Richwood Volunteer Fire Department

Community Service Above And Beyond Since 1906

Community Service Above and Beyond Since 1906

Welcome to the Home Page of Station 1!

Nicholas County's only ISO Class 5 Certified Fire Department 

We are 44 members strong including - 
11 Officers,
4 Sergeants,
24 Firefighters, 
3 Junior Firemen, 
2 Reserve Firemen 

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 Protection for 

the City of Richwood   

For Emergencies, Dial 911

Non Emergencies:
Nicholas County Dispatch 304-872-4911
Webmaster Contact Info

Firefighter/EMT Jack Tinney
 Checked once a day when possible
Firefighter Ian Gladwell

 Checked once a day

Department Information 

Chain of Command

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 Staff - Britt Nicholas/Robert Mollohan
Training Officer - David "Brownie" 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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Updated - 02/02/2015

Engine 17 is FOR SALE!

Please contact the department for further information. (304)-846-4826

Members Area

ISO Class Rating: 5

Upcoming Events & Birthdays

Sunday, Aug 9 All Day
Tuesday, Aug 11 All Day
Thursday, Aug 13 All Day
Monday, Aug 17 All Day

Fire Dept Links:

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Dont for get to come back and see us again  

- West Virginia State Fire Marshals Office

- West Virginia Firefighter Page

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