ERICK HARRIS SELECTED AS NEW
March 1, 2019 - We are pleased to announce Erick Harris as O’Fallon Fire Rescue’s very first full-time Deputy Chief. Erick has worked for the City of O’Fallon for over ten years; the last five as the fire department’s Fire Safety Educator & Inspector. In addition to his dedicated service to our community, he brings over 20 years of fire service experience. Current volunteer Deputy Chief Tim Claxton will remain an important asset to our department and will assume the role of Captain. We are thankful for Captain Claxton's leadership throughout his tenure as Deputy Chief, and throughout our command staff transition over the past several months. We are grateful to continue to have him as a part of our officer corps. Thank you Captain Claxton and congratulations, Deputy Chief Harris!
LT. BRAD WHITE CHOSEN AS NEW FIRE CHIEF
December 13, 2018 - We are pleased to announce that Lieutenant Brad White has been selected as our new Fire Chief. Chief White has served at O’Fallon Fire Rescue since 2006. In addition to his dedicated service to our community, he brings expertise in leadership from an extensive career with the Department of Defense. Congratulations, Chief White! Please see the City of O’Fallon’s press release for additional details.
CALLS FOR SERVICE
October 21, 2018 - After 35 years of dedicated service, Chief Brent Saunders has announced he will retire from the fire service. Chief Saunders started as a firefighter in O'Fallon in 1983 and has served in every position. His leadership, friendship and presence will be greatly missed in our day to day operations. We wish Chief Saunders the best of luck in the next chapter in his life and remain forever grateful for the expertise he has given our organization. See the City of O'Fallon's official statement here.