Fire Department

Some STL County Fire Depts. Fail Required Response TimeBetter Together says the work of 43 different fire departments poses a "significant risk to the region."
Expert: St. Louis Police Need Money More Than Fire Dept.Rosenfeld told the Aldermanic Public Safety Committee the city has too many firemen sitting around waiting for a fire, when police are overworked.
Another Violent Weekend in St. LouisAnother St. Louis Homicide - Three Injured in Separate Shootings - St. Louis Police Dodge Bullets - Arson Investigation Underway
Rejected Bond Issue May Hurt St. Louis Fire DepartmentThe St. Louis Fire Chief is disappointed that city voters rejected a $180 million bond issue on Tuesday, which included $40 million for the fire department.
$180 Million Bond Issue- St. Louis Fire Dept Wants UpgradesTuesday's vote could give the St. Louis Fire Department $40 million if the issue gets two-thirds of the votes.
St. Louis Fire Capt: Drones Would Help Save LivesSt. Louis Fire Department Capt. Gregg Favre says a drone would be able to get on the scene of a reported body in the water in minutes.
Short-Staffed University City Has to Briefly Close Fire StationThe city says a combination of vacation time and people calling in sick caused the short-staffing issue, but as soon as they realized there was a problem they called in more personnel on overtime.
UPDATED: Propane Leak Outside New IKEA BuildingIt's now estimated that it will take until early afternoon to allow the tank to completely empty out.
Mixed Messages in Monarch Fire Protection DistrictMore controversy in the Monarch Fire Protection District, this time involving the Explorer Program that has been in existence for 20 years.
Suspected Arson at Shrewsbury PlaygroundPlayground equipment set on fire after earlier attempt to ignite picnic table.
Raging Fire Destroys St. Louis BuildingFlames fill building from basement through roof.
St. Louis Looking to Boost Minority Recruiting Efforts for Police, FirefightersSt. Louis is launching an effort to recruit and train more minorities to serve as police officers and firefighters.
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