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

  1. Matthew Buckley

    Fire Chief

  1. Kevin Kuratko

    Battalion Chief

  1. Bill Sherman

    Deputy Chief

  1. William Ruska

    Lieutenant

  1. Thomas Bensfield

    Battalion Chief

  1. Ray Williamson

    Lieutenant

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.

Vehicles