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St. Louis City Firefighter Applicants Begin Physical Testing

CPAT testing – when each applicant goes through a series of tests in full fire gear – begins after a written test,

07/24/2015

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Local Firefighters Honored For Heroic Acts

Firehouse Magazine honors eight St. Louis city firefighters.

07/21/2015

File photo of firefighters putting out a fire. (Photo by UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Studies Find Firefighters Up to Twice as Likely to Develop Certain Cancers

“Toxins are getting through our gear, and ultimately to our skin, and being absorbed in a fashion that we had never understood before,” he says.

07/10/2015

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New Monarch Board Member Calls for Truce

Rick Gans fills out fiscally Conservative board.

05/28/2015

Members of the St. Louis Fire Department help a resident out of a window as he escapes a two-alarm fire in St. Louis on May 11, 2015. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Man Dies in St. Louis Apartment Building Fire

St. Louis fire officials say a man was killed in an apartment building fire that sent about a half dozen other people to hospitals.

05/11/2015

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Man Rescued from South St. Louis Trench

It appears the man suffered no obvious external injuries. He was transported to Saint Louis University Hospital for observation.

05/04/2015

(L to R) The Guns ‘N Hoses Boxing Association donates $340,124 to The BackStoppers April 8, 2015. The donation, which represents the proceeds from the organization’s 28th annual Budweiser Guns ‘N Hoses boxing event held Jan. 30 at the Scottrade Center, was accepted by Chief Ron Battelle, Chief Dennis Jenkerson, David Stokes, Steve Holley, Jack Martorelli and Chief Jim Silvernail. (Courtesy of Byrne PR on behalf of Guns ‘N Hoses)

Guns ‘N Hoses Announces Donation to BackStoppers

Guns ‘N Hoses donated $340,124, which represents the proceeds from the organization’s 28th annual Budweiser Guns ‘N Hoses boxing event held Jan. 30 at the Scottrade Center.

04/09/2015

Courtesy of the St. Louis Fire Department.

Raging Fire Destroys St. Louis Building

Flames fill building from basement through roof.

02/25/2015

National gurardsmen stand guard at the police station on November 29, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. The Ferguson area has been struggling to return to normal since the August 9 shooting of Brown, an 18-year-old black man, who was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer. When the grand jury announced on November 24, that Wilson would not face charges in the shooting rioting and looting broke out throughout the area leaving several businesses burned to the ground.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Sen. Schmitt: Committee Not Satisfied with Nixon’s National Guard Explanation

“It raised more questions than answers,” he says.

02/13/2015

9-year-old girl dies during fire at this home in the 3900 block of North 21st. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

North St. Louis Fire Claims Life of 7 YO Girl

Firefighters believe a space heater caused the fire.

02/13/2015

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