Tippah County MS Fire Department

Find Tippah 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.

Blue Mountain Fire Department 105 West Main Street Blue Mountain MS 38610 662-685-4721

Gravestown Volunteer Fire Department 581 Highway 4 Ripley MS 38663 662-837-4105

Mitchell Fire Department 40 County Road 614 Ripley MS 38663 662-587-1177

Spout Springs Fire Department 23000 Highway 2 Ripley MS 38663 662-837-2836

Three Forks Volunteer Fire Department 1251 County Road 101 Walnut MS 38683 662-223-6427

Union Center - Theo Volunteer Fire Department 328 U.s. 72 Walnut MS 38683 662-287-6189

About Tippah County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Tippah County, MS

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

Tippah County Fire Code Inspections

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