The Riverside Fire Authority (RFA) was officially established on January 1, 2008. The RFA joined the existing resources from the Centralia Fire Department and Lewis County Fire District 12 to provide fire and emergency medical services to the city of Centralia and the surrounding neighborhoods. The Riverside Fire Authority provides the following high quality fire, rescue and EMS services: •Fire Suppression, Rescue and Hazardous Materials Responses•Emergency Medical Aid and Advanced Life Support•Fire and Life Safety Inspections, Public Fire Safety and Prevention Education, Fire Investigation Services, and Construction Fire Code Plan Review.
STATION 1512 N. Pearl StreetCentralia(360) 330-9854Career Staffed Station
STATION 21818 Harrison AvenueCentralia(360) 736-3975Career Staffed Station
STATION 3161 Big Hanaford RoadCentraliaVolunteer Station
STATION 42378 Seminary Hill RoadCentralia(360) 736-1693Volunteer Station
STATION 53715 Cooks Hill RoadCentralia(360) 736-3728Volunteer Station
STATION 62237 Lincoln Creek RoadCentralia(360) 807-8719Volunteer Station
STATION 7649 Independence RoadRochesterVolunteer Station
STATION 81220 Garrard Creek RoadOakvilleVolunteer Station
RIVERSIDE FIRE AUTHORITY1818 Harrison Avenue Centralia, Washington 98531
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The Riverside Fire Authority responds to all 9-1-1 calls, and requests for medical assistance within it's response area and neighboring communities, if needed. Fire fighters responding on engines and medic units provide initial assessment, care, and treatment of sick andinjuredpatients.TransportofthesepatientstohospitalsisprimarilyprovidedbyAmericanMedicalResponse.When private ambulances are not available, Riverside Fire Authority paramedics and emergency medical technicians are fully equipped and trained to transport patients to regional hospitals. In additon, Riverside Fire Authority provides back-up transport services to all agenciesundercontractwithAmericanMedicalResponseinLewisCountyandtheCityofOakvilleinGraysHarborCounty.Initial care of patients is performed by Riverside Fire Authority firefighters who are trained as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), and Paramedics. All Riverside Fire Authority stations are capable of providing Basic Life Support (BLS) service, which includes such skills as CPR and AED (Automated External Defibrillator), oxygen and airway management, and trauma care. In addition to our BLS service, our career staffed stations are equipped and capable of providing Advanced Life Support (ALS) service, which includes intravenous therapy, advanced cardiac care with 12-lead EKG interpretation, medication administration, advanced airway techniques, and more invasive treatments and monitoring, as needed.