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2019 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 27 25
Feb 20 21
Mar 21 34
Apr 19 28
May 31 35
Jun 29 47
Jul 39 63
Aug 37 42
Sep 36 35
Oct 34 41
Nov 28 29
Total 321 400

2018 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 44 30
Feb 25 29
Mar 54 60
Apr 25 27
May 20 33
Jun 26 33
Jul 42 46
Aug 36 39
Sep 38 35
Oct 31 24
Nov 35 29
Dec 28 29
Total 404 414

Past Incidents
Year Total
2018 814
2017 812
2016 821
2015 770
2014 727
2013 758
2012 645
2011 691

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Welcome to the Town of Little Compton Fire Department. The purpose of this web site is to provide you with general information about our department; provide you with specific information about current issue affecting you and your family; update you about our latest incidents and events; and, give you an opportunity to contact us with any questions or comments you may have.

Our site is not only designed to offer you interesting and educational information, but also to reflect the tremendous pride and spirit within our department. We maintain a great respect for our history, and a strong sense of duty towards excellent performance in the present, and we look forward to meeting the challenges of the future. The Little Compton Fire Department is committed to delivering the highest quality of service to the Town of Little Compton in the most effective, efficient, safest, and professional way possible. The fire department provides services in fire suppression, rescue, fire prevention, fire inspection, emergency medical services, ocean rescues and disaster mitigation to list a few.

Our greatest resource, by far, are the 8 dedicated firefighters that currently make up this great department. The firefighters are committed to protecting the Town of Little Compton 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The department has one station which houses 5 different pieces of up-to-date, well maintained fire apparatus.

Whether you are a seeking specific information or just browsing, whether you are a concerned citizen of our community, or simply a curious fire buff; we trust you will find this web site helpful and informative. We welcome your questions or comments.


Best regards,

Richard G. Petrin

Chief of Department

No Caption Thanksgiving Safety tips

LCFD7, November 24

With Thanksgiving only a few days away, please take the time to review some safety tips. Below is a video pertaining to frying turkeys. Granted they do come out AWESOME when they are fried, it can be very dangerous if not done properly.

The biggest safety tips for frying a turkey are:

1. Pick a safe place away from any structures.
2. Make sure your turkey is dried thoroughly before putting it ... (Full Story & Photos)

Structure Fire - Sakonnet Point Rd

LCFD7, November 13

AT approximately 10:40PM on 11/12. LCFD responded to a residence on Sakonnet Point Rd for a possible structure fire called in by a passer by. On Arrival the crew found fire on the backside of the house. Tanker Task Force was activated, and other Mutual Assistance was called in as well. The crew has a size up of a 2.5 story wood frame structure. The house was vacant at the time. Upon arrival of Car ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo Credit to NKFD
Photo Credit to NKFD

NEW RI Firefighters Memorial

LCFD7, November 04

Rhode Island was one of only and handful of states left without a Memorial to honor Firefighters who sacrificed theirs lives in the line of duty. On October 26th, a ceremony was held, at the Rhode Island Fire Academy in Exeter, to celebrate the new Firefighters Memorial. This project was spearheaded by the RI Association of Fire Chiefs in collaboration with the RI State Association of Firefighters, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Annual Ladder and Hose Testing

LCFD7, November 04

Last week we had Fail Safe USA come down to conduct the annual testing of our hose lines and ground ladders. This is a required annual recertification to make sure that our equipment meets the proper safety standards. We maintain our equipment thoroughly to make sure we are always ready to go, and have the proper tools to get the job done.... (Full Story & Photos)

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LCFD7, October 30

Yesterday At approximately 3:10pm, LCFD was dispatched to an address on Town Way for a reported structure fire. Upon arrival Car 1 called in a confirmed Code Red, on a 2.5 Story Wood Framed house. Smoke showing, fire appears to be in the basement. The Fire was brought under control within about 20-25 minutes of being on scene. A quick attack by the crew had the fire knocked down with tank water. No ... (Full Story & Photos)



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