Richwood Volunteer Fire Department

Community Service Above And Beyond Since 1906

              Service Above and Beyond Since 1906

Richwood Volunteer Fire Dept. 
Station 1


Welcome to the Home Page of Station 1!

Nicholas County's only ISO Class 5 Certified Fire Department

We are 47 members strong including - 
10 Officers,
4 Sergeants,
26 Firefighters, 
3 Junior Firemen, 
2 Reserve Firemen
2 Explorers

We provide fire protection and rescue services to the community of Richwood, WV and surrounding areas in and out of Nicholas County.


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Over 100 Years of Fire & Rescue Services  

 Emergency Calls : 911
Non-Emergency Calls :

Phone: (304)-846-4826

Station Fax: (304) 846-4831

Nicholas County Dispatch: (304)-872-4911

If you have any questions you can contact the department by by


Fire Department's E-mail
Checked once a week.

Webmaster Contact Info

Firefighter/EMT Jack Tinney
 Checked once a day when possible

Firefighter Ian Gladwell

 Checked once a day



Department Information :  


Type Of Department : Volunteer
Department Ran By :   Volunteers
Department Area Type:      Community/Rural   
Number Of Stations: 01
Number Of Volunteer Firefighters: 41
Number Of Paid Firefighters:   0
Number Of Junior Firefighters:  03
Number Of Reserve Firefighters:  02
        Number Of Explorer Canidates
 Number Of Paramedics & EMT's02 - Paramedic / 04 - EMT's 



 ◊ Chief -Tommy Coleman

      ◊ Deputy Chief-Jimmy Cornell

  ◊ President -Mike Spencer

           ◊ Vice-President - Jimmy Gladwell

 ◊ Treasurer -Jimmy Hinkle

   ◊ Secretary - Tommy Allison

   ◊ Medical Officer - Jeff Bess

Maintenance Officer's -  Britt Nicholas/Robert Mollohan

Training Officer - David Brown

◊ Webmasters - Jack Tinney II and Ian Gladwell

    Department Announcements

 The County conducts a Fire Pager Test every Thursday at 1800Hrs

 The Fire Department will Conduct a Fire Pager and Public Alert Siren Test
Every Monday At 1830Hrs

Department Meetings 

  Business Meeting - First Monday of Every Month - Starts at 1900Hrs

Regular Meetings - 2.3.4 Mondays Every Month ( Training, Maintenance, Special )
- Starts at 1900hrs

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Richwood Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.

10 White Ave. , Richwood, WV, 26261 

Phone (304)-846-4826  -  Fax (304) 846-4831

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Websites last Update - 3/13/2014

Information Updated - 3/13/2014

Alerts Page Updated - 3/10/2012

Department News Updates - 3/10/2012

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 Richwood Volunteer Fire Department, INC.
is an independently operated organization.
We have our own board of directors and have no ties directly to the City Of Richwood, WV.
Should you have any questions, feel free to contact the department directly!




Members Area

ISO Class Rating

ISO Class 5

Proud To Be The Only ISO Class 5 Department in Nicholas County, WV

Upcoming Events & Birthdays

Friday, Jan 30 All Day
Sunday, Feb 1 All Day
Sunday, Feb 1 All Day
Thursday, Feb 19 All Day

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- West Virginia Firefighter Page

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