30th Guns N Hoses Event Among the Biggest in HistoryThe 30th annual Guns 'N Hoses charity event to benefit Backstoppers brought more than 18,000 fans into the Scottrade Center to see first responders battle it out in the ring - all to raise money. The record-setting crowd was the largest in the event's history.
St. Louis Firefighters Rescued After Fall Through StairwellA third firefighter was also hurt after being shocked after coming into contact with live wires.
TIAM Saturday October 8thBackStoppers, Autism Speaks walk, "The Girl On the Train" and birthdays!
Special 9/11 Ceremony Held in BellevilleFirefighters take part in unveiling of Memorial Walkway
STL Fire Department Receives Grant to Hire More FirefightersIn addition to the money for hiring, the department also received a $300,000 grant to pay for training.
Century Old Warehouse Collapses In North St. LouisStructure at N. Broadway and Madison may have been weakened by recent storms.
Aurora Firefighters Rescue Girl, 5, From Laundry ChuteFirefighters have rescued a 5-year-old girl who got stuck in a laundry chute at a family friend's home in Aurora.
Firefighters Battle Four Alarm Fire on Washington Ave.The building is described as a two-story brick warehouse.
Comptroller Green Proposes $25 Million Bond Issue for FirefightersTaxes wouldn't be raised to do it.
St. Louis City Firefighter Applicants Begin Physical TestingCPAT testing - when each applicant goes through a series of tests in full fire gear - begins after a written test,
Local Firefighters Honored For Heroic ActsFirehouse Magazine honors eight St. Louis city firefighters.
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.