Category Archives: News From NMFR

5/29/15 Lightning Strike to House

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

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New Melle Fire Rescue Firefighters Announce 2015 Scholarship Winners

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

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4/25/15 Highway Z Motor Vehicle Accident

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

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April 19, 2015 House Fire

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

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3/14/15 Motor Vehicle Accident on Highway D

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

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1/14/2015 Vehicle Runs Into Tractor on Highway T

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.

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12/11/14 Highway D Vehicle Accident

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.

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Pictures With Santa Results

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.

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10/20/14 Foristell Road Vehicle Accident

On Monday afternoon, October 20th, a middle school bus was struck by a vehicle on Foristell Road. Luckily, nobody on the bus was injured, nor was the driver of the other vehicle. New Melle firefighters remained on scene to assist … Continue reading

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New Melle Fire Collects for MDA

On Saturday, August 23rd, New Melle Firefighters stood in the heat at three different locations in our district to collect donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).  Thanks to the generosity of our area residents, we raised $3,180.33!  This is … Continue reading

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