The Mapaville Fire Protection District is pleased to announce the hiring of a new employee. Deputy Chief Smokey Bear has been added to the staff and will be the Division Chief in charge of the Forest Fire Prevention Task Force. Chief Smokey has come to us with a long successful resume of educating youth and adults on fire safety and prevention. His permanent posting will be on the bluff side of the Eastbound lane of State Rd. Highway A adjacent to the Mapaville Fire Protection District’s fire station near the intersection of State Rd. Highway Z.
Chief Smokey was funded by the Mapaville Fire Association. The purchase was coordinated through the Missouri Department of Conservation. The Association is a separate organization that supports the District’s fire prevention and public education efforts. Reflective, high visible Street Address signs are available at the Mapaville Fire Station, 3687 Plass Rd., for purchase.