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2014 RHODE ISLAND APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Central Falls, RI Battalion Chief- 2013 Chevy Tahoe 4X4
Charlestown, RI EMS Rescue 2– 2013 Chevrolet G4500/PL Custom ambulance
Charlestown, RI EMS Rescue 3– 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe 4x4 – ALS Non-Transporting
Chopmist Hill FC (Scituate, RI) Engine 62- 2014 Spartan/Smeal 1500/750/30F
Cranston, RI Special Hazards 1- 2014 Spartan/Hackney heavy rescue
Cumberland EMS, RI Rescue 2- 2014 Ford F-450/PL Custom 4x4 ambulance
Dunn's Corner, RI Engine 4- 2014 E-One EMax 1500/1000/30F
East Providence, RI Rescue 1- 2014 International TerraStar/PL Custom ambulance
Electric Boat, Quonset RI Rescue 1- 2014 Dodge 5500/RGB light rescue
Gloucester, RI - Harmony Fire Dist Squad 2- 2014 Ford F-550/Tri Star light rescue
Johnston, RI Rescue 2- 2014 International Terrastar/PL Custom ambulance
Kingston Fire Dist (South Kingstown, RI) Tower 2- 2014 E-One 100' tower
Lincoln, RI Rescue 2- 2014 Ford F-550/Horton 4x4 ambulance
Newport, RI Engine 1- 2014 KME Panther 1500/500/30F
Narragansett, RI Engine 1- 2014 E-One Typhoon 1250/755/25B
North Kingstown, RI Marine 5- 2014 Mooseboats 37'
North Kingstown, RI Rescue 1- 2013 Chevrolet G-4500/Osage ambulance
North Providence, RI Engine 1- 2014 E-One Typhoon 1500/750/30F
Pawtucket, RI Ladder 1- 2014 Rosenbauer 109' RMA
Providence, RI Engine 13- 2014 E-One Cyclone II 1500/530/250B Foam Unit
Providence, RI Rescue 5- 2014 Ford F-450/Horton ambulance
Quonset, RI ANG Crash 8- 2014 Ford F-550/KME 4x4 High Pressure Unit 90/400/56AFFF/15A 1,200psi Pump
South Kingstown, RI Engine 18- 2014 Smeal 1250/750
South Kingstown, RI Engine 21- 2014 Smeal 1250/750
Warwick, RI Rescue 2- 2014 International/TerraStar/PL Custom ambulance
West Gloucester FC (Gloucester, RI) Medic 4- 2014 Ford F-450/Life Line 4x4 ambulance
Woonsocket, RI Engine 1- 2014 Spartan ERV Legend 1500/750
Woonsocket, RI Rescue 2- 2015 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance



2014 RHODE ISLAND NEWS

Barrington, RI- due to a lack of volunteers, Hampden Meadows Volunteer Fire Department Station 4 has been shut down and Engine 4 has been sent to the Public Safety Headquarters.

Barrington, RI – has received a Federal Grant in the amount of $146,085 for Radio Equipment.

Block Island, RI- Tristan Payne has been re-elected as fire chief for another year.

Central Coventry, RI Fire District officially files for bankruptcy. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Coventry, RI- a court has ruled that On May 16, 2014 the Central Coventry Fire District will be liquated and all firefighters will be laid off. CLICK FOR OFF SITE ARTICLE.

Coventry, RI Central Fire District- a new law was signed that will save the Central Coventry Fire Department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Coventry, RI Central Fire District set to file bankruptcy. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Coventry, RI- Anthony Fire CO has remounted Rescue 1's 2006 Osage ambulance body to a new 2014 Chevy G4500 chassis.

Cranston, RI – has received a federal grant in the amount of $382,504 for installing fire sprinkler systems in 6 fire stations.

Cranston, RI Fire Department- has purchased a 1989 Mack CF from Pelham Manor, NY to be used as a spare.

Cumberland, RI- has voted to merge the four fire districts into one unified Cumberland Fire Department.

Cumberland, RI Fire Department- Kenneth Finlay has been selected to be the first unified fire department fire chief. All 4 fire districts will combine into one Cumberland Fire Department starting January 1st.

East Providence, RI- Station 4 has completed it's renovation.

Exeter, RI- Exeter Rescue will cease operations as of June 30th. Fire district to assume ambulance service. CLICK FOR OFF-SITE ARTICLE.

Harmony Fire District, Glocester RI – has received a federal grant in the amount of $38,786 for a Cardiac Monitor.

Hope Jackson RI – has received a Federal Grant in the amount of $32,468 for a Cardiac Monitor.

Johnston, RI Firefighter loses hand and plans extraordinary comeback. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Johnston, RI- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $79,776 for 11 Mobile Data Terminals.

Johnston, RI Fire Headquarters gets new look after Eagle Scout project. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Lime Rock, RI- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $167,531 to purchase an Air Refill System, 15 Firefighter Breathing Apparatus and 20 additional face pieces.

Narragansett RI Fire Department– has received a Federal Grant in the amount of $54,726 for Firefighter Protective Gear.

North Providence, RI- has named Edward DiGiulio Jr. as the new Assistant Chief.

North Providence, RI- new radio system ties in fire, police and schools. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Bids rejected for Potowomut, RI new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Providence, RI Fire Department promotes 30. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Providence, RI – has received a Federal grant in the amount of $902,470 for 7 Power Stretchers, 97 Firefighter Breathing Apparatus and 368 Additional Face Pieces.

Providence, RI- adds 7th rescue ambulance. CLICK FOR OFF SITE ARTICLE.

Prudence Island, RI- has acquired two used tankers: one is a 2,500 gallon tanker bought from Plympton, MA and the other is a 1,000 gallon tanker acquired from West Gloucester, RI.

Rhode Island Fire Academy- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $425,000 for Hand Tools, 18 Firefighter Breathing Apparatus and a Pumper.

Richmond-Carolina, RI- has placed into service a 1984 Ford C/E-One 1000/1000 as Engine 614. It previously served the Dunns Corner FD in Rhode Island.

Saylesville Fire District, Lincoln, RI- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $18,905 for a Thermal Imaging Camera and Fire Hose.

South Kingstown RI- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $38,476 for Emergency Medical Gear.

South Kingstown, RI Fire Department- has changed the designation of the following apparatus:
Engine 4 is now Brush 4
Engine 15 is now Brush 15
Engine 17 is now Brush 17
Engine 19 is now Tanker 19
Engine 20 is now Brush 20
Engine 24 is now Tanker 24

Tiverton, RI- firefighters to refurbish fire engine. CLICK HERE FOR OFF-SITE ARTICLE.

Valley Falls Fire District, Cumberland, RI- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $76,950 for Firefighter Self Contained Breathing Apparatus.

Warren, RI Fire Department- Fire Chief Al Galinelli named RI's firefighter of the year. CLICK FOR OFF-SITE ARTICLE.

Warwick, RI- Emergency Management has placed into service a Winnebego command post that has previously been in service with North Providence.

Warwick, RI- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $692,911 for a Mobile Training Facility and, Sprinkler and Smoke Alarms Systems.

Warwick, RI Fire Department- ground has been broken for new fire station. CLICK FOR OFF-SITE ARTICLE.

Woonsocket, RI- has named Deputy Fire Chief Paul A. Shatraw as the new Fire Chief.

Woonsocket, RI – has received a federal grant in the amount of $271,292 for 4 - station fire alarm systems and personal safety / escape systems.

Woonsocket, RI down to 3 platoons and up to 56 hour work week. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.




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