Plan, Don’t Panic. Avoid false news, please visit the following sites to find out the latest on Coronavirus:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/

Washington Department of Health
https://www.doh.wa.gov/emergencies/coronavirus

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
https://www.tpchd.org/healthy-people/human-coronavirus

Riverside Fire remains fully staffed and functional during this time. If you have any questions regarding your fire department please call 253-922-5644 or email Fire Chief Kira Thirkield at kthirkield@piercefire14.org

RIVERSIDE FIRE & RESCUE provides public education and prevention, fire suppression, emergency medical services and technical rescue including water rescue, rope rescue & hazardous materials to citizens along the lower Puyallup River Valley.

SINCE 1952
Riverside Fire began as an all-volunteer force of community members coming from home or work to provide service to their neighbors.

PRIMARILY VOLUNTEER
Our staff consists of Volunteer Firefighters who work alongside our career fire chiefs to provide exceptional service to our community.

GOVERNED BY YOU
Three fire commissioners are tasked with overseeing all administrative functions of the district. They are selected by a vote of the community.

RECRUITING VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS!

CLICK THE LINK TO GO TO THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER OPPORTUNITIES SECTION.

MISSION
Working as a team, we are dedicated to serving our customers.
We will strive to be financially responsible and use cost effective systems to provide professional affordable services.
Our goal will be to continually learn, change and improve.
We will focus on results, providing the best possible service to the citizens and visitors of our district, 24 hours a day.

VISION
Our vision is to be responsive to the changing needs of our community, professionally providing quality fire and emergency medical services to the customer in a manner that encourages pride, respect, and confidence in our organization by the members of the community.

CORE VALUES
Professionalism | Accountability | Courtesy | Compassion | Integrity| Commitment