Fire Department

City Fire Department

Office Location 590 White Drive
Business Office Phone: 870-698-2439
Business Fax 870-612-1501


Thank you City of Batesville. New Fire Station #3, paid for with a 1/8 cent City sales tax.


Our Aerial FireTruck paid for with a 1/8 cent City sales tax.

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The City of Batesville has a Class 3 Fire Rating.

The Batesville Fire Department has three fire stations. Station #1 is located at 393 E. College Street, Station #2 1055 Dogwood Drive and Station #3 590 White Drive. The business office phone number is 870-698-2439. The department consist of Fire Chief Brent Gleghorn, Assistant Chief Ronnie Painter, 3 Captains, 9 Drivers and 16 Part-paid Firefighters. They have 3 Pumper Fire Trucks, a 104 foot Aerial Fire Truck, Rescue Truck and a Service Truck and a Airport Crash Truck.


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Our Fire Department is very active in the community offering fire safety instructions for kids as well as on site tours of our facilities and equipment.








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In 2016 the Batesville Fire Department stayed busy. Our department responded to 665 calls:

Batesville is extremely proud of its White River Fire Training Center. This facility includes a two-story burn building, smoke maze, four-story tower, confined space simulator training, two-bay engine building and large class room. This facility is managed by the White River Firefighters Association which consist of 15 area Fire Departments. With this training center, we are able to offer continuing training for our city and county firefighters as well as firefighters from across the state.