Our mission as your local Fire Department


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.

We value

OUR FIREFIGHTERS, we support open communications, education, and the use of common sense in dealing with our firefighters. We support policies that encourage the mental and physical health of our employees. We value a safe working environment.

TEAMWORK, we recognize that none of us alone are as effective as we are together. We encourage all to work together, regardless of race, color, sex or religion. The strength of family, both at home and in the workplace, is identified in our value system.

TRUST AND LOYALTY, it is through the honest interaction with those who come into contact with us that we can offer the greatest service.

EXCELLENCE, we value the perseverance and dedication of our employees in providing an efficient, orderly service to the citizens of Ste Genevieve.

COMPASSION, SGFD must always show empathy for those whom we serve and understanding their needs in time of crisis.

HUMOR, we encourage good, appropriate humor. We support each other and encourage participation for the growth of all members. We must always remember that a fun experience is to be treasured.

I would like to welcome you to the official website of the Ste. Genevieve Fire Department. I hope you find the site informative. I would also like to invite you to check out our official Facebook page.
I take great pride and honor in introducing you to our department. The Ste. Genevieve Fire Department was founded in 1894, by a group of dedicated citizens who had the foresight to start fire protection in our city.  The Ste. Genevieve Fire Department is an all-volunteer department comprised of 28 volunteer firefighters. We no doubt have some of the most dedicated and talented firefighters in the area.


  • Located in Ste Genevieve, MO

  • All volunteer Fire Department

  • Ste Gen FD has 7 Apparatus

  • 2 Pumper trucks

  • 1 Rescue truck

  • 1 Brush truck – 1 water truck

  • 2 support vehicles

Our Core Values


Above all else, we realize that we are here to meet the needs of the public.


We conduct ourselves at all times in a manner befitting the oath we swore to uphold.


We live according to our Code of Conduct that governs our behavior both on and off the job.


We trust one another to prepare in such a way that puts the safety, effectiveness, and reputation of the team and the Department first.


We always treat others as they desire to be treated.


We inspire our Firefighters to take risks that improve our organization and advance our profession.

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