Rural/Metro is the national leader in private fire protection services to dozens of unincorporated communities around the nation, including several in Arizona, Tennessee and Oregon.  We are also the recognized expert in on-site industrial fire protection services, including airports, manufacturing plants and oil refineries.  We are proud to include FedEx, Citgo and Alcoa among our customers.

When combined with our ambulance services, Rural/Metro is a national leader with services in 21 states and more than 690 communities from coast to coast.


Rural/Metro is an industry leader in fire and ambulance services and employs thousands of skilled, dedicated, and highly regarded Fire Fighters, EMT’s, and Paramedics throughout the United States. We operate in fast paced urban environments, rural communities and industrial facilities. We care about our communities and strive to provide outstanding service to each and every patient.

Rural/Metro is constantly seeking out high performing individuals to support our communities. If you are looking for a place to give your best and be challenged daily, join our team!

Safety Corner

Your first line of defense against fires only takes a second.

Rural/Metro Fire Department Reminds you to change the battery in your smoke detector twice a year when you change your clocks for day-light savings.