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Water fighting in Riverdale

Water fighting in Riverdale

Saturday, June 13, the Riverdale Fire Department hosted a regional water fight competition in the parking lot at City Hall. This year’s fights were re-named in honor of fallen firefighter, Analiese Chapman.

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Riverdale mourns loss of firefighter Analiese Chapman

Riverdale mourns loss of firefighter Analiese Chapman

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.

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City to repair RFD air compressor

City to repair RFD air compressor

The Riverdale City Council has agreed to fund repairs of the Riverdale Fire Department’s air compressor system as it begins the process of determining how to replace it over the next two years.

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It’s National Fire Prevention Week!

It’s National Fire Prevention Week!

The Riverdale Volunteer Fire Department and the City of Riverdale remind you to make sure you’re prepared to deal with the fire risks in your home and business. You’ll find more information on Fire Prevention Week inside.

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Riverdale fire fighters surpass 1,000 hours of training for 2018

Riverdale fire fighters surpass 1,000 hours of training for 2018

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.

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