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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
Total 236 258

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


LCFD7, August 04


The fireworks for tonight have been cancelled and postponed for tomorrow night, Sunday 8/5, same time. Stay safe in this weather! Please share and repost! Little Compton Police Department... (Full Story)

Annual Chicken Bar-B-Q & Fireworks

LCFD7, August 04

Good Afternoon!

The Annual Chicken Bar-B-Q has been rescheduled for tomorrow, Sunday 8/5, at 1 o’clock.

The fireworks are scheduled to go off as planned around 9pm.

Please check in here or follow the Firefighters Facebook page (Link below) for further updates! Thank you!... (Full Story)

Photo taken by USCG - SN Connor Gallagher
Photo taken by USCG - SN Connor Gallagher

LCFD assists USCG with lost boater

LCFD7 , July 10

Yesterday afternoon the USCG received a call for a lost boater. The operator Was underway from Cuttyhunk with the intent of going to New Bedford. USCG was called for a lost boater. The vessel and its occupants were found by USCG Station Castle Hill near the mouth of the Sakonnet River. They were brought to Sakonnet Harbor where LCFD evaluated the elderly occupants. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Marine 1 Responds with USCG for a boat in distress

LCFD7, June 22

This afternoon LCFD Marine 1 responded approximately 6 miles South - SouthEast of Sakonnet Point (just north of Browns Ledge) for a 53ft vessel taking on water, with 2 persons on board. Middletown FD responded as well. Upon arrival to the scene a USCG 45’, USCG Helo and TowBoat US were assisting the vessel. Cause of the vessel taking on water is unknown. USCG also sent a 47’ asset from Menemsha which ... (Full Story & Photos)

Little Peeps Montessori Naturskola visit LCFD

LCFD7, June 13

We had the pleasure of having some guest on 6/13. Little Peeps Montessori Naturskola stopped by to tour the apparatus! They all had a blast and even got to spray the fire hose! Thanks for stopping by!... (Full Story & Photos)



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