Scam Alert!

PLEASE BE ALERT! There are scams going around related to COVID-19.

A new one has just appeared in our area. The new scam is by phone. The caller alleges to be a contact tracer, claiming you have been exposed, needs payment info to send a testing kit, and that you must do this or you will get in to trouble. This scam seems to intentionally be targeting senior citizens.

The St. Louis County Health Department will not ask you for money or to pay for something related to COVID-19 testing or contact tracing.

Please spread the word about scams especially to our senior citizen population. Please review and share the attached “Contact tracing call? 5 things to know” flyer.

Contact Tracing-5 things to know

Accepting Applications – Firefighter/Paramedic

The Florissant Valley Fire Protection District is accepting applications for the purpose of creating a hiring list for Firefighter/Paramedic. Applications must be Firefighter 1 and 2 Certified by St. Louis County Fire Standards Commission. Applicants must also be Paramedic certified by the state of Missouri, must be age 21 or over and possess a valid motor operations license. Residency within the Fire District in not required. ACLS, PHTLS, PALS and current CPAT certifications are required.

Interested candidates may print an application or request an application from the Florissant Valley Fire Protection District Administration Offices located at 661 St. Ferdinand Street, Florissant, MO 63031, Mon. thru Thur. 8:00 am to 4:00 pm or Fri. 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.

The completed application, along with copies of Firefighter 1 and 2, St. Louis County Fire Academy Certificate, valid Paramedic, ACLS, PHTLS, PALS, and CPAT certifications, valid Missouri Driver’s License, Police Background Check, and driving record check through the DMV must be received at the Florissant Valley Fire District Administrative Office by Wednesday, September 9th at 3:00 p.m. To view and/or print: Application FF-Medic 2020

Equal Opportunity Employer

Pumper Bids

Sealed Bid Proposals for:

District sale of 2007 Pierce Rescue Pumper

Sealed Bids will be received by Florissant Valley Fire Protection District, Florissant, Missouri at the office of Chief Jason Hoevelmann, 661 St. Ferdinand Street Florissant, Missouri 63031

Bid time will run from August 11, 2020 till August 24, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.
The bids will be opened at the board meeting on August 25, 2020

This vehicle is being sold as is.

Disclaiming we know the vehicle has rusted and cracked frame, rear wheels have been reported to have rust present, leaking steering box, and leaking PTO. This is what has been reported to us by our maintenance company.

The vehicle is available for inspection by appointment only. Contact Battalion Chief Russell Kleffner 314-837-4894 to schedule

Current mileage 104,432
Current Hours 9278.1
Pump Hours 132.6

Ambulance Bids

Advertisement for Sealed Bids

Bid Sealed Proposals for: Florissant Valley Fire Protection District

Sale of a 2009 Chevrolet 4500 Class III Ambulance.  Sealed bids will be accepted starting June 12, 2020 through June 19, 2020 at noon.  The bids will be opened and accepted at the Board of Directors meeting on June 30, 2020 at 07:30.  The Board of Directors reserves the right to waive informalities and to reject any or all bids.

Mileage 164,137
Engine hours 1,201.3

Questions please call 314-837-4894

CPR-AED Class March 4

CPR ClassThe Florissant Valley Fire Protection District will be hosting a CPR/AED class on March 04, 2020 at 6:30 P.M. in the classroom at our House 1, 661 Saint Ferdinand Street, Florissant, MO 63031.

The class is open to the public and costs $35/person.

You can register by emailing dkaatman@fvfpd.com or calling (314) 837-4894.

Your child is invited: Make an ornament for a firehouse Christmas tree!

  • Each firehouse has a Christmas tree and we’d love to fill them with ornaments made by kids and families in the Florissant community.
  • Bring your homemade ornament to House 1 at 661 St. Ferdinand Street!
  • Feel free to include names on the ornament.
  • We will store the ornaments and use them every year. They will not be returned.
  • If your child would like to meet a firefighter, or help them hang the ornament on the tree, just let us know.

2019 Santa Stops

Christmas TreeNote: Please check Facebook for current route information.

Well, it’s that time of season again! Since Santa and his elves will be getting started this evening, I wanted to take a moment to provide some basic information that should answer the questions we get the most.

1. Santa’s elves first commitment is responding to emergency calls, so at any time the plans for that evening can be altered or cancelled without notice and the map for that day may or may not be made up. These elves will respond to over 12,000 calls by the end of the year or a call approximately every 42 minutes on average.

2. We rotate the areas of our district every year. It could take as long as five years to get back around to your neighborhood. We do keep track of this to try and be fair and equal in hitting as much of our fire district as possible on a consistent basis.

3. We don’t always get started on time, know exactly where we will start, or know exactly where we will stop on any given night. We may not hit every street in a mapped area due to time. Additionally, if you live on a cul-de-sac or dead end, we try to avoid those due to difficulty turning the apparatus around as well as the sleigh.

4. If we don’t make it down your street, there is always a designated stop at the end of the night that you can meet up with Santa and his elves.

5. Poor weather can cancel Santa’s appearance.

6. On most days, the elves don’t know exactly what route will be used up until the point that they post it. If you ask early in the day where crews will be, they probably will not be able to give you an answer until later when the map is posted.

7. Please be very careful with your children when running out to see Santa, other vehicles and the escort vehicles can’t always hear or see you.

8. Santa tries to avoid stopping on main thoroughfares and roads as to not cause major traffic problems. Also, please do not follow the sleigh too close if you come upon Santa on the roads.

9. Finally, the elves really enjoy this time of year and being able to offer the escort for Santa. Keep in mind that things don’t always work out the way we expect, please be patient and keep the comments positive. We look forward to seeing you somewhere out there with Santa.

Thanks and we appreciate your support!

Chief Elf Jason Hoevelmann