At approximately 12:20am this morning, DCFD responded to the scene of Westerly’s Walmart for a van into the building. Upon arrival, the driver was found to be pinned in the vehicle. The driver was extricated from the vehicle and transported by Westerly Ambulance to Rhode Island Hospital. The store was closed for about an hour until town building officials and DCFD deemed it was safe for reentry.... (Full Story & Photos)
Department Photographer Rebecca Schilke, January 13
At approximately 3:25 PM, the Dunn's Corners Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Governor Avenue. The fire was reported to have started in the garage area of the three story house. Misquamict FD, Westerly FD, Westerly Ambulance, and the Westerly PD worked together with Dunn's Corners at the scene. ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Westerly Sun published a very nice article on Dunn's Corners Fire Department as part of their holiday series on local fire departments. If you missed the article in the print edition, check out the Westerly Sun's website (www.thewesterlysun.com) or see the copy attached to this article.
Our thanks to Dale Faulkner and the Westerly Sun for recognizing our Department and our officers.... (Full Story & Photos)
Department Photographer Rebecca Schilke, November 11
At approximately 1:30 AM, the Dunn's Corners Fire Department and one engine from the Ashaway Fire Department were toned out to a barn and vehicle fire on Church Street in Bradford. Upon arrival, firefighters found a burning vehicle with no extension to the barn. The blaze was quickly extinguished. Tankers were also dispatched from Charlestown and Ashaway's departments. ... (Full Story & Photos)
The proposed draft fire protection contract between DCFD and Bradford Fire District for 2013-2014 is posted on this website. Our Moderator, Matt Thomsen, encourages district members to review it in detail in preparation for the Special Meeting coming up next Wednesday, November 13.
The Dunn’s Corners Fire District Operating Committee has called a Special Meeting for Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at 7:00 PM at Station 1, 1 Langworthy Road, Westerly.
The main subject of the meeting will be coverage for the Bradford Fire District. The Operating Committee will be seeking voter approval for a short-term contract to provide fire protection services to Bradford. They will also ... (Full Story)
The Dunn's Corners Fire Department would like to remind you when you set your clocks back this weekend (Sunday November 3rd at 2AM) that you also change your batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. DCFD recommends that you replace the batteries when the time changes from standard daylight savings each spring and fall. "Change your clock, change your battery," is a positive theme and ... (Full Story & Photos)