Fire Departments in Neshoba County, Mississippi

Find Neshoba 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.

Choctaw Indians Fire Department 13741 Highway 16 Philadelphia, MS

Dixon Volunteer Fire Protection District 14800 Highway 21 Philadelphia, MS

East Neshoba Fire Protection District 13110 Highway 16 Philadelphia, MS

Friendship Volunteer Fire Department 15993 County Road South 210 Union, MS

Hope Volunteer Fire Department 13051 Highway 488 Philadelphia, MS

Longino Central Volunteer Fire Department 10241 County Rd 563 Philadelphia, MS

Mars Hill Volunteer Fire Department 4470 Mars Hill Rd Philadelphia, MS

Philadelphia Fire Department 257 Gum Street Philadelphia, MS

About Neshoba County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Neshoba County, MS

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

Neshoba County Fire Code Inspections

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