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Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR) has promoted two team members. Jason Meinershagen is the District’s new Public Information Officer, and Jason Graff is the District’s newest engineer. In the newly created role, Meinershagen is responsible for all community relations and communications, community risk reduction, fire and life safety education programs, community outreach activities, media […]

At around 1:45 a.m. on Friday, April 17, residents of the Turnberry Place apartments on Ehlmann Rd. in St. Peters called 911 when they awoke to find the deck of a third-floor apartment on fire. When Central County Fire & Rescue crews arrived on the scene, they saw heavy fire coming from the third floor, […]

Know the signs — and what to do if you think you or a loved one might be infected with COVID-19.

Working together, keeping you safe. Our steadfast commitment to the residents of Central County Fire & Rescue remains as strong as ever through the COVID-19 pandemic. As always, our CCFR crews are just a 911 call away if an emergency arises. Preparedness is central to everything we do. Our CCFR crews are able to rely […]

At around 3:20 a.m. on Tuesday, March 24, a St. Peters, MO resident was awoken by a neighbor in need. Suffering from severe burns, with the victim’s house on fire, the individual had rushed to their neighbor’s house for help. The neighbor called 911 and Central County Fire & Rescue immediately responded to the home […]

As a lifelong resident of St. Peters and treasurer of the CCFR Board of Directors, Patricia Hamm is dedicated to ensuring the District’s tax dollars are used efficiently and effectively to keep the community safe. “The Fire District is the community’s toolbox, ready to respond no matter what the emergency,” Hamm says. “As a board […]

Look around an emergency scene and you’ll notice a sense of organized chaos. Firefighters work to put out the flames, while police officers help secure the area and paramedics tend to the victims. In our area, you will also observe a team of volunteers working to support these first responders and help victims get back […]

A foot of water traveling 2 mph is all it takes to sweep away a large SUV, pickup truck or car. With spring showers on the way, it is important to remember to avoid water-covered roads, and to never drive around a “road closed” barrier. Within CCFR’s boundaries, there are two rivers, as well as […]

Do You Have Copper or Aluminum Wiring? The Difference Matters. Tasked with updating those ancient light switches in the kitchen? Standing in front of the hundreds of options available at the home improvement store, you narrow it down to two choices — one is $4, the other is 75 cents. But if you don’t know […]