Benton County officials eye cost of fire trucks

Posted: November 13, 2017 at 2:19 a.m.

Firefighters from the Hickory Creek and Highway 94 East fire departments take part in a training burn Oct. 7 in the Monte Ne area. Benton County provides fire trucks to fire departments in the county to improve fire safety in rural areas.

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace recently raised the prospect of scaling back the annual purchase of a pair of firetrucks for rural fire departments.

County budget

Benton County’s justices of the peace will continue work on the 2018 budget when the Budget Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. today in the Quorum Courtroom in the County Administration Building, 215 E. Central Ave.

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