The Conway Fire Department operates a bomb squad accredited through the FBI; all technicians are required to attend Hazardous Device training in Huntsville, AL. The response area includes Faulkner County and its surrounding communities, but will respond outside the state if called upon.
The Conway Fire Department’s Hazardous Materials Team, “Hazmat”, serves area residents by responding to chemical emergencies, whether accidental or intentional. All Hazmat team members are highly trained to meet OSHA safety requirements.
The Conway Fire Department’s Honor Guard participates in events such as firefighter memorial and funeral services, as well as firefighter retirement and awards ceremonies. The Honor Guard also proudly services as a color guard in parades and other like events.
The Conway Fire Department’s Special Operations Rescue Team, “SORT”, consists of a group of fire personnel who are trained in special rescue techniques, areas of which include dive, confined space, swift water, high and low angle, trench, and heavy structure collapse. SORT also includes members of the Arkansas Task Force 1, which may be deployed at any time per the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management.