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No Caption Southern League Hosts Chief Brian Nardelli for Training Program

Secretary Christopher Koretski, April 24

The Rhode Island Southern Firefighters League was honored to have Chief Brian Nardelli of the Brockton (MA) Fire Department present for us on Tuesday 4/23 at the Watch Hill Fire Department. He spoke about the Brockton Hospital Fire in February 2023 which included a 10 alarm fire response and total evacuation of the hospitals nearly 200 patients. Over 50 Fire & EMS providers attended the program. We ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ask a Firefighter: Why do wildfires occur in the early spring?

Captain Jane Perkins, March 03

Please take a few moments to read Captain Perkins latest "Ask A Firefighter" article in the Westerly Sun.

This column was written by Jane Perkins, Fire Safety Specialist for the Rhode Island Southern Firefighters League and Captain of the Watch Hill Fire Department.

Please email her at askafirefighter@yahoo.com if you have a question you would like to have answered in her monthly column.... (Full Story & Photos)

WJAR photo of the large brush fire in April of 2023 in Exeter, RI
WJAR photo of the large brush fire in April of 2023 in Exeter, RI

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No Caption Ask a Firefighter: Why you should close your bedroom door

Captain Jane Perkins, February 04

Please take a few moments to read Captain Perkins latest "Ask A Firefighter" article in the Westerly Sun.

This column was written by Jane Perkins, Fire Safety Specialist for the Rhode Island Southern Firefighters League and Captain of the Watch Hill Fire Department.

Please email her at askafirefighter@yahoo.com if you have a question you would like to have answered in her monthly column.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Southern League teams up with RIAFC to host PIO Training Program

Secretary Christopher Koretski, January 26

The Rhode Island Southern Firefighters League teamed up with the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs to host a public information officer class on Thursday January 25 at the Rhode Island Fire Academy. Chief Rob Reardon of the Duxbury Fire Department joined Betty-Jo Cugini of Weathervane Communications for the program. Over 75 members of the Rhode Island fire service joined for the program that ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rep. Tina Spears with the League Board of Directors after receiving the Legislator of the Year award. 
L-R: Asst. Chief Koretski, Chief Kettle, Rep. Spears, Chief Lee, Chief Reed, and Chief Mackay
Rep. Tina Spears with the League Board of Directors after receiving the Legislator of the Year award. L-R: Asst. Chief Koretski, Chief Kettle, Rep. Spears, Chief Lee, Chief Reed, and Chief Mackay

Southern League Honors Rep. Tina Spears at Annual Legislator’s Night

Secretary Christopher Koretski, January 23

The Rhode Island Southern Firefighters League held it's annual Legislator’s Night on Monday January 22 at Haversham in Westerly. Over 35 members of our local Fire, EMS agencies, and EMA partners attended. Guests also included: RI Fire Academy Director Marc Pare, Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs President Bob Bradley and Executive Director Rick Susi, RI DEM Chief Ken Ayers, and RI Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ask a Firefighter: Did you know that Chicago had two Great Fires?

Captain Jane Perkins, January 07

Please take a few moments to read Captain Perkins latest "Ask A Firefighter" article in the Westerly Sun.

This column was written by Jane Perkins, Fire Safety Specialist for the Rhode Island Southern Firefighters League and Captain of the Watch Hill Fire Department.

Please email her at askafirefighter@yahoo.com if you have a question you would like to have answered in her monthly column.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption A Fire Officers & PIOs Guide to Navigating the Media “Tell Your Story or Someone Else Will... ”

Secretary Christopher Koretski, December 27

Training Announcement

PUBLIC RELATIONS & INTERVIEW SKILLS

A Fire Officers & PIOs Guide to Navigating the Media

“Tell Your Story or Someone Else Will...”

Presented By:

Chief Rob Reardon, Duxbury, MA Fire Department
Betty-Jo Cugini, Weathervane Communications

Betty-Jo Cugini is the former NBC-10 News Director and is
the granddaughter and mother of RI fire chiefs. She holds
several Emmys, a Silver ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ask a Firefighter: How can I prepare for a safe holiday season?

Captain Jane Perkins, December 03

Please take a few moments to read Captain Perkins latest "Ask A Firefighter" article in the Westerly Sun.

This column was written by Jane Perkins, Fire Safety Specialist for the Rhode Island Southern Firefighters League and Captain of the Watch Hill Fire Department.

Please email her at askafirefighter@yahoo.com if you have a question you would like to have answered in her monthly column.... (Full Story & Photos)

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