Fire Department Staff

Administrative Staff

Fire Administration consists of Executive and Support Staff responsible for all administrative activities including finance, personnel, capital improvements, fire prevention and code enforcement, legislative affairs, public relations and strategic planning.

Chief Johnny Eason

Chief Johnny Eason

662-890-7316
jeason@obms.us

Johnny Eason has been with the Department for 31 years and has served collectively as Chief for 15 years. Chief Eason is also the Fire Marshal and EMS Director. Under Chief Eason’s leadership the Department has grown by over three times its size.

Deputy Chief Ken Givens

Deputy Chief Ken Givens

662–890-7321
kgivens@obms.us

Ken Givens has been with the Department since 1986. Ken currently serves as the Deputy Fire Chief and is the Administrator of the Operations Division of the Department.

EMS Supervisor,

662–890-7327

Training Officer, Dave Taylor

Training Officer, Dave Taylor

662-890-7318
dtaylor@obms.us

Dave Taylor has been with the Department since 1995. Dave serves as the Training Officer and is the Administrator of the Training Division. Dave holds the rank of Captain.

Fire Inspector, Steve Walker

Fire Inspector, Steve Walker

662-890-7346
swalker@obms.us

Steve Walker has been with the Department since 1992. He holds the rank of Lieutenant. Steve conducts fire inspections, plan reviews for new construction, and arson investigations. He is a State and National Certified Arson Investigator and International Code Council (ICC) Certified Fire Inspector.

Fire Inspector, Art Dunlap

Fire Inspector, Art Dunlap

662-890-7341
adunlap@obms.us

Art Dunlap has been with the Department since 2014. Art conducts fire inspections, plan reviews for new construction, and arson investigations. He is a State Certified Arson Investigator and International Code Council (ICC) Certified Fire Inspector.

Administrative Assistant, Kristy May

Administrative Assistant, Kristy May

662-890-7376
kmay@obms.us

Kristy has been with the City since 2008.

Ambulance Billing – 662-892-9236

Administration – 662-890-7376

Operations Division – 662-890-7321

Training Division 662–890-7318

Fire Prevention Division 662–890-7346

EMS Division – 662-890-7327

Contact Us

  • 662-892-9200
  • City of Olive Branch, MS
    9200 Pigeon Roost
    Olive Branch, MS 38654

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