The Richmond Heights Fire Department is composed of a fire chief, an administrative assistant and 22 firefighters.…More The office has a pumper, an ambulance and a staff car. It also has a reserve pumper and ambulance.
The office provides firefighting and emergency medical assistance. Its two primary vehicles contain life-support equipment. The firefighters are assigned to one of three shifts, and the remaining firefighter works differing shifts. The office works in cooperation with other cities' fire departments, including those of Clayton, University City and Webster Groves.
Other services the office provides to people who live in Richmond Heights include smoke-detector installation, inspections of commercial buildings and educational outreach with schools.