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2017 RHODE ISLAND DELIVERIES AND NEWS
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2017 RHODE ISLAND APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Jamestown, RI Engine 2- 2017 Ferrara Intruder II 1500/1000/30A
West Warwick, RI Rescue 1- 2016 GMC G4500/Life Line ambulance




2017 RHODE ISLAND NEWS

Cranston, Rhode Island Fire Department- the 2001 ex U.S. Navy Pierce Contender has been lettered and is running as Engine 8.

Newport, Rhode Island Fire Department- city councilors postphone decision on new fireboat. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

North Providence, Rhode Island Fire Department- Battalion Chief Of Training and Safety John Silva was sworn in 5-Jan-2017 as the Assistant Chief of Department. Silva is a 27 year veteran of the Department. Chief Silva's son Mark was recently sworn in to the Portsmouth and his father John Sr. (Deceased) was a retired Lieutenant from North Providence.

Pawtucket, Rhode Island Fire Department- two civilians injured after their vehicle slams into fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Pawtucket, Rhode Island Fire Department- Station 1 closing temporarily for repairs. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Providence, Rhode Island Fire Department- 2 stations to close, 100 firefighters to be hired in deal to return department to 4 platoon system. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Engine 4, Engine 5 and Ladder 4 have been disbanded.

Providence, Rhode Island Fire Department- poised to train 80 new recruits. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Rhode Island- bill seeks funding for fireboat maintenance. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Warwick, Rhode Island Fire Department- finance committee denies apparatus request. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.




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