Fire Department

Our Mission

The O'Fallon Fire Department is organized to provide a highly trained, rapid response fire rescue service to meet the needs of the residents of one of the fastest growing areas in southern Illinois. These services include fire prevention, fire suppression, and vehicle extrication. Our DESIRE to provide top quality service through training and experience, the COURAGE to confront the perils of the profession, and the ABILITY to remain on the cutting edge of technology makes us the first line of defense against disaster.

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*= paid on call volunteer

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Brent Saunders Chief
Tim Claxton* Deputy Chief
Craig Schmidt* Assistant Chief
Frank Shewmaker* Captain
Steve Donahue* Captain
Shawn Miller* Captain
Joe Rushing* Lieutenant
Jason Bruns* Lieutenant / Safety Officer
Bradley White* Lieutenant
Jon Williams* Lieutenant
Jennifer Valentine Administrative Assistant
Erick Harris Fire Safety Educator/ Inspector
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