Effective Immediately: Basketball and Tennis Courts - March 25, 2020

Mayor Bob Tharp has issued that effective immediately all tennis courts and basketball courts are... [more...]

Effective Immediately: Playground Areas are Closed - March 24, 2020

Mayor Bob Tharp has issued that effective immediately the playground equipment and play areas in ... [more...]

City of Decatur Offices Close to Public - March 19, 2020

Effective immediately the City of Decatur, Arkansas offices will be closed to the public. There w... [more...]


Fire Department



The City of Decatur Fire Department's mission is to protect and enhance the quality of life for all citizens and visitors from the adverse effects of natural and man-made emergencies. Our goal is to provide a protection program through a cost-efficient approach to emergency response, fire code application and public fire education. To contact the Fire Department on a non-emergency number please call 479-752-3300

If you are witnessing a crime in progress or are experiencing and emergency, please dial 911.

Please call 479-273-5532 or 479-273-5530 before you burn. You can also check the burn status for Benton County by clicking this link: Benton County Fire Marshal.

It is time for Fire Dues. If you own your land and you have a home on it, it is $40.00. If you own more than one piece of property and it does not adjoin any of your other property then it is an aditional $40.00. If you own more than one home on your property it is an additional $40.00. To make your payment, you may come to City Hall and pay in cash, check, or money order. If you would like to mail your payment in you may mail it to City of Decatur, PO Box 247, Decatur, AR 72722. 

Should you have any questions please feel free to call us at 479-752-3912. 

Decatur Fire Truck

Decatur Fire Truck