Fire Chief’s Welcome

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I would like to thank you for your interest in the Ralston Fire Department. Our firefighters are some of the best in the country and are extremely proud of their Fire Department. With their pride, comes ownership. An ownership that has been forged by a belief in core values such as pride, honor, commitment, dedication and integrity. The Ralston Volunteer Fire Department is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service to our customers, the citizens of Ralston, each time we respond to an emergency.

We are a vibrant and growing public safety organization, always looking for ways to improve our quality of service to the citizens and trying to project their future needs and making the changes necessary to respond to them. We are committed to providing the highest level of emergency and non-emergency service possible at a level higher than the citizens expect while being fiscally responsible of every taxpayer dollar. I look forward to you being part of our growth and continued success.


Mission Statement

The Ralston Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad, Inc. is committed to the preservation and protection of life, property, and environment from the adverse effects of fire, medical, and hazardous conditions through sustained training, progressive education, and constant diligence to provide the highest level of customer service.
Sep
30
2014

Annual Open House & Pancake Feed

Come see us this Sunday October 5th, 8a-1p. We will be serving pancakes from 8am to 12 noon, donations accepted. Lots of stuff for the kids to do, adults too!
Jul
2
2014

July 4th

Join Ralston Fire this Friday July 4th 2014 for the city’s annual celebration. Parade at 1pm, firemen’s water fights to follow in downtown Ralston Fireworks at dusk Check out cityofralston.com for a list of the events on the 3rd and 4th of July We hope to see everyone in downtown Ralston on the 3rd and
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Sep
26
2013

Ralston Fire Station Newly Painted

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Thanks to J&J Painting, the Ralston Fire station received a new coat of paint, which it badly needed. Look at the pictures below to see how the work progressed
Jun
18
2013

House Fire

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On Tuesday, June 18th, Ralston Fire was dispatched to a possible house fire. While enroute, Ralston Police advised house was fully involved. Ralston 101 requested a second tone advising a working fire. Ralston 101 was first on scene with heavy smoke and flames on approach and established command. Ralston Engine 131 was first due and
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Mar
12
2013

Ralston Fire Adds New Members

New Members taking the Oath
At the March monthly meeting, the Ralston Fire Department welcomed 12 new members to the department. The new members bring a variety of experience and training to the department.
Feb
18
2013

Annual Awards Dinner

Ralston Fire held it’s Annual Dinner and Awards banquet Saturday night. It was a great success, and we want to thank everyone that was able to come out and celebrate with us. Our award winners of the night were: Top call responders- 1. Joe Eischied 2. Carrie Wagner Firefighter of the Year- Kevin Eischied EMT
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Sep
26
2012

Ralston Apartment Fire

Tonight, at approximately 1900hrs, Ralston Fire was called to the Fireside Apartments for a possibe apartment fire. Initial report was nothing showing on approach. While investigating, smoke and flames were found in the kitchen of an apartment on the 2nd floor. Ralston made an aggressive fire attack, and extinguished the fire before it could grow
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Mar
17
2012

Ienn Children Education Fundraiser

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A fundraiser for former Chief Ienn’s children will be next Friday, March 23 from 5 – 10 PM at the Papillion Fire Barn. There will be raffle prizes all night. All funds collected will be donated to the kids college fund. Fire Barn is located at: 11336 S. 96th st Papillion, NE http://www.firebarnsportsbar.com/papillion.php
Jan
31
2012

Passing of Chief Kyle Ienn

With deep sorrow and great regret, we are saddened to inform you, Chief Kyle Ienn passed away on January 31, 2012. He was a father, a brother, a mentor, and our leader. The Fire Department, and the Fire Service in general are better for having known Chief Ienn. We proudly honor Chief Ienn’s life, and
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Dec
12
2011

House Fire

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Single Family Dwelling Chief 102 on location with smoke and flames showing. 102 had command. Engine 131 was fire attack and found a small fire in the kitchen. Fire was contained to the kitchen. Home of former RVFD chief and longtime member’s widow. She escaped with the help of a Postal Employee, and was not
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