Author Archives: New Melle Fire Rescue
Wednesday morning, August 19th, units were dispatched to a house on fire in the area of Sugar Hollow Ct. in Lake Sherwood. The exact address wasn’t known by the caller because they were seeing it from a distance. The truck … Continue reading
You may have seen this incident on the news. Back on May 13th, two vehicles hit head-on near Lippold Lane on Highway T. The two occupants of the black car both climbed from their vehicle and had moderate injuries. The … Continue reading
At the height of Friday night’s downpours, our crews were sent to a fire alarm at a residence off of Highway T. They found that the house had been struck by lightning. The power of the strike actually blew the … Continue reading
The New Melle Fire Rescue firefighters have a private account, the Firefighters Fund, which is funded from time to time with donations from the public or from small fundraisers of their own. This account is in no way funded from … Continue reading
Last Saturday, April 25th, units were dispatched to a head-on vehicle accident on Highway Z. There were a total of 7 patients involved. 6 were in the van and 2 of them had to be extricated with the Jaws of … Continue reading
Last year we showed how a fire sprinkler system saved a building. Now we’ll show a fire alarm system that paid for itself. Around 4 AM on Sunday morning, New Melle units were dispatched to a fire alarm sounding at … Continue reading
Saturday morning, March 14th, units responded to a motor vehicle accident on Highway D near Hopewell Road. Arriving personnel found one vehicle off the road and into a utility pole. Luckily, the driver was not hurt enough to even want … Continue reading
Wednesday night, January 14th, New Melle and Wentzville fire units responded to a vehicle that had run into a tractor on Highway T. Both drivers suffered minor injuries.
Thursday night, December 11th, firefighters responded to a single vehicle accident on Highway D at Sneak Road. A pickup truck was found to have overturned. The driver was already out of the truck and had suffered non life-threatening injuries.
Thank you to all who came out for Pictures With Santa. Here are all the items that were donated for the local food pantry along with $293.