Sebastian County Department of Emergency Management


8400 South Zero
Fort Smith, AR 72903
Hours: Monday – Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm

Phone: 479-783-3932
Emergency after hours dial 911

Ambulance Facility
205 South Coker
Greenwood, AR 72936

Phone: 479-784-1540

Ambulance Billing Department
Sebastian County Courthouse
Fort Smith, AR 72901

Phone: 479-783-1985
Email [link]

Emergency Management & Public Safety

The Office of Emergency Management & Public Safety is responsible for emergency responses, including 911 service, county ambulance service, and emergency planning. Sebastian County has an aggressive Training Program for the First Responders in the Rural Fire Departments. We currently have 78 First Responders in the Fire Departments; 35 are EMTs and 6 are paramedics. Funding for the department is provided by an $18 fee added to personal property tax, approved by voters in 1986.

Serviced Offered

  • Emergency management, including weather alerts
  • Floodplain information
  • Administration of storm shelter grants
  • Contact for local emergency planning committee
  • Managing the 911 system
  • Operation of two manned ambulances
  • Unit 1: staffed 24 hrs/day 7 days/week
  • Unit 2: staffed 24 hrs/day 7 days/week
  • Operation of 5 basic ambulances: Huntington and Lavaca
  • Support of 14 paramedic personnel

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