Rock Community firefighters were recognized for their clinical saves last night. This is when a person suffers a cardiac arrest is saved by our crew and leaves the hospital resuming their normal life. 3 Crews received awards. Congratulations to all these members. 7144 Captains Rob Bolen and Bryan Menke, Firefighters William Berry and Ryon Melton…Details
Congratulations to Windsor High Teen CERT for completion of Stop the Bleed!
Kyle and Nick Vess received a Merit Award for quickly calling 911 after their mother collapsed and aiding her until help arrived. Great job guys!
Last week one of our crews was requested to visit one of our resident’s home to check on their smoke detectors. The residents had changed the batteries in all of their detectors, but could still hear something beeping in their home. After a lengthy search, the crew was able to locate a CO detector that…Details
Open house was a success! It was great seeing everyone today! Thank you to all that attended and helped with the events today!
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