Monarch Fire Protection District

Monarch Fire Battalion Chief Fired, and Doesn't Know WhySean Porter rose through the ranks during his career with Monarch - being named Battalion Chief in April of 2012.
Firefighter Dies in Motorcycle CrashWest County FD & EMS announces Kevin Bacon's passing
Monarch Hires Interim Fire ChiefWayne "Chuck" Marsonette has 23 years experience in fire, emergency medical services and law enforcement.
Monarch F.D. Board Makes Controversial HireNew deputy chief is man who was fired two years ago over discrimination case
Monarch Firefighters, Fire Board At Odds Over Open MeetingsIs the board playing politics or providing transparency for taxpayers by making meetings open? It depends who you ask.
Controversy Continues in Monarch Fire Protection District No end in sight with the ongoing battles between the Monarch Fire Protection District Board and its employees. The latest controversy surrounds the elimination of the Public Education officer position.
Monarch Firefighters Again Feud With Fire BoardThe board cited budget concerns in firing its PEO but then voted to acquire $5 million insurance policies for board members.
UPDATE: Monarch Firefighters Allowed to Wear Pink T-Shirts This MonthAt the meeting on Tuesday night, residents lined up to speak, demanding that firefighters be allowed to wear pink shirts to support breast cancer awareness and the Pink Heels campaign.
Charlie Brennan - Friday, August 30th - Walter Trout, Blues Guitarist; former Mo. State Sen. Jane Cunningham; and Glenn Koenen on Mo. Senate Bill 251Charlie talks with Blues Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter Walter Trout about his upcoming appearance in St. Louis; and with former Mo. State Sen. Jane Cunningham; and Charlie and Debbie talk with Glenn Koenen about Mo. Senate Bill 251 and firefighters.
Concerns Aired over Monarch Fire District ExpensesA group of concerned taxpayers claims worker compensation insurance costs have gotten out of hand in the Monarch Fire Protection District.
Plane Lands Without Gear at Spirit of St. Louis"It landed on its belly with no landing gear, slowed to a stop, safely, mind you, with moderate damage to the underside of the aircraft and propeller"
Fire At Chesterfield Apartment ComplexFire marshal says there's damage to 2nd and 3rd floors of Chesterfield Place, but all residents got out safely.
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