Members of Boy Scout Troop 501 Teen CERT team presented a red line American flag to PIER Officer Ron Harder. The flag was made by Scout Turner Rodaway.
Several members of the department participated in the Clayton 9/11 stair climb to honor the 343+ firefighters that lost their lives on 9/11/2001 and the many that have succumbed to 9/11 illnesses since. Each person participating carried a picture of a FDNY firefighter lost that day. Our guys climbed 110 flights and raised money for…Details
Today is the first day on the job for Ryon Melton. He met his fellow firefighters this morning and is spending the week getting acquainted with his new surroundings. He will be sworn in on August 12th. Welcome to the family, Ryon! Ryon is the 12th firefighter hired in the last 2 1/2 years at…Details
Thank you to those that donated Powerade / Gatorade to the first responders at the Vogel Schnucks. We’ll put it to good use.
The entire Rock Community family would like to congratulate Captain Trent August on his official retirement as of 0800 this morning. Trent has faithfully served this district for 32 years and has been a friend and mentor to many. We wish him the best of luck as he begins the next chapter of his career as Chief…Details
Captain Matthew Mayer, Jr and Captain Kirk Uhrig were officially pinned at tonight’s board meeting. Congratulations Kirk and Matt! We’re proud of you.
Thank you, St. John’s Lutheran Summer Camp, for making Madison a blanket and getting her a gift certificate for food.
We’re proud to introduce Captain Matthew Mayer, Jr. Matt was promoted to the rank of Captain at last night’s board meeting. Way to go, Matt!
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of retired Fire Chief William McCredie of the Rock Community Fire protection District. Bill passed away on Sunday night, May 19th, with his family by his side. Bill was born on November 11, 1931 and lived in East St. Louis, Illinois. After High School, Bill…Details
Our newest Firefighter, Mark Strubberg, was officially pinned at tonight’s board meeting. We are excited to have Mark aboard!