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Modern Fire Behavior Next Gen Tactics and Strategies

Firefighter Nicholas Linacre, August 08

Fire Officers are expected to make life
threatening decisions with little time to process information. Training becomes our most important tool and fire departments need to invest in their officers. Give them the training they need to help them perform their job. Good decisions save lives and enhance firefighter safety. Understanding building construction and how it impacts fire behavior, reading ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WHFD to host Open House August 7 from 6-8
WHFD to host Open House August 7 from 6-8

Watch Hill Fire To Host Annual Open House Wednesday Aug. 7

Secretary Christopher Koretski, August 01

The Watch Hill Fire Department will hold its annual open house on Wednesday August 7th, 2019 from 6-8pm at the fire station at 222 Watch Hill Road. This WHFD tradition welcomes people of all ages to visit our station, meet our volunteer firefighters, view our apparatus, receive fire prevention and safety material, check out a collection of antique fire trucks, and much more! This is also a great opportunity ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Annual Karl Kenyon Smokey Bear Parade Set for July 18

Secretary Christopher Koretski, July 09

The annual Karl Kenyon Smokey Bear parade will kick off sharply at 5:00 PM on Thursday, July 18th from Dunn's Corners Fire Department Station #1 on Langworthy Road. Residents from all towns are invited to join us on the parade route. The parade will be stopping for approximately 10 minutes at each of the designated stops.

Stops:
Charlestown Beach Parking Lot (approximately 5:45pm)
Weekapaug at Knowles/Weekapaug ... (Full Story & Photos)

Annual Karl Kenyon Smokey Bear Parade Set for July 18, 2019 at 5:00!
Annual Karl Kenyon Smokey Bear Parade Set for July 18, 2019 at 5:00!

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Don't let this be you...Take a look at this month's Ask A Firefighter Column...
Don't let this be you...Take a look at this month's Ask A Firefighter Column...

Ask a Firefighter: Safety tips for summer fireworks, campfires, and grilling

Secretary Christopher Koretski, July 05

Captain Jane Perkins, the Rhode Island Southern Firefighter's League Fire Safety Specialist recently published her monthly article regarding fire safety. This months focus is Safety tips for summer fireworks, campfires, and grilling. Please take a few minutes to read these important tips!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Southern League Incident Support Rehab Unit # 2 Deployed for a Woodland Search in Charlestown and Richmond

Rehab Unit # 2 Coordinator, June 24

The Rhode Island Southern Firefighters League Incident Support Rehab Unit #2 was requested by Charlestown Police and deployed for several hours during a multiple agency woodland search in the Francis Carter Preserve which is located in Charlestown and Richmond.

This was the first emergency response for the new trailer based unit that was purchased by the Rhode Island Southern Firefighters League ... (Full Story & Photos)

The Rhode Island Southern Firefighters League Incident Support Rehab Unit #2 arrives on scene after being requested for a multiple agency woodland search in the Francis Carter Preserve.
The Rhode Island Southern Firefighters League Incident Support Rehab Unit #2 arrives on scene after being requested for a multiple agency woodland search in the Francis Carter Preserve.

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No Caption Hope Valley-Wyoming Fire District - Vehicles for sale!

Treasurer Justin Lee, June 13

The Hope Valley - Wyoming Fire District is accepting bids for the sale of a 1997 Pierce Saber pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. Also available to bid on is 2004 Ford 12 passenger van. Details of both vehicles and biding documents are included in the attachments to this article. Interested parties may also picked up the documents at HVWFD Station 1 located at 996 Main Street, Hope ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Southern League Instructors Provide Driver Training in Charlestown

Secretary Christopher Koretski, June 10

4 Members of the Rhode Island Southern Firefighter's League provided driver training for members of the Charlestown Ambulance Rescue Service, the Dunn's Corners Fire Department, and the Town of South Kingstown Emergency Medical Services Agency on Sunday June 9 in Ninigret Park. Charlestown recently purchased a new International ambulance and asked the League's driver trainers to provide their drivers ... (Full Story & Photos)

Charlestown Ambulance's new Rescue 1 makes its way through the course. The new truck should be in service by the end of June.
Charlestown Ambulance's new Rescue 1 makes its way through the course. The new truck should be in service by the end of June.

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No Caption DCFD to Host Car Wash For "Fight For Air Climb" on June 8

Secretary Christopher Koretski, May 28

The Dunn's Corners Fire Department will be hosting a car wash at their Station 1 to support the American Lung Association's Fight For Air Climb on Saturday June 8 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. All proceeds will benefit the Fight For Air Climb. DCFD firefighters have participated for a number of years in the annual climb event in Providence.

According to the Association "The Fight For Air Climb is one ... (Full Story & Photos)

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