Fire Departments in Carroll County, Mississippi

Find Carroll 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.

Beat 1-Carroll County Volunteer Fire Department Rr 1 McCarley, MS

Mt Pisgah Volunteer Fire Department County Rd 41 Carrollton, MS

Vaiden Volunteer Fire Department 400 East Street Vaiden, MS

About Carroll County Fire Departments

Carroll County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Carroll County, MS community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Carroll 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:
  • Carroll County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Carroll County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Carroll County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Carroll County

Carroll 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 Carroll County. Carroll County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Carroll County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Carroll County, MS

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Carroll County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Carroll 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.

Carroll County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Carroll County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Carroll 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 Carroll County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Carroll County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.