CERT

The Community Emergency Response Team Program trains residents in basic disaster response skills, light search and rescue, and disaster medical operations.

CPR & FIRST AID

About 92 percent of sudden cardiac arrest victims die before reaching the hospital. Immediate CPR can double, or even triple, a victim’s chance of survival. Learn two easy steps that can save a life.

SAFETY TIPS

Each year, more than 200,000 children go to U.S. hospital emergency rooms with injuries associated with playground equipment.

EMERGENCY ACCESS

Install a residential key safe by your home's entrance and have peace of mind knowing your property and loved ones are protected.

 

IN THE NEWS

COVID-19 Pandemic

August 26, 2020

The health and safety of Boles Fire Protection District businesses, residents and employees is our highest priority. As we continue to actively monitor developments related to coronavirus (COVID-19) we want to assure you that BFPD is taking all necessary health and safety precautions in accordance with the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and local and state health officials.

Our services are vital to the Boles Township communities we serve by keeping you informed and following social distancing guidelines required to slow down the spread of the virus through the population. Our work is essential to protecting property and public health. We have plans in place to continue to provide these services for the communities where we live and work.

We’re continually educating our staff on best practices, such as proper hygiene and social distancing and are regularly disinfecting our fire trucks and equipment. Employees who feel ill have been instructed not to report to work. We are being thoughtful about our policies and approach to managing firefighter interactions with residents and each other, and are adhering to guidelines and recommendations from the CDC. We are working with national and local authorities to provide continuity of critical services. Our Board of Directors and Fire Chief are focused on contingency planning to maintain our services at a high level.

First and foremost, we want to make sure everyone is ready for an emergency. This is a rapidly changing situation and we encourage you to stay informed by using the following resources in addition to local and national news broadcasts.

UPCOMING EVENTS

EMT Training

Boles Fire Protection District will host an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Training program. Space is limited to approximately 20 students per class and upon successful completion students are qualified to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician’s practical exam. Successful completion of the practical exam will then qualify a student to sit for the written exam. Once completed a Missouri license is applied for which opens the opportunity to work as an EMT in the field.

Class Duration: January - May, 2021

Location: Station #3 – 233 Hwy. M, Villa Ridge, MO

 

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