City of Hazelwood Fire Department 6800 Howdershell Rd, Hazelwood, MO63042 The Hazelwood Fire Department is headquartered at Station No. 2, next door to Howdershell Park in residential Hazelwood.…More The department houses two stations and covers residential, business-to-business, corporate and industrial areas. The Hazelwood Fire and Rescue Department employs 36 dedicated professional fire fighters. Several members of the fire department serve as instructors at area schools or training facilities.
Originally incorporated as the Village of Hazelwood on Sept. 7, 1949, the City of Hazelwood is part of the…More Florissant Valley. It has a rich heritage that dates back to Indian settlements in 4,000 B.C. Both French and Spanish explorers settled in the area in late 1600s and 1700s.
In 1949 a group of farmers won an annexation battle to prevent Hazelwood from being incorporated into the City of Florissant. This was due to the increase of industry and businesses flooding into Hazelwood.
Hazelwood has grown to be one of the largest cities in St. Louis County. There are about 27,000 residents and more than 1,000 businesses, including 12 Fortune 500 companies, six Fortune 1,000 companies and 10 corporate headquarters.
The City of Hazelwood is a Home Rule Charter City, governed by a council and manager form of government, with an elected mayor and eight council members representing eight wards.