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2017 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 19 40
Feb 14 23
Mar 28 32
Apr 33 19
May 32 48
Jun 0 0
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 126 162

2016 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 22 31
Feb 26 33
Mar 13 32
Apr 21 42
May 23 47
Jun 27 40
Jul 39 56
Aug 38 44
Sep 33 43
Oct 31 44
Nov 38 42
Dec 24 32
Total 335 486

Past Incidents
Year Total
2016 809
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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Mutual Aid to Tiverton - Nonquit Pond Water Rescue

LCFD, June 23

This afternoon, LCFD assisted Tiverton Fire Department for a water rescue on Nonquit Pond off of Pond Bridge Rd. A 911 call was received but no location was given. 911 was able to locate the calling party via GPS. LCFD responded with Car 2, Marine 2 and Rescue 1. Our crew was able to bring 2 parties back to shore and tow their canoe back as well. One party was transported to the hospital for evaluation. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Marine 2 Training

LCFD, June 22

Today's Crew took "Marine 2" for a spin in Tunipus Pond to check out the area, and become more familiar with the lay out and potential land access to the pond. LCFD uses this inflatable dinghy for the smaller bodies of water in town, and for use in the harbor if needed.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firework Safety Tips

LCFD, June 16

As the Fourth of July approaches we'd like to remind you about some Firework Safety Tips. Below is a link to the RI General Law regarding fireworks, as well as a PDF explaining some safety tips. To sum up the RI General Law, if the fireworks leave the ground in flight, and have a load "report" (bang), they are most likely illegal. ... (Full Story)


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Mutual Aid to Tiverton - Tractor Trailer Truck Rollover

LCFD, June 16

Earlier today, Engine 2 and Squad 1 responded Mutual Aid to the Town of Tiverton for a Tractor Trailer Truck Roll-over at Main Rd and Bulgarmarsh Rd. The truck was carrying a load of stone, and rolled over as it approached the intersection. Firefighters Nickerson and Manley manned the a line as a precaution for potential diesel fuel ignition, while Chief Petrin operated and manned Squad 1. The incident ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Visitors from Little Peeps Montessori Naturskola

LCFD, June 14

Yesterday, we were fortunate to have some visitors from Little Peeps Montessori Naturskola. They came over to check out the apparatus and talk a little bit about fire safety. I'd say they had "Stop,Drop & Roll" down by the time the left as some of the little ones were making up songs using those 3 important words. We enjoyed having you all stop by for a visit!... (Full Story & Photos)

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