Solar Eclipse safety glasses

No one wants to miss out on Aug. 21’s total solar eclipse. Here are some CCFR-approved tips to make sure you and your family are able to enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime event safely! Viewing the Eclipse The most-often given piece of eclipse safety advice — don’t look directly at it — can’t be given often enough. […]

Fire Inspectors

Fire inspectors play a crucial role in protecting both people and property from potentially catastrophic fires. At Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR), newly promoted inspectors Brian Butts and Pete Jordan work tirelessly in the field to search for fire hazards in the St. Peters community. A day in the life of a CCFR fire […]

CCFR firefighters are on-duty 24-hours a day, seven days a week, always ready to respond to a call, even when they are at the grocery store. Each crew of firefighters stays together throughout their entire 48-hour shift to ensure they can respond to an emergency, with the proper equipment, from any location within minutes. This […]

On July 8, join CCFR Community Outreach for its second annual Mud Volleyball Tournament. WHEN: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2017 WHERE: 10100 Ecology Dr., St. Peters, MO 63376 WHAT: A fun fundraiser for the Disabled Athlete Sports Association in St. Peters and the continued efforts of CCFR’s Community Outreach program. Featuring […]

Family Awoke To Smell Of Smoke, Safely Evacuated At nearly 4 a.m. on Sunday, May 28 a St. Peters family awoke to the smell of smoke coming from their basement. After the mother, father and daughter exited their bedrooms the father discovered a haze on their first level and a finished basement full of smoke. […]

Kenton Rogers has been a firefighter since 2005, and began serving the CCFR community in December 2016. Why did you become a firefighter? I became a firefighter/paramedic so I could give back and serve my community. I have the rare opportunity to actually see the immediate results of my work in the field. What is […]

Firefighter Brian Baglin has been a firefighter for more than a decade, and has been serving the CCFR community since February 2017. Why did you become a firefighter? I became a firefighter because I enjoy working hard, helping people and looking for a challenge. I’ve always thought that a job isn’t work if you enjoy […]

Firefighter Michael Hollingsworth has been serving the CCFR community since mid-2016. Why did you become a firefighter? I met a group of firemen through a friend and, after spending some time with them and hearing some of their stories, I really felt it was the right profession for me. I also have experience as a […]

Firefighter Austin Wuertz has been serving the Central County Fire & Rescue community since July 2017. Why did you become a firefighter? Coming from a customer service background, I wanted a career that would offer variety, have a positive impact on our community and offer the opportunity for a job that I would enjoy coming […]