Fire Department

 

Mission Statement:

 

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.

Fire Department Hiring Information

 

Our crew is composed of:

 

1 Fire Chief

1 Assistant Chief

3 Batallion Chiefs

3 Lieutenants 

9 Engineers

9 Firefighters

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NON-EMERGENCY SERVICES:

  • 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

 

ASSISTANCE:

  • 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

 

See Also:

 

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Fire Chief Joe Hendry

jhendry@cityofpetal.com

102 Fairchild Dr.

Phone: (601) 705-0908