I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the official website of the High Ridge Fire Protection District. I hope you find the information useful and informative.
I take great pride and honor in introducing you to our fire department. I have been with the High Ridge Fire District since 1982, and I have seen tremendous growth in our community. I have also seen the time and dedication our firefighters have put into making our department something all our citizens can be proud of.
I hope you take some time to explore the website and please feel free to contact us if you have any questions, comments or concerns. We are very active in the community, so please check back regularly for information on upcoming events.
Best Regards, Fire Chief Tom Lakin
High Ridge Fire District has child passenger safety technicians on duty each day to help you ensure your children are properly protected. Our technicians go through a lengthy training program and are certified under Safekids, USA.
If you would like to schedule an inspection, please click HERE to utilize our contact form, or call our administrative offices at 636-677-3371 Monday-Friday between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM.
CPR – or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – is an emergency lifesaving procedure performed when the heart stops beating. Immediate CPR can double or triple chances of survival after cardiac arrest.
We have instructors certified through the American Heart Association that can teach your business, community group, or family the lifesaving steps of CPR. Please use the contact form by clicking HERE inquire about scheduled a class.
If you have a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or Autism, they can be at a significant risk of wandering from a safe place. We are proud to offer Project Lifesaver to residents within our district, a program that is dedicated to bringing your loved ones home. Contact us for additional details on how to enroll your loved for this important program.
Smoke alarms are a key part of a home fire escape plan. When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. Working smoke alarms give you early warning so you can get outside quickly.
We have partnered with the Red Cross to provide free smoke detectors to residents of our district that need them. To get more details, or if you need assistance with your existing detectors, please contact us at 636-677-3371.
Weather radios, often referred to as “Smoke Detectors for Storms”, are designed to alert you to severe weather affecting your area, especially when it strikes overnight while you are sleeping.
If you purchase a weather radio, or already own one, and you need help programming it to receive alerts for our area, please call us at 636-677-3371 to set up an appointment.
As Winter temperatures begin to settle in and we have received our first significant snow of the season, we have also started to see an increase in flue fires in our area. According to the U.S.Fire Administration (USFA), fires in chimneys, flues or fuel burners account for 75 percent of home heating fires. Read on for tips on how to prevent flue fires in your home this winter.read more