Fire Department

Established on Sept. 14, 1857, the St. Louis Fire Department is the second oldest career Fire Department in the United States

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Dennis Jenkerson - Fire Chief

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Call 9-1-1 immediately for a fire or medical emergency.

If you are a resident seeking a smoke alarm, please contact Fire Headquarters at (314) 533-3406.

If you are seeking employment with the Department, hiring is conducted through the City's Department of Personnel.  For current openings, call the Department of Personnel Job Hotline at (314) 992-0996.

If you are seeking a fire incident report, please contact Fire HQ at (314) 533-3406.

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Fire Department Bureaus

Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
Information about the City's ambulance service.

Bureau of Prevention
Information about the divisions within the Fire Department that work on fire prevention.

Fire Department Communications
Information regarding the bureau within the Fire Department that dispatches appropriate equipment to emergency calls.

Fire Department Support Services
Information regarding the bureau within the Fire Department that maintains the Fire Department rolling stock.

Fire Inspections Unit
General information about the the unit that performs fire inspections.

Fire Investigation
Pertinent information regarding the bureau within the Fire Department that investigates fires of suspicious origin.

Fire Suppression
Information about the Fire Suppression Bureau under the Fire Department.

News and Announcements

Missouri Supreme Court Affirms City of St. Louis Firefighter Pension Reform
Today's affirmation finalizes all state court proceedings.
News/Announcement | Firemen's Retirement System of St. Louis | 02/04/2015

National Burn Awareness Week 2014
Observed Feb. 2 through Feb. 8, 2014.
News/Announcement | Fire Department | 02/05/2014

Contact Information

St. Louis Fire Department Shield

Phone: (314) 533-3406
Fax: (314) 533-1681

24 x 7 M-Sun

1421 N. Jefferson Ave
St. Louis, Missouri 63106

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