FIRE DEPARTMENT

Canton Fire Department protects the life, property, and the environment from fires, medical emergencies, and hazards. They also actively engage the community through progressive outreach.

CONTACT US

Kenna Pierce

Fire Chief

Office Location

3393 N. Liberty St. 

Canton, MS 39046

Phone/Fax

MISSION

The mission of the Canton Fire Department is to provide protection of life, property, and the environment from the effects of fires, medical emergencies, and hazards.  We also engage the community through progressive community outreach.  Our goal is to be more efficient in the resolution of fire and life safety strategies through an assessment of threatening situations. The Canton Fire Department is accountable to our citizens and strive to provide the highest quality of safety services, including emergency response, emergency prevention and community education. 

Our goal is to be more efficient in the resolution of fire and life safety strategies through an assessment of threatening situations. The Canton Fire Department is accountable to our citizens and strive to provide the highest quality of safety services, including emergency response, emergency prevention and community education. 

VALUE STATEMENT

The members of the Canton Fire Department take pride in our commitment to professional service by maintaining our skills, knowledge, and abilities. In addition to our mission, we are committed to improving our services to all who live and conduct business within the City of Canton.

 

With the adoption of a set of core values, each member of the department are accountable to providing the following outstanding services: 
 

  • Professionalism and courteous interaction with our customers and citizens

  • Responsible and accessible Fire/Rescue and Emergency Services

  • Fiscal responsibility and accountability

  • Intergovernmental and interdepartmental cooperation

  • Commitment to employee development and empowerment

  • Continuous improvement of operations and services

  • Fostering open and effective communication

  • Creativity and innovation


The services that the Canton Fire Department and its members provide to the public will be complete and practical. Our services will include follow-up actions to prevent further harm, and will be an effective and efficient operation. 

FIRE EDUCATION

Committed to safety, the City of Canton Fire Department provides public fire and life safety educational services, including fire and life safety programs for all ages, schools, homes, business, health care facilities, hotel / motel, apartment communities, retirement communities, churches, and social and service clubs. Our services can be applied at any of our 4 stations, or we can come to you or your business.

Services

  • Fire and life safety displays and activities for community events

  • Fire and life safety inspections for your business or home

  • Fire and life safety videos available for loan and literature for over 20 fire and life safety areas, available at your nearby fire station

  • Annual programs that include Fire Academy for Kids, and fire prevention during the month of October

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​226 East Peace Street , Canton, MS 39046 | 601-859-4331