Kitchen Fire in Attala Tuesday Evening

On Tuesday, May 30, 2023 just before 8:00 p.m., Attala Central Fire Department was dispatched to a home on Attala Road 3243 for a grease fire in the kitchen.Firemen worked quickly to get the fire contained and extinguished.  No one was injured, and the... Read More.

Attala County Firefighters Extinguish Kitchen Fire

On Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at approximately 6:40 p.m., Attala Central Fire Department, Zama Volunteer Fire Department, Attala County Deputies, and EMS were dispatched to a fire at a residence on Highway 19 near Highway 35.Attala County Emergency Management Director, Danny Townsend says the... Read More.

Electrical Fire and a Crash in Kosciusko Tuesday

At approximately 4:20 a.m. on Tuesday, May 9th, Kosciusko Fire Department and Kosciusko Police responded to an electrical fire at Parkway Pure on South Huntington Street.  The fire apparently started in a cooler.Kosciusko Police, Kosciusko Fire Department, and EMS were dispatched to a two-vehicle... Read More.


Arrington Confirmed Dead After Leake Standoff

UPDATED 5:00AM THURSDAYWe still don't know why a suspected car thief who escaped from jail in Raymond and allegedly killed a man in Jackson wound up hiding out in Leake County.  Sheriff Randy Atkinson says that's something he's trying to figure out."That's still under... Read More.


Attala Fire and Rescued Dispatched to a Pond in Sallis

Approximately 3:45pm on Tuesday, Attala County Fire, Sheriff's department, and EMS were dispatched to a pond behind Dollar General in Sallis with a possible drowning.  When emergency officials arrived, an adult male was found unresponsive.  Upon further investigation, the victim died of natural causes.

Woods Fire and a Crash in Attala Thursday

Attala Central Fire Department and Ethel Volunteers were called to a woods fire on Hwy 12 in Ethel at approximately 11:25 a.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2023.Attala County Emergency Management Director, Danny Townsend says that a commercial warehouse was in danger of catching fire. ... Read More.

Local Fire Departments to Benefit from New State Law

The men and women who serve on Mississippi's volunteer fire departments aren't in it for the money.  Because there isn't any.  They aren't paid for what they do.  But soon, those firefighters will have a retirement benefit.  Gov. Reeves on Monday signed legislation that'll... Read More.


Easter Sunday Fire Claims Attala County Home

At approximately 12:33 p.m. on Sunday, April 9, 2023, Attala County Fire Department, Zama Volunteers, and EMS were dispatched to a house fire on Attala Road 5023/Gray Rd.Firefighters arrived on scene to find the home fully engulfed in flames.  Two people were taken to... Read More.