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How Biloxi Fire Department is keeping you safe during COVID-19 pandemic

Everyday firefighters work to keep our community safe, but now they have another battle to fight: COVID-19. Emergencies do not stop because of a global...

Man escapes house fire in Long Beach; blaze damages home, shed and vehicle

LONG BEACH, Miss. (WXXV) — One man escaped a house fire Tuesday night in Long Beach. According to authorities, the fire broke out at a...

New push for Biloxi firefighters

Have you always wanted to fight fires and help out your community as a first responder? Well, you may be in luck because the...

Mississippi firefighters take action with Senate bill to protect first responders

According to the International Association of Firefighters, 76% of firefighter line-of-duty deaths in 2018 were caused by cancer. The increase in job related-illnesses has...

Firefighters remember fallen heroes

First responders put their lives on the line every day to protect our community. The Coast will always remember the two heroic firefighters who...

Meet “Pluggie”

Gulfport fire department introduced their new toy "Pluggie" to a group of kids from Christian Collegiate Academy. Pluggie is a life size robotic fire hydrant...

Trench rescue training in Gulfport

Firefighters in South Mississippi are brushing up on their trench rescue skills right here in Gulfport. Trench rescue involves sides caving in or a person...

Free Meals For Ocean Springs FireFighters

Free country fried steak plate meals for Ocean Springs firefighters from 11 am until 7 pm at Pleasant Barbeque.

Biloxi Mayor to Propose New Fire Stations

Mayor Gilich plans to address the City Council about adding two new fire stations to the city. Those two stations would be located in...

Firefighters Learn Aircraft Safety

Earlier this week, a plane crashed in Tupelo, prompting multiple fire agencies to respond to the scene. Tonight, The Gulfport Combat Readiness Training Center held...

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New school year to start with new safety measures in place

For the first time since March, in-person classes will resume in Harrison County Schools on Thursday. However, schools will not look or operate the...
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08/05 Ryan’s “Manageable” Wednesday Evening Forecast

Temperatures are above average, but the weather outside doesn't feel too bad thanks to slightly drier air. Doesn't last forever though....
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IMMS doctors work to save an endangered Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle

Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles make their home in the Gulf of Mexico with the vast majority of this endangered species living in the Mississippi...
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Mayor Gilich releases new guidelines for Biloxi bars and restaurants

Biloxi Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich issued an executive order to make sure local restaurants and bars were following the governor’s mandate to end alcohol...