THE MISSION OF THE PETAL FIRE DEPARTMENT IS THE PROTECTION OF LIFE AND PROPERTY OF THE CITIZENS AND BUSINESS WORKFORCE OF THE CITY OF PETAL FROM EFFECTS OF FIRES, MEDICAL EMERGENCIES, NATURAL AND MAN MADE DISASTERS. THE MISSION IS ACCOMPLISHED BY FIRE SUPPRESSION, EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE, HAZARDOUS MITIGATION, INCIDENT INVESTIGATION, FIRE PREVENTION EDUCATION, PLANS REVIEW, AND CONTINGENCY PLANNING.
The Petal Fire Department provides both emergency and non-emergency services to the public from three fire stations, utilizing four class-A pumper trucks, a rescue truck, brush truck, rescue boat and three support vehicles.
Petal Fire Department staffs a total of 26 full time employees, that consist of 1001-11 certified firefighters/EMT’s/Smoke Divers/Instructors/Officers/Investigators/Rope Rescue,Trench Rescue,Confined Space Rescue, and Extrication Rescue Specialist. Petal also participates in the regional response program, Southeast One. a group of firefighters trained to responded to natural disasters around the country when the need arises.
Our crew is composed of:
1 Fire Chief
1 Assistant Chief
3 Batallion Chiefs
John E. Anderson Fire Station #1 - 102 Fairchild Dr.
Dedicated to John E. Anderson for his 34 years of service
Phone: (601) 705-0908
Station #2 - 109 West Eighth Ave.
Phone: (601) 545-8208
Station #3 - 1187 Highway 42
Phone: (601) 582-7270
Fire Code Program
Code Adoption - International Fire Code 2015
Code Compliance Review for New and Existing Buildings
Code Compliance Inspections for All Commercial Structures
FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY EDUCATION:
Fire and life safety inspections for residencies upon request
Fire prevention displays and activities for community events
Instruction for a wide range of live fire safety subjects
With blood pressure monitoring on walk-in basis
For elderly or disabled persons who have fallen
In moving disabled persons to and from a vehicle
To law enforcement when technical assistance is needed
At community events with fire and life safety stand-by protection
Halloween Safety Tips provided by the National Fire Protection Association
Summer Safety Tips provided by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Fire Chief Joe Hendry
102 Fairchild Dr.
Phone: (601) 705-0908
Fax: (601) 582-8341