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Welcome to the Crestwood Department of Fire Services

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Vision Statement

To make the Crestwood Fire Department the most respected, best trained, and greatest caring Fire Department in St. Louis County.

Core Values

The Crestwood Fire Department strives to act with Honor, Trust, Pride, and Integrity while serving the citizens of Crestwood. 

The Crestwood Department of Fire Services provides a wide range of services to the community.  In addition to fire suppression and Emergency Medical responses, the Department strives to be a valuable resource to the residents and businesses.  With the philosophy it's better for everyone to prevent a fire in the first place, the Fire Prevention Bureau conducts annual fire inspections and works with the businesses to ensure as safe an environment as we can.  Each Fire Prevention Week, the Department distributes materials to all the schools, visits the schools, and conducts tours of the engine house.  

In addition, the Department sponsors a Smoke Detector Program where we furnish smoke alarms to residents and we replace the batteries every fall at the time change.  We offer free blood pressure checks at the Fire House.  We are also available for Public Relations requests such as tours of the Engine House, block parties, and birthday parties.  We also provide speakers for topics in Emergency Preparedness and Fire safety.

In conjunction with the Police Department, we coordinate the Crestwood CERT (Community Emergency Response Team).  Offering at least two classes per year, with over 170 participants having attended the training.    

The Department protects 3.4 square miles with just over 5,000 households.

The Department runs out of one Engine House, located centered in our response area.  Our average response time for all calls is three minutes.  

We are rated by the Insurance Services Office (ISO) as a Class 2 Department for insurance purposes.

Contact Us

Lou Hecht,
Fire Chief
Crestwood Government Center (more)
1 Detjen Dr
Crestwood, MO 63126
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  • Phone: (314) 729-4740
  • Fax: (314) 729-4751
  • Captain's Office: (314) 729-4744
  • Staff Directory
  • Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

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