Firefighters Remind Residents To Properly Dispose of Ashes When Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR) firefighters arrived on the scene of a house fire in the 2200 block of Delaware Drive in unincorporated St. Charles County around 6:50 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 26, they found the rear of the home and the deck engulfed in […]
The Central County Community Outreach program is an independent non-profit organization of off-duty firefighters who provide assistance to the community during times of need and help educate the community about fire and emergency prevention. Here are some of the ways they served the community in 2019.
A candle left burning after a St. Peters resident went to bed resulted in a condominium fire in St. Peters on Thursday evening. The resident escaped, but was transported to a local hospital for smoke inhalation treatment. It is estimated there is $100,000 in fire and water damage to the home in the 300 […]
Two CCFR firefighters fell into a water and debris filled maintenance pit while fighting a fire inside Hackmann Brothers, a heating oil supplier at 2929 North St. Peters Pkwy. around 3:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. One firefighter escaped the building on his own without injuries, while the other required help from the crews […]
Property values are rising, which often results in higher property taxes for many residents. To help reduce this burden, Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR) voted to reduce its general revenue tax rate by 5.5% for 2019. This will result in a savings of approximately $21 a year for the owner of a $200,000 home.
Fire Prevention Week has been observed in the United States for nearly 100 years to commemorate the horrific Great Chicago Fire, which started Oct. 8, 1871 and killed more than 250 people and left 100,000 people homeless. Each year during the week of Oct. 9, children, adults and teachers nationwide learn how to stay safe […]
Property values are rising, which often results in higher property taxes for many residents. To help reduce this burden, the Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR) Board of Directors voted to reduce its general revenue tax rate by 5.5% for 2019. This will result in a savings of around $21 a year for the owner […]