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Richardsville Fire Department
1185 Richardsville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Non-Emergency: 270-777-9991
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The Medical Center provides emergency medical services to Bowling Green and Warren County
Plano fire department is one of the 9 departments that cover Warren County outside the Bowling Green city limits. They are a mutual aid department for Woodburn and Alvaton Fire Departments.
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The Richardsville Fire Department covers approximately 126 square miles in northern Warren County, Kentucky out of 4 fire stations.  This means our department covers one of the largest fire districts in the Commonwealth of Kentucky!  Our population according to the 2010 census is approximately 11,386.  We are currently averaging around 850 runs per year which includes medical assists, structure fires, vehicle fires, brush fires, vehicle accidents, hazmat incidents and many other types of runs.  We have a fleet of 9 apparatus including 5 engines, 1 tanker, 2 brush trucks, and 1 6x6 all terrain vehicle. 

We receive automatic mutual aid for structure fires from Gott, Smith's Grove, and Barren River fire departments and we provide automatic aid to them as well.  We also have mutual aid agreements with the remaining 5 county volunteer departments, the city of Bowling Green Fire Department, and neighboring county departments when requested.

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Mon. Oct 12th 2015
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!! On Saturday, October 24th, from 6AM to Noon, the Richardsville Fire Department will be having a Pancake Breakfast, Gun Raffle, and Silent Auction Fundraiser at the Anna Community Center, 4275 Anna Sandhill Rd. $5 all you can eat! Come out and support the fire department! If you...
Wed. Aug 12th 2015
We need your help!! Richardsville Fire Department is recruiting for our 2016 recruit class which starts in January. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a firefighter for the busiest and largest volunteer fire department in the region, please contact Captain Jason Smith at the n...
Wed. Apr 8th 2015
The Richardsville Fire Department is conducting a raffle fundraiser to raise money for the purchase of needed equipment. We will be raffling a brand new 6 burner Char-Broil grill with grill cover, 4 piece cook set, cleaning brush, and a full propane tank! Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. The drawin...
Mon. Mar 9th 2015
The progress on the construction of station 6 in Riverside has been slowed by the crazy winter weather but it is coming along.  We hope to move a truck in within the next couple months!
Mon. Dec 15th 2014
Yesterday, December 14th, was the first annual recruit graduation at Richardsville Fire Department.  Congrats to these 5 young men who have chosen to selflessly volunteer their time to serve their community!  We are proud of you all!