October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Rock Community firefighters will be wearing shirts all month to support and honor those fighting breast cancer. We would like to encourage all women to speak to their health care provider about regular wellness exams. Early detection can save lives! For more information, please visit the American Cancer Society…Details
FIREFIGHTERS BEGIN HYDRANT TESTING Beginning next week, Rock Community firefighters will begin testing and labeling local fire hydrants. Firefighters will be checking the hydrants for proper water flow and making sure that the hydrants open easily if needed for water supply. The florescent color label that will be attached to each hydrant…Details
This year has been a pain for almost everyone. We know there are people suffering financially as well as businesses. Unfortunately COVID has also put a damper on some very important activities like fundraisers. I’m referring to the “Fill the Boot” for MDA in particular. This year we are unable to be out in person…Details
Both the Wehlage family and the Desoto Rural family are in our thoughts and prayers. Rest easy, Lieutenant. From the DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District:“It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Lieutenant Ron Wehlage between shift change Sunday morning and Tuesday afternoon. This could be job related, and that will be…Details
Firefighter Jon Rinehart had his first day on 24 hour shift today. He is working on 7115 out of Station #1 in Arnold. Welcome to the family!Details
Today we remember Firefighter William E Walls. Firefighter Walls tragically lost his life in the line of duty on June 5th, 1995. We salute you sir, and may we always remember.
After the area was ravaged by fire in 1940, a courageous group of citizens banded together and established fire protection for our community. On this day in 1941, the Rock Community Volunteer Fire Association held its first official meeting and the rest is history. The fire district as we know it today would not exist…Details