Osceola Fire Department

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October

The Osceola Fire Dept will be selling these T shirts and donating the proceeds to cancer. They will be $20 each. Contact any member of the Fire Dept. Or call us at (870)563-2022. All orders must be received and paid for by September 15th in order to have them in before Breast cancer awareness month in October.

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Osceola Fire Dept and the Osceola Police Dept. Volunteer team

Last week members of the Osceola Fire Dept and the Osceola Police Dept. assisted the Tobar Community Volunteer team with the distribution of food boxes to our community.

Thanks to all who helped out.

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Then and Now

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OFD received a call for a car on fire

At 9:07 pm on August 24. The OFD received a call for a car on fire at the intersection of Keiser and Erman Lane. At 9:08 pm the first unit arrived on scene and found a SUV heavily involved in with fire in the engine area. The fire was out with no injuries and all units were back in service by 9:40 pm. And the OFD would like to give a big thank you to the officers of the Osceola Police Dept. for their assistance with traffic control.             118592756 1234770343538292 7836112877380914875 o118550621 1234770406871619 7202057831594857816 o

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Michael "Scotty" Webb

Michael "Scotty" WebbMichael "Scotty" Webb. Scotty was a 15 year veteran of the Osceola Fire Dept. We lost Scotty on April 15, 2017 from complications of cancer. Today his family joined us as we dedicated OFD Unit #8 in honor of Scotty Webb. Rest easy brother we've got it from here.118283786 1232552257093434 8749986946261313339 n


A letter from OFD Chief Peter Hill

Osceola, Ark.

A letter from the Chief:

As of April 1, 2020, I started my new position as Fire Chief for the City of Osceola. I am very humbled and thankful for the opportunity to lead this great department in its future endeavors. None of this would be possible without the help and support of all the members of the OFD. We have a very talented and close-knit group of hardworking firefighters, who I believe can accomplish any task thrown their way.

PeterHillAs with any new transition, other promotions are also made.

I would like to recognize the following firefighters:

Jason Garey has been promoted to Asst. Chief. I am looking forward to working alongside Jason on all fire department matters, including his diligent work on acquiring grants for the city and the OFD. Jason will run the "C" shift.

Ray Williams, our longest-serving firefighter, is Captain of the "B" shift. Ray will also be our " go-to guy" for all administrative functions of the OFD.

Bud Gore has moved up the Captain of the "A" shift and has also taken over the duties as the Training Officer. Bud has really excelled at building and promoting our Rope and Technical Rescue capabilities here at the OFD.

To all the other officers, drivers, and firefighters with the OFD, I thank you again for all your hard work and support and look forward to accomplishing all our goals. Our mission together should be to make all those who came before us proud of how their department is progressing, and continue t strive to provide the best services possible to the citizens of this great City.

Thank you,

Peter Hill

Osceola Fire Department

The Osceola Fire Department is currently providing services to our community with a roster consisting of a full-time Fire Chief, fifteen (15) firefighters, and five (5) part-paid firefighters. The fire department provides all the fire and rescue services to our community and approximately 30 square miles of Mississippi County including 40 miles of I-55.

The Department currently operates out of two (2) fire stations. The main station is located at 200 N. Carthon Drive and Station #2 is located at 702 S. Ermen Lane. The Department operates a fleet consisting of two (1) ladder truck, five (5) pumpers, one (1) Mini-pumper/Rescue Truck and two (2) support vehicles.

It is the goal of the Osceola Fire Department to provide the best protection, education, inspection, and investigation to reduce the loss of life and property in our community.

ISO Rating: Class 3

The Osceola Fire Department was established by municipal ordinance in 1912.

Facebook: Osceola Fire Department                 Phone: (870) 563-2022


Around 6:30 this morning (4/27/20) Osceola firefighters responded to a house on Myron Kelly Dr. On arrival there were heavy flames coming from the structure. Firefighters were on the scene for about an hour.                                                                   

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Early morning fire in Osceola. March 16,2020

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Chief Peter Hill. All of the hard work has finally played off. A job well deserved.Chief Peter Hill. All of the hard work has finally paid off. A job well deserved.87828839 1097799957235332 1058840155793653760 n  Congratulations to our newest graduate from the Arkansas Fire Academy. Nick Nichols


OFD Policies and Procedures

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Compactor fire at "Osceola Iron & Metal"

Around 9:00 am this morning (8/11/20) firefighters received a call for a compactor on fire at Osceola Iron & Metal. On arrival found fire inside the compactor. Hose lines were deployed and the compactor was then opened up to extinguish the fire. Units were back in service within an hour with minimal dam117445013 1223441544671172 2645782147216065595 oage to the compactor. 

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100 block of E. Hale in downtown Osceola.

At 3:37 am this morning (8/1/20) a knock on the front door of the fire station notified firefighters of a building on fire in the 100 block of E. Hale in downtown Osceola. At 3:39 am units arriving on scene found heavy smoke coming from 117 E. Hale. While preparing a fire attack, fire broke through the roof on the front of the building. Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control fairly quick with minor damage to the buildings attached on east and west sides. All buildings were vacant at the time of the fire and no injuries have been reported. Firefighters left the scene at 6:58 am.

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OFD Public Safety Alerts

It's up to all of us to slow the spread of COVID-19. Everyone, including young and healthy people, should avoid large gatherings during this time. Stay up-to-date with public health guidelines from cdc.gov.