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2017 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 19 40
Feb 14 23
Mar 28 32
Apr 33 19
May 32 48
Jun 44 36
Jul 36 58
Aug 38 42
Sep 31 45
Oct 41 33
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 316 376

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

Turkey Frying Safety

LCFD, November 14

With Thanksgiving only 2 weeks away, we want to share some cooking safety tips. The attachment below is above Safely Frying a Turkey.... (Full Story)

Congratulations Lt David Nickerson

LCFD, October 23

We would like to Congratulate Firefighter David Nickerson on his promotion to Lieutenant! Lt Nickerson joined the Little Compton Volunteer Firefighters in 1996 and served as Lieutenant and Secretary/Treasurer for the volunteers. In 1999 Lt Nickerson started to work part time hours for the Fire Department, he became a full time firefighter in 2005. Lt Nickerson currently serves as the Secretary/Treasurer ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Safety and Preventions Week

LCFD, October 21

We had some visitors from Wilbur & McMahon School stop by last week to wrap up Fire Safety and Prevention week. Ms Smith’s Pre K class had some fun and even sang their “Stop, Drop & Roll” song for us! Earlier in the week we visited Wilbur & McMahon and did an in class presentation. ... (Full Story & Photos)

FRIDAY the 13th. Electrical Fire

LCFD, October 13

Last Friday around 10AM we were called to a residence on Long Highway for a possible structure fire. Upon Arrival there was an electrical receptacle fire. It appears that this was caused by a disconnection at the service line If there were an delay in activation the 911 Emergency System, there is a great potential that this could have had a different outcome. A quick response by the Fire Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

Long Highway Motor Vehicle Accident

LCFD, October 04

Earlier this Morning, we responded to the area of 60 Long Highway for a motor vehicle accident, with injuries. Upon the arrival of LCPD to the scene, they communicated to dispatch that the occupant was extricated out of the car and the vehicle was smoking. Officer Farrar acted quickly and utilized the fire extinguisher from her cruiser to extinguish the small fire in the engine compartment. The Pt/driver ... (Full Story & Photos)



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