Richmond Fire Department

Richmond Fire Department Patch
101 South 5th Street
Richmond, Indiana 47374
(765) 983-7266
Chief Mike Crawley


The Richmond Fire Department has an authorized strength of 81 personnel and currently serves a population of approximately 39,124.

The City of Richmond Fire Department provides fire protection to approximately 62 square miles of area. (23 square miles within the city limits and the remaining is provided on contractual basis)

Equipment manned is five (5) engine companies, one (1) rescue, one (1) 100' aerial company, two (2) grass fire units two (2) standby engines and one (1) water rescue unit.

Fallen Heroes

4 Heroes have given their lives in the line of duty during the history of the Richmond Fire Department.

Photo of Lawrence H. Ghearing
Lawrence H. Ghearing
Richmond Fire Department (IN)
Accident (Other)
Fri, Mar 19th, 1948
Photo of Earl H. Miller
Assistant Chief
Earl H. Miller
Richmond Fire Department (IN)
Fri, Nov 19th, 1943
Photo of Edgar E. Miller
Richmond Fire Department (IN)
Wed, Feb 11th, 1931
Photo of William M. Kenney
William M. Kenney
Richmond Fire Department (IN)
Structural Collapse
Tue, Sep 23rd, 1924