Scott County MS Fire Department

Find Scott 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 Five Volunteer Fire Department 2726 Culpepper Road Forest MS 39074 601-469-1020

Forest Fire Department 337 East 2nd Street Forest MS 39074 601-469-1221

Homewood Volunteer Fire Department 1655 Wicker Mill Road Pulaski MS 39152 601-536-2715

North Central Scott County Volunteer Fire Department PO Box 155 Harperville MS 39080 601-625-8653

Pineville Volunteer Fire Department 7124 Scr 504 Forest MS 39074 601-789-5196

About Scott County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Scott County, MS

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

Scott County Fire Code Inspections

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