Who We Are
East Oktibbeha VFD is a 100% volunteer fire department, providing emergency services to the families, students, and other residents of Oktibbeha County, MS.
Our primary function is first response emergency service, responding to:
Motor Vehicle Accidents/Fires
Brush Fires and Uncontrolled Burns
Our district encompasses student living, county farmland, and everything in between. With about 25 volunteer firefighters, we respond to approximately 300 calls per year.
Why We Volunteer
Sgt. Tristan Jones, 508
"My dad told me once 'You never truly live a day in your life unless do something for someone who can never repay you.' We do that every day. I'm here to make a difference in someone's life, regardless of the cost to myself. We help people in their worst moments, and I can't imagine doing anything else."
Sgt. Clay Evans, 510
"Being a volunteer firefighter is about doing something bigger than yourself. I was taught at a young age that the best way to make an impact on someone was to do the thing they wouldn't expect and to give your time to those who never ask. I serve my community in many ways, but nothing is as rewarding as the time I serve as a volunteer firefighter."