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2018 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 44 30
Feb 25 29
Total 69 59

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 28 30
Dec 23 39
Total 367 445

Past Incidents
Year Total
2017 812
2016 821
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

Winter Storm Skylar

LCFD7, March 13

LCFD has been busy today with many calls for service, most of them being for downed power lines. We have additional manpower today and tonight to handle the increased call volume. Please remember to stay clear of any downed wires and to call the station (401-635-2323), for any emergencies you can dial 911. If you have lost power and are using a generator please remember to keep the generator at least ... (Full Story & Photos)

CO Alarm - Long Highway

LCFD7, March 05

Yesterday, we responded to a residence on Long Highway for a CO (Carbon Monoxide) Alarm that was going off. Upon arrival to the residence it was noticed that there was no power to the residence and a Propane powered Whole Home generator was running, supplying the house with power. The generator had been running for well over 24 hours. Initial assessment of the residence revealed reading of 60 PPM ... (Full Story)

New Permitting Process begins 2/21/2018

LCFD7, February 21

The Town of Little Compton will be converting to an online permit program for all permits applied for through the Building Official’s Department and related permits through the Fire Department.

As of February 21, 2018 all applications will be taken in electronic format only. When the Town goes live with the e-permitting program contractors or homeowners may go online at ... (Full Story)

Old Farm Rd

LCFD7, January 17

Just after midnight we responded to Old Farm Rd for a structure fire. Upon pulling out of the station we could see the glow from the area of the residence that was on fire. We immediately activated a Mutual Aid Response and the tanker Task Force. Upon arrival to the house we had a colonial with an attached garage that was fully involved. We worked quickly to get water on the fire and to save the main ... (Full Story & Photos)

Winter Storm - 1/4/2018

LCFD7, January 03

On Thursday, 1/4/18, LC EMA will be opening it's Emergency Operations Center (EOC), at the Public Safety Complex, 60 Simmons Rd at 0800 hrs. You can contact the EOC by calling (401)635-2311

If you don't have heat, call the EOC for Warming Center Information. If you loose power and have medical equipment that needs power, please call and we will assist you with a solution. Please dial 911 for all ... (Full Story & Photos)



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