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2018 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 44 30
Feb 25 29
Mar 54 60
Apr 25 27
May 20 33
Jun 26 33
Jul 42 46
Aug 36 39
Sep 38 35
Total 310 332

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

Fire Prevention Week

LCFD7, October 13

Nation Fire Prevention week maybe coming to a close but it is never to late to educate yourself or your children. Check out NFPAs Fire Prevention week website for some home education tools, activities and even some games to help teach your children about fire safety. Remember Look. Listen. Learn.... (Full Story & Photos)

Close Before you Doze

LCFD7, October 13


In case of fire, a closed door can isolate the fire’s flow, reduce room temperature and keep carbon monoxide levels down. "Close Before You Doze" aims to make closing doors at night part of people’s bedtime routine. As a safety influencer, you can help share the benefits of this message as a potential life-saving ... (Full Story)

Storage Container Fire

LCFD7, October 11

Around 12:45AM, we received a call for a storage container that was on fire on the north end of East Main Rd. Upon our arrival we had a conex box with its contents fully involved as well as some other items that were fully involved around the conex box. The bulk of the fire was knocked down within 15-20 minutes, utilizing the CAFS (Compressed Air Foam System) that Engine 2 is equipped with. Tiverton, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Pump Testing

LCFD7, September 17

In the midst of all the commotion of the generator fire, we also had the Pumps on Engine 2 and Tanker 1 tested. Thankfully they all passed and are all set for another year! The unfortunate thing is while attempting to draft (draw water from a water source) at Pond Bridge, we found the hydrant stuffed with trash. Incidents like this can cause a significant delay in us accessing water. We also pulled ... (Full Story & Photos)

This trash was packed down the hydrant
This trash was packed down the hydrant

Generator Fire

LCFD7, September 17

Around 1PM today, we received a call for a possible structure fire. Upon Arrival the crew quickly extinguished the propane fueled whole home generator. Damage was limited to the generator. No one was home at the time, the call came in though a landscaper cutting a neighbors lawn. The quick response by the crew, and call from the landscaper, saved this home.... (Full Story & Photos)



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