Riverside Fire Department

Office of The Chief

On behalf of the men and women of the Riverside Fire Department we thank you for spending some time to visit our website. The Riverside Fire Department has a proud history of serving our community for over 125 years. That spirit of service continues as we move forward into the future.

The men and women of the Riverside Fire Department are here to serve you. From our front-line Firefighters to our Communication Center Dispatchers, and our sworn and civilian staff that comprise our workforce, we are committed to providing the highest levels of service possible.


As the 21st Fire Chief for the City of Riverside, I am proud to represent this outstanding organization. The men and women of our Department are committed to the residents, businesses and visitors of our City. As the City of Arts & Innovation we will continually seek new ways to provide our services in an effort to be more efficient, more adaptable and more responsive to the needs of our community.


It is our commitment to you that we stand ready to assist you in your time of need 24/7 with compassion, professionalism, respect and dignity. I personally look forward to meeting with many of you and building a long standing partnership.

The mission of the City of Riverside Fire Department is to protect life, property, and the environment by providing exceptional and progressive, all-hazard emergency services, public education, and safety programs.

Michael Moore
Fire Chief