Fire Support Ministries, Inc. (FSM), is a MetroEast fire chaplaincy supporting emergency and disaster response, critical incident stress management, incident command, line-of-duty deaths, and other related areas. FSM boasts over 30 years of ministerial experience and over 500 hours of specialized emergency and disaster response training.
FSM Chaplain Darrell Coons is a member of the Federation of Fire Chaplains, the Illinois Corps of Fire Chaplains, the Association of Trauma Service Specialists, the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, the American Association of Christian Counselors, the St. Clair County Disaster Mental Health Volunteers, the St. Clair County Suicide Prevention Alliance and the Region 4 Southwestern Illinois CISM Team.
Fire Support Ministries, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) corporation registered with the State of Illinois and the Internal Revenue Service. We fund the activities of Chaplain Coons entirely by tax exempt donations and do not require payment for services from victims or fire service agencies.
Fire Support Ministries, Inc. and Chaplain Coons currently support the work of the Belleville, IL Fire Department (Local 53), the Northwest Fire Department, the East Side Fire Department, the Swansea Fire Department, MidAmerica Airport Public Safety Department, the Belleville Retired Firefighter's Club and the Illinois Association of Retired Firefighters.
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