing and the team continues to seek new training opportunities and new volunteers.