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Fire Department
Fire Chief Willie Owens
Fire Chief Willie Owens
The City of Jackson Fire Department is the largest fire department in the State of Mississippi.

Divisions

The department consist of 7 divisions:
  • Administration and Finance
  • Arson and Internal Affairs
  • Community Relations and Fire Safety Education
  • Emergency Services
  • Fire Loss Management 
  • Office of the Fire Marshal
  • Training, Safety, Research, and Development

The Division of Emergency Services is our largest division, this division consists of 21 fire stations and is comprised of 35  Emergency Operation Vehicles.
During the first part of 2012 the City of Jackson Fire Department upgraded all of its self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBA) along with new Ultra-Lite face pieces.

Updates to the Fire Department
The City of Jackson Fire Department is constantly striving for improvement and the highest level of firefighting, by updating and purchasing the latest firefighting equipment and technology such as:
  • Chemical Detectors / Weather stations
  • Lifepak AEDs
  • Personal Protective Gear
  • Portable Radios
  • Web Cam enabled laptops for ESD
  • Scott Eagle Imagers
  • Thermal cameras
  • TSI Portacount Plus Respirator fit testers
  • Video conference systems
  • A computer lab for continuing education
In the summer of 2013 the City of Jackson Fire Department received 7 new fire trucks to augment their fleet. The new apparatus that we put into place consists of (4) rescue pumpers and (3) 75' aerial ladders.