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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 7, 2019

No one was injured but a Riverton home sustained major damage Tuesday afternoon in a structure fire on Tamarisk Drive. "It's most likely a total loss," ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 6, 2019

It's National Fire Safety Week, observed locally by the Riverton Volunteer Fire Department with a schedule week of enthralling and educating children in the ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2019

Three small fires appear to have been set intentionally this week in Riverton. No one was injured in any of the incidents, but one structure was damaged in ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 11, 2019

Commuters in Riverton may have noticed clouds of smoke wafting through town Wednesday morning along with the falling rain. The smoke was from a haystack fire ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Aug 29, 2019

The Riverton Volunteer Fire Department "passed the boot" Sunday, part of annual fundraising efforts.Mary Roberson made a donation as firefighter Dallas Olson ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2019

Property damage was extensive Wednesday morning when fire engulfed a large metal shed at 202 North 2nd West in Riverton. The Riverton Volunteer Fire ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Mar 26, 2019

The catastrophic residential fire Saturday afternoon at 7071 Riverview Road started as a grass fire, but wasn't in the grass very long. Riverton Volunteer ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 12, 2018

Things were hopping Wednesday night at Riverton Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 at the public open house for National Fire Prevention Week. The garage bay ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 1, 2018

No one was injured but property was damaged in a barn fire reported at about 3:20 a.m. Tuesday in the 1600 block of Major Avenue in semi-rural north ...

 

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2018

No one was injured in an accidental fire that destroyed a home Sunday evening in the 800 block of Rose Marie Drive in Riverton. Three people were home at the ...

 
From staff reports
Apr 5, 2018

A 22-year-old Riverton man was hospitalized and cited for driving under the influence after driving a vehicle into an unoccupied house at about 11 p.m. ...

 
By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Mar 21, 2018

The 35 active members of the Riverton Volunteer Fire Department responded to more than 240 calls for service last year. "We spend a lot of time away from our ...


From staff reports
Mar 13, 2018

Traffic was rerouted Monday evening after a power pole broke at the intersection of Hill and West Main streets in west Riverton. Initial reports indicated ...

 
From staff reports
Mar 2, 2018

The Soldier's House of Fremont County received a financial donation from the Riverton Fire Department for their generous donation last week. RFD Firefighter ...

Photos by Claire Peart
Jan 12, 2018

The Riverton Volunteer Fire Department had to extinguish a fire Friday morning near the intersection of North Broadway and Elk Drive when trash being carried ...

 

From archives
Nov 26, 2017

The annual Fremont County fire safety essay contest was a staple of life at Riverton elementary schools in decades past, and these were the winners announced ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 18, 2017

Repeated fire safety warnings haven't had an impact on some area residents, who continue to shoot off fireworks and leave campfires unattended despite hot, dry ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 23, 2017

Floods, moisture portend 'an incredible fire season' All of the moisture that has been running through - and spilling over - Fremont County ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 30, 2017

The structure fire that drew the attention of motorists Friday evening in west Riverton was set intentionally and legally, officials said Tuesday. ...

By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer
Dec 2, 2016

No one was injured during an electrical issue in a rain gutter at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday the Central Wyoming College Intertribal Education and Community ...

Photo by Andrea Novotny
Oct 21, 2016

During National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 9-15, RVFD gave fire safety lessons to home-school students, St. Margaret's School students, United Methodist ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 24, 2016

No injuries were recorded after a stolen vehicle was found on fire early Tuesday in west Riverton. Officials said the white 1998 Chevy truck had been ...

Photo by Kelli Ameling
Jun 19, 2016

The 84th annual Wyoming State Fireman's Convention featured team competition Friday and Saturday at the Riverton Drill ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 12, 2016

Local fire crews were on the move for most of the day Saturday responding to reports of controlled burns that had gotten out of hand, with firefighter response ...


Photos by Andrea Novotny
Mar 10, 2016

A Dodge Ram pickup that caught fire shortly before noon on the 200 block of East Washington. A witness said the truck was parked when it caught fire and rolled ...

Photo by Alejandra Silva
Feb 19, 2016

Riverton Police Department dispatchers were recognized this week at a Riverton City Council meeting for their cooperation with the Riverton Volunteer Fire ...

From Staff Reports
Feb 19, 2016

Volunteer firefighters were dispatched early Friday afternoon to 3 Little Valley Court for a substantial grass fire which threatened the home of Jason and ...


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