Fire Personnel

The Department of Fire Services consists of:

  • Fire Chief - Lou Hecht
    Chief Hecht has been in the Fire Services for 39 years and a member of the Crestwood Fire Department since April 2017. 
  • Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal - Leo Meyer
    Chief Meyer has been in the Fire Services for 29 years and a member of the Crestwood Fire Department since January 2019. 
  • 4 Captains  (one is a paramedic)
  • 3 Lieutenants (all of which are paramedics)
  • 10 Firefighter/Paramedics 
  • 2 Firefighter/Engineers

Personnel operates on a 48 hours on/96 hours off, three platoon shift system. All personnel are certified firefighters by St. Louis County Fire Standards Commission. Personnel are also hazardous materials operational certified and one is Hazmat Technician certified. The Department participates in the area-wide mutual-aid system to assist other agencies when alarms are beyond the capability of a single department.