Our History

Throughout its history, Richmond Engine Company #1 has played an important role in protecting the lives and property of the residents of Staten Island. The department has responded to thousands of emergencies, from small fires to large-scale disasters. The department has evolved over the years, and now it is equipped with modern firefighting equipment and technology, and its members are trained to the highest standards.

Richmond Engine Company #1 is an integral part of the Staten Island community, and it continues to provide vital services to the residents of Richmondtown . The department is staffed by dedicated volunteers who are committed to protecting their community from the threat of fire and other emergencies. They also participate in community events, and they are active in promoting fire safety education.

Richmond Engine Company #1 has a long and proud history of serving the Staten Island community and protecting its residents from the threat of fire. Despite the many challenges it has faced over the years, it has always risen to the occasion and demonstrated its commitment to public service.

Station with original members and horse and carage