News - Central County Fire & Rescue

Home fires can happen at any time, but they generally increase during the fall and winter, with December and January being the peak months. That’s no surprise, with many of us decking our halls with Christmas trees, twinkle lights and holiday candles — decorations that can bring great joy to family and friends, they can also […]

If you or someone else were drowning, would you know what to do? Ten people die each day from unintentional drowning, but these deaths are largely preventable with proper water safety precautions and quick thinking in case of emergency!

We know that for most of us with pets, they really are a member of the family. Central County Fire & Rescue is offering its residents a unique opportunity to bring their dog or cat to CCFR Station #6, 1151 Jungs Station Rd., St. Charles, MO 63303, to have a picture taken on a fire […]

                  When Mark Runge retired, he hung up his gear and walked away from a 38 year career of firefighting, but he knew his service to the community wasn’t over. Runge has always had a calling to help others; it’s what led him to leave a corporate […]

More Than A Firefighter is a series of video stories to give you an inside look at life as a CCFR professional firefighter/paramedic. It’s our hope in sharing them that you get to know us a little better and learn what drives each of us to work together to keep our community safe. Click here […]

When neighbors and a passerby rescued two residents from a burning home in June, firefighters with Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR) recognized that the experience had the potential to leave these civilian heroes scarred and possibly suffering from undiagnosed post-traumatic stress (PTS). In the days following the fire, CCFR firefighters brainstormed how to help […]

  Like many things, fireworks are going to look a little different this July 4. With 72-square miles in our Fire District, we serve numerous communities here in St. Charles County, and each municipality has established fireworks regulations. Take a look below for the regulations where you live. If you do decide to set off […]

At around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17, Central County Fire & Rescue was called to a house fire on Westwinds Dr. in the Fourwinds subdivision in St. Peters near Interstate 70. Neighbors noticed thick black smoke and flames shooting from the home and called 911. Three of these neighbors jumped into action and helped […]

During a fire is not the time to make sure a fire hydrant is accessible and working properly.