Employment Opportunity

The Lemay Fire Protection District is currently accepting applications for employment as Firefighter / Paramedic 

Requirements for Consideration

Minimum requirements for the position include current Missouri or National Registry Paramedic License, current ACLS certification, Missouri Firefighter I and II Certification, Graduate from the St. Louis County Fire Academy, and current Missouri Driver's License.

Application for Employment

Applications will be accepted thru December 1, 2017 and are available online at 
lemayfire.org or from the Administrative Office located at 1201 Telegraph St. Louis, MO 63125. All completed applications may be submitted to the above location Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 4p.m. 
 
Please include the following documents with completed application: Updated Resume, Missouri State Highway Patrol Criminal and Driving Records Review, copies of Missouri Driver's License, EMT -P License, ACLS Certification, Firefighter I and II Certificate, St. Louis County Fire Academy Graduation Certificate, and any other pertinent documentation you would like to submit for employee candidate consideration. All applications received during this time frame shall be kept on file for two years for future employment reference. 

Benefit Package 

The Lemay Fire Protection offers a competitive salary and benefit package. To obtain an outline of current employee benefits, please request a copy from the District's Administrative Office here
 

Spotlight Firefighter of the Month-November

November's Spotlight Firefighter of the Month is Deputy Chief Brian Heidbreder. Brian started his firefighting career at the age of fourteen with the Goldman Fire Protection District outside of Hillsboro Missouri. Spending a total of fifteen years with the Goldman Fire Protection District, Brian brought his experiences as a volunteer to the Lemay Fire Protection District in 1995.  In 2001 Brian was promoted to lieutenant, 2011 captain, 2012 deputy chief. During his time here at the LFPD Brian has achieved the Medal of Valor in 1997 for rescuing a child from a residential structure fire.  He also was awarded the Oakville Elks Lodge Lemay Firefighter of the year in 2009. During his thirty years of community service Brian graduated from Western Illinois University with a Bachelors in Fire Science and Administration. Stemming from a family of firefighters, his grandfather, step father and two brothers all have served the fire service proudly for many years.  Aside from his family here at Lemay, Brian enjoys his off time with his wife of twenty two years, Kimberly, andn their two children Bailey and Madison. Keep checking www.lemayfire.org for next months spotlight firefighter of the month.   

Burn Permit Information

Facts on Open Burning Under Missouri Law

The following information is presented as a public service from the Lemay Fire Protection District. Residents not living in the Lemay Fire Protection District should contact their local Fire District, City, or County Health Department.

Definitions:

St. Louis Metropolitan Area --- The geographical area comprising of St. Louis, St. Charles, Jefferson and Franklin Counties and the City of St. Louis.
 
Open Burning --- Burning of any materials in which air contaminants resulting from combustion are emitted directly into ambient air without fire passing through a stack or chimney from an enclosed chamber.
 
Prohibited Open Burning Under State Regulation  --- Any waste generated by a business, trade, industry, factory and any demolition operation cannot be burned.  This would include, but not limited to paper, cardboard boxes, pallets, tires, rubber products, hazardous materials, Styrofoam, plastics, petroleum based products and treated wood.  Any asbestos-containing materials cannot be burned.
 
Open Burning of Household Refuse
 
St. Louis Metropolitan Area --- Open burning of household refuse is prohibited in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area.
 
Open Burning of Household Yard Wastes --- Missouri allows open burning of household yard wastes originated on premises from four dwelling units or less and burned on the same premises.
 
St. Louis Metropolitan Area --- Open burning of tree leaves or residential brush is allowed only in area outside of incorporate municipalities and is limited to the period beginning September 16 and ending April 14 of each calendar year. These brush piles are limited to 16 square feet and the burning is allowed from 10:00 am through 4:00 pm.
 
Open Burning for Recreational Purposes --- Campfires and other fires used solely for recreational purposes, ceremonial occasions or for outdoor noncommercial preparation of food are allowed in Missouri.  Fires shall only include vegetative woody materials or untreated wood products.
 
The Air Pollution statutes of the State of Missouri, specifically section 10 CSR 10-5.070 “Open Burning Restrictions”, covers all of the information that is stated above.  However, under Missouri Air Pollution Rule 10 CSR 10-6.  170 (1) (B) no person may cause or allow to occur any fugitive emissions to remain visible in the ambient air beyond the property line of origin.  This effectively restricts the occurrence of smoke blowing onto the property of another.
 
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Celebrating 75 Years

The Lemay Fire Protection District has been Seeking Opportunities to Serve for the past 75 years.  As the oldest fire protection district in the State of Missouri, the LFPD covers approximately 4.5 square miles, staffing one rescue pumper, one advanced life support ambulance, and one command vehicle. The estimated population served is approximately twenty five thousand people.  The Lemay area consists of residential, commercial and industrial buildings along with Jefferson Barracks Park. The current firehouse is located at 1201 Telegraph Rd and opened in 1992.The previous firehouse which is still standing is located at 838 Erskine Ave.


The Lemay Fire Protection District is honored to be a part of the community and serve the citizens of Lemay.  For all area residents the LFPD will install smoke and carbon monoxide detectors free of charge. We will also install and check infant and toddler carseats at the firehouse.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact us anytime at 314-631-4500. 

Welcome to the Lemay Fire Protection District

The Lemay Fire Protection District covers approximately 4.5 square miles of unincorporated St. Louis County and the City of Bella Villa with a population of about 17,000.