GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Friday you are invited to "Get To Know Your First Responders" at Gulfport Fire Station 10. The fire fighters are holding an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 12001 Dedeaux Road. Besides showing up to learn about what they do, the firemen are asking you to bring a non-perishable food item that they'll donate to a local food bank.
Gulfport Fire Department leaders stated, "we appreciate you taking time to learn about our department and the services that we provide. We are extremely proud to provide the following services for our citizens and visitors: fire suppression, basic and advanced life support emergency medical service, technical rescue teams, marine response units with dive rescue and fire suppression capabilities, hazardous materials team, fire prevention, plan review and building inspections training, fire investigation and community education."