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Duty. Honor. Community.

The Richardsville Volunteer Fire Department was established on May 19, 1972. The community purchased a used fire engine and Denver Eadens was appointed the first Fire Chief.

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  • Do you think you have what it takes and are interested in joining a high activity Fire Department?
  • Are you wanting to find a way to give back to your community in a special capacity?
  • Are you interested in firefighting, medical calls, vehicle accidents, animal rescues, water rescues, and much more?

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

Click HERE to apply for our team. Once you submit your online application a member from our Recruitment team will reach out to you. The Recruitment team member is here to help answer any questions you may have about our background process, minimum qualifications, academy class, training, and more!

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Richardsville Fire Department covers the area from Bowling Green City limits north on Louisville Rd. to HWY 743. HWY 743 to Edmonson Co. Line. From Bowling Green City Limits north on HWY 185 to the Butler Co. Line. HWY 1749 East to Edmonson Co. line

We’re really looking forward to Thunderfest this year, as we know it’s always a spectacular show! Now located at Ephram White Park, we’re excited to be part of this event - raising the flag and standing by in case of an emergency. Just two weeks away, it’ll be here before you know it and we hope you’re able to make it!

Saturday, June 29th starting at 3pm
885 Mount Olivet Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101We are excited to have the Richardsville Fire Department on board this year for Thunderfest, and they will be in charge of raising the flag! 🇺🇸🧨
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Currently responding to a MEAS - MEDICAL ASSIST EMS call. ... See MoreSee Less
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Last weekend RFD was able to stand-by for some events out at Beech Bend Raceway! Street Outlaws lit up the track Friday and Saturday, and then we were able to see countless classics on Monday as the Hot Rod Power Tour 2024 came through town! It was a great weekend and what an exciting time of year this is, as we’re able to participate in these events! ... See MoreSee Less
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RFD is now available after responding to a brush fire call on Bratcher Rd. Arriving units found two hay bales in a field that were involved and quickly extinguished the fire, preventing it from spreading. Trucks and equipment are back in service and ready for the next call. ... See MoreSee Less
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Currently responding to a FITB - FIRE TREES/BRUSH/GRASS call. Report of hay bales on fire. ... See MoreSee Less
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Currently responding to an ACWI - ACCIDENT WITH INJURY call on Beech Bend Park Rd. Use caution in the area. ... See MoreSee Less
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Currently responding to an ACWI - ACCIDENT WITH INJURY call near the intersection of KY HWY 185 and Pruitt Rd. Use caution in the area. ... See MoreSee Less
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Currently responding to an ACWI - ACCIDENT WITH INJURY call on Penns Chapel Rd. Use caution in the area. ... See MoreSee Less
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Currently responding to a VEFI - VEHICLE FIRE call to assist Barren River FD. ... See MoreSee Less
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Currently responding to a TSNV - TRAPPED SUBJECT NON-VEHICLE call. Report of 5 individuals stuck on an amusement ride at Beech Bend Park. ... See MoreSee Less
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STATION 1 (MAIN)

1185 Richardsville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101

STATION 2

1107 Mt. Olivet Girkin Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101

STATION 3

288 Oak Street
Plum Springs, KY 42101

STATION 4

9408 KY Hwy 185
Bowling Green, KY 42101

STATION 5

198 Slim Island Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101

STATION 6

3773 Riverside Benleo Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101