St. Mary Parish Fire Protection District #11

Deputy Chief


Tony J. DeRouen is currently the Deputy Fire Chief with Fire District #11. Deputy Chief DeRouen started his service with the Jeanerette Fire Department in 2000 as a Firefighter. He has been in the Louisiana National Guard since 1999, in March for 2004 he was deployed to Iraq. He was promoted to a Lieutenant in 2007 with Jeanerette Fire Department, in 2008 he was awarded Officer of the Year. Again in 2009 he was called upon and deployed to Iraq for a second time, he is currently a Staff Sargent with A co. 2-156th Inf. in Beaux Brigde. He is also a father to two daughters. Deputy Chief DeRouen has the following fire certifications: Hazmat Awareness and Operation, Firefighter 1 and 2, Fire Service Instructor 1. He is currently part of the regional Haz-Mat/Decomtamintion team with the La. National Guard. He also hold an Emergency Medical Responder License with the State of Louisiana