Today teams from Crestwood, Eureka and Maplewood will practice their skills.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Doug Miner
Saturday, November 12, 2011
The citizen volunteers will respond to a simulated disaster, searching a large area of single-family homes in Maplewood for survivors of the mock-incident. Eureka's Incident Response trailer and their K-9 teams will also be involved in searching a medium-sized apartment complex. "This exercise will provide trained citizen volunteers the opportunity to practice their disaster response and recovery skills that in turn just may save the lives of others in our region," said Tim Bonno of Eureka Fire Protection District Search and Rescue. The volunteers have trained with members of local fire and police departments. The one-year anniversary of the tornado that slammed Sunset Hills is approaching, and it's been seven months since the tornado that…
Chief Mike Paillou presented ways to prevent having your car broken into at last night’s Ward 2 town hall meeting.
There have been several car break-ins recently in Crestwood, and Police Chief Mike Paillou gave a prevention presentation at last night’s Ward Two town hall meeting. Paillou said that the break-ins started on the south side of town and have made their way into Ward Two, which has had six break-ins recently. “What we saw this summer, and we see it toward the end of every summer, is that our local youth are bored,” Paillou said. “In the majority of the thefts they are walking by and if your car is unlocked they are going to take your change, your laptop, whatever you’ve left in your car.” High summer break-in numbers can be attributed to kids not being in school, later curfews and less supervision. Paillou said that it takes a while to get …