Fire Department

Mission Statement
Our mission is to prevent the loss of life and property resulting from fires, medical emergencies and other disasters. Moss Point Fire Department provides protection, safety, and education to a population of 15,000 and covers an area of approximately twenty-seven (27) square miles within the corporate limits.

In addition to its corporate limits Moss Point Fire provides mutual aid services to the Escatawpa Utility District approximately ten (10) square miles north of city corporate limits. Within the Moss Point jurisdiction there are a total of six (5) fire stations.

Organizational Structure
The Moss Point Fire Department operates from a Standard Operating Manual up-dated January 2012. The Fire Department consists of 34 career fire fighters working 3 shifts of 24 hours which includes the:
  • 12 Lieutenants
  • 18 Fire Fighters
  • 3 Battalion Chiefs
  • Fire Chief
  • Fire Inspector/Marshall
Equipment
  • Jaw of Life
  • One (1) Hazmat Unit
  • One (1) ladder truck
  • One (1) rescue/extrication unit
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher
  • Rescue Boat
  • Two (2) reserve pumpers
  • Four (4) mainline pumpers