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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
Total 147 190

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

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LCFD7, July 01

With the 4th of July later this week, we’d like to share some firework safety tips. We hope you enjoy the 4th and the rest of your summer.... (Full Story & Photos)

Wires Down - Willow Ave

LCFD7, June 30

Earlier this evening, we were dispatched to the area of 31 Willow Ave for wires down. On arrival we were directed to an electricity wire down against a fence that was sparking and had ignited the fence. National Grid was contacted and made a quick response. They cut the power allowing us to extinguish the fire. The electricity coming from the wire had actually hardened the ground where it made contact ... (Full Story & Photos)

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LCFD7, June 13

This morning we had the pleasure of hosting Elizabeth and Michael from Wilbur McMahon School. Early this year they won a Raffle Prize for a ride to school on the Trucks....... and of course no visit to the station would be good enough without a firehouse breakfast. Elizabeth and Michael got to see what our morning routine is like, and what its like to spend time in the fire station. They even got ... (Full Story & Photos)

Forestry and Engine Drafting - Tunipus Pond

LCFD7, June 12

We got out on a nice day and worked through some drafting evolution with the Forestry and Engine.

Photos courtesy of Firefighter Martino.... (Full Story & Photos)

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LCFD7, May 25

Just after 1400hrs, the Coast Guard received a call for a boat in distress, stuck on the rocks, just off Briggs Beach. USCG responded and the Marine Task Force was activated. LCFD was the first Marine asset on scene, followed by USCG and Middletown FD. The 2 occupants on board did not sustain any injuries. The boat was stuck on the rocks and was not stable. Middletown FD deployed two rescue swimmers ... (Full Story & Photos)



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