St. Tammany Parish Fire District No.13 “Goodbee Fire Department” is an all-hazards response agency providing Fire Protection, Emergency Medical Services, Hazardous Materials Response and Multi-Faceted Rescue capabilities. St. Tammany Parish Fire District No. 13 was established on April 21st, 1988. District 13 serves a population of approximately 6,886 residents, according to the current census estimates. Fire District 13 comprises approximately 30 square miles of western St. Tammany Parish and covers a long stretch of I-12 from Hwy 21 westward all the way to the Parish line. District 13 has three fire stations, approximately 40 part-time paid firefighters and staff along with six full-time Fire Equipment Operators, three full-time Captains, one full-time Fire Chief, and an Administrative Assistant. District 13 responded to 860 incidents in 2016, roughly 40 or 7% of those were fires, 53% were rescue or medical calls, 3% were Hazardous materials calls; the remaining comprised false alarms, weather related emergencies, public assist type calls, like assisting a disabled citizen, animal rescues, smell of smoke, etc. District 13 trains with other fire districts monthly at Fire District 4’s (Mandeville) Training Facility, District 13 responds mutual aid and receives mutual aid regularly with Fire District 2 (Madisonville), Fire District 5 (Folsom) and City of Covington, these departments all border District 13. Fire District 13 has a Property Insurance Association of Louisiana fire protection class 4 fire rating.