Moss Point 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 five (5) fire stations.

Organizational Structure

The Moss Point Fire Department is a career department with  thirty-two (32) career firefighters. Our day shift includes the Fire Chief, Training and Inspections Officer and an Administrative Assistant. Our line (operations) staffing includes 3-10 person shifts working 24 hours at a time.   Our total department make up is as follows:

  • Fire Chief
  • 3  Battalion Chiefs
  • 9  Lieutenants
  • 18  Fire Fighters
  • 1 Training/Inspections Officer


  • One (1) 75' ladder truck
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher
  • Rescue Boat
  • Four (4) mainline pumpers
  • One (1) Command Vehicle