Wednesday, October 26, 2016

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Fire Chief Issues Burn Ban for City of Vicksburg

The National Weather Service has issued a high fire danger alert for The City of Vicksburg. This means that conditions exist that could cause any outside fire to quickly burn out of control.

 Accordingly, Vicksburg Fire Chief Charles Atkins has issued a burn ban for the City of Vicksburg.

This burn ban will be in effect until November 1 unless earlier lifted.

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2016 Flood Information

The latest information pertaining to the 2016 Mississippi River flood event can be found on our site at or


Water Service Interruption - Bowmar

alertDue to water repairs in the area, water service is out on Drummond Ave from Arthur St. to Bowmar Ave., all of Bowmar Ave. and Washington Street from Fairgrounds Street to Bowmar Ave. We will keep you updated on the progress of the repairs.

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Road Closure - Warrenton Road

alertOn Monday, October 27, 2014, Warrenton Rd. just south of Kemp Bottom Rd will be closed from 6:00 am until 4:00 pm for construction work.

Road Closure - Crawford Street

Crawford Street between Washington and Walnut will be closed Friday, November 8, 2013, due to construction work being done on the Mississippi River Commission Building.

Boil Water Notices

UPDATE - City Wide Boil Water Notice Lifted- September 2, 2016

UPDATE - Boil water notice has been lifted!

The boil water notice has been lifted for the city of Vicksburg. It is no longer necessary to boil water before concumption.



Emergency Contact Info

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con_tel Emergency Information Line: 601-801-3443

con_addressPhysical Address:
City of Vicksburg
Emergency Management
1401 Walnut Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180

con_addressMailing Address:
City of Vicksburg
Emergency Management
PO Box 150
Vicksburg, MS 39181

Emergency information line - Recorded during local emergencies

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