Spotlight Firefighter of the Month-December

The Lemay Fire Protection District would like to honor Pvt. Glen Barton as firefighter of the month.  Pvt. Barton grew up in south city and as a young man had a life altering experience with his Grandmother Turner who endured a heart attack.  From that moment on Pvt. Barton new he wanted to be a first responder. Pvt. Barton started his ems career with Abbott EMS. After leaving Abbott, Glen joined the City of Saint Louis Fire Department working as a paramedic on Medic 13.  After graduating from the Saint Louis County Fire Academy Pvt. Barton joined the Lemay Fire Protection District. Pvt. Glen Barton enjoys teaching American Heart association classes including ACLS, PALS and CPR. PVT Glen Barton is spearheading the LFPD's CPR training program which offers basic CPR instruction for local businesses and Boy/Girl Scout Troops. If you are a local business owner or troop leader please call the LFPD at 314-631-4500 for more information regarding this training program. On his time off Glen enjoys hiking and traveling the country with his wife Shauna and two children.

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.