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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.
Richard G. Petrin
Chief of Department
New CPR EMS Protocol PSA
LCFD, February 17
Here is a link to the RI Fire Chiefs Association Website which has all the information you need to know about the new EMS Protocol change. Also, we have attached a PSA Video and a new clip from WPRI 12.... (Full Story)
*NEW* - RI EMS Protocol Updates
LCFD, February 07
Effective March 1, 2017, the State of Rhode Island - Dept of Health, Center for Emergency Medical Services, in collaboration with the RI Ambulance Advisory Board have updated and significantly changed the Emergency Medical Services Standing Orders and Protocols. These changes bring RI up to par with, and in some circumstances cases exceed, other states through out the country. These protocol are reviewed ... (Full Story)
RI Fire Sprinkler Coalition Training - Feb 21st
LCFD, January 30
The Rhode Island Fire Sprinkler Coalition is offering a free class on home fire sprinklers, which
can reduce the risk of dying in homes fires by an astounding 80 percent. Learn about NFPA 13D, Standard
for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes. Learn
the truth about fire sprinklers, and how to review and inspect multipurpose and standalone sprinklers.
... (Full Story)
Fire Incident - 1/28/17
LCFD, January 29
Late in the evening on 1/28/17, Little Compton Firefighters were dispatched for a possible blower motor malfunction on a fireplace insert.
Firefighters arrived to find active fire burning under the insert. The fire had extended from the insert to the wall and floor area surrounding the insert. A great deal of overhaul was required to insure the fire was out and had not extended beyond the area of ... (Full Story & Photos)
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