Fire Department

2020 January Testing 14 New Postitions

The Bentonville Fire Department is committed to excellence in customer service providing the citizens of Bentonville with superior fire protection and emergency medical services.

The department has six fire stations strategically located throughout the city to minimize response times to all who need our services.  Station 7 is currently under construction and is scheduled to open in 2019.


The Bentonville Fire Department is a full service professional fire department providing:

  • Fire prevention

  • Fire investigation

  • Fire suppression

  • Hazardous materials response

  • Paramedic level emergency medical services

  • Vehicle and technical rescue

Firefighter of the Year

J. Scantlin portrait

2018 Firefighter of the Year

Battalion Chief Justin Scantlin

Each year, members of our department have the opportunity to nominate someone for going above and beyond in their service to our department and our community.  Nominations are compiled and presented to an evaluation committee comprised of community members to make the final selection.

Insurance Service Office

The Insurance Services Office (ISO) rates areas based on their ability to combat structural fires and has awarded the City of Bentonville a Class 2 rating, with 10 being the worst rating and 1 being the best rating.


Please submit our Customer Satisfaction Survey (PDF) to let us know how we are doing and how we can help you.