Fire Department


Covering 5.1 miles, the Richton Park Fire Department is committed to providing the highest level of service in the most efficient and cost effective manner to the citizens and communities that we serve.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to save lives and to protect property from the ravages of fire, natural disasters, injuries, illness or any other situation which could compromise the well being of all people we may be called on to help.

We will perform these tasks with the pride, dedication and with a commitment of excellence while striving to complete our mission.

Vision Statement

To continue to maintain an effective and beneficial relationship with the citizens we serve by maintaining the highest caliber of fire and emergency medical services available, and offering proactive education programs in fire prevention and public education. This reinforces our philosophy that prevention can save more lives than intervention.

To continue to be sensitive to the needs of the membership, community, and the citizens we serve.

To optimize our available resources while maintaining or exceeding performance standards established by our predecessors.

To maintain a proactive relationship with neighboring departments, through an active exchange of ideas, services and education.

To proactively pursue new technologies, methods, and ideas that will reinforce and enhance delivery of services, and help assure personal well being and efficiency.

To take an aggressive and proactive stance on the safety of fire department personnel.

To enthusiastically incorporate and effectively manage the change that keeps the Richton Park Fire Department at the forefront of the fire service.