District Six Fire Department

East Baton Rouge Parish

About District Six Fire Department:


The mission of the District Six Fire Department is the protection of life, property and environment within our community. We are committed to providing fire protection, emergency medical services and public service in a safe, timely and efficient manner. 

The staff at District Six trains extensively every day to ensure that we are providing the best possible service to our community. 

District Six has two fire stations, one on Prescott Rd. and a sub-station on Mickens Rd. We currently have 20 full-time employees and numerous contract employees.

"A Commitment to the Community"


District 6 Fire Department is currently accepting applications for Firefighter/Operators.

​This is a competitive, entry level position.

Qualifications and requirements to be considered for employment:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or valid certificate of equivalency
  • Must have an active Civil Service test score

Civil Service testing information can be found here. There is an online testing option.

Please bring a completed application, high school diploma or valid certificate of equivalency, state issued identification, and any fire service or medical certifications to Station 51 at 7878 Prescott Rd, Baton Rouge LA 70812

After any offer of employment, but before beginning work, medical exams and required training must be completed. This will be provided by District 6 Fire Department.

Please call District 6 Fire Department, Station 51 at 225-355-3110 from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm for any questions regarding this position. Full class details can be found here.

District 6 Fire Department is an equal opportunity employer.