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Police chase protesters passing by one of their burning cars during clashes following the grand jury decision in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Nov. 24, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Accountability Hearing Reveals Chaos, Miscommunication During Ferguson Unrest

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.

02/12/2015

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UPDATE: Space Heater Suspected in Fatal University City House Fire

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.

02/05/2015

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Two Air-Lifted to Hospital After Jefferson County House Fire

Two people were air-lifted to the hospital after a fire leveled their Jefferson County home this morning.

12/29/2014

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

12/20/2014

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

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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

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