The mission of the Forrest City Fire Department is to serve and protect the citizens of our community with selfless dedication.
It is the vision of the Forrest City Fire Department to achieve and maintain an excellent level of readiness for the safety and protection of our citizens.
Fire Department Staff
The Forrest City Fire Department is made up of 21 full-time and 7 part-paid firefighters. The firefighters work a three shift system, meaning they work 24 hours and are off-duty for 48 hours.
3 Captains, one per shift
The Shift Captain is responsible for daily operations and training of their respective companies, including direct supervison of their Lieutenant and firefighters. The Captain is assigned to Station 1.
3 Lieutenants, one per shift
The Shift Lieutenant is assigned to Station 2 and responsible for the leadership, daily operations and shift training of firefighters at Station 2.
13 Firefighters, four on 2 shifts, five on 1 shift
The Firefighter is responsible for fire suppression, extrication, apparatus operations, fire prevention and maintenance of departmental apparatus and equipment.
The Part-Paid Firefighter are on call 24/7/365 and responsible for reporting to alarm activations, scheduled drills and training. Part-Paid Firefighters will function in the same roles as Firefighters, when activated.
The Department is established with the following positions:
Firefighter/Fire Prevention Officer
CITY SHOP/PUBLIC WORKS
Non-Emergency: (870) 261-1418
Roy Hamilton (870) 261-2035
Darin Flenoy (870) 261-3151
Emergency: (870) 633-1571
Non-Emergency: (870) 633-2921
Non-Emergency: (870) 633-3434
Non-Emergency: (870) 633-2414