Serving the communites of Eureka, Wildwood, Hoene Springs, Southwest St. Louis County and Northern Jefferson County, Missouri!
Welcome to the re-designed website for the Eureka Fire Protection District. We also have set up a new photo gallery to share our newest pictures with you.
The Eureka Firefighters Association has souvenir t-shirts for sale! They are available in adult sizes from small to XXX-large. The graphics on the back show 3 of our front-line trucks: 2412, 2424, and 2427. Shirts are $20.00 each. Come by Station 1 located at 4849 Highway 109 in Eureka to purchase them.
New Design for 2013!
Also Still Available, EFPD Breast Cancer Awarness Tee Shirts.
Pink Tee Shirts to promote awareness through out October and all year long. Tee Shirts are $20.00 each, and proceeds are being donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the St. John's Mercy Show Me Healthy Women Program.
MailIng Address: PO Box 97, Eureka, MO 63015
Adminstraion Street Address: 4849 Highway 109, Eureka, MO 63025
The Eureka Fire Protection District is committed to delivering the highest quality Fire Protection, Prevention, Education, Community Service and effective mitigation of fire, rescue, emergency medical and other hazardous situations while remaining economically responsible to the Community.
The Eureka Fire Protection District is actively seeking RFP for
Two (2) Ambulances
Vendors and interested parties may visit our RFP's / Specifications section for more information.
Bids are due by 4:30 pm, Tuesday, October 14, 2014.
Please click below for more information:
The Eureka Emergency Management Agency, Eureka Fire District, & Eureka Police Department and will conduct a CERT training program begining September 15, 2014 and running 4 weeks on Monday evenings. Finishing on Saturday, October 11, 2014
Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) is made up of volunteers that have completed a course of study outlined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). These volunteers would then help public safety organizations within the community if a disaster strikes. On-going training for the volunteers will also be offered to keep them prepared.
Following a major disaster, first responders who provide fire and medical services may not be able to meet the demand for these services. Factors such as number of victims, communication failures, and road blockages can prevent people from accessing emergency services they have come to expect at a moment's notice through 911. People will have to rely on each other for help in order to meet their immediate life saving and life sustaining needs. This training will help those citizens and their neighbors to help themselves and neighborhood.
To register Click Here!
Red Shirt Friday – Support Our Troops
Please click here to print this form.
Blackouts are always a possibility, even when severe storms or other disasters haven't found their way into your area, and power outages are not uncommon during the summer months. Here are a few helpful tips on what you can do before and during a blackout:
"If there's lightning, lay down flat on the ground! Seek shelter under a tree! And don't touch someone who's been struck or you'll get shocked!" How many lightning myths have you heard?
The truth is if you lay down on the ground, you're more exposed to electrical currents running underground! Never seek shelter from lightning under a tree. It is actually the second leading cause of lightning fatalities! And if someone is struck by lightning, don't be scared to assist him or her immediately. The human body does not store electricity, and helping them immediately could be essential to their survival!
Before you go out in the rain, it is crucial to know your facts.
Keep yourself and others safe by being lighting aware. Lightning Safety Week begins June 22! For more information on lightning, visit the NOAA lightning page. And for thunderstorm safety tips visit the http://www.ready.gov/thunderstorms-lightning.
Thank You All So Much!!
Donations for the Greg Light Family can be sent to: Responder Rescue
Checks should be made out to: Responder Rescue in care of the Greg Light Family
Eureka Fire District has produced a commemorative Challenge Coin remembering Greg Light.
Proceeds from this coin will be put in the “Greg Light Family Fund “with Responder Rescue.
The cost of the coin is $5. You can get coins at the Eureka Fire Protection District Administrative office M-F 0800-1630 or contact Greg Brown, Shawn Merry, Kyle Brown or Scott Kavanagh. If you have any questions call 636-938-5505.
Or you can contact us at the “Contact Us” link on the EFPD web page, http://www.efpd.org/contacts.php
The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide
Install at least one carbon monoxide alarm with an audible warning signal near the sleeping areas and outside individual bedrooms. Make sure the alarm has been evaluated by a nationally recognized laboratory, such as Underwriters Laboratories (UL). Carbon monoxide alarms measure levels of CO over time and are designed to sound an alarm before an average, healthy adult would experience symptoms. It is very possible that you may not be experiencing symptoms when you hear the alarm. This does not mean that CO is not present.
Have a qualified professional check all fuel burning appliances, furnaces, venting and chimney systems at least once a year.
Never use your range or oven to help heat your home and never use a charcoal grill or hibachi in your home or garage.
Never keep a car running in a garage. Even if the garage doors are open, normal circulation will not provide enough fresh air to reliably prevent a dangerous buildup of CO.
When purchasing an existing home, have a qualified technician evaluate the integrity of the heating and cooking systems, as well as the sealed spaces between the garage and house. The presence of a carbon monoxide alarm in your home can save your life in the event of CO buildup.
Help prevent wildfires!
A combination of strong winds, low humidity, dry conditions, and warming temperatures this time of year has the potential to create explosive wildfires. The main cause of wildfires is improper burning of debris such as trash and brush piles. Please help prevent wildfires!
The Missouri Department of Conservation urges people not to conduct outdoor burning during times when grasses, brush and other fire fuel are very dry, humidity is low and weather is windy. Check with local fire departments regarding burn bans that may be in place. Call 911 at the first sign of a fire getting out of control and help stop arson by calling Operation Forest Arson at 800-392-1111. For more info on wildfire prevention, visit http://mdc.mo.gov/node/27217
or Contact the Eureka Fire Protection District at 636-938-5505
DID YOU KNOW:
During the spring and summer months in the St. Louis Area, we have many days of high temperatures, strong winds, and low humidity. These factors and intermittent rainfall can lead to dangerous grass and brush fires.
Per Missouri Department of Natural Resources Regulations-
St. Louis Metropolitan Area: Open burning of trees, tree leaves or brush is allowed only in areas outside of incorporated municipalities from Sept. 16 to April 14 of each calendar year. These brush piles are limited to a base of 16 square feet and the burning is allowed from 10 a.m. through 4 p.m..
We always ask that Eureka Fire Protection District residents contact Engine House 1 at 636-938-5505 before burning so we may know about it first. Eureka Fire Protection District does not issue burn or bonfire permits, but we may advise you not to burn at any particular time due to conditions.
For more information, you can download a hotsheet with safety tips and state and local regulatory rules on open burning.