Riverdale Fire Department
Welcome to the online home of the Riverdale (Iowa) Fire Department.
Founded in 1960, the department is staffed 100% by dedicated volunteers. Training sessions are held every Monday evening from 6:30 to 10pm. You can reach the department (for non-emergency situations) at: 563-355-2211
About the Department
We’re honored and pleased to serve the residents of Riverdale and the thousands of students and employees who spend their days in our city. The department’s mission is to provide a safe environment so they can do the work they need to do and enjoy all the city of Riverdale has to offer.
You can learn more about the department on this site or, if you’re curious what we’ve been doing lately, come visit, like and follow the Riverdale Fire Department’s page on Facebook.
As of June 19, 2018, department leadership is:
The station is located at:
110 Manor Drive
Riverdale, Iowa 52722
The Riverdale Fire Department’s mailing address is:
PO Box 364
Bettendorf, IA 57222
Latest News about the Riverdale Fire Department
The Riverdale Fire Department flag will fly at half-staff today at City Hall to honor both the life of Firefighter Analiese Chapman and the men and women who serve our community as members of the department.
Riverdale bids goodbye to Firefighter Analiese Chapman who passed away on February 2 due to complications from Cystic Fibrosis. A visitation is planned for Friday (02/07) and a Celebration of Life service on Saturday (02/08) at the Waterfront Convention Center.
Members of the Riverdale Volunteer Fire Department were on hand to welcome some of America’s greatest generation as veterans from WWII and the Korean War prepare to leave the Quad Cities on an Honor Flight to Washington, DC.
Riverdale firefighter, Analiese Chapman, passed away from complications related to Cystic Fibrosis on Sunday, February 2, 2020. The City will fly the Riverdale Fire Department flag at half-staff in her honor on Tuesday, February 4. Funeral arrangements are pending.
Riverdale Fire Chief, Floyd Bruns, gained City Council approval to sell retired SCBA units to some smaller communities that need back-up air units for their volunteer fire departments.
Last Monday’s training exercise pushed twenty of the RFD’s thirty volunteer fire fighters past 50 hours of intense training this year and moved the balance of the department along the goal of doubling the a state-required standard of 24 hours’ training every calendar year.