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Officers & Firefighters

Denny Rusch,
Centralia Fire Chief

Welcome to the Centralia Fire Department web page.  It is our desire to serve the citizens and visitors of Centralia, Missouri and it is the mission of the Centralia Fire Department to provide protection of life and property by controlling and extinguishing fires, and assisting other departments of city government when there is a need.   

Centralia Fire Department is a volunteer department consisting of 2 stations, 5 trucks, and 21 dedicated officers and firefighters.

The Centralia Fire Department is one of the agencies which receives Tier Two Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory reports from local businesses. Along with several other government and private agencies and individuals, it participates in the Boone County Local Emergency Planning Committee. More information on the activities of the LEPC may be found at their web site at www.bcmolepc.org

Fire Chief - Denny Rusch
Photo courtesy of Dennis Magg


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