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2022 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 81 43
Feb 34 31
Mar 29 35
Apr 27 45
May 37 46
Total 208 200

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
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 Bailey's Ledge Structure Fire

LCFD 6, August 01

On Monday August 1, 2022, at approximately 1:30am, LCFD was dispatched to Bailey's Ledge Road for report of a structure fire. The residence was fully involved at the time of arrival. The East Bay Tanker Task Force was activated with mutual aid companies from Tiverton, Westport, Middletown, Warren, and Rehoboth responding. A Portsmouth Engine Company established water supply at the draft site at ... (Full Story & Photos)

Probationary Firefighter Evan Willard Sworn In

LCFD 6, July 25

On Monday July 25th, Town Clerk Carol Wordell swore in probationary firefighter Evan Willard. With Evan joining our ranks, our staffing has increased to 10 full time firefighters! Evan will be attending the Fall Municipal Fire Academy Recruit Class at the RI Fire Academy. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Motor Vehicle Accident - Long Highway

LCFD 6, July 05

On July 5th, LCFD responded to area of Long Highway just south of Snell Rd for report of a MVA. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle accident. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole. The road was temporarily shut down while crews cleared debris from the roadway. Rhode Island Energy was notified and dispatched a crew to replace the utility pole. Vehicle occupant was ... (Full Story & Photos)

Probationary Firefighter Randall Medina Sworn In

LCFD6, June 09

On Monday June 9th, Town Clerk Carol Wordell swore in Probationary Firefighter Randall Medina. Randall will be attending the Fall Municipal Fire Academy Recruit Class at the RI Fire Academy. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Brush Fire - West Main Rd

LCFD 6, May 09

On May 9th, LCFD responded to West Main Rd for report of a brush fire. Upon arrival fire crews observed fire burning along a fence line caused by a downed powerline. National Grid was notified and dispatched personnel to secure power in the area. Once power to the line was secured the fire was extinguished by fire department personnel, and utility crews repaired the downed powerline. ... (Full Story & Photos)



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