We are very honored to announce that as of March 12th, 2021, Inspector Jim Goebel is officially retired from the Rock Community Fire Protection District after 34 years of dedicated service. Inspector Goebel began his career at Rock Community on August 1st, 1987 as a volunteer firefighter. Jim was hired to a full-time position on…Details
We are honored to announce that as of March 5th, 2021, Captain Curt Winford is officially retired from the Rock Community Fire Protection District. Curt began his career as a firefighter in 1985 and was promoted to Captain in 1999. He has trained, mentored, and led many over the course of his career. He was…Details
Congratulations on Captain Steve Hatfield’s retirement! A video of Captain Steve Hatfield’s retirement flag ceremony is below.
Newly promoted Captains Ben Mayer and Chris Granda, firefighters Josh Gissy, Jeremy Jones, and Dylan Jones, Fire Inspector/Investigator Amy Parker and Fire Chaplain Gene Zimmermann were all sworn-in and pinned at last night’s gathering. Congratulations to our newest members!Details
This morning, three new firefighters began their careers at Rock Community. The new firefighters are Jeremy Jones, Dylan Jones and Josh Gissy. Welcome to the family!Details
It is with deep regret that the Rock Community Fire Protection District announces the death of Retired Rock Community Firefighter, Training Officer, Deputy Chief and longtime Board member Jules Zimmermann.Jules was born in 1935 in St. Louis moved to Jefferson County in 1950, and married the love of his life, the late Irma Dohack in…Details
We would like to congratulate PIER Officer Ron Harder and Madison “the Fire Dog” on their retirement after 13 years of service to the people of Rock Community. Ron brought an unmatched enthusiasm to the job and educated thousands of people in all aspects of fire prevention, CPR, and first aid. We wish you the…Details
On behalf of Chief Broombaugh, we are pleased to announce that the board of directors accepted the recommendation for promoting Rock Community’s two newest captains at Thursday’s board meeting. Please join us in congratulating Captain Ben Mayer and Captain Chris Granda on their accomplishments!
Today marks the first day for newly-hired Fire Inspector/Investigator Amy Parker. Amy comes to us with an extensive Fire/EMS background and we are excited to have her as part of our family. Welcome to Rock Community, Amy!
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