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DoD FFP Success Stories - Arkansas

"... Helping fire departments and the American Taxpayer!"


The Arkansas Forestry Commission was the first state agency to participate in the Department of Defense (DoD) Firefighter Property (FFP) program.

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Photographs below courtesy Arkansas Forestry Commission

The Winchester Fire Department, in Drew County, was one of the first recipients of FFP. Within 7 days of receiving this 2 1/2 truck, Winchester VFD got it up and running, painted and lettered it, equipped it with a pump and lights and put it into service.

Photo of the FPP 2 1/2 ton brush truck that Winchester Volunteer Fire Department received. Photo of the FFP 2 1/2 ton brush truck that Winchester Volunteer Fire Department received.

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This 2000 Gallon Tanker is a 1972 AM General that came from Camp Robinson in North Little Rock through the Little Rock AFB DRMO. This truck was hauled to the Rural Fire Protection shop in Greenbrier where the truck was serviced, and sent to Tucker Prison where it was painted and the 2000 gallon tank was built and installed. The truck was then taken back to the RFP shop where it was checked out and the doors lettered. Cost to Cornerville VFD to put this truck into service was $10,036.00.

Photo of the FFP 1972 AM General truck when it was acquired from Camp Robinson in North Little Rock.    Photo of the FFP 1972 AM General tanker ready for use.

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This 1986 Chevrolet 225-gallon Brush truck came from Letterkenny DRMO in Pennsylvania. Truck was transported by Rural Fire Protection then serviced and sent to Tucker Prison for paint, returned to RFP shop where truck was lettered and skid unit was installed. Cost to Cornerville VFD to put this truck into service was $10,924.34.

Photo of Cornerville VFD 1986 Chevy brush truck.   

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Contact your state FFP Manager or State Forester with questions or comments concerning the FFP program.

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