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Earl Etheridge

(228) 769-3110

(228) 769-3108

600 Convent Avenue

Pascagoula, MS 39567-4206

Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Justin Bouler, Deputy Chief

Justin_Bouler@co.jackson.ms.us

Jeff Mattison, Fire Marshal

Jeff_Mattison@co.jackson.ms.us

(228) 769-3493

(228) 769-3140

Protection Class List

Community/District Class
Central FGD 7
Central May Lane Station 10
Escatawpa FGD 6
Gautier 6
Gulf Park Estates/St. Andrews FPD 7
Latimer FGD 7
Moss Point 6
Northeast Jackson County FGD 7
Ocean Springs 5
Pascagoula 5
Southeast Jackson County FGD 7
St. Martin FGD 6

Fire Protection


  • House Fire
  • Forest Fire
  • Fire Truck
  • Fireman

Few organizations demonstrate the power of residents and business owners coming together better than Jackson County rural fire departments. At its core the county fire service is made up of four combination career/volunteer fire departments throughout the unincorporated areas of the county. County fire departments has two main objectives: provide professional fire protection to rural property owners, and lower the cost of fire insurance rates.

Protecting Your Home

  • Define your defensible space. Create a buffer zone, a minimum of 30 ft non-combustible area around your house
  • Reduce flammable vegetation, trees and brush around your home
  • Remove or prune trees
  • Cut grass and weeds regularly
  • Re-locate woodpiles and leftover building materials
  • Keep your roof and yard clean
  • Have easy-to-read road signs and address numbers to your house
  • Know what to do when wildfire strikes
If you are burning One (1) or More Acres, you must contact the Forestry Commission
at (800) 240-5161

Jackson County Fire Departments

North West Jackson County Fire Department

Station 3

6212 St. Martin Road

Biloxi, MS 39567

Station 4

12302 Jim Ramsay Road

Ocean Springs, MS 39564

Station 5

10975 Old Biloxi Road

Ocean Springs, MS 39564

Central Jackson County Fire Department

Station 1

4920 Beach Street

Ocean Springs, MS 39564

Station 2

3901 Highway 57

Ocean Springs, MS 39564

(228) 875-0620

(228) 875-1064

Station 3

17401 Highway 57

Vancleave, MS 39565

Station 4

23030 Highway 57

Vancleave, MS 39565

Station 5

13501 Mt. Pleasant Road

Vancleave, MS 39565

Station 7

8504 Jam Ramsay Road

Vancleave, MS 39565

North East Jackson County Fire Department

Station 1

7701 Community House Road

Hurley, MS 39567

Station 2

6303 Tanner Williams Road

Hurley, MS 39567

Station 3

8417 Nutbank Road

Hurley, MS 39567

Station 4

21701 Highway 613

Moss Point, MS 39562

(228) 588-3800

Station 5

14401 Highway 63

Wade, MS 39567

Station 6

16901 Highway 63 North

Moss Point, MS 39562

(228) 588-8174

Station 7

24321 Old Americas Road

Wade, MS 39567

Forts Lake/Franklin Creek Fire Department

Station 2

5625 Orange Grove Road

Pascagoula, MS 39567

Gulf Park Estates/St. Andrews Fire Department

Station 1

1401 Elm Street

Ocean Springs, MS 39564

(228) 872-5341

Escatawpa Volunteer Fire Department

Station 1

6435 Coda Road

Moss Point, MS 39563

Station 2

3801 Sentinel Drive

Moss Point, MS 39563

(228) 475-2912

MSRB Rating Documents