Who We Are!

The Redings Mill Fire Protection District proudly protects approximately 13,000 citizens in a 110 square mile fire district located in Southwest Missouri. Our organization operates out of six fire stations utilizing a combination of highly dedicated career and volunteer staff members. Our staff provides fire, ems, rescue, and hazardous material…



Halloween Safety

The U.S. Fire Administration’s latest data shows that there are 10,300 fires during the three-day period around Halloween. These fires cause about 25 deaths, 125 injuries and $83 million in property loss. Let’s help our communities be safer during Halloween by sharing a few fire safety tips with residents: Choose…


Portable Heater Safety

Facts about home heating fires From 2010-2012, an average of 45,200 home heating fires occurred in the United States each year and resulted in an annual average of approximately 155 deaths, 625 injuries and $351 million in property loss. Heating was the second leading cause of home fires following cooking….


Time to Clean Your Chimney

It’s Fall and time to check your chimney or flue pipe. Your chimney should be inspected and cleaned by professionals. We respond to many chimney fires each year, and many lead to damage in the home that doesn’t have to happen if you service your chimney or flue properly. Any…

Wildland Fire

Outdoor Fires Gone Bad!

Do you know that one of the highest causes of structure fires in Redings Mill Fire District is outdoor burning. Thats right, uncontrolled outdoor burning in a trash can or a leaf pile leads to many structure fires in our Fire District. Although we mostly think of fires that start…

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Modern Fire Spread Is Much Faster Than 30 Years Ago

This video, made by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Testing) shows the danger of “modern” fires compared to the danger of fires occuring 40 years ago. Keep your eye on the clock! This video shows how little time we have to get out of a modern residence after a…