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2014 Call Stats
Jan 58
Feb 32
Mar 60
Apr 58
May 69
Jun 62
Jul 73
Aug 54
Sep 47
Oct 62
Nov 21
Dec 0
Total 596

2014 Training Hours
Jan 100
Feb 111
Mar 117
Apr 154
May 42
Jun 200
Jul 101
Aug 35
Sep 48
Oct 57
Nov 2
Dec 0
Total 967

Past Call Stats
2013 579
2012 450
2011 289
2010 369

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DCFD Responds to Structure Fire at Fieldstone Way

Department Photographer Rebecca Schilke, January 23

At approximately 3:40 this morning the Dunn's Corners Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Fieldstone Way. All occupants were out of the house upon arrival. Mutual aid was provided by the Westerly, Ashaway, and North Stonington Fire Departments along with the Westerly Police Department and Westerly Ambulance.... (Full Story & Photos)

DCFD Hosts Local Tiger Scouts

Firefighter Chris Wells, January 22

DCFD hosted a group of 14 Tiger Scouts at the firehouse. The young scouts were shown around the station and apparatus floor. The scouts were also taught some important fire prevention skills. The group's night ended with an awesome group photo and fire prevention take home goodies. ... (Full Story & Photos)

DCFD Responds to Structure Fire on Post Road

Department Photographer Rebecca Schilke, January 14

The Dunn's Corners Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Post Road Wednesday night. Occupants advised that there was a fire in the basement. Lt. Schilke, one of the first arriving units, made quick entry into the front entrance to pull a victim from the smoke charged house. A quick line was pulled into the basement to extinguish the fire at the bottom of the stairs. Searches of the first ... (Full Story & Photos)

Blood Drive: Wednesday, February 4, 5-8 PM at DCFD Station 1

Firefighter / Webmaster John Merkel, January 08

Why Give Blood?

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 the Gift of Life - a blood donation.

If you have any questions about donating blood, please contact the Blood Center at (401) 453-8307 or visit their website ... (Full Story & Photos)

Red Cross Urges Caution in Extreme Cold

Firefighter / Webmaster John Merkel, January 08

First Arctic Cold of the Season is Time to Remember Safety Tips

PROVIDENCE, R.I., January 5, 2015 – Frigid temperatures are forecast to affect Rhode Island in the coming days. The American Red Cross reminds people to take precautions against the cold. “While the cold forecast for us will be short in duration this time, it is the first truly cold weather of the season,” said Red Cross spokesperson ... (Full Story & Photos)

DCFD Responds to MVA on Church Street in Bradford

Department Photographer Rebecca Schilke, December 31

On New Year's Eve, the DCFD responded to a two car motor vehicle accident on Church Street in Bradford.... (Full Story & Photos)

In Memorium ... Richard H. Hosp, December 11, 2014

Firefighter / Webmaster John Merkel, December 13

Richard Hosp, passed away on December 11, 2014.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thewesterlysun/obituary.aspx?n=richard-hall-hosp&pid=173452020

Besides the accomplishments listed in the Sun obituary, Richard was a founding member of the Dunn's Corners Fire District Operating Committee, serving the District as an At-Large Member from 2007 until 2009, during which time Richard helped us manage ... (Full Story)


Winter Fire Safety: Protecting Your Family This Winter Heating Season

Firefighter William Campbell, December 11

Did you know that over HALF of all home heating fires occur in December, January, and February. Additionally, 2 Billion in property loss occurs from winter home fires.

If your concerned about fire safety this winter complete this simple checklist to ensure you have a safe holiday season:

QUICK CHECKS:

Have you tested your smoke alarms?
Have you tested your carbon monoxide alarms?
Have you had your ... (Full Story & Photos)



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