We would like to say congratulations to Fire Marshal Jeff DeLapp on 30 years of service to Rock Community. Thank you for your service to our community.
Last week, Deputy Chief Medical Officer Kevin Grimshaw was awarded the Melvin Schroeter EMS Award. This award is presented each year to an EMT or Paramedic that has displayed outstanding performance in EMS. Chief Grimshaw has served as Rock Community’s Medical Officer since 2005. During this time, Chief Grimshaw has been responsible for providing the…Details
We would like to say congratulations to Battalion Chief Alfred LaPointe on 20 years of service to Rock Community. Thank you for your service to our community.
At last night’s board of directors meeting (4/22/2021), our recent retirees were honored for their many years of service to our district. These 5 individuals have accumulated 131 years of experience between them, and we are grateful that they have spent their careers passing on their knowledge and experience to our newer generations of firefighters.…Details
In the last two Saturdays, Rock Community firefighters conducted two smoke detector blitzes. Crews knocked on doors and installed new smoke detectors with 10 year batteries in the following mobile home communities including Rockview Circle, Southwoods, Jeffco Estates, Vogel Manor, Imperial Trailer Park, and Lynn Acres. The detectors were donated by the St. Louis chapter…Details
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