Fire Department FAQs
Why does a truck come to my house for a medical emergency?
- Answer: Each Olive Branch Fire Department Engine Company has at least one certified Emergency Medical Technician on board. Firefighters can be on scene in an average of less than 6 minutes. This quick response allows for life-saving care to begin on a sick or dying patient before an ambulance arrives.
What steps are necessary to become an Olive Branch Firefighter?
- Answer: Please see the OBFD Employment page for employment information.
Are there any volunteer positions in the OB Fire Department?
- Answer: No, all personnel in the operations division are full-time Firefighters.
Where can I get a copy of a Fire Incident report?
- Answer: Call Fire Administration at 662-890-7376. Tell us the incident for which you need a report. Be sure to include your name, the date of the incident, and the address of the incident.
Whom do I call if I have a concern with Fire Department service?
- Answer: Call Chief Johnny Eason at 662-890-7316.
Where do I find information on fire safety and public education?
- Answer: You can visit our Fire Education pages for safety information and kids games, as well as information on fire safety in your home. Contact information is provided should you desire to speak with a Fire and Life Safety Inspector.
Can I burn my leaves and yard debris?
- Answer: Open burning in the City of Olive Branch is not allowed except for contractors who are burning for the purpose of clearing off land for a construction project.
- Leaves and yard debris should be taken to street for pick up by the City’s rubbish truck.