Cape Girardeau Fire Department Chief Rick Ennis discusses the history of the Fire Tax, a 1/4-cent sales tax originally approved by voters in 2004. Of the tax, 1/8-cent is up for a renewal vote in November 2014. Fire Tax funding is used to help keep Cape safe by keeping facilities and vehicles up to date for public safety personnel.
Today, we had the opportunity to compare, test, and demonstrate the fire suppression capabilities of standard residential fire sprinklers, Plumis automist systems, and traditional firefighting tactics. Our thanks to Drury Southwest, Inc., who allowed us […]
CPR classes will be taught by the Cape Girardeau Fire Department at the Cape Public Library on May 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. The class is $48 per person and enrollment is limited to 40 […]
An A-4 aircraft has stood guard at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport’s entrance for nearly six years. Prior to the aircraft’s arrival, it took almost five years for the members of the Cape Girardeau Pilots’ Club to […]