Sunflower County MS Fire Department

Find Sunflower 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.

Drew City Fire Department 303 North 3rd Street Drew MS 38737 662-745-2323

Indianola Fire Department 201 Main Street Indianola MS 38751 662-887-4955

Inverness Volunteer Fire Department PO Box 35 Inverness MS 38753 662-265-5741

Ruleville Fire Department 127 East Floyce Street Ruleville MS 38771 662-756-2118

About Sunflower County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Sunflower County, MS

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

Sunflower County Fire Code Inspections

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