Engine House Tours

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 The Clayton Fire Department is proud to give the public insight into the day to day life of a fireman.  Station Tours are available upon request.  The tour will include an explanation of the day to day duties, responsibilities, and activities at the Clayton Fire Department.  On the tour you will also get to see the trucks and equipment that we use to help to keep you safe every day.  After the tour you will have a chance to have your pictures taken with the trucks and members of the Clayton Fire Department.

 The tour will not be allowed access to the private sleeping areas of the crew unless special approval by the officer in charge.  Under no circumstances are tour guest allowed to accompany the crew on emergency calls.  The priority of the City of Clayton Fire Department is the safety and protection of property of our citizens, employees, and visitors.  Although we will make every effort to accommodate the agreed upon date and time obviously emergency response will be necessary.

Please contact our administrative offices at (314)290-8485 with further questions or to schedule a tour.

 Fire House Tours- For Private Groups 

To be sure that we can provide a pleasant time without hampering the operations of the department the following guidelines will need to be followed.  The number of guest should be limited to 10 with one a supervising adult for every three children under the age of 13.  Tours will begin no earlier than 0900 and conclude no later than 1900.  All Tours Should be scheduled with the Administrative Specialist at least 2 weeks prior to the event at which time they will notify the BC of the affected crew as well as the PIO.  The Battalion Chief will make every effort to leave one person in house to accompany the tour in case of a call. 

Fire House Tours- For Schools & Scout Groups

To be sure that we can provide a pleasant time without hampering the operations of the department the following guidelines will need to be followed.  The number of guest should be limited to 30 with one a supervising adult for every ten children under the age of 13.  Tours will begin no earlier than 0900 and conclude no later than 1900.  All Tours Should be scheduled with the Administrative Specialist at least 2 weeks prior to the event at which time they will notify the BC of the affected crew as well as the PIO.  The Battalion Chief will make every effort to leave one person in house to accompany the tour in case of a call. 

 Fire House Tours- Walk Ins

 The number of guests and times of availability will be left to the discretion of the on-duty crew.  Walk in tours should not interfere with the necessary training and operations of the fire department.

 

Fire House Dinner Charity Offering

The Clayton Fire Department will offer a unique experience for those that are willing to bid on the prize of having dinner and getting a more intimate view of life at the firehouse.  The two-hour experience will begin with a traditional firehouse dinner prepared by the members of the Clayton Fire Department for the winner and 5 of their friends.  After Dinner the winner and friends will be given a private tour of the fire house.    

To be sure that we can provide a pleasant time without hampering the operations of the department the following guidelines will need to be followed.  First, we will limit the number of times that we offer this prize to four times a year (once per quarter) on a first come first serve basis.  The number of guest should be limited to 6 with no guest under the age of 18 present without a supervising adult.  The diner and tour will begin at 1700 and conclude no later than 1900.  It will be the winner’s responsibility to schedule the dinner with the Administrative Specialist at least 2 weeks prior to the event at which time they will notify the BC of the affected crew.  The Battalion Chief will make every effort to leave one person in house to accompany the tour in case of a call.  The priority of the City of Clayton Fire Department is the safety and protection of property of our citizens, employees, and visitors.  Although we will make every effort to accommodate the agreed upon date and time obviously emergency response will be necessary.