The Gravette Fire Department is a duly chartered fire department in the State of Arkansas, with 2 Fire Stations located within the City of Gravette. The organization serves the City of Gravette, which is a Class I City, for fire and EMS response and serves the unincorporated areas of Northwest Benton County for fire response.
FIRE AND AMBULANCE
Dispatch Line (Central Communications)
309 First Ave. NW
Gravette, AR 72736
13690 Fire House Ln.
Hiwasse, AR 72739
The department staffs as a combination fire department with full and part-time firefighter/EMTs and firefighter/paramedics, and numerous volunteer Firefighters. The department is always accepting applications for volunteer firefighters. Completed applications can be returned to Gravette City Hall or the fire station. Applications are available HERE.
The fire district covers 57 square miles of both city and county response area, extending south to the Decatur, and Centerton fire districts, north to Sulphur Springs fire district, east to Bella Vista fire district, and west to Maysville fire district.
Properties within 5-miles of a fire station and 1,000 feet of a fire hydrant have an ISO rating of 4, which is most properties in the city limits. Properties within 5-miles of a fire station but further than 1,000 feet from a fire hydrant have an ISO rating of 6. Properties more than 5-miles from a fire station and more than 1,000 feet from a fire hydrant have an ISO rating of 10W. An ISO map is below. For questions, please contact the fire station directly.
Burn permits are issued through the Benton County Fire Marshal's office. The form can be completed online at https://bit.ly/GFDburnpermit. The burning of agricultural clearing and yard waste is permitted and recommended only during daylight hours. All other items are prohibited under penalty of law. Please check the local weather before and during burning. During burning, you must have a means of extinguishing the fire, such as a portable fire extinguisher (4-A rated minimum), a connected water hose or other water source, or a shovel and dirt or sand. The minimum required distance from structures while burning is 50 feet for open burning, 25 feet for a burn pile no more than 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet high, and 15 feet in an approved container. Stay with the fire until it is out and call 911 if you encounter any problems.
You can check the burn ban status at https://bentoncountyar.gov/fire-marshal/burn-ban-status/
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