Biloxi Fire Department

Biloxi Assistant Fire Chief Jason Davis wins Firefighter of the Year award

81 views – Rick Gogreve – 2022-09-26 17:27:40

A Assistant Chief was named Louisiana, Mississippi, West Tennessee District of Kiwanis International Firefighter of the 2021-22 Year.

Assistant Chief Jason Davis has been with the since September 1998. Over the 24 years, he has had several duties such as firefighter, fire inspector, fire investigator, chaplain, and more.

He was promoted to his current title as assistant chief late last year.

Chief Davis was selected for this award out of 300 nominees across Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

He says he’s humbled to…

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Biloxi Fire Department applies for grant to improve outreach program

152 views – Rick Gogreve – 2022-08-24 17:28:04

After a meeting at City Hall on Monday, the has been approved to apply for a $2,500 grant from the Foundation.

If chosen for the grant, the fire department will use the funds to improve its outreach program to help improve mental health of the firefighters.

A few years ago, the department received a grant from Friends of Firefighters through Homeland Security, but did not include benefits for the outreach program.

This new grant would give the counselors the benefits to purchase new equipment, food, or other items to provide a more…

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Biloxi A to Z July 1, 2022


2022-07-01 08:12:33, 1656681153

This week’s report prepares residents for the weekend! Where’s the best place to watch the in ? Learn about a fireworks free zone on the beach, and get some tips on how to be safe from Battalion Chief Brian Rouse with . Also, get a weekend update, which starts with First Friday events in downtown.

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Biloxi firefighters collecting toys for Kentucky children

385 views – – 2021-12-17 08:33:00

, Miss. (WLOX) – It’s going to be a difficult Christmas for some families in the mid-south following deadly tornadoes. But you have chance to brighten the sprits of children in the heartland.

The Biloxi is collecting toys to deliver to kids in Kentucky for Christmas, and they need your help. You can drop off a new, unwrapped toy at any Biloxi fire station between now and…

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Biloxi Fire Department holds toy drive for Kentucky kids

202 views – WXXV Staff – 2021-12-16 17:51:36

Former Fire Chief Joe Boney teams up with the to ensure kids in Kentucky get Christmas after a devastating tornado robbed them of everything.

The tornado last Friday took everything from the town of Mayfield. Former Fire Chief Joe Boney feels that families in the tornado’s path are focused on…

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Biloxi Fire Department growing beards for cancer awareness

178 views – – 2021-12-13 21:48:38

Things are looking a little hairy at the in an effort to raise money for male cancer awareness and prevention.

Beginning in November, Biloxi firefighters were able to donate $20 to grow a beard, something the department doesn’t typically allow.

After paying the initial buy in, firefighters are allowed to keep their facial hair until someone donates…

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Biloxi Fire Department closed to public after multiple cases of COVID-19 reported


, Miss. (WLOX) – Biloxi is once again closed to public visits due to the increasing number of new cases being reported.

In the last week, five firefighters have tested positive, said a post on the department’s Facebook page Thursday night.

As a result, the city’s nine fire stations have returned to enhanced…

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Car catches on fire on Hwy 90, no injuries reported


, Miss. (WLOX) – The Biloxi arrived at the scene of a car on fire today around 11:40 am on by Porter Avenue.

According to Battalion Chief David Williams, The citizens in the car had pulled over by the side of the road near the beach. They then noticed the back of their vehicle was on fire and got out in time.

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Joe Boney named Acting Director of Biloxi Fire Department for 90 days


, Miss. (WLOX) – Joe Boney will remain the Biloxi Fire Chief, for now.

Biloxi Mayor Fofo Gilich issued a memorandum Wednesday appointing Boney as the Acting Director of the Biloxi for “up to 90 days.” The issued appointment began on July 6, which means Boney could remain chief until Monday, October 4.

Gilich took that…

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Gas leak fixed, residents return home


, Miss. (WLOX) – The Chief Joe Boney said that the gas leak in the area of Seal Avenue and Division Street has been fixed and residents are returning home.

The gas leak occurred earlier Tuesday morning. Chief Boney said the construction crew severed a two or a four-inch gas line while trying to widen Division Street.

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