What started the fire? New fire investigators from around the state are being trained in St. Charles County this week.


In the past, Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR) would have to deploy traditional fire trucks during a weather emergency. But now, there is a new option.


When the residents of a St. Charles apartment complex went to sleep Sunday, they never imagined they would be awakened by their smoke alarms and their living room ablaze in the middle of the night. The cause? A candle left burning into the night.


In 1971 the St. Peters Fire Protection District (now part of Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR)) was incorporated and Donald Conoyer was elected to the board of directors. This started an 18 year tenure as a Director, overseeing the transition from a volunteer fire department to a full-time career fire protection district. Conoyer died […]


Mid Rivers Newsmagazine recently took a few minutes to talk with our newest board member, David Bell. Take a look at what he had to say here: Random Thoughts: A Community Conversation with David Bell. You can also learn more about David on our website here. Central County Fire & Rescue is governed by a three-member […]


Dreaming of a new tattoo this holiday season? Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR) has a fun and charitable way for you to make that dream a reality.


Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR), one of the largest emergency response agencies in the St. Louis metropolitan area, has increased its Insurance Services Office (ISO) Public Protection Classification to a 3/3X. Only 13 percent of the more than 42,000 fire agencies that ISO rates have a score of three or higher.


Learn how to properly use a fire extinguisher in this hands-on class taught by Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR) firefighter/EMTs and paramedics.  Attendees will learn how to safely and effectively use a fire extinguisher, then practice those skills on a live fire during the class. Monday, Oct. 29 7 p.m. CCFR Station #3 511 […]


In April, Central County Fire & Rescue celebrated 20 years of serving the community. CCFR was founded after the community voted to consolidate the St. Charles and St. Peters fire protection districts, eliminating duplicated services and allowing for the sharing of financial resources, personnel, equipment, and purchasing.