The High Ridge Fire Protection District is located in Northeast Jefferson County, approximately 30 miles southwest of St. Louis, MO. We protect an area covering approximately 96 square miles, including both suburban and rural areas. We currently staff four fire stations with 30 full-time firefighters and 20 part-time firefighters.
We respond to an average of 2,400 calls per year with some of the most highly trained firefighters in the St. Louis area. All of our firefighters are a minimum of EMT qualified with a growing number of Paramedics on our force. We also provide one of the only dive teams in our county, along with several other specialized programs to serve our community.