Riley County Fire District # 1

Contact Riley County Rural Fire District #1 Department Headquarters

115 N. 4th Street, 2nd Floor
Manhattan, KS 66502

Phone: 785-537-6333

Fax: 785-537-6338

Use the Contact Us Form online


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Riley County Fire District #1 is looking for new members to join our family. Do you want to be a part of a new rewarding challenge full of passion, tradition, and a benefit to your Community? Regardless of your experience in public service or your background, if you are interested in a rewarding volunteer opportunity, we would like to talk to you. 

The lives and property of the citizens in our communities often depend on you. The training you receive will help you develop the valuable skills and knowledge necessary to be successful.

Read more and learn how you can get involved.

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Our Mission

The mission of RCFD #1 is to provide superior fire protection, operational excellence and professionalism through all areas of our organization. Our ability to meet this goal is heavily supported by everyday individuals who help by answering the call to aid neighbors in need through volunteerism, commitment,  and dedication.

What we do

Riley County Fire District #1 provides fire protection and emergency response to the unincorporated areas of Riley County, Kansas. We also serve the communities of Leonardville, Ogden, and Randolph and provide supplemental support to the City of Manhattan and the City of Riley. Our primary response area includes suburban and rural areas totaling approximately 500 square miles.

With 15 Fire Stations strategically located across the County along with 150+ volunteer firefighters, we strive to provide the taxpayers with timely emergency response and risk reduction 24/7/365. 

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