The objective of this organization shall be to aid in the protection and preservation of life and property; Promote the technical, practical knowledge, and application of the most modern and approved methods of firefighting and emergency medical services; Encourage, support, and practice the teaching of all such methods to the operating elements of the company; Endeavor at all times to maintain a high degree of efficiency in firefighting and emergency medical services; Secure and retain the respect and confidence of the citizens of our service area by the practice of these humanitarian principles and activities
Richardsville Fire Department & Rescue Squad's current calls
On March 24, 2015, RVFDRS was dispatched @ 1638 to a Fire in a House on Lignum Road. The caller stated the bathroom vent fan caught fire and they could see flames. Law Enforcement first on scene stated they did not see flames. Upon inspection by fire crews it appeared the bathroom vent fan had burned up and after checking for extension found one roof truss burnt halfway through and another partially burnt through. All occupants of the home had evacuated the property. Wagon 6, Tanker 6, Brush 6, Ambulance 6-1, Medic 12, Orange 29, Engine 2 and Pumper 1 responded to the scene.