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Gulfport Fire Department

1515 23rd Ave
Gulfport, MS 39501

Information: 228-868-5950
Administration: 228-868-5954
Fax: 228-868-5808

Fire Chief

A Message From the Chief

Welcome to the City of Gulfport’s Fire Department web site. As the Fire Chief I am privileged to serve in this wonderful community with some of the finest men and women in the fire service today. With a constant focus on excellence, and dedication to customer service, the Gulfport Fire Department will continue to be innovators in the industry while providing world class emergency services to our citizens.

The Gulfport Fire Department is committed to working together with the community to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for those that live, work, or visit the City of Gulfport, and we appreciate you taking time to learn about our department and the services that we provide. We are extremely proud to provide the following services for our citizens and visitors:

  • Fire Suppression
  • Basic and Advanced Life Support Emergency Medical Service
  • Technical Rescue Teams
  • Marine Response Units with Dive Rescue and Fire Suppression Capabilities
  • Hazardous Materials Team
  • Fire Prevention, Plan Review and Building Inspections
  • Training
  • Fire Investigation and Community Education

We provide these services from 12 fire stations strategically located throughout Gulfport. As you browse our web site and learn more about the programs and services offered, we welcome any comments that may help us to serve you better, as serving the community is the reason for our existence. I am honored to serve you as your Fire Chief, and would like to sincerely thank you for taking the time to become more familiar with your fire department.

Michael Beyerstedt
Fire Chief, City of Gulfport


Recognizing the sanctity of life and safety, the Gulfport Fire Department is dedicated to the protection of all the citizens and visitors of our community. To achieve this task, we shall be proactive as well as progressive, recognizing education as a corner stone of our defense. Further, we shall never settle for adequate, but shall strive for perfection. The Fire Fighters of Gulfport, Mississippi, approach their job with a professionalism and dedication which is borne of an understanding that in times of crises they must be prepared.

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