2015 Missouri Fire Department of the Year

CERT

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RESOURCES

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FIRE SAFETY

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IN THE NEWS

2015 Fire Department of the Year

Chief Casey Accepting FFAM Fire Department of the Year Award

Boles Fire Protection District has received the FFAM (Fire Fighter's Association of Missouri) Fire Department of the Year Award for 2015. Each year the award is given to a fire department within the State of Missouri that has demonstrated leadership in the community and exemplifies protecting and serving their District residents. Decisions were based on four categories: 1) Fire Suppression Efforts, 2) Fire Prevention Programs, 3) Inspections, and 4) Public Relations.

Boles Fire Protection District is proud to accept this award and is privileged to serve the communities of Gray Summit, Labadie, St. Albans and Villa Ridge.

The District has been serving and protecting the residents of northeast Franklin County, Missouri, since 1971, and covers 70 square miles. BFPD had a total of 1274 fire and emergency responses in 2014. The team consists of a three member Board of Directors, Fire Chief, Fire Inspector, Community Relations Officer, 12 career firefighters, 45 reserve firefighters, 15 Auxiliary/Community Emergency Response Team Members plus administrative staff. The District provided Fire Prevention Programs to over 800 children in 2014 and hosted a variety of public education classes for adults including CPR/First Aid and Fire Extinguisher training. Keeping businesses safe has always been a priority and in 2014 over 800 inspections were conducted on commercial properties. District personnel can be found at most community events and residents know the door is always open at the fire station for a tour or safety briefing. Congratulations to all the dedicated firefighters, staff and volunteers that made this award possible.


 

UPCOMING EVENTS

June 6th Labadie Days

Labadie Picnic and Parade
Parade begins at 3:00
Live Bands, Games, and Food Throughout the Evening
Boles will be there in the Parade and have a Safety Booth
Boles Community Support Team will have Funnel Cakes and Food
Map your Neighborhood will also be there to help set up disaster preparedness for your areas.


 

June 7th Family Fit Day- St. Albans Lake 

 

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