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Professional Fire Fighters of Eastern Missouri

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

3 days ago

Professional Fire Fighters of Eastern Missouri

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

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We must learn from our mistakes so these horrendous events do not occur again.

4 days ago

Professional Fire Fighters of Eastern Missouri

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

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.

4 days ago

Professional Fire Fighters of Eastern Missouri

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

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.
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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.