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The Unofficial Website Of the North Little Rock, AR
FIRE DEPARTMENT
1904- 2004: 100 Years of Protection and Service To The City

 
Chiefs Of The Argenta - North Little Rock
FIRE DEPARTMENT
Note: This is a "Work In Progress. Please E-Mail me with additions/corrections.
CHIEFS OF DEPARTMENT
(Ark Gaz and Ark Dem - both on microfilm; individuals with records: Sources.

NAME

YEARS

Chief Walter Powers
1904 - _____________
Chief Tom Exum
_____________- Apr.10, 1917
Chief Frank Collins
Apr.10,1917 - Nov 25, 1918

Chief John Welch

Nov. 26, 1918 - Apr.10/1919

Chief Joe Engleberger
Apr. 10,1919 - ____________
Chief B. Carrol
Sept.1, 1919 ____(Ark Gazette)
Chief Joe Engleberger

_______________- Apr. 10,1921

Chief F.O. Stettler
Apr 10.1921 - Apr. 10,1923

Chief Roy Nichols

Apr. 10, 1923- Jan 1,1947

Chief J.W. "Pete" Caldwell

Jan 1, 1947-1960

Chief John Finn

1961-1969

Chief Eldon Matchett

1969-1971

Chief T. Joe Venetta

1971-1973

Chief I.E. Turner

1973-1983

Chief Charles Redding

1983-1996

Chief C.R. Vaughn

1996-2002

Chief Joe Mc Call

2002-


ASSISTANT CHIEFS
John Welch April 10, 1917 - Nov 25, 1918
John Welch April 10, 1921- Nov 1, 1921
John Welch Apr. 10, 1923 - May 1, 1931
Joe Engleberger Nov. 26, 1918 - Apr. 10, 1919
R.N. Nichols Apr. 10, 1920 - Apr. 10, 1921
(R.N. Nichols) Nov. 1, 1921 - Oct. 4, 1923
R.F. Drye Mar. 16, 1947 -
John Snow Mar. 16, 1947 -
T.E. Farris Feb 15, 1959 -
W.F. Malone .
L. Strasner (not sure if Loyd or Louis) .
Joe Mc Call .

 

Battalion Chiefs/ District Chiefs / Fire Marshals
Note: District Chief and Battalion Chief have both noted the Chief on duty who responded to alarms.
D.D. House District Chief
Bobby Wilson Fire Marshal
J.W. Springer Battalion Chief / Fire Marshal
J.M. Coors District Chief
John Bennett District Chief
C.L. Dawson District Chief
A.J. Hamilton District Chief
M.B. Evans District Chief
D.D. House District Chief
J.E. Page District Chief
W.D. Robinson District Chief
Earl C. Eller District Chief
Robert E. Van Tuyle District Chief
Fred Malone District Chief
Louis M. Strasner District Chief
Lloyd T. Strasner District Chief
J.L. Hall Fire Marshal (?)
Don Diamant District Chief
B.B. Cranford District Chief
B.S. Brown District Chief / Mechanic
I.E. Turner District Chief
C.W. Redding District Chief
C.R. Vaughn District Chief
Lee Wilkins Fire Marshal

 

CURRENT CHIEF OFFICERS OF THE
NORTH LITTLE ROCK FIRE DEPARTMENT

NAME
RANK
CHIEF Joe Mc CALL

CHIEF OF DEPARTMENT

CHIEF BOB MAULDIN ASSISTANT CHIEF
CHIEF BILL RHODES FIRE MARSHAL
CHIEF CHARLES DIXON BATTALION CHIEF
CHIEF DALE PRUITT BATTALION CHIEF
CHIEF LEE WILKINS BATTALION CHIEF

If you have information on anyone who was a Chief Officer (of any Rank) in
the NLRFD, please contact me at: leeclark01@yahoo.com