We take great pride in being part of an elite group of Class 4 departments in North Carolina. We provide the Riceville Community with fire and emergency medical services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please feel free to browse around for useful safety tips and information about our department.

Volunteer firefighters devote their time to protect you and your community. Duracell's Power Those Who Protect Us donation program lets you give back to these selfless heroes. When you purchase specially marked CopperTop packs, they will make a battery donation to volunteer fire departments to power communication devices and life-saving equipment. Each pack contains a unique code, which you can enter to direct your battery donation to a volunteer fire department of your choice.

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Thu. Feb 8th 2018
Please follow the following link to see the Board of Directors Press Release as of 2/2/2018.
Mon. Feb 5th 2018
Board meeting February 5th at 6:30 pm.  Closed session meeting with MSFES.  Management Solutions requested an additional closed session meeting.
Sat. Jan 6th 2018
Riceville VFD Firefighter Fundraiser Picture Day that was postponed on 12/9/2017 due to the snow has been rescheduled for January 6, 2018.  The company taking the photo will be calling you individually to reconfirm.  
Sat. Dec 23rd 2017
 Santa Claus has rescheduled to arrive back in the Riceville Community to deliver toys to children on Saturday, December 23, 2017 starting at 10am.  Keep your eyes out for the big red truck with Santa and the toys.
Sat. Oct 7th 2017
Riceville VFD will be having Open House on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 10 am to 2 pm.  Please see flyer for more information.
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"To provide professional fire and emergency medical services to the Riceville Community and safeguard the quality of life through training and education."
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Riceville Volunteer Fire Department
2251 Riceville Road
Asheville, NC 28805
Non-Emergency: 8282982456
Emergency: 911
Fax: 8282987040
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