Riley County Fire District # 1

Who We Are 

The Riley County Fire District #1 provides primary fire protection and emergency response to the lives and property of residents, businesses, and visitors across the unincorporated areas of Riley County, Kansas as well as several local communities inside the district including Leonardville, Ogden, and Randolph. Our primary response area includes suburban and rural areas totaling approximately 450 square miles and supplemental support to the City of Manhattan and the City of Riley.

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.

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

Outside of emergency responses, the Riley County Fire District #1 equips and provides the following services to the unincorporated areas and nearby communities of Riley County.

·       Burn permit applications

·       Code footprint reviews

·       Fire inspections and pre-planning

·       Public Education


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  1. Riley County Fire District #1 Restructures with Addition of Deputy Fire Chiefs

    Riley County is pleased to announce the addition of two Deputy Fire Chiefs, John Martens and Doug Russell. The two new chiefs will fill an open deputy chief position and replace the position vacated in July by Fire Chief Michael Regal. Read on...
  2. Riley County Fire District #1 Battling More Than 800 Acre Blaze

    Riley County Fire District #1 is actively battling a wildfire in the northern part of Riley County. As of 6:30 PM more than 800 acres have burned. Read on...
  3. Riley County Home a Complete Loss After Thursday Night Fire

    A home in rural Leonardville is a complete loss after a Thursday evening fire. Read on...
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