Fire & EMS

The City of Bella Vista Fire & EMS Department operates four fire stations, manned 24 hours per day, seven days per week by full-time firefighters/medical personnel.

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  • Station 1 — 103 Town Center off US 71
  • Station 2 — 8300 Trafalgar Road near Metfield
  • Station 3 — 212 Glasgow Road in the Highlands
  • Station 4 — 1639 Forest Hills Blvd. near the Highlands Gate

Non-emergency phone:

In an emergency, dial 911.
The City of Bella Vista Fire and EMS Department does not collect fire subscription payments or dues of any kind, as we are a municipal agency funded by taxpayer dollars. To request a letter stating this that you can submit to your homeowners insurance company, call Amanda Esparza at 479-855-4454 or email your name and address to
Fire Chief Steve Sims and Deputy Fire Chiefs Bryan Wolfgang and Robert Hamilton command a staff of a fire inspector, administrative personnel and firefighters who also serve as medical personnel — either licensed EMTs or paramedics. A battalion chief and three captains command each of the three shifts.

The city uses state-of-the-art fire apparatuses, including a 107-foot ladder truck, 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.

Paramedic ambulance - CopyOur mission

Serving our community with integrity and pride by providing professional, respectable, and responsive care through emergency medicine and fire protection services.

Our vision

To remain a leader in municipal emergency services and a highly regarded and reputable workplace through the highest standard of care and innovation in EMS and state-of-the-art training and equipment in fire protection.