We work hard to protect our homes from fire, by installing and regularly testing smoke alarms, avoiding common fire hazards and teaching fire safety to family members of all ages. But do you know how to practice fire safety when you’re out in public places? A fire can happen anywhere, anytime, and in an unfamiliar […]

Over the past year, the 15 existing Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR) firefighter-paramedics have completed more than 100 hours of paramedic training to update their emergency medical skills as CCFR transitions to providing advanced life support (ALS) care.

CCFR firefighters arrive on the scene of a patient experiencing chest pains. In the past, the team could only monitor the situation, check vital signs, shock a stopped heart back into rhythm and do CPR.

District to Hold Community Input Session on March 20 Before construction begins on Central County Fire & Rescue’s (CCFR) newest fire station building, District officials want to hear from the community. On Tuesday, March 20 residents are encouraged to stop by the current Fire Station #5 (2934 Ehlman Rd., St. Peters, MO 63301) anytime from […]

For many of those in St. Peters, Missouri advanced life-saving medical care is now closer than ever before. Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR), one of the busiest fire protection districts in the region is now offering paramedic-level emergency medical care.

Central County Fire & Rescue’s newest board member, David Bell, is a proud St. Peters resident and an active member of the local community. He strives to be a beacon of hope and to make a difference.

Firefighter/Paramedic Chris Jones recalls watching the Twin Towers fall during a high school social studies class and feeling inspired by the selfless acts performed by first responders on 9/11 and in the days that followed. It was then, he says, that he knew he wanted to be a firefighter.

When budget cuts threatened the local home delivered meals program, Central County Fire & Rescue firefighters, St. Peters City officials and the community came together to ensure its safety.

Cooking is the leading cause of home fires nationwide. Two St. Peters residents became part of this statistic on Nov. 27, when frying chicken and bacon led to fires in their kitchens. Both residences were equipped with automatic fire suppression systems, commonly known as sprinklers, that rapidly extinguished the flames, limiting damage to the buildings. […]