Richwood Volunteer Fire Department

Community Service Above And Beyond Since 1906


Richwood Fire Department Service Personnel:

,Communications, Junior Firefighters, Reserve Firemen

Numbers 1140 - 1148
Reserve Firefighters-1140 - 1142 
Junior Firefighters 1143 - 1148

* Indicates Award Given
♦  Indicates Position in the Dept.

 1140 - Reserve Captain - Shawn Griffith 

Shawn works for the WV National Guard at the Summersville Armory. He is a member of the maintenance services. He is married to Wendy and they have 2 sons, Shawn II and Greyson. Shawn is a member of the WV National Guard for 17 years with 2 tours of duty in Iraq, one of which he was awarded the Bronze Star,and served during desert Storm while in the US Navy's USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and the USS Simon Lake (AS 33) for 3 years. While in the US Navy Shawn was a Fireman and a Engine Room Worker

» Shawn Is a Recipient of the U.S. Army Bronze Star for his duties in Iraq.

* Shawn was acknowledged for his service to our country by a presentation by Chief DeRito at the annual Christmas party.