Due to the COVID-19 issue currently taking place across the country, the Maryland Heights Fire Protection District is taking necessary measures and precautions to ensure the safety of our community, citizens and employees. In accordance with the CDC guidelines MHFPD is recommending social distancing during this time and to call the appropriate hotlines should you be experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19. Please see the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/ for more information. MHFPD is currently not allowing any outside social visitors inside the firehouses and all use of the community room has been suspended until further notice. Car seat installation services have also been temporarily suspended. Permit inquiries and questions should continue to be addressed to Fire Marshal Greg Meyer at 314-298-4400. If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact the administrative offices at 314-298-4400.
On Friday June 14th, 2019 Firefighter Paramedic Chris Moore was taken to his final resting place. He served the residents of Maryland Heights for 18 years. This is the first time the Maryland Heights Fire Protection District and the City of Maryland Heights has lost a first responder.
The procession started at Grace Church and went through Maryland Heights. Chris was honored by numerous fire trucks from all over the country, ambulances and police cars in the procession. The fire truck Chris was on took him through the engine bay at the firehouse #1 on Schuetz Road for a final farewell.
Thank you to all the residents and first responders who came out along the route to show their love and support.
Maryland Heights Fire Protection District is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. Qualifications and requirement packets may be picked up from District Headquarters at 2600 Schuetz Road Maryland Heights, MO. 63043 beginning May 20, 2019 through June 5, 2019 between 09:00am and 3:00pm Monday-Thursday. Completed packets must be turned in no later than 3:00pm on June 5, 2019.
Maryland Heights Fire District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
EMS Officer Mark Russell gave a one hour presentation to the Maryland Heights Chamber of Commerce today. He talked about what you need to know to prepare for EMS arriving at your home or business, how to evacuate in case of an emergency, and the use of smoke detectors, carbon and fire extinguishers.