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Richmond Fire Department

Welcome to the homepage of the Richmond Fire Department. The Town takes great pride in providing our community with the best possible fire protection and emergency services. The focus of the department has been and will continue to be valuable service to the residents and visitors of our community, professional development of a well-trained and competent workforce, and the safety of our citizens. In addition, we strive to conserve resources, operate safely, and be valuable members of the town and contribute in any way we can.

The Richmond Fire Department is made up of 25 call firefighters. We provide 24-hour protection every day. Since no two emergency calls are the same, we are prepared to handle a variety of emergency response situations. The department places a priority on firefighter training, planning, fire prevention and public fire safety education. A number of firefighters within the department have been crossed-trained in specialized emergency response fields. Examples of this training include:

  • Handling hazardous materials
  • Extrication and water rescue

Please feel free to contact the following officers regarding our services.

Emergency - 911

Non Emergency - 737-4305 EXT. 304

Helpful Documents:

Wood Burning Guide


The State of Maine requires a fire permit for any open burning. The fire permits can be obtained from and extended by Fire Chief John Bellino. The daily weather broadcast from the State determines if permits are issued or not. There is no charge for the fire permit.  


Wardens Report-Free online burning permits
Select "Obtain a Permit"
Select your town
Complete permit application and submit
Be sure to Print, Sign and have your permit with you during your burn.


You may also inquire about burning permits on the State of Maine Website at: there is a $7 fee to obtain a permit through this site. 

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