Warrensburg Fire Department Student Resident Program
The Warrensburg Fire Department Student Resident Program was developed in conjunction with the University of Central Missouri in 1996 to give college students an opportunity to gain work experience, training, and free room and board while going to school.
The Warrensburg Fire Department provides fire suppression, rescue, first responder, fire prevention, and emergency management services to the citizens and visitors of Warrensburg, MO. The Fire Department operates out of two fire stations. Station 1 is located in City Hall at 102 S. Holden St. and Station 2 in located in the Industrial Park at 1550 Corporate Dr.
Fire suppression, rescue, and first responder activities are provided by three full time shifts that rotate on a 24 hour on duty, 48 hour off duty rotation. Each shift contains a Battalion Chief and two Engine Companies. Each Engine Company contains a Captain and two firefighters. The crews also prepare pre-incident plans for businesses and apartment buildings in the city, conducts training, perform fire hydrant maintenance, and station and vehicle maintenance. This full-time staff is supported by up to18 part time firefighters and up to 6 student resident/part time firefighters. This part time staff can respond to larger incidents when requested by on duty personnel. When full time openings arise in the fire department, they are filled from within the part time staff. Read more here.