Become a valuable community member when you answer the call to be a volunteer firefighter. We are looking for people of all skill levels and abilities to help with both operational and administrative duties.

No experience is necessary. Just be motivated, with a passion for service. Our Volunteers are changemakers, ready to serve our communities to make a difference.

We also are looking for experienced first responders with various skills and the know-how to hit the ground ready to serve. Bring your expertise and experience.

We enourage all prospective members to review the information on the join section of the website before submitting the interest form to help you decide if this is the right opportunity for you.

ladder truck spraying a house that is on fire


Learn skills necessary to succeed in the fire service through hands-on training, classroom sessions, and specialization instruction. You will have access to benefits to achieve your full potential by joining our team.

Learn How You Can Be A Part of FVFD
The French Village Fire Department was founded in 1946 and serves 21 square miles of the metro-east area. We cover parts of Fairview Heights, Caseyville, East St. Louis, Washington Park, and unincorporated Belleville. We are men and women from the community and surrounding area that want to help make a difference in peoples lives. We provide fire suppression, rescue, and public education to the residents of our district and surrounding areas.