The St. Charles Fire Department will be conducting water main flushing at Smithfield Foods, 410 S. Kirk Road on Thursday, December 10,2020. The test will begin at approximately 1:30 P.M. and finish by 2:30 P.M. the same day.
At 3:50 am on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, the St. Charles Fire Department was dispatched to Silverado at 4058 E. Main St. for a report of a fire in a resident’s room. Firefighters were on the scene by 3:55 a.m. and found there had been fire and smoke in a wall heater. At the time of arrival, no fire was evident due to a Silverado staff member discharging a dry chemical, ABC type extinguisher into the area of the wall heater. The smoke was contained to the resident’s room and hallway. The resident of the affected room was evacuated by Silverado staff.
The St. Charles Fire Department will be conducting fire hydrant flow testing at 345 Kautz Road and 235 Randall Road on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. The test will begin at approximately 1:30 P.M. and finish by 3:30 P.M. the same day. Residents may experience rust in the water during or immediately after the testing procedure. The water is safe; however you may want to refrain from doing laundry until the water is clear.
At 9:05 a.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020, the St. Charles Fire Department was dispatched to 2508 Northwinds Drive for a report of light smoke coming from an apartment doorway. Firefighters were on the scene by 9:12 a.m. and found a small fire in the apartment’s kitchen area. The fire was brought under control with ten minutes.
At 3:07 p.m. on Oct. 22, 2020, the St. Charles Fire Department was dispatched to 608 S. 4th Avenue for a report of smoke inside a single-family home. Firefighters were on the scene by 3:11 p.m. Firefighters were able to determine that the fire was in the structural framing behind the fireplace. Exterior siding and sheathing were removed to access and extinguish the fire.
The St. Charles Fire Department will be conducting water main flushing at Prairie Centre, 2045 Marlowe Boulevard (Randall Road and IL 38) Wednesday, October 21, 2020. The test will begin at approximately 1:00 P.M. and finish by 3:00 P.M. the same day.
COVID-19 has disrupted many aspects of our lives and has resulted in much loss...loss of a loved one, lost job, lost connections, loss of normalcy, and much more.
Join St. Charles Police Social Worker Sandra Rincon Oct. 7 for a virtual Zoom presentation about coping with loss due to COVID-19. Click here for information on how to register.
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When police officers or firefighters respond to a call and arrive at the scene, they often find that the situation requires additional professional assistance. Sometimes it’s clear that crisis intervention services for traumatized victims, mental illness, or other issues are desperately needed. That’s when the expertise of Sandra Rincon, the St. Charles Police Social Worker comes in.
At 3:59 p.m. on Sept. 12, the St. Charles Fire Department was dispatched to a river rescue on the Fox River north of Pottawatomie Park. Calls had been received for boat that had capsized with unknown people in the water. Firefighters arrived in the area by 4:01 p.m.
The St. Charles City Council approved a collective bargaining agreement between the City of St. Charles and the St. Charles Professional Firefighter’s Association I.A.F.F. Local 3322, which represents the City’s firefighters. The contract was approved at the June 15, 2020, City Council Meeting.