Area Fire Department Can’t Keep the Lights On

The fire station in Kinloch, just to the east of Lambert Airport, does not have the money to pay for their power bill and they are over a thousand dollars in the red to Ameren. Ameren Missouri sent the department a notice, dated November 15th, saying the department faces disconnection. The bill totals $1,271.88. Volunteer firefighter, Richard Parks, says an Ameren employee went to the station to cut off power earlier today, but did not do it after seeing the building is used as a fire station. [Read More]