Bella Vista Community Information Page

This page is designed to be a resource with up-to-date information regarding the fire on Trafalgar Road in Bella Vista, Arkansas. Resources and information can be found at the left sidebar. Below is the latest information available regarding the Trafalgar site.

LATEST INFORMATION:

April 20, 2019 – Report of on-site work completed for the current phase of work:

  • Installed remaining 25’ of 60” pipe
  • Worked on road from blue line pipe to hammerhead
  • April 17, 2019 – Report of on-site work completed for the current phase of work:

  • Continuing work on road and hammerhead
  • Installed weir pipe
  • April 16, 2019 – Report of on-site work completed for the current phase of work:

  • Imported, placed, and compacted 179 loads/hammerhead material
  • Placed four loads of bedrock to access weir
  • April 16, 2019 – ADH's latest review of particulate matter air monitoring near the Trafalgar Road fire for dates April 3-April 10 has been posted: https://www.adeq.state.ar.us/bella-vista/pdfs/20190416-adh-pm-evaluation.pdf

    April 15, 2019 – Report of on-site work completed for the current phase of work:

  • Inspected site after rainfall and found no erosion issues
  • April 14, 2019 – Report of on-site work completed for the current phase of work:

  • Graded and prepped for rain
  • Recorded 1.1” of rain
  • April 13, 2019 – Report of on-site work completed for the current phase of work:

  • Imported, placed, and compacted 72 loads of road material
  • Added 45’ of 60” pipe
  • Installed additional erosion control measures
  • April 12, 2019 – ADEQ will hold a community forum in Bella Vista on Thursday, April 18 at 12:00 p.m. to present the preliminary response action plan. More information can be found here: https://www.adeq.state.ar.us/bella-vista/pdfs/adeq-to-hold-community-forum-to-discuss-trafalgar-site.pdf

    State Action Measures

    The State’s primary concern at this time is suppressing the smoke and extinguishing the fire safely and as quickly as possible. Below is a list of action measures that are a part of the process. (Action measures will be continually updated.)