Three people were injured, two critically, when their south St. Louis home caught fire late Monday night.
St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson says its another case where smoke detectors may have saved a life.
St. Louis firefighters say the apartment had no working smoke detectors.
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.
Firefighters kept the flames from spreading, and no one was hurt.
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.
Protestors rallied outside University City Hall demanding them to re-instate firefighters with pay.
Some lawmakers are trying to curb the power of organized labor, but want to avoid upsetting some key political constituencies, namely police and firefighters.
Assistant Chief Cary Spiegel replaces Tom Vineyard, whose resignation becomes effective today.
Monarch Firefighters call Vineyard’s resignation “a huge loss for Chesterfield residents.”