Panola County MS Fire Department

Find Panola 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.


Batesville Fire Department 105 College Street Batesville MS 38606 662-563-6610


Bynum Fire Department District 9 273 Ragon Road Courtland MS 38620 662-563-5368

Courtland Volunteer Fire Department 536 Main Street Courtland MS 38620 662-563-0628

Mt Olivet Fire Department 4 6507 Mount Olivet Road Batesville MS 38606 662-563-4211

Pleasant Grove Volunteer Fire Department 8467 Highway 315 Sardis MS 38666 662-487-1230

Pope Volunteer Fire Department 788 Pope Water Valley Road Pope MS 38658 662-609-1571

About Panola County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Panola County, MS

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

Panola County Fire Code Inspections

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