Welcome to East Side!


We are an all-volunteer fire department which provides emergency and non-emergency fire-suppression, fire prevention, auto-extrication, and technical rescue services for part of Saint Clair County, Illinois.  Included in our response area are parts of unincorporated Belleville, Shiloh, Swansea, and Fairview Heights.

On this website you can discover information on the department's history, members, upcoming events, community activities, and much more! Please be sure to visit our recruitment page to learn more about how to join our team!


About US

Discover our history, information about the department, and meet the men and women who make-up our family!



See a list of upcoming events, including fundraisers, parades, fire prevention events, and more!


Find out what it takes to be a Firefighter with the East Side Volunteer Fire Department, and how to apply!



Checkout pictures and videos of our firefighters in action!



Find out how to get in contact with us for all your emergency and non-emergency needs!