July 2022

The Rural Fire Protection (RFP) office, a program within the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division, is dedicated to aiding communities and fire departments to protect lives, property, and the environment.


Wheeler Fire Department in Washington County received a 30KW Skid Generator. Pictured are Fire Chief Michael Oxford (right), son Jeremy Oxford (left), and grandson.

2022 Rural Fire Show - Save the Date!

Don't miss the 2022 Rural Fire Show! This is an annual, free appreciation event for Arkansas firefighters and their families. There will be door prizes, vendors, and lunch is provided.

This year's event is scheduled for October 1, 2022 at the Conway Expo & Event Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Keep an eye out for more information coming soon!

To RSVP, please send your fire department name and number of people attending to lisa.k.clark@agriculture.arkansas.gov.

Equipment Highlight

Let the Rural Fire Protection program help you with your generator needs. Pictured are available generators.

If interested, please call our office at (501) 679-3581. A current cooperative agreement is required. Any requests unable to be filled may submit an equipment request form to be placed on a list for future generators.

60KW Skid, 394 hours

5KW Skid, 16 hours

60KW Skid, 15 hours

60KW Skid, 30 hours

What's in the Warehouse?
The following items are available to eligible Arkansas Fire Departments:

Disinfecting Towelettes

Face Coverings

1.5" Hose

2 KW Generator

Scissor Jack

For additional information give us a call at (501) 679-3581 or check out our website.
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