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2017 Call Stats
Jan 90
Feb 58
Mar 40
April 41
May 60
June 55
July 69
Aug 86
Sept 71
Oct 68
Nov 45
Dec 61

2018 Call Stats
Fire EMS Total
Jan 30 36 66
Feb 20 36 56
Mar 43 35 78
April 29 35 64
May 25 46 71
June 46 57 103
July 39 56 95
Aug 40 56 96
Sept 30 52 82
Oct 34 34 68
Nov 36 27 63
Total 372 470 842

2018 Training Hours
Jan 159
Feb 115
Mar 92
Apr 180
May 193
Jun 266
Jul 144
Aug 216
Sep 101
Oct 90
Nov 144
Dec 57
Total 1757

Past Call Stats
2017 744
2016 921
2015 796
2014 684
2013 579
2012 450
2011 289
2010 369

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DCFD Responds to Reported Structure Fire

Department Photographer Rebecca Schilke, January 15

The DCFD responded to a reported structure fire called in by a 911 caller on West Beach Road. Firefighters quickily identified that the home was experiencing a significant chimney fire with severe blockage. Operations were conducted to extinguish the fire without extension into the structure.

As a friendly reminder, please ensure that you hire a chimney cleaning professional annually. Chimney flues ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Christopher DeGrave, January 04

The Dunn's Corners Fire Department and the Westerly Regional Trench Rescue Team would like to thank Mcquades Ace Hardware of Westerly for their donation of 20 Buckets and several shovels. Our team will utilize the equipment to quickly move sand and mud from around victims of beach/trench collapse.

The local support of our response mission and this community are truly appreciated.

-Chief DeGrave ... (Full Story & Photos)

DCFD Responds to MVA During Slippery Morning Commute

Chief Christopher DeGrave, December 20

The Dunn's Corners Fire Department responded to Post Road @ Shore Road for a one car motor vehicle accident. The area near the accident was extremely icy causing other vehicles to spin-out while on-scene. Luckily the incident resulted in only minor injuries. RIDOT sanded the roadway shortly following the accident so traffic could regain normal speed operation.

AS A REMINDER... When apparatus are ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Department Photographer Rebecca Schilke, December 12

The Dunn’s Corners Fire Department responded to a brush fire on Sherwood Drive around 2:30 this afternoon. The fire was extinguished due to the quick actions of our volunteers. No homes or structures were impacted.

... (Full Story & Photos)

DCFD Delivers Thousands of Donated Toys

Chief Christopher DeGrave, December 05

Firefighters from the DCFD as well as members of the Westerly Police & Ambulance Corps assisted to unload thousands of donated toys on Tuesday morning. The Johnny Cake Center of Westerly will be the distribution site for families in need. Please checkout the image gallery below c/o the Westerly Sun.

We thank all of the community members that donated!

-Chief DeGrave

... (Full Story & Photos)

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Department Photographer Rebecca Schilke, December 01

Today from 12-4, the Dunn's Corners Fire Department, the Westerly Ambulance Corp, and the Westerly Police Department held a toy drive outside of Walmart. Toys were gathered to be distributed by the Jonnycake Center of Westerly! The event was a great success with many toys being donated by generous community members.

As always, thank you for your kind support! ... (Full Story & Photos)

DCFD Joins Westerly PD in Collecting Holiday Food Items

Department Photographer Rebecca Schilke, November 10

On Saturday afternoon November 10th, the Dunn's Corners Fire Department and the Westerly Police Department hosted a food collection event at the Walmart in Westerly. Shoppers were invited to donate holiday foods to fill a cruiser and a firetruck. All of the food that was collected is being donated to the Jonnycake Center, who in-turn will distribute the items to families in need for the holidays. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo courtesy of Washington Couty Fire Wire
Photo courtesy of Washington Couty Fire Wire

DCFD Provides Mutual Aid to Charlestown

Department Photographer Rebecca Schilke, October 13

Shortly after 8:00 PM the Dunn’s Corners Fire Department responded mutual aid to a chimney fire on West Castle Way in Charlestown. Tanker 1, Engine 5, and Tower 5 responded. Flames were extinguished with only minor internal extension. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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