• Central Jackson County Fire Protection District Employees and volunteers of the Central Jackson County Fire Protection District work to protect 57 square miles. Protecting Blue Springs and most areas of Grain Valley and Lake Tapawingo, the CJC has 136 staff members to do it. Dispatchers, firefighters, administrators, emergency medical technicians and paramedics – CJC has it all, utilizing some of the most advanced technology in the business. Firefighters also are charged with fire prevention and public education and offer fire safety inspections and EMS training for staff members
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and others interested in obtaining a license. Operating on a budget of about $13.8 million, the district has five stations in Blue Springs and Grain Valley. The district was nationally accredited, a distinction only160 departments nationally can claim. Over the past few years, the CJC has added equipment and personnel, and it has opened a training facility on U.S. 40. The facility hosts numerous training sessions for CJC and metro departments. The district is led by Chief Steve Westermann, Assistant Chief Eddie Saffel; and Deputy Chief Todd Farley.
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