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2023 Incidents
Jan 27 34
Total 27 34

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 Fire Dept Requested to Assist With Downed Horse

LCFD L3, January 16

On Monday, January 16, 2023, LCFD personnel responded to a local equestrian facility to assist stable members with a horse that had fallen in her stall. Upon arrival, firefighters found the horse lying in her stall with her head through the open paddock door. The approximately 35 year old horse suffers from arthritis and has trouble moving her legs. She was unable to get a good footing in the stall ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA - West Main Rd

LCFD L3, December 28

On Wednesday December 28, 2022, LCFD responded to West Main Rd, north of Peckham Rd for report of an MVA with injuries. Upon arrival, crews found a single car MVA vs multiple utility poles. Vehicle occupants were out of the vehicle prior to Fire Dept arrival. The vehicle operator left the roadway and struck a utility pole breaking it in multiple places, before striking a second utility pole. Westport ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption MVA - Colebrook Rd

LCFD L3, December 26

On Monday December 26, 2022, LCFD responded to Colebrook Rd in the area of Adamsville hill for report of an MVA. Upon arrival found a late model pickup that struck the guardrail in front of Old Stone Orchard. The roadway was temporarily shut down while DOT and tow truck operators cleared the roadway of the guardrail and debris. Vehicle operator declined medical treatment and transport. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Appliance Fire - Long Highway

LCFD L3, December 18

On Sunday, December 18, 2022, LCFD responded to the 200 block of Long Highway for a report of a fire inside a residence. Upon arrival found light smoke conditions coming from the front door. The homeowner had evacuated from the residence and told fire crews that her dryer had caught fire. Upon entering the residence crews found the dryer on the ground level in the back corner. Another occupant ... (Full Story & Photos)

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A Day of Recognition!

LCFD L3, December 07

It’s not often in the fire service, we get to report this kind of news, so today’s post is a special one. On October 14, 2022, members of the Little Compton Fire Department were dispatched along with officers of the Little Compton Police Department to South Shore Beach for a reported unresponsive person. Upon arrival crews found a beach goer had suffered a cardiac arrest while out in the water and ... (Full Story)



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