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
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