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2023 Incidents
Jan 27 34
Feb 15 35
Mar 20 31
Apr 25 42
Total 87 142

2022 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 81 43
Feb 34 31
Mar 29 35
Apr 27 45
May 37 46
Jun 39 51
Jul 37 70
Aug 49 51
Sep 37 46
Oct 27 38
Nov 26 39
Dec 30 38
Total 453 533

2021 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 70 32
Feb 34 27
Mar 43 32
Apr 43 27
May 37 26
Jun 53 48
Jul 39 58
Aug 59 52
Sep 34 56
Oct 47 42
Nov 50 45
Dec 63 40
Total 572 485

Past Incidents
Year Total
2022 985
2021 1057
2020 853
2019 783
2018 814
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 9 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

No Caption Congratulations Fire Academy Graduate!

LCFD L3, May 06

On Friday 5/5/2023, the Rhode Island State Fire Academy held a graduation ceremony for Recruit Class 024. The Little Compton Fire Department would like to congratulate LCFD Probationary Firefighter Jason Tower, as well as all the graduates of Recruit Class 024. Jason will report for duty starting on Monday 5/8/23. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Car Fire - Colebrook Rd

LCFD L3, April 20

On Thursday 4/20/2023, the LCFD was dispatched to the area of 155 Colebrook Rd for a reported motor vehicle fire. Car 1 arrived on scene and established command, reporting a pickup truck was fully involved on the side of the road. The Vehicle occupant was out of the vehicle. Engine 2 and Tanker 1 arrived on scene and stretched a preconnected hose line from Engine 2 and began fire suppression. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption MVA - West Main Rd

LCFD L3, April 20

On Thursday, 4/20/2023, the LCFD was dispatched to the area of 600 West Main Rd for a reported rollover MVA with entrapment. Upon arrival, crews found a single car had gone off the road and rolled onto the driver side where it come to rest against a stone wall. Both occupants were wearing seatbelts and were still located inside the vehicle. The windshield was removed by fire personnel so they could ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA - East Main Rd

LCFD L3, April 19

On Wednesday April 19, 2023, the LCFD responded to the area of East Main Rd and Snell Rd for the report of a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival crews found a single vehicle MVA. The vehicle operator left the roadway and the vehicle came to rest in the drainage ditch running alongside the road. Vehicle sustained moderate damage and airbags did deploy. A tow truck was requested to remove the vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption LCFD Responding to Exeter Brush Fire

LCFD L3, April 15

Yesterday, LCFD Car 1 and Tanker 1 responded to Exeter along with departments from all across the state to assist in fighting a large brush fire. Last reports had put the fire at 700+ acres. One of, if not, the largest in Rhode Island history. PFF J. Tower and PFF W. Rose also responded along with their Fire Academy Recruit Classes for manpower. As of 9pm yesterday evening the fire was estimated ... (Full Story & Photos)



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