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Fire Services



                                                               
Jim Huestis
Fire Coordinator/ EMA Director
Office:  662-562-5012
 




Neal Copeland
Asst. Fire Coordinator
Office:  901-604-3380
                                                                          
  Mission
 
Our mission is to save lives, prevent injury, protect property and educate the citizens of Tate County. This is accomplished through establishing community wide readiness through public education, Planning, Risk assessment and inter agency communications.
 
 
Tate County Fire Services is made up of (7) all  Volunteer fire departments that provide Fire, Auto Extrication and EMR ( Emergency Medical Responder) services to all Tate County. Tate County currently has a total of 132 volunteers that responded to 1,121 calls in 2019 and 934 calls across the county in 2020.


Volunteer Opportunities
Seven Volunteer fire Departments provide Fire, Rescue, and emergency medical response to the unincorporated areas of Tate County 24 hours a day 7 days a week. If you are interested in serving our county as a fire or Emergency Medical Responder please contact Jim Huestis Fire coordinator Tate County at jhuestis@tatecountyms.gov or reach out to the local Volunteer fire chief in your community.


Quick links
Arkabutla Fire Department   Current Rating Class 9
Station (1)  8225 Arkabutla Rd Coldwater, MS 38618
Station (2)  13247 Arkabutla Rd Coldwater, MS 38618
Chief- Greg Hissong  662-292-0908  Email--  ghissong1@gmail.com
 
District One Fire Department    Current Rating Class 9
Station 1    5663 Hwy 4 West Senatobia, MS 38668
Station 2    3779 Hwy 4 West Senatobia, MS 38668
Station 3    2369 Evansville Rd Sarah, MS 38665
Chief-  Clay Redd   662-703-8035   Email- chiefclay.redd.d1fd@gmail.com
 
Looxahoma Fire Department   Current Rating Class 8
Station       21499 Hwy 4 East Senatobia, MS 38668
Chief--  Bill Cook   662-292-6315   Email-  billcookmts@yahoo.com
 
Poagville Fire Department   Current Rating Class 9
Station     1206 Poagville Rd Coldwater, MS 38618
Chief—Wayne Thomas   901-359-8365   Email- hernandocubeice@yahoo.com
 
Independence Fire Department   Current Rating Class 8
Station    5480 Hwy 305 Coldwater, MS 38618
Chief--  David Shackelford   662-292-4266    Email- coondog755@yahoo.com
 
Wyatte Fire Department   Current Rating Class 9
Station   30165 Hwy 4 East Senatobia, MS 38668
Chief   Brad McDonald  662-288-9388   Email- melmcdonald@yahoo.com
 
Greenleaf Fire Department   Current Rating Class 8
Station    8584 Palestine Rd Coldwater, MS 38618
Chief—Jeffery Sowell   662-292-2890   Email- greenleaf350@gmail.com