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
 

Progress Being Made on the New Ambulance

The new Advanced Life Support Vehicle is coming together at the Osage Ambulance vehicle assembly plant in Linn Missouri.  The picture of the patient care area shows the self loading system built by Stryker already installed.  Projected delivery will be in mid October. Once delivered all patient care equipment, dispatch equipment and vehicle lettering will need to be installed prior to being placed in service.  Check back with us periodically as more pictures will be uploaded as progres continues.  

Spotlight Firefighter of the Month-September

Dominic Moll has always held himself to the highest standard of professionalism during his 19 years within the fire service. Today we are honoring that service with another achievement as Lemay Fire Protection District's Firefighter of the Month.  Dominic Moll started his career at 16 years old with the Mapaville Fire Protection District.  As Dominic grew so did his career starting at Shrewsbury Fire Department. Dominic moved onto Crestwood Fire Department then on with the Lemay Fire Protection District.  Since starting six years ago with the LFPD Dominic has moved up the ranks from Private to Lieutenant Medical Officer challenging himself as well as his peers. As Medical Officer, Dominic instructs CPR classes with local schools, Boy Scouts and daycares. Currently, Lieutenant Moll is undertaking the task or purchasing a new advanced life support vehicle.  Dominic has balanced his home life and career with the utmost integrity.  Being married for ten years to his loving wife Ashley along with raising their four year old son Cooper, who is also aspiring to follow his fathers footsteps in the fire service.  During Dominic's off time he enjoys traveling and visiting local atractions such as the St. Louis City Museum and the Zoo.      

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. 

Progress Being Made on the New Ambulance

The Lemay Fire Protection District is in the process of purchasing and building a new advanced life support vehicle.  With emergency medical calls increasing each year it is important for the citizens of Lemay to have a reliable technologically advanced, advanced life support vehicle available, and still be financially responsible. The new ambulance will be on a 2017 Ford F-450 chassis that features four wheel drive and the 6.7L Powerstroke Diesel.  The treatment area is being constructed by Osage Ambulance out of Lynn Missouri.  This includes a fully welded aluminum box for increased safety in case the ambulance is involved in an accident.  We are only in the beginning stages of the ambulance building process so check back periodically for updated pictures and vehicle features.  Projected delivery date is late October 2017.  

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.