Bella Vista Fire Department

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Fire Chief Stephen Sims

Bella Vista Fire Department
103 Town Center
Bella Vista AR 72714

Ph: 479.855.8248
Fax: 479.855.0043

Emergency — CALL 911














emblem copyThe City of Bella Vista operates four fire stations, manned 24 hours per day, seven days per week by full-time firefighters/medical personnel.



Station 1 — 103 Town Center

Station 2 — 8300 Trafalgar Road near Metfield

Station 3 —  201 Glasgow Road in the Highlands 

Station 4 — 1639 Forest Hills Blvd. 

Non-emergency phone: 479-855-3771

Fire Chief Steve Sims and Deputy Fire Chief Bryan Wolfgang command a staff of one fire inspector, two administrative personnel and 49 firefighters, who also serve as medical personnel and are all either licensed EMTs or paramedics. A battalion chief and two captains command each of the three shifts.

Ambulance in bay2 copyThe city uses state-of-the-art fire apparatuses, including a 75-foot ladder truck and Class A pumpers, and medical personnel operate six ambulances within the city.

The department’s focus remains the citizens of Bella Vista and their health and safety. We strive to assist residents by providing information and offering educational opportunities, making Bella Vista the ideal place to call home.



Taking care of you is our job, and we’re serious about it. 

Chief Stephen R. Sims


Our mission

Provide protection against loss of life and property due to fire, explosion and other emergencies and to provide high quality emergency medical care to the sick and injured.