We take pride in serving the historic city ofSte Genevieve, MO

Our Mission

Our Mission

It is the mission of the Ste Genevieve Fire Department to preserve life and property, promote public safety and fire prevention through leadership, management and actions, as an all risk life safety response provider. It is the department’s endeavor to deliver the highest level of service to our residents with the utmost professionalism.

Our Team


We have about 30 active members who respond from home, work, or wherever they may be. Each of our members is at a minimum required to attend monthly department training’s and meet a department standard of training.



Ste Gen FD is looking for people who are interested in becoming volunteer members. For a member’s time and commitment we provide equipment and training in a motivating real world environment in order for you to gain an understanding, competence and receive certifications in firefighting. We accept applications throughout the year and bring new members at various times.

It’s a great day to be at the Spring for Down Syndrome Benefit! Come on down and suppprt a great cause! ... See MoreSee Less

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SGFD would like to remind everyone to take a moment to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to protect our great country. Enjoy the holiday and have a safe Memorial Day! ... See MoreSee Less

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Please help us congratulate the winners from this year’s 2021 annual Ste. Genevieve Fire Department Awards Banquet!

Every year we honor the bravery, sacrifice and dedication of our members through our awards; this year’s recipients are examples of these qualities.

There is no other profession that is more rewarding and fulfilling than the fire service. These honorees have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

Bob Wertmen with an award for 14 years of service served as a firefighter and an engineer.

Tim Heller with an award for 16 years of service served as a firefighter.

Eric Coleman with an award for 25 years of service served as a firefighter.

Mike Buck Jokerst with an award for 36 years of service served as a firefighter and an engineer.

We would like to recognize the following members for their dedicated years of service to the citizens of Ste. Genevieve, MO:
Bo Caldwell – 5 Years
Jason Martin – 5 years
Owen Roth – 5 years�Tyson Benner – 10 Years

This award was presented to the following firefighters who have gone above and beyond the call of duty:

Bo Caldwell
Owen Roth
Justin Donovan

This award is given to one individual firefighter who exhibits outstanding performance and dedication to the department. The award is voted upon by members of the department each year and is truly a peer recognition for their work and effort:

Owen Roth
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Pete, we are happy to see you home and we will be praying for a smooth and speedy recovery. We can’t wait to see you back on the streets again!

Chief Bennet and his crew at SGPD did an amazing job making sure Pete got home safe and could see just how much his community loves him. SGFD appreciated being able to join in this salute to a real hometown hero.
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Training this week consisted of forcible entry, saws, and operating everything that has a small engine! Training on the small tools and equipment is just as critical as training on the big trucks.

Anytime we get to train on busting doors open and cutting stuff up is always fun!
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