FIRE CHIEF - JONATHAN BLANKENSHIP
226 East Madison Street.
The Houston Volunteer Fire Department Meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 6:00 PM at the First Station located at 226 East Madison Street.
MISSISSIPPI STATE RATING BUREAU
INSURANCE RATING - Class 6
Members are a combination of six (6) career firefighters and 20-25 volunteer firefighters.
Three pumpers/ one rescue / one brush truck / one tanker.
Approximately 58 square miles; also provide mutual and automatic aide assistance throughout Chickasaw county.
AVERAGE YEARLY CALLS
Training ranges from Certified Firefighter, Emergency Medical Responder/Technician, Hazardous Materials Technician, Emergency Vehicle operations; a host of other fire service certifications and training.
Houston Volunteer Fire Department annually hosts Houston Fire Academy for Kids and youth ages 8-13. The Academy attendees learn about the job and equipment of a firefighter and are taught fire safety.