Fire Departments in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Find Hattiesburg, Mississippi fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.

Dixie Volunteer Fire Department 19 Dixie Barn Rd Hattiesburg, MS

Hattiesburg Fire Department 810 Main Street Hattiesburg, MS

Mc Laurin Volunteer Fire Department 310 Carter Road Hattiesburg, MS

North Forrest Volunteer Fire Department 2315 Glendale Avenue Hattiesburg, MS

Northeast Lamar Fire-Rescue & Ems 660 Weathersby Road Hattiesburg, MS

Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department 2536 Old Highway 24 Hattiesburg, MS

About Hattiesburg Fire Departments

Hattiesburg Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Hattiesburg, MS community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Hattiesburg Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Hattiesburg fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Hattiesburg Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Hattiesburg Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Mississippi are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout . Hattiesburg Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Hattiesburg, MS

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Hattiesburg PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Hattiesburg Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Hattiesburg Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Hattiesburg Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the and Mississippi Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Hattiesburg schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Hattiesburg Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.