gautier fire department

Josh Latch named new Gautier Fire Chief

The City of Gautier has a new fire chief. Josh Latch has been named Gautier’s new fire chief and has been serving as interim chief since October 2020. The 44-year-old has been a firefighter with Gautier Fire…

Gautier Fire Department hands out masks

As the COVID-19 pandemic endures, local officials continue to pass out personal protective equipment to the Gulf Coast community. Earlier today, the Gautier Fire Department handed out free masks at the Singing River Mall property. Gautier residents simply drove up,…

Community comes together for injured firefighter

On April 10th, Lieutenant Dan Kauppi, a member of the Gautier Fire Department, was severely injured in a car wreck and is currently in a coma. Members of Gautier’s community are still rallying for his recovery. Saturday, the American Legion…

Gautier Firefighters get Back Pay

A Circuit Court judge has ordered the city of Gautier to pay more than $63,000 in back holiday pay to current and former firefighters. Twenty-five firefighters will receive anywhere from hundreds to thousands of dollars. This judgment stems from a…