May 2024

The Rural Fire Protection (RFP) Program within the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division is dedicated to assisting communities and fire departments in protecting lives, property, and the environment.


Compton and Crawford County #9 fire departments each received a 2024 Gravely Atlas UTV outfitted with a winch, light bars, and decals. Pictured is Compton Assistant Fire Chief Bobbie Hickman.

Pine Ridge Fire Department received their 1998 E-One Freightliner Pumper that they purchased from an out-of-state fire department. The Rural Fire Protection Program provided transportation of this vehicle at no cost to the fire department. Pictured is Chief Rusty Lewis with his daughters Sara and Emily.

Available Equipment

The following equipment is available for fire departments through the RFP Program:

2002 10kW Generator (Quantity: 2)

2007 5kW Generator (Quantity: 3)

If interested in available equipment, please contact Greyson Cooper, RFP Coordinator, at (501) 679-3186.

What's in the Warehouse?

Note: The RFP Program does not hold items that are available in the warehouse.

Cold Weather Shirts Size: 2XL Regular, Long, and Extra Long

Danner Lace-Up Boots

Men's Sizes: 11-12.5

Duffle Bags

Field Packs

Save the Date: 2024 Rural Fire Show

For additional information, call (501) 679-3581 or visit our website.

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