Fire

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Overview

The Mena Fire Department consists of 2 engines, 1 pumper/engine truck, 1 ladder truck, a rescue truck, and a brush truck. There are two stations in town. The main station (station #1) is location by the old armory and Station #2 is located on Main Street by Washburn’s Home Furnishings. Station #2 is an unmanned station.

 

Charity Contributions

Every year, the Mena Fire Department participates in “Tip the Tank,” where a firefighter will sit on toilets in the Walmart parking lot and collect money. Money raised goes to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

 

Public Safety & Training

• Fire extinguisher training (for businesses in town including daycares)

• Fire Safety Programs at the elementary schools every year

• Girl Scout and Boy Scout fire safety training

 

Employees

There are 24 active firefighters (listed below), 3 full time and the rest are paid on-call.

Chief – John Puckett, ARFF Certified

Assistant Chief – Steve Egger, ARFF Certified/EMT

Captain – Tom Hairston

Captain – Dwayne Harvey, EMT

Captain – Tom Matejek

Captain – Larry Johnson, EMT

Captain – Brian Fletcher

Safety Officer – Cindy Egger

Firefighter – Charles Hankins, ARFF Certified

Firefighter – Darrel Page, EMT

Firefighter – Andy Vance, EMT

Firefighter – Wayne Blume, ARFF Certified/EMT

Firefighter – Randall Horton, ARFF Certified

Firefighter – Eric Turner, ARFF Certified

Firefighter – David Terwilliger

Firefighter – Lucas Hairston

Engineer – Aaron Marshall, ARFF Certified

Engineer – Clint Sharp, EMT

Engineer – Jason Head, ARFF Certified/EMT

Firefighter – Daniel Sanchez

Firefighter – Justin Wagner

Firefighter – Seth Smith

Engineer – James Turner