Ripley Volunteer Fire Department

Founded: 1946 Location: Ripley, WV Chief: R.H. Gobble II The Ripley Volunteer Fire Department consists of 30 members. Our response area includes the city of Ripley, Fairplain, Evans, Gay, Rt. 21 North to North Ridge and South to Cemetary Road, Rt. 33 East to Roane County, Rt. 62 to Woodruff Acres, and I-77 from the 130 to the 142 mm, we also have mutual aid agreements with all of our surrounding departments. We average about 800 calls per year. We have 6 pieces of apparatus consisting of 3 engines "E-31, E-32, E-33", 2 rescues "R-30, R-34,and Boat 30 and a dive/water rescue trailer. Our biggest event of the year is the Ripley 4th of July Celebration