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UPDATED: Propane Leak Outside New IKEA Building

It’s now estimated that it will take until early afternoon to allow the tank to completely empty out.

03/18/2015

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Mixed Messages in Monarch Fire Protection District

More controversy in the Monarch Fire Protection District, this time involving the Explorer Program that has been in existence for 20 years.

03/10/2015

Playground equipment after a fire inside Brinkop Park in Shrewsbury. (Courtesy of KMOV)

Suspected Arson at Shrewsbury Playground

Playground equipment set on fire after earlier attempt to ignite picnic table.

03/10/2015

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Raging Fire Destroys St. Louis Building

Flames fill building from basement through roof.

02/25/2015

Community leaders gather in St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay's office to talk police diversity in response to Michael Brown's death on Nov. 4, 2014. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

St. Louis Looking to Boost Minority Recruiting Efforts for Police, Firefighters

St. Louis is launching an effort to recruit and train more minorities to serve as police officers and firefighters.

11/04/2014

File photo of a police car. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

St. Louis to Roll Out Police Diversity Effort

The city of St. Louis is looking to boost minority recruiting efforts in its police and fire departments.

11/04/2014

A St. Louis Fire Department truck stuck in street collapse at 9th and Wyoming on Aug. 7, 2014. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

Firefighters Remove Fire Truck Stuck in Hole for 2 Hours

It was a slow process, but St. Louis firefighters were able to remove one of their trucks from a hole in the street that opened up under one of its wheels at 9th and Wyoming this morning.

08/07/2014

File photo of a food truck. Photo: Thinkstock

Fire Department Takes Closer Look at Food Trucks After Philly Explosion

The fireball from the propane tank explosion on that Philadelphia food truck shot across a busy street, burning passersby.

07/23/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Fire Truck Stolen in Sullivan

Investigators are trying to find whoever stole a fire truck from outside a burning apartment building in Sullivan early this morning.

03/20/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Fire Department Uses App to Improve Response Time

The department is using a $1 million federal grant it received in 2011 to provide city firefighters with technology on the scene.

02/26/2014

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