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Mon. Sep 26th 2016
RFD and The American Red Cross team up to provide smoke detectors

RFD is teaming up with the American Red Cross to take part in the Red Cross Home Fire Campaign to improve fire safety within ...

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Mon. Oct 12th 2015
Pancake Breakfast, Gun Raffle, and Silent Auction Fundraiser!!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!! On Saturday, October 24th, from 6AM to Noon, the Richardsville Fire Department will be having a Pancake...

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Wed. Aug 12th 2015
RFD is Now Recruiting for Our 2016 Recruit Class!!

We need your help!! Richardsville Fire Department is recruiting for our 2016 recruit class which starts in January. If you or...

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Richardsville Fire Department
1185 Richardsville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Non-Emergency: 270-777-9991
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The Richardsville Fire Department covers approximately 126 square miles in northern Warren County, Kentucky out of 6 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 950 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 12 apparatus including 6 engines, 1 tanker, 2 brush trucks, 2 water rescue boats, 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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