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Posted on: June 7, 2022

6/7/2022 Structure Fire at Ogden Trailer Home Complete Loss

extinguished fire at trailer home

(RILEY COUNTY, KS - June 7, 2022) At 5:41 a.m. Tuesday morning, Riley County Fire District #1 (RCFD#1) and Manhattan Fire Department were dispatched to a structure fire located at 530 Pine Alley in Ogden. Upon arrival, crews found an unoccupied trailer ho...

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Riley County Fire District No 1
Posted on: May 2, 2022

5/1/2022 Structure Fire at 4618 Freeman Road

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UPDATE 5/5/2022

Investigation of the fire at 4618 is complete. The fire originated in the kitchen and was accidental. Loss is estimated at $40,000 to contents and $100,000 to the structure. 

(RILEY COUNTY, KS - May 2, 2022) At approximately 9:38 p....

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Riley County Fire District No 1
Posted on: April 28, 2022

4/28/2022 Wildfire Update

WILDFIRE UPDATE

The two wildfires in Northern Riley County, one near Bjorling Road and the other near Hwy77 and Fancy Creek Road, are now fully contained. Smoke may continue to be visible in the areas for several days, however, as some cedar trees are still smoldering. R...

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Riley County Fire District No 1
Posted on: April 26, 2022

4/26/2022 Bjorling Road Fire

WILDFIRE UPDATE

4/27/2022 10:30 AM UPDATE
Hot spots continue to be a concern with this fire, especially as winds increase today. Riley County Fire District #1 volunteer crews are on scene today and will remain until the fire is contained.&nb...
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Riley County Fire District No 1
Posted on: April 11, 2022

4/11/2022 Baldwin Creek Road Fire

WILDFIRE UPDATE

9:00 AM UPDATE 4/12/2022

Crews monitored the fire overnight and remain on scene today. We were able to mitigate and remove a significant amount of excess fuel including eastern red cedars, dry and dead debris from the 2019 flood, and dry grasses yesterday ...

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Riley County Fire District No 1
Posted on: April 8, 2022

4/11/2022 Carlson Road Fire Update

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4/11/2022 CARLSON ROAD FIRE UPDATE

The Carlson Road fire is now completely contained. Our crews continued to monitor the burned area over the weekend, checking for hotspots, and we are grateful to be able to consider this fire 100% contained as of Monday m...

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Riley County Fire District No 1
Posted on: March 7, 2022

RCFD#1 Contained Grass Fire During High Winds Saturday

photo of burned grass near a farm building March 3, 2022

(RILEY COUNTY, KS - March 7, 2022) At 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 5, Riley County Fire District #1 (RCFD #1) was dispatched to the 6400 block of North 52nd Street, near Sedalia Community Church, for reports of an outside fire. A total of 15 firefighters and...

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Riley County Fire District No 1
Posted on: March 7, 2022

RCFD#1 Using New Technology for Emergency Response

photo of RCFD#1 fire truck applying water to a wildfire in Riley County

(RILEY COUNTY, KS - March 7, 2022) Riley County Fire District #1 (RCFD#1) is exploring new technology for incident responses by serving as a pilot test group for the new OpsCentral team software. This software brings several sources of information togethe...

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Riley County Fire District No 1
Posted on: March 1, 2022

RCFD#1 Contains North County Wildfire

fire crews on scene at Swede Creek Fire

(RILEY COUNTY, KS - March 1, 2022) At 10:00 a.m. Sunday, February 27, 2022 Riley County Fire District #1 was dispatched to the area near Carlson and Rosehill Road near Tuttle Creek Lake for reports of a large outdoor fire. A total of 12 apparatus, 15 volu...

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Riley County Fire District No 1