The Gravois Fire Protection district has new full time employee. Christopher Christiansen was hired as a full time firefighter this week by the district’s board of trustees. Christiansen began his career as a junior firefighter at the age of 14. The district currently has 9 full time firefighters. Chief Ed Hancock also reports district members met with representatives from Morgan County Emergency Management Agency and Lake Regional Hospital to learn about the state and federal guidelines that have been set for dealing with infectious diseases such as ebola.