Monarch Fire Protection District

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Monarch Fire Battalion Chief Fired, and Doesn’t Know Why

Sean Porter rose through the ranks during his career with Monarch – being named Battalion Chief in April of 2012.


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Firefighter Dies in Motorcycle Crash

West County FD & EMS announces Kevin Bacon’s passing


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Monarch Hires Interim Fire Chief

Wayne “Chuck” Marsonette has 23 years experience in fire, emergency medical services and law enforcement.


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Monarch F.D. Board Makes Controversial Hire

New deputy chief is man who was fired two years ago over discrimination case


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Monarch Firefighters, Fire Board At Odds Over Open Meetings

Is the board playing politics or providing transparency for taxpayers by making meetings open? It depends who you ask.


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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.


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Monarch Firefighters Again Feud With Fire Board

The 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 Month

At 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 251

Charlie 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.


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Concerns Aired over Monarch Fire District Expenses

A group of concerned taxpayers claims worker compensation insurance costs have gotten out of hand in the Monarch Fire Protection District.



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