Yazoo County MS Fire Department

Find Yazoo 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.

Benton Volunteer Fire Department 446 Academy Drive Benton MS 39039 662-673-2387

Bentonia Volunteer Fire Department 212 East Railroad Avenue Bentonia MS 39040 662-755-2281

Eden Volunteer Fire Department 262 Eden Main Street Yazoo MS 39194 662-571-6194

North Central Volunteer Fire Department 5891 Highway 433 Benton MS 39039 662-673-9653

Yazoo City Fire Department 210 South Washington Street Yazoo MS 39194 662-746-2841

About Yazoo County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Yazoo County, MS

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

Yazoo County Fire Code Inspections

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