Find Bolivar County, 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.
Beulah Fire Department PO Box 68 Beulah, MS
Bolivar County Volunteer Fire Department 114 South Street Cleveland, MS
Cleveland City Fire Department Maintenance 103 South Pearman Avenue Cleveland, MS
Rosedale City Fire Department 900 Main Street Rosedale, MS
Shelby Fire Department 305 East 3rd Avenue Shelby, MS
Bolivar County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Bolivar County, MS community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Bolivar County 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:
Bolivar County 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 Bolivar County. Bolivar County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Bolivar County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.
First Response and Fire Emergencies in Bolivar County, MS
In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Bolivar County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Bolivar County 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.
Bolivar County Fire Code Inspections
Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Bolivar County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Bolivar County 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 Bolivar County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Bolivar County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.