On November 25th, 2017, East Side responded to a two acre cornfield fire off Frank Scott Parkway and Old Collinsville Road. Fairview Fire Department, O'Fallon Fire Rescue, and Swansea Fire Department also responded to provide mutual aid.
On 24 May 2015, ESFD firefighters responded to a fire in a 16-unit apartment complex. Several trapped residents were rescued, and the fire was stopped before it could spread to the entire building. Photo Credit: Belleville News Democrat
In February 2016, East Side responded to a bus that stalled-out while crossing the railroad tracks at East 'B' Street Rd and Green Mount Blvd. The bus was successfully moved off the tracks before any trains approached the intersection.
On 4 September 2016, the ESFD responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries on Carlyle Ave at Radio Range Rd. Two motorcyclists were airlifted by ARCH Air Medical Services, and both survived their injuries.
On 10 March 2016, ESFD responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident at Hartman Lane and Richland Prairie. Pictured is Lieutenant / Paramedic Lombardo assisting MedStar with patient care.
On May 24 2015, East Side Fire responded to a fire in a 16-unit apartment complex. Pictured is Chaplain Coons safeguarding a pet rescued from the fire. Photo credit Belleville News Democrat
On 22 May 2016, ESFD responded to a report of a fully involved vehicle fire near Las Olas Drive. Pictured is Firefighters Lombardo and Malak extinguishing the fire.
On 3 April 2016, ESFD responded to a report of a structure fire. Pictured is Firefighter Stock rescuing a pet from the residence. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire in its room of origin, saving the home from further damage.
On 5 September 2016, ESFD responded to a report of a structure fire near Richland Prairie. Pictured is Firefighter Vincent extinguishing the fire in the crawlspace under the duplex. The fire is believed to have started when lint escaped a broken dryer vent and ignited. The fire was contained to the crawlspace, preventing over $200k in damage.
On 9 September 2016, ESFD responded to a vehicle fire on S. Green Mount Rd. Pictured are Firefighters Stock and Chavaree extinguishing the fire.