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Off duty firefighters rescued three from this car on Saturday, December 20, 2014 (Twitter/@stlfiredept)

Off-Duty Firefighters Rescue Victims From Burning Car

Came across accident on way to work

14 hours ago

Jim Weber of the St. Louis Fire Department (L) takes a punch to the face while delivering one to the head of Will Smith of the Illinois State Police, during the first round of the annual Guns and Hoses boxing match at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on November 23, 2011. Guns and Hoses rasies money for the Backstoppers, an organization that assists families of firefighters and policemen killed in the line of duty. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Guns ‘N Hoses Charity Event Rescheduled

Guns ‘N Hoses was set for the night before Thanksgiving, but was postponed over concerns of Ferguson-related violence.

12/09/2014

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Three Injured in South St. Louis House Fire

Three people were injured, two critically, when their south St. Louis home caught fire late Monday night.

11/18/2014

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.

11/06/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Family Escapes Fire by Jumping from Window

St. Louis firefighters say the apartment had no working smoke detectors.

10/26/2014

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

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Dozens of Cars Damaged, Destroyed in Lake St. Louis Fire

Firefighters kept the flames from spreading, and no one was hurt.

07/28/2014

Chris Gelven

Monarch Fire Board Considers Action Against Captain Chris Gelven

The captain who blew the whistle on Monarch Fire Board’s plans to buy bulletproof vests and nail them to a wall still has his job for now.

07/11/2014

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Protestors Rally for Suspended Firefighters

Protestors rallied outside University City Hall demanding them to re-instate firefighters with pay.

05/13/2014

Emergency responders simulate disater at Scottrade Center in St. Louis

Missouri Union Bill Exempts First Responders

Some lawmakers are trying to curb the power of organized labor, but want to avoid upsetting some key political constituencies, namely police and firefighters.

05/10/2014

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