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No Caption Ask A Firefighter Series: How You Can Thank First Responders

Vice President Rob Peacock, January 16

Captain Jane Perkins, the Southern League’s Fire Safety Specialist, writes a monthly article in the Westerly Sun.

Her latest article is "How You Can Thank First Responders".

... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ask A Firefighter: How to keep your family safe during the holidays

Jane Perkins, December 06

Captain Jane Perkins the League’s Fire Safety Specialist writes about Holiday Fire Safety in The Westerly Sun today. Link below ... (Full Story & Photos)

Winter Fire Safety Article
Winter Fire Safety Article

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Ask a Firefighter: Change out batteries when you turn the clocks back

Secretary Christopher Koretski, November 01

Captain Jane Perkins article this month is included in the link below. She focuses this month on changing your smoke alarm batteries when changing your clocks!... (Full Story)


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League Hosts EVOC Training Program

Secretary Christopher Koretski, October 22

The RI Southern Firefighter’s League hosted almost 45 drivers from 9 member departments through the Emergency Vehicle Operators Course at Misquamicut State Beach in Sunday October 18. The League proudly has offered this program several times in the last few years since a train the trainer program was offered by VFIS, our insurance carrier.

Instructors included: Chief Andrew Kettle, Deputy Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

Units operate on the course at Misquamicut State Beach.
Units operate on the course at Misquamicut State Beach.

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No Caption Light The Night For Fallen Firefighters

Secretary Christopher Koretski, October 03

This weekend the National Fallen Firefighter’s Foundation celebrates the lives of 103 firefighters who have died in 2019 and previous years. Consider joining our local first responders in shining your light! Thanks to the Westerly Sun for helping us spread the word. Check out their article below. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ask a Firefighter: How can I help my community during the pandemic?

Captain Jane Perkins, September 06

There is no question that fire departments are facing unprecedented challenges during the global pandemic. The pandemic has changed the way first responders train and how they respond to fire and first aid calls. However, the dedication of the volunteers in the Rhode Island Southern Firefighters League has remained constant. There is an inherent danger in being a first responder, yet volunteers throughout ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ask a Firefighter: Beware the hazards of summer boating
Ask a Firefighter: Beware the hazards of summer boating

Ask a Firefighter: Beware the hazards of summer boating

Jane Perkins, Southern League Fire Safety Specialist , July 05

Nothing says summer fun like being on a boat, but boaters, swimmers and marina staff must be aware of the unique dangers in and around the water.

Electricity and carbon monoxide (CO) bring particular risks to the boating world. CO is a deadly gas that is odorless, colorless and tasteless. Often called the silent killer, CO is created when fuels such as gasoline, diesel, or propane do not burn fully. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Barber Is Honored by Town Of Richmond For Dedicated Service

Secretary Christopher Koretski, June 19

The Rhode Island Southern Firefighter's League extends its most sincere congratulations to Richmond-Carolina Fire Chief Scott Barber who is also the Richmond DPW Director on his honors from the Town of Richmond. Chief Barber is also the Director and a Longtime Board Member of the League.

An article published in The Westerly Sun on June 19 can be found below. Congratulations 601!

Town honors longtime ... (Full Story & Photos)

Richmond Town Council President Rich Nassaney, left, presents a plaque to DPW director and fire chief Scott Barber noting his 20 years of service to the town on Thursday. | Harold Hanka, The Westerly Sun
Richmond Town Council President Rich Nassaney, left, presents a plaque to DPW director and fire chief Scott Barber noting his 20 years of service to the town on Thursday. | Harold Hanka, The Westerly Sun

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