About Riverside Fire Department

Current staffing includes one part-time Fire Chief, five Lieutenants, six paramedics on contract, one part-time secretary and 31 active paid-on-call Firefighter/EMTs.

Command Staff

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    Matthew Buckley

    Fire Chief

  1. Kevin Kuratko

    Battalion Chief

  1. Bill Sherman

    Deputy Chief

  1. Ray Williamson


The Riverside Fire Department operates out of two fire stations. Our Headquarters/Station #1 is located at 27 Riverside Road and is adjoined to the Village Hall/Police Department Facility. Station #1 is staffed with one fire engine, our front line ambulance, one reserve ambulance and one utility vehicle. Station #1 also houses our administrative offices and training room. Station #2 is located at 57 Pine Avenue and houses one ladder truck, one fire engine, one utility vehicle and our rescue boat.