A portable fire extinguisher can save lives and property by putting out a small fire or containing it until the fire department arrives. Make sure you know how to use one and also when it’s safer to leave the fire to the firefighters. #FireSafety https://bit.ly/2Hjhv94 ... See MoreSee Less
A little history for the Warrenton Professional Firefighters Community OutreachThis day in history for the Fire District
The Katy Jane Nursing Home Fire in 1957
Killed 72 people
The building had been inspected 1 week prior.
“During the subsequent investigation, the notion of arson was dismissed as the final determination was that the blaze started from an undetermined cause. Despite this finding, the facility had been operating without a license, had inadequate fire escapes, and lacked a sprinkler system. In addition, there was no alarm system nor evacuation plan, while some residents were locked in their rooms, being a common practice of that period. The end result of those omissions came when Missouri Governor James T. Blair signed a bill in March 1957 that established minimum safety standards for nursing homes in the state.” - A portion of an article from the New York Times ... See MoreSee Less
Another round of severe winter weather is approaching the Eastern MO area this evening into after midnight. Please stay home and avoid driving if possible.Be careful out there tonight. ... See MoreSee Less
Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Training that focuses on the child and the infant in cardiac and respiratory emergencies. Valley Park Crews train regularly to respond to these calls. ... See MoreSee Less
Many of your Professional Firefighters have responded to multiple wrecks this morning. Roads are completely covered in ice, stay home and please do not attempt to operate any vehicles in these conditions. ... See MoreSee Less
First responders will be converging on Hazelwood City Council meeting tonight @ 7:00 demanding that the council use the money collected from citizens to keep the community safe! @Fox2Now @ksdknews @KMOV #youpaidforit
The Professional Firefighters of Easten Missouri represents over 2400 firefighters, paramedics and dispatchers from seven counties and nearly 73 departments/ agencies. Our purpose is to enhance community life through safety and charitable causes.
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