La Jolla has an all-volunteer, all-risk Fire Department located off of Harolds Road that has been operational since 1986. Wesley Ruise, Jr. is Fire Chief; and John Ruise is Batillion Chief. Reserve firefighters include Marc Powvall, Brandon Keenan, Robert Arias, Tyler Ruise, Josh Powvall, Jeremy Cline, Eric Walsh, John B. Ruise, and Danny Cox. The biggest fire threats are wild land fires, heavy traffic on Hwy. 76, the campground, fireworks and burning trash. There is no telephone line to the Fire Department and residents needing assistance should call 911.