Tontitown Area Fire Department Responses To End In City July 1

Area Fire Department To End Response In City July 1

Posted: June 22, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

Staff Photo Michael Woods • @NWAMICHAELW The Area Fire Department began as an all-volunteer department, but grew to include some paid firefighters.
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Staff Photo Michael Woods • @NWAMICHAELW The Area Fire Department began as an all-volunteer department, but grew to include some paid firefighters.

TONTITOWN -- The new Tontitown Fire Department will soon fly solo after the independent Tontitown Area Fire Department voted to halt its response to calls from inside the city.

By the Numbers

Vehicles used by Tontitown Fire Departments

City Fire Department

• Two engines and two brush trucks.

Tontitown Area Fire Department

• Three engines, a rescue truck, a tanker, two brush trucks and a service truck.

Source: City of Tontitown, Tontitown Area Fire Department.

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