Eureka Fire Chief Greg Brown and St. Louis County Chief of Special Operations Matt LaVanchy told the committee firefighters were shot at during the unrest and, as a result, were told to stand down, even though residents needed their help.
Firefighters pulled the 4-year-old boy, 6-year-old girl and the children’s grandmother from their burning home in the 1000 block of Roth.
Two people were air-lifted to the hospital after a fire leveled their Jefferson County home this morning.
Came across accident on way to work
Guns ‘N Hoses was set for the night before Thanksgiving, but was postponed over concerns of Ferguson-related violence.
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.