UNITED STATES
Missouri
Name Organization Program
Kim Becker
Program Manager
Phone: (573) 751-2930
kim.becker@dfs.dps.mo.gov
Missouri State Fire Marshal's Office
P.O. Box 844
2401 East McCarty
Jefferson City, Missouri
65102

The Missouri State Fire Marshal, in cooperation with the National Association of State Fire Marshals, has developed a program to assist local entities establish youth fire prevention coalitions. An intervention training program on how to establish and implement area coalitions was developed by the Missouri Youth Fire Safety Coalition and the Office of the State Fire Marshal. The Youth Firesetter Intervention training program is available through the the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Additional information is posted on our website at http://www.dfs.dps.mo.gov/
Terry DeGuentz
Division Chief-Fire Prevention
Phone: (636) 256-2000
tdeguentz@wescofire.org
West County EMS & Fire Prot. District
223 Henry Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri
63011

National Fire Academy trained Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist II. Local program for children and parents that are concerned about proper use of fire. The program is centered around the evaluation and education programs developed by FEMA and the NFA. This program is for residents and/or children enrolled in any of the schools covered by the West County EMS & Fire Protection District.
Gene Eddins
Fire Inspector/Public Education
Phone: (816) 325-7136
Geddins@indepmo.org
Independence Fire Department
950 North Spring
Independence, Missouri
64050

We have education programs for groups from pre-school to senior citizens. We also have an intervention/education program for youths with fire issues.
Mary Emge
Captain
Phone: (636) 240-5312ext: 111
memge@ofallonfire.org
O'Fallon Fire Protection District
119 East Elm Street
O'Fallon, Missouri
63366

Coordinator, JFSI Program and Youth Fire Prevention Team; program of family fire/life safety education, projects, community service, self worth, counseling services. Board Member, JFSI Task Force Member regional PIECO Coalition
Charles Fraley
Fire Chief
Phone: (573) 451-2000ext: 3103
fraley@saintrobert.com
St. Robert City Fire & Rescue
194 Eastlawn Avenue
Suite A
St. Robert, Missouri
65584

We offer a complete Juvenile Firesetter Program with FEMA trained Level II Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialists. We are part of the Region I Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program.
Larry Francis
Chief of Department
Phone: (816) 380-8925
lfrancis@ci.harrisonville.mo.us
Harrisonville Emergency Services
903 South Commercial
Harrisonville, Missouri
64701

We offer fire and life safety education for all ages. We also provide juvenile firesetter intervention and education.
Linda Hansen
Executive Director
Phone: (314) 997-2757
brsg@sbcglobal.net
Burns Recovered Support Group
11710 Administration Drive
Suite 2B
St. Louis, Missouri
63146

BRSG developed and coordinates PEICO (Prevention, Education, Intervention, Counseling Coalition). This program provides education in the area of burn/fire safety and has developed a multi-dimensional juvenile firesetter program, YFPT (Youth Fire Prevention Team). BRSG will train people to be part of our coalition and we coordinate children with the trainers within our group. BRSG will help fire departments and other organizations in the devlopment of their coalitions and programs. Gary and Linda Hansen teach programs on developing juvenile firesetter programs and burn/fire prevention.
Mark Runge
Battalion Chief, Program Director
Phone: (636) 970-9700
markr@ccfrmail.org
Central County Fire Rescue
1 Timberbrook Drive
St. Peters, Missouri
63376

"FIRESTOPPER Program" Juvenile firesetter intervention program.
Robert Sperberg
Director
Phone: (573) 596-0131ext: 68512
robert.sperberg1@us.army.mil
Fort Leonard Wood Fire Department
261 19th Street, Suite A
IMNW-LNW-ESF
Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
65473

We offer a complete Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program with FEMA trained level II Juvenile Fire Setter Intervention Specialists. The program director serves as the Missouri Region I coordinator for Juvenile Fire Setter Intervention Programs.
Kevin Theilen
Safe Kids Coordinator
Phone: (417) 782-9899ext: 19
ktheilen@theallianceofswmo.org
The Alliance of SW MO/Safe Kids Initiative
2914 East 32nd Street
Suite #102
Joplin, Missouri
64804

Trained juvenile firesetters conduct educational training for childern. JFS Coalition consists of captains from local fire stations, fire marshal, DFS case manager, licensed counselor, etc.

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