Biloxi Fire Department

Geiser in line to be Biloxi's new fire chief

Nicholaus Geiser, a 17-year veteran of the Biloxi Fire Department who currently serves as Deputy Chief of Management, is Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gilich's choice for chief of the department. The appointment, which must be approved by the majority of the…

Biloxi Fire Department remembers Volunteer Firefighter Kenneth Lamey

Wednesday, the Biloxi Fire Department honored the passing of a former Biloxi Volunteer Firefighter. Kenneth Lamey was a second generation volunteer firefighter for Biloxi whose life impacted so many. Fire Chief Joe Boney said, "It is our privilege and our…

Biloxi Fire Department debuts gear carrier

Firefighters in the Biloxi Fire Department have a new and unique way to keep safe after responding to fires. Exposure to harmful carcinogens is just one of the many things Biloxi firefighters have to keep in mind while responding to…

Biloxi firefighters help with tornado relief efforts

Following the Easter Sunday tornado outbreak that impacted south central Mississippi, a handful of Biloxi firefighters immediately came up with a plan and sprang into action to help their neighbors. While COVID-19 continues to be at the forefront of everyone’s…

Biloxi Firefighters to receive hazard pay during COVID-19 crisis

Biloxi firefighters are now receiving hazard pay in the midst of the Coronavirus outbreak. On Monday morning, Mayor FoFo Gilich approved the emergency work premium pay to all essential personnel. Employees like law enforcement or firefighters will receive one half…

Three Biloxi firefighters test positive for COVID-19

Three Biloxi firefighters have tested positive for Coronavirus. The first two employees to receive positive tests are in their mid-40s to mid-50s and received the positive results Friday. A third firefighter learned he had positive results Saturday. Biloxi Fire Chief…