The production of DCFD's newest apparatus has started. DCFD has ordered an E-One custom Rescue-Engine on a custom Typhoon chassis. The Rescue-Engine will feature a 1,000 gallon tank, 30 gallon class A foam tank and a 1,500 GPM pump. The apparatus will also feature a full rescue compliment to run first due as our rescue truck. The apparatus committee has designed the truck as such to have a Rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Rhode Island Blood Center will conduct a blood drive at DCFD Station 1, 1 Langworthy Road, Westerly, on Thursday, October 2, from 4:00 - 7:00 PM.
According to the RIBC:
Every day patients in Rhode Island and Southern New England need blood transfusions to recover from illness and injury. Our goal is to collect about 240 pints daily to meet these patient needs. We hope you will join us by giving ... (Full Story & Photos)
Kidde, a manufacturer and distributor of fire detection and fire suppression equipment, has announced a recall of Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO alarms, due to alarm failure. Specifically the alarms could fail to alert consumers of a fire or a CO incident following a power outage. Kidde will provide free replacements for the models involved.
On Thursday, July 17th, the Dunn's Corners Fire Department hosted the annual Karl Kenyon Smokey Bear Parade. It was a great night with beautiful weather and terrific community support!... (Full Story & Photos)