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)
Dunn's Corners Fire District Moderator Matt Thomsen has authored a letter to District taxpayers, providing important information on our response to the recent Bradford Fire District situation. Please see attached.
Lieutenant & Training Officer Jeff Thomas, September 24
Thursday, September 19th, the DCFD participated in Mass Casualty Training with multiple agencies. This training is the first annual Southern Rhode Island joint training focusing on specialty emergencies.
Full story and details can be found in attached links
Thank you to Todd Hoffman, Westerly Swat/Police, Westerly School District Faculty & Superintendent, CERT & HAM Radio Teams, multiple fire & ... (Full Story & Photos)
Once again Ocean State Job Lot will be sponsoring an Honor Flight of Rhode Island World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., to memorialize their service to this country. The flight will occur on Saturday, September 28. See attached press release for details.
And once again our own Chief Mike Frink will proudly serve as a guardian, escorting one of Westerly's local heros, Armando Azzinaro, on the ... (Full Story)