Dennis Jenkerson

The newly promoted Fire Capt. Steve Fritsch, left, Battalion Chief Wayne Luster, and Chief of Communications Michael Richardson. (Photo courtesy of the St. Louis Fire Department's Facebook page)

St. Louis Fire Department Announces Promotions

The St. Louis Fire Department announced promotion of its members.


St. Louis firefighters leave a building after a one alram fire has been extinguished in St. Louis on November 6, 2014. Firefighters found one man in his 30's dead in a second floor bedroom. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

House Fire on The Hill Claims Life of Man

St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson says its another case where smoke detectors may have saved a life.



TIAM Weekend: Bill Wallace, Dennis Jenkerson

Our KMOX Voice of Caring partner in October is U.S. Vets – St. Louis. Executive Director Bill Wallace joins us. St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson joins Brian and Maria to talk about fire safety […]


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Squatters Blamed for Starting Two St. Louis Warehouse Fires

A warehouse fire Thursday on Papin street south of downtown is being blamed on warming fires kindled by the homeless.



City Unveils New Unified Command Vehicle

Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson says it will really come in handy at large public events like Fair St. Louis and downtown marathons.


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1 Dead, 100 Injured in Storm Accident Near Busch Stadium

At least 17 were hospitalized and up to 100 people were treated at the scene.


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Gas Generators Can Kill

St. Louis fire chief says a woman died Saturday when carbon monoxide from a generator flooded her home.


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Firefighter Injured South of Downtown St. Louis

Chief Dennis Jenkerson says Sunday’s blaze was fueled by “lots of stuff” in the bedroom near the point of ignition.


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