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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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Tue. Jun 27th 2017
We know fireworks are fun and young kids look adorable holding those sparklers. Unfortunately, fireworks can cause serious injuries to children, including devastating burns and other injuries. The best way to keep your children safe is to not use any fireworks at home. Attend public fireworks d...
Tue. Jun 27th 2017
Please take the time to tread the current information from Safe Kids Worldwide on FIre Safety.  Home fires can start quickly, which is why we all need to be careful and educated when it comes to fire safety.  Just a little bit of planning can make a big difference for you and your family.h...
Tue. May 21st 2013
Stop by Riceville VFD and place your order for your blue reflective address marker for only $20.00.  This sign will assist in our response to help find your location better.  The cost of the sign includes the sign and install.  
Thu. Feb 28th 2013
The U.S. fire service (2011)        Download a fact sheet on the U.S. Fire Service. (P...
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Visit us at 2251 Riceville Rd, Asheville NC 28805 to receive a burn permit and useful information on burning.
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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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2017 Call Volume
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Jan53117
Feb3896
Mar49119
Apr52111
May52147
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Total244590

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Riceville Volunteer Fire Department
2251 Riceville Road
Asheville, NC 28805
Non-Emergency: 8282982456
Emergency: 911
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