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FIRE CHIEF
JONATHAN BLANKENSHIP  

226 East Madison Street                     
Phone: 662.456.4190

The Houston Volunteer Fire Department meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday
Time: 6:00 P.M.
Where: 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.
VEHICLES

Three pumpers/ one rescue / one brush truck / one tanker.

RESPONSE COVERAGE

Approximately 58 square miles; also provide mutual and automatic aide assistance throughout Chickasaw county.

AVERAGE YEARLY CALLS

Approximately 600

TRAINING

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.​

120 East Madison Street
PO Box 548

Houston, MS 38851
Phone: 662-456-2328
Fax: 662-456-9535