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Baumgarth, Hilmer vie for Mehlville Fire board

Baumgarth, Hilmer vie for Mehlville Fire board

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor March 23, 2023

Editor's note: The following article appeared in the March 23 print edition of The Call. Read web-exclusive questions and answers from the candidates at the end of this article.  Mehlville Fire Protection...

Mehlville Fire joins statewide fund for employee cancer coverage

Mehlville Fire joins statewide fund for employee cancer coverage

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor January 24, 2023

The Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors unanimously voted Jan. 18 to join a statewide fund that would cover different cancer treatments for firefighters. The Missouri Fire Fighters...

MFPD joining statewide fund for employee cancer coverage

MFPD joining statewide fund for employee cancer coverage

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor January 10, 2023

The Mehlville Fire Protection District is considering joining a statewide fund that would cover different cancer treatments for firefighters in districts that opt-in. The Missouri Fire Fighters Critical...

Voters check in to cast their ballots at the Sunset Hills Community Center during the April 2019 election.

Competitive race set for Green Park mayor, Mehlville Fire

By Staff Report January 3, 2023

Editor's note: This article has been updated to reflect that Sunset Hills Ward 4 Alderman Fred Daus did file for reelection. A previous version of the article did not include Daues's name due to incomplete...

MFPD directors in favor of excess earthquake coverage

MFPD directors in favor of excess earthquake coverage

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor December 29, 2022

The Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors voted unanimously last week to add excess earthquake insurance coverage to the district’s engine houses. As part of the district’s insurance...

Fire Chief Brian Hendricks speaks during a MFPD Board of Directors meeting in June 2018.

Mehlville Fire using MAW, MEM grants to purchase power rollers for hoses

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter October 6, 2022

Two grants given to the Mehlville Fire Protection District are being used to purchase new power rollers for fire hoses. The grants are from Missouri American Water and Missouri Employers Mutual. The total...

Mehlville Fire sets 2022 tax rates, includes Prop 1 rate increase

Mehlville Fire sets 2022 tax rates, includes Prop 1 rate increase

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter October 5, 2022

The Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors set the district’s 2022 tax rates Sept. 28. “The 2022 assessed evaluations reflect a $122 million, or 4.04% increase in assessed values over...

Kiwanis presents certificate to MFPD paramedic

Kiwanis presents certificate to MFPD paramedic

September 19, 2022

South County Kiwanis Club President Louann Elledge presented a certificate of congratulations at the club’s September meeting to critical care paramedic Hannah Gevers of the Mehlville Fire Protection...

Mehlville Fire Board of Directors approve changes to employee manual

Mehlville Fire Board of Directors approve changes to employee manual

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor September 8, 2022

The Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors approved two changes to the district’s employee policy manual related to training and certifications at its meeting Aug. 31. The first change...

Mehlville Fire directors considering renovations to No. 5 house, headquarters

Mehlville Fire directors considering renovations to No. 5 house, headquarters

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor September 7, 2022

The Mehlville Fire Protection District is considering the possibility of renovating Engine House No. 5 using money from 2022’s Proposition 1.  Fire Chief Brian Hendricks first floated the idea of...

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