Riverside City Fire

Fire and life safety educational programs

The Riverside City Fire Department is a Partner with the California Fire Prevention Organization. Operating with an active Memo of Agreement, CFPO has engaged with Riverside to develop a fully featured fire prevention education and awareness program.

Services provided by CFPO include:

  • A new website for public education (www.mysaferiverside.org)
  • FREE smoke alarms
  • FREE CO detectors
  • Neighborhood canvassing and free smoke alarm installations
  • School visits and creation of a “Junior Fire Inspector” cadre of students
  • Collaboration with Riverside Fire and a school for the deaf
  • A public safety fair

The Liaison to CFPO is Captain Todd Gooch ( TGooch@riversideca.gov )


Department Information

Main Fire Station
(14 Stations in total)
3401 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92501
Deputy Chief: La Wayne Hearn
Phone: (951) 826-5321
Email: fire@riversideca.gov
Website: www.riversideca.gov


City Information

City Government
3401 University Ave, Riverside CA 92501
Mayor: William Rusty Bailey

Assistant to the Mayor
Frank Arreola
(951) 824-5897

Police department
(951) 826-5700
4102 Orange St
Riverside, CA 92501

City Data
Total Population 303,871 in 2015
Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,300
Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $271,524; Detached houses: $284,658; Townhouses or other attached units: $220,299; In 2-unit structures: $231,216; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $138,341; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $179,958; Mobile homes: $45,674;

Riverside Community Hospital
4445 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92501
Telephone: (951) 788-3000

Riverside Unified School District
(951) 788-7131
Superintendent: Dr. David Hansen


Riverside Fire Department