UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis City Firefighter Applicants Begin Physical Testing

CPAT testing – when each applicant goes through a series of tests in full fire gear – begins after a written test,


Five Alarm fire consumes apartment building in St. Louis

Fire Chief: Lindell Fire Not Suspicious, Building Up To Code

Says ‘perfect storm’ allowed fire to spread quickly


A photo provided by the St. Louis Fire Department of a new 27' fire boat, one of a pair of new rescue craft that will be patrolling the Mississippi River from the JB Bridge all the way up to the Alton locks later this year.

New Rescue Boats To Patrol St. Louis Riverfront

Will operate from new base of operations at old Admiral site.


8/4/11-U.S. Congressman Russ Carnahan (left) and St. Louis fire chief Dennis Jenkerson admire the ceremonial fire helmet presented to Carnahan Thursday to thank him for winning a grant that saved 30 firefighting jobs. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

St. Louis Firefighters Thank Carnahan For Job-Saving Grant

$3.2 million grant save the jobs of thirty firefighters from the budget chopping block.


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