Welcome to the official website for the Zachary Fire Department. Our goal is to provide you with helpful information about your fire department. Our team of dedicated men and women work hard each and every day to provide the citizens a safe place to live, work and play. We also want to have our community as safe as possible for all the visitors that choose to explore what the City of Zachary has to offer.
Our team of dedicated employees and volunteers continue to work hard to improve the quality of life for our citizens by being a part of the community. The Zachary Fire Department covers an area of approximately 74 square miles including the city limits and the unincorporated areas of Zachary. We participate in several community events throughout the year and continue to support the community by providing safety education and fire prevention measures to ensure the safety of all.
Our team continues to work, train and prepare to respond to the needs of our community each and every day. We will continue to be proactive to the needs of our community by utilizing the latest technology available to protect our citizens.
We are committed to protecting the citizens of our community from the perils of fire, aiding in medical emergencies and other emergencies through progressive training, emergency response, prevention, education and community involvement.
As of December 6, 2010
The Property Insurance of Louisiana (PIAL) is the agency in charge of assessing the effectiveness of fire departments in the state of Louisiana. Each department is given a rating based on equipment, manpower, water supply and communication.
The rating is based on a scale of 1 – 10, where 1 is the best and a 10 being the worst possible class rating for a community.
All properties located inside the city limits of Zachary will continue to receive a class 2 rating.
Properties located outside of the city limits, but within East Baton Rouge Parish will continue to receive a Class 4 rating if you are located within 7 road miles of a recognized fire station.