Fire Protection:

Trumann Fire Department

Insurance ISO Rating:

Class 3

Provider of services:

Trumann Fire Department

Fire Chief:

Revis Kemper; 870 483-2312

Station: 801 W Main St, Trumann, AR 72472

email: tfd1@rittermail.com

Distance to station:

TFD covers 2.5 mile radius for residential

Estimated response time:

2.5 minutes

Impediments:

None

Describe capabilities:

STAFF:

Career and Volunteer Firefighters: 20 personnel

Career: 1 Chief, 1 Assistant Chief, 3 Driver Operators, 1 Firefighter

Volunteer: 2 Captain, 3 Lieutenant, 1 Chaplin, 8 Firefighters

FIRE PROTECTION: 24 hrs/day; 7 days/week; 365 days/year

TRAINING: CAREER FIREFIGHTERS

Certified by Arkansas Fire Academy Specialized training in First Responder,

Hazard Material Operations, Disaster/Recovery Operations,

Storm Warning Training, Natural Disasters and Bio-Terrorism.

VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS

Introduction to Firefighting, Protective Equipment, Wildland Fires

Structure Fires Basic and Advanced, PPV Ventilation, First Responder,

Natural Disasters, Storm Warning Training and Hazard Material Awareness/Operations.

CAREER AND VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS ADDITIONAL TRAINING

24 Hours/Year continued Hazard Material education training

EMT’s 24 hours/year continued education

ISO RATING REQUIRES

20 hours/month company training, 12 hours/year

Officer training,12 hours/year Driver/operator training, 24 hours/year multiple company training, and 6 hours night training.

This training is required for Trumann Fire Department to receive ACT 833 moneyfor equipment purchases.

In addition, the TFD has to qcquire 16 hurs/year of approved training through Arkansas Fire Academy.

EQUIPMENT:

3 Pumpers, 1 Arieal/Pumper, 1 Rescue/Mini-pumper, 1 Brush Truck with a total pumping capacity of 5,250 gallons per minutes.

Specialized equipment: Thermal Imaging Camera and 2 Fire Finders.

1 rescue boat, 1 urban utility vehicle for search and rescue

All personnel equipped with protective equipment meeting or exceeding current NAPA standards.

COMMUNICATIONS:

TFD operates on a Tone/Voice Paging system to alert firefighters of any type of emergency.

TFD can page from the central station, the police station, and units or hand-held radios.

TFD is also in charge of the Tornado Warning System for Trumann.

PRE-FIRE PLANNING INSPECTIONS:

TFD conducts pre-fire planning inspections of each commercial, industrial, institutional, and habitational buiding (over 4-family apartments) at least twice per year.

Chief Revis Kemper was hired as the Fire Chief in November of 2015. Chief Kemper graduated from Trumann High School and has an Associate’s Degree in general studies. He is a certified Fire Marshal through the State of Arkansas and a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators. He is also a certified Fire Inspector and an adjunct Instructor for the Arkansas Fire Training Academy.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT
To save lives, protect property, and serve our community as professionals with courage and compassion.

Department Characteristics
The Trumann Fire Department is a combination department consisting of 6 full time firefighters and 14 volunteer firefighters. The department operates from 1 central station and covers approximately 90 square miles including the City of Trumann and surrounding Poinsett County area.

Department Fleet
The department’s primary fleet consists of:

  • 3 Pumpers
  • 1 60ft ladder truck
  • 1 Rescue truck
  • 1 Bush Unit
  • 1 Rescue Boat
  •  2 Command vehicles

Fire Insurance Rating
Property owners within the City of Trumann have a class 3 ISO fire insurance rating.