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Carthage Volunteer Fire Department of Rush County Inc. has a very dedicated member roster consisting of 28 men and women.  Of those 28 members 13 of them EMTs and 1 First Responder.  All members have fulfilled at least the state minimum requirements to be a Firefighter. 

Executive Team


Current officers for the current year are

Chief    Josh Cooley

Assistant Chief      Karen Lee

Captain    Jeremy Green

Fire Lieutenant    Ron Smith

EMS Lieutenant      Jim Anderson

President    Crystal Trueblood

Vice President    Travis Spence

Secretary/Treasurer    Michael Erwin

Board of Director    President, Sec/Tres, Ron Smith, Anita Smith,        and Roger Spence

All members can be contacted by numbers and email listed in the contact us link.