Monday, May 13, 2013
No one was injured in the fire that closed the restaurant late Sunday morning.
Kirkwood's Texas Roadhouse is open for regular business hours Monday after a fire left smoke and water damage at the restaurant Sunday morning. READ: Texas Roadhouse Shuttered by Fire on Mother's Day; May Open Monday No one was injured in Sunday's fire, which was extinguished even before business hours, according to reports from Patch news partner FOX2 News. Potential customers were given vouchers for free appetizers after the restaurant had to keep its doors closed Mother's Day, a planned busy business day. Monday's hours at Texas Roadhouse are 4 to 10 p.m.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The fire started before the restaurant opened for an expected busy day for business.
Firefighters from Kirkwood, Glendale and other nearby departments quickly extinguished a late-morning fire at the Texas Roadhouse Steakhouse, according to reports from Patch news partner FOX2 News. No one was injured in the electrical fire, which resulted in some smoke and water damage. A spokeswoman for the restaurant said the eatery may be reopened on Monday or Tuesday at the latest, according to the KTVI report. Restaurant workers greeted patrons after the fire to hand out coupons for free appetizers and direct them to other nearby locations.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Fire crews were called to West County Center Friday morning for a vehicle fire that was put out without incident.
UPDATED: 11:40 a.m.- If you saw fire crews at West County Center just after 10 a.m. Friday, the mall was not on fire. According to the Des Peres Fire Department, crews were called for a vehicle fire in the parking garage near Interstate 270 and Manchester Roads. Witnesses tell Patch, the fire created quite a bit of smoke, but fire crews now tell Patch the fire was put out without incident and the fire was contained to the car, despite construction taking place in the garage. "It took a little bit longer to get the car our because of the repairs going on," Des Peres Fire Marshal Sean Quinn tells Patch. Quinn said the mall's water supply was also being worked on so crews had to use a ladder truck to supply water put out the fire. "Nothing …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
A garage fire that lasted from 1-3 a.m. Tuesday is under investigation.
A fire that destroyed the detached garage of a Kirkwood home Tuesday morning has been ruled suspicious, according to Kirkwood Fire Chief Thomas Openlander. Firefighters worked from 1-3 a.m. Tuesday to put out the blaze at 424 Monroe Place. "The cause of the fire is undetermined, but ruled suspicious because there was no electric or gas service to the garage to serve as an ignition source for the fire," Openlander told Patch in an email Tuesday. The owners of 424 Monroe Place were at home at the time of the fire, but no one was injured as a result of the incident. The fire remains under investigation. PREVIOUS STORY: Firefighters Battle Early Morning Blaze in Kirkwood
Units were on the scene of a fully involved fire on Monroe Place from about 1-3 a.m. Tuesday.
Kirkwood firefighters spent the early morning hours battling a blaze that left a detached garage on Monroe Place in ruins. The Kirkowod Fire Department responded to a fire at 424 Monroe Place where they found the property's detached garage fully involved in a fire, according to Kirkwood Fire Chief Thomas Openlander. Units were on the scene from about 1-3 a.m. Tuesday. The garage was a total loss, Openlander said. Kirkwood Patch will update readers if more information becomes available. RELATED CONTENT:
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Glendale graduates its fifth Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class.
The following article was submitted by the Glendale Police Department. The Glendale Fire and Police Departments graduated their fifth Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class on Saturday. In CERT, teams of citizens are trained to take care of themselves and then help others in their communities for the first three days following a disaster. This is when debris-clogged or damaged roads, disrupted communications, or high volume of calls may prevent access by emergency response personnel. The purpose of CERT training is to provide citizens with the basic skills required to handle virtually all their own needs and then to be able to respond to their communities’ needs in the aftermath of a disaster. The Community Emergency Response Team …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Lawsuit alleges Kirkwood lawyer Mark Bates conspired to kill or wound former coworkers.
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Thursday, September 27, 2012
A jury trial has been set for March 4, 2013 in a civil suit that alleges a Kirkwood attorney bombed his ex-partners' firm. (Get Patch delivered to your inbox by signing up for our newsletter.) Thomas and Beth Boggs, of the former law firm Boggs, Boggs and Bates, filed a civil suit against Mark Bates, of Kirkwood, Sept. 17. In the lawsuit, the defendants asked that a jury determine damages. The lawyers are suing their former partner for allegedly bombing their South St. Louis home in 2010. The lawsuit alleges that Mark Bates, of Kirkwood, conspired with at least one other person to plant pipe bombs at South St. Louis home of Thomas and Beth on Oct. 1, 2010. Bates was a partner in the Clayton-based firm formerly known as Boggs, Boggs and …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Kirkwood Fire and Frontenac Police responded after a compactor truck caught fire Thursday morning near the intersection of Manchester and North Kirkwood roads.
No one was injured when a compactor truck caught fire just outside of Kirkwood Thursday morning. MoDOT alerted Twitter followers to the incident which occurred near Manchester and Kirkwood roads in Frontenac at 6:25 a.m. The fire did not cause an accident. Kirkwood Fire and Frontenac Police responded to the incident. According to Kirkwood Fire Chief Tom Openlander, the only way to address this type of situation is for the compactor truck to dump its load and for firefighters to start spraying water on the debris, City of Kirkwood Public Information Officer Beth von Behren said. Follow Kirkwood Patch on Twitter @KirkwoodPatch.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Des Peres resident Joe Caruso and Manchester Police Officer Gerad Gonzalez were honored for heroism and bravery for pulling an unconscious man from a fiery car crash.
The two very modest men are almost embarrassed by the attention and gratitude they are receiving since they risked their lives last Tuesday to save the lives of two others involved in a fiery car crash. However, Monday night, once again the spotlight was set on Manchester Police Officer Gerad Gonzalez and Des Peres resident Joe Caruso. With their wives, children and parents by their sides, both men were honored by the City of Manchester. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alert.) Gonzalez and Caruso risked their lives to pull an unconscious man from a burning car right before it exploded. It all happened after a fiery crash at Dougherty Ferry and Carman roads. (The rescue, crash scene and events that …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Emergency crews responded to the crash at Dougherty Ferry and Carmen Roads Tuesday night. One car caught fire and two people were hospitalized.
West County EMS and Fire Protection District crews responsed to the crash at Dougherty Ferry and Carmen Roads, just outside Des Peres, around 9:51 p.m. Tuesday. A passerby notifed Manchester Police that there was an accident with a car on fire. Manchester police arrived on the scene, but realized it was St. Louis County, so St. Louis County Police handled the accident. West County Deputy Chief Jeff Sadtler tells Patch a utulity pole was knocked down as a result of the accident. No word on what caused the initial crash, but one car caught fire as a result. "It looked like the rear end of the one vehicle was struck and the fuel tank ruptured," Sadtler tells Patch. Des Peres ambulace services took one person to the hospital and West County …