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Tupelo Fire Department

City of Tupelo

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New Citizens of Tupelo

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome each of you to the City of Tupelo.  It is our hope to make this transition as smooth as possible for everyone. We have compiled this small packet of information for you.

This page  describes the way to mark the proper address for your home or business. Also included, is information on our no open burning ordinance in the city.

The 90 full time firefighters, staff and I are here to assist you 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. If we can be of any assistance please feel free to contact us at 841-6439.

Thomas Walker

Fire Chief

Tupelo Fire Department

Open Burning is prohibited in the City of Tupelo.

This includes but is not limited to:

1. Leaves

2. Trash

3. Brush Piles

4. Stumps

5. Grass or weeds in open fields

6. Any material burned that produces smoke in an open area or container

What type of burning is not prohibited

1. Fire places inside the home

2. Recreational fires not using leaves or brush

3. Bonfires (when approved)

4. Outdoor fire places (chiminea types)

Address marked on your home or business

The address for your home or business may change shortly after the annexation of all areas is completed. These are the general guidelines we use to make it easier for your home to be located in the event of an emergency.

1. The address is posted in numbers not letters spelling out the address

2. It is visible from the street

3. The numbers contrast with the back ground they are placed on for easy identification

4. The numbers must be at least 4 inches in height

Thomas Walker

Fire Chief

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