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 […]
One person was transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation following a fire that was likely started by unattended cooking at a condominium complex on Trailside Ct. in St. Peters on Thursday, Aug. 29. The fire destroyed one home and damaged two others in the complex. The fire was reported at around 4:45 p.m. Central […]
More than 20 firefighters and six fire trucks spent more than two hours extinguishing a fire that overtook a vacant, flood-damaged home in the first block of Grove Avenue off Hwy. B in St. Charles County on Aug. 19. When Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR) crews arrived on scene just before midnight, they found […]
Central County Fire & Rescue firefighters are now able to provide a safer firefighting response thanks to new self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBA). SCBA is the technical term for the air tank and mask system firefighters wear while fighting a fire. The funding for the new equipment was made possible through the community’s support of Proposition […]
Central County Fire & Rescue Releases 2018 Annual Report Highlighting Highest Call Volume In District’s 20-Year History In 2018, Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR) celebrated 20 years of serving the community with its highest call response ever. The fire district, one of the largest in the St. Louis Metro area, responded to 6,509 emergency […]
New Fire Station Puts Central County Fire & Rescue Firefighter/Paramedics Closer to More Residents. CCFR’s newest fire station will provide many residents and businesses with quicker response times. Fire Station #5 moved from its location on Ehlmann Rd. to a new building at 3421 Harry S. Truman Blvd. in St. Charles, Missouri.
The Central County Community Outreach program is an independent nonprofit organization of off-duty firefighters who provide assistance to the community during times of need and assists with educating the community about fire and emergency prevention. Learn more about some of the group’s recent work below!
In 2018, nearly 2 million square feet of office, retail and light industrial space opened in St. Peters. This growth in economic development is expected to continue with the addition of Amazon, FedEx and more in 2019. Before the first shovel of dirt is turned on these new businesses, developers are working with officials from […]