The term “Always Ready” means more than just 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It means our commitment to having the most capable and high skilled firefighter-paramedics of any district or department. It means providing them with the latest in technology and equipment to allow them maximum results from their efforts on behalf of the citizens we serve and protect.
Our absolute commitment is to providing the highest standards of service and personal care to the citizens whose lives we touch every single day. No matter what the circumstances, people often count on us at one of the most challenging points in their lives. Our job is to keep them healthy and safe to the absolute best of our abilities, always remembering to treat them first as human beings.
Few Districts have the long record of service to the public as The West County EMS & Fire Protection District. We have grown year by year as the needs of the citizens of our District have grown. Because of our long history of service, we are keenly aware of the need to continue our own growth and development to guarantee that the people we serve continue to receive the only highest level of protection and care.
Here are a few pics from our crew that responded to the 3 Alarm Commercial Structure Fire at the Holiday Inn at Six Flags. Over eight different Depts./Dist. responded to the call, working the scene in hot, summer temps & humidity. Thankful there were no injuries & the fire was extinguished quickly. ... See MoreSee Less
Several rounds of heavy rainfall are expected through Monday Night. Rainfall amounts of 4 to 7 inches with locally, higher amounts possible.
According to Ameren UE, there are currently over 14,000 w/o power in the STL area.
Hwy 141 is currently closed at I-44 due to flooding. Expect road closures on and off through out the day as bands of rain move through the area. Please do not drive through flooded roadways. #turnarounddontdrown ... See MoreSee Less