Proclamation of Civil Emergency for winter weather is still in effect as well as a system-wide boil water notice. Several water distribution locations have been set up across the city. Residents can report low/ no water pressure to 3-1-1 or 601-960-1778. For additional updates, visit our news section.


The mask mandate in the City of Jackson and the Sixth Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order remains in effect.

Carlos Jones, Division Fire Chief





Division Fire Chief

Jackson Fire DepartmentJFD Command Staff

Carlos Jones, Division Fire Chief

Division Chief Carlos Jones is a 23-year veteran of the Jackson Fire Department. He is a native of Jackson, MS and attended Murrah High School.

In 1991, he entered the U.S. Navy becoming a firefighter during his tenure. He brought an overabundance of experience and critical thinking skills as a military firefighter to the Jackson Fire Department in July of 1997. In 1998, he entered the Fire Technology program at Jackson State University and continued to attain certifications such as Strategic Planning, High-Rise Fire Training, Chemistry of HazMat, and Rope Rescue Operations from agencies such as FEMA and the MS State Fire Academy.

Since then he has excelled in the ranks as a Firefighter II, Relief Driver Operator, Lieutenant, and Captain.

He currently serves as Division Fire Chief of Emergency Services where he manages three districts that include 28 apparatuses, 21 fire stations, and 290 firefighters.

Division Chief Carlos Jones was recognized as one of the 2017 MS Business Journal’s Health Care Heroes and embraces this honor proudly.




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