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We will take it from here Brother... RIPAs we continue to mourn the passing of OFPD Battalion Chief Melvin A. Emge on Thursday, Jan. 9 at the age of 61, we would like to share arrangements for his visitation and funeral.

Battalion Chief Emge proudly served our community with compassion and dedication for 44 years. He was an esteemed member of IAFF (International Association of Fire Fighters) Local 2665 and FFAM (Fire Fighters Association of Missouri).

Battalion Chief Emge is survived by his wife Mary, daughter Katie and son Tony.

Visitation will be held Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 from 1 to 8 p.m. at Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Parkway, Wentzville, MO 63385.

There will be a Uniformed Firefighter walk-through at 7:15 p.m. Casket vigil honors will be afforded during the entire visitation.

The funeral service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Assumption Catholic Church, 403 North Main Street, O’Fallon, MO 63366. Burial will be at St. Paul Cemetery in St. Paul, MO.

Departments wishing to have apparatus participate in the procession, please contact Battalion Chief Rick Miller at 636-262-6448.
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We will take it from here Brother... RIP

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RIP, Prayers sent to family and friends!

God bless him and his family. May he R.I.P.

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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

Did you know that Thanksgiving Day cooking is the leading date for home cooking fires? Stay safe with our tips #IAFFsafetytips

Tomorrow is Election Day, please consider the Election Endorsement list below by the Professional Firefighters Of Eastern Missouri. Remember your vote matters!

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PFEM Local 2665 Endorsed Candidates & Propositions April 3rd #ElectionsMatter Please support and encourage your friends and family to do the same.

Firefighters and Paramedics from Local 2665 spent the day refreshing on member engagement and shop improvement with instructors from the @IAFFNewsDesk (IAFF)PEP program.

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IAFF and state leaders in Missouri are working together to help firefighters with occupational cancer get the help that’s deserved through legislation efforts. @IAFFNewsDesk @IAFF73 @MSCFF_MO

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The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is a one-of-a-kind addiction treatment facility specializing in PTSD for IAFF members – and IAFF members only – who are struggling with addiction, PTSD other related behavioral health challenges to receive the help they need in taking the first steps toward recovery. It is a safe haven for members to talk with other members who have faced or overcome similar challenges.

https://www.iaffrecoverycenter.com

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.