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Fire Department


Fire Department

The City of Ruston Fire Department is dedicated to service and protection of life and property of the citizens and visitors of Ruston by providing rapid, professional and dependable emergency services and providing fire prevention education, planning and training.  

The City of Ruston Fire Department has achieved the Class 2 rating with the Property Insurance Association of Louisiana.  A rating of 10 means no fire protection and a rating of 1 is the best fire protection which translates into lower homeowner and business insurance rates.  The department is rated every five years, and the City previously had a Class 3 rating.

Ruston Fire Department operates with a staffing of 50+ firefighters out of three stations. We fight fire, operate the emergency ambulance service, and respond to water rescue, hazardous material, rope rescue, and confined space emergencies.