CERT

The Community Emergency Response Team Program trains residents in basic disaster response skills, light search and rescue, and disaster medical operations.

CPR & FIRST AID

About 92 percent of sudden cardiac arrest victims die before reaching the hospital. Immediate CPR can double, or even triple, a victim’s chance of survival. Learn two easy steps that can save a life.

RESOURCES

Disasters, whether natural or man-made, can strike at any time. The impact can be reduced through a good understanding of preventive actions plus having the knowledge of certain life-saving tools and techniques.

FIRE SAFETY

Every year in America, over 4,000 people die and more than 20,000 are injured in fires. Find fire safety tips for your home and business.

IN THE NEWS

9/18/14 Fire at Straatmann Feed Store

Press Release September 19: 

On September 18 Boles Fire District responded for a fire at Straatmann Feed in Labadie MO.  The call was dispatched around 6pm.  First units on scene saw light smoke coming from one grain bin.  Area was checked for extension to buildings.  The fire was located on the inside near the bottom of a grain storage bin, near the dryer area.  A plan was formulated between management, area farmers, and emergency personnel to remove the 1500 bushels of corn from the bin, safely enter a confined space, and extinguish the fire.    Multiple local farmers assisted with grain vacuums, equipment for removal, and provided knowledge and experience for the situation at hand.  Boles Fire, Pacific Fire, Washington Fire, and Meramec ambulance were on scene until 1am.  Union Fire was called in for use of USAR Strike Team  5 Heavy Rescue Truck 8296.  Metro West and St. Clair Fire also moved up to cover the area during the fire. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire appeared to be mechanical.  

 


UPCOMING EVENTS

Spring 2015 - Firefighter Adventure Run

ABOUT THIS EVENT:  The Boles Firefighter Adventure Run will be a 5K, obstacle/fun run.  This event is a totally unique and fun 3-mile obstacle race and experience created by firefighters for EVERYONE (including a fun children’s area).  Participants will expect to get wet, muddy and have a BLAST!

fireadventurerun.com

The MIGHTY OAKES Heart Foundation is dedicated to providing financial support to families coping with the traumatic reality of congenital heart defects, the most common birth defects in the United States. In an effort to help improve the treatment of congenital heart defects, the foundation will also endeavor to identify leading research-and-development grant recipients.

PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED TO THE MIGHTY OAKES HEART FOUNDATION  (www.mightyoakes.org)

 

 

 


 

 

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