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2018 RHODE ISLAND DELIVERIES AND NEWS ARCHIVE




2018 RHODE ISLAND DELIVERIES

Central Coventry, RI Rescue 7- 2018 Ford F-550/Life Line 4X4 ambulance
Cranston, RI Rescue 4- 2018 Dodge Ram/Frazerbilt ambulance
Hope & Jackson (Scituate, RI) Engine 41- 2018 Spartan/Smeal 1500/1000
Hope Valley Ambulance, RI Ambulance 312- 2018 Ford E-450/Life Line ambulance
Johnston, RI Engine 2- 2017 E-One Typhoon 1500/750/30F
Johnston, RI Engine 3- 2017 E-One Typhoon 1500/750/30F
Johnston, RI Rescue 3- 2017 Ford F-550/PL Custom 4x4 ambulance
Middletown, RI Rescue 1- 2018 Ford F-550/Wheeled Coach 4x4 ambulance
Middletown, RI Rescue 3- 2018 Ford F-550/Wheeled Coach 4x4 ambulance
Narragansett, RI Rescue 1- 2018 Dodge Ram/Horton ambulance
North Providence, RI Squad 1- 2018 E-One Typhoon rescue/pumper
North Smithfield, RI Rescue 2- 2017 Ford F-550/Life Line ambulance
Pawtucket, RI Engine 4- 2018 Pierce Enforcer 1500/750
Pawtucket, RI Rescue 1- 2018 Ford F-550/Road Rescue ambulance
Providence, RI Rescue 1- 2017 Ford F-550/Wheeled Coach ambulance
Woonsocket, RI Ladder 1- 2017 E-One Cyclone 110' RMA




2018 RHODE ISLAND NEWS

Cranston, Rhode Island Fire Department- chemical fire sends 14 firefighters to the hospital and ruins $150,000 worth of gear. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Cranston, Rhode Island Fire Department- has purchased a 2005 Pierce Contender for use as a spare engine. The rig has previously been owned by the U.S. Navy. Posted in February.

Cranston, Rhode Island Fire Department- 12 new firefighters added to the ranks. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

Cumberland, Rhode Island Fire District- commissioners in favor of re-building Station 2. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Cumberland, Rhode Island Fire Department- no new station this year. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

East Greewich, Rhode Island Fire Department- Town Manager looks to reconfigure department, which would include laying off six firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

East Greenwich, Rhode Island Fire Department- town council votes to restructure fire department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Harrisville, Rhode Island Fire Department- Deputy Chief Michael E. Gingell has been appointed as the new Fire Chief. Posted in June.

Hope Valley, Rhode Island Fire Department- Engine 2's 2002 Pierce Dash 1500/2500 has returned to the department after being refurbished by Pierce in Wisconsin. Posted in May.

Johnston, Rhode Island Fire Department- Fire Chief Timothy McLaughlin will be leaving the department to become the new Rhode Island State Fire Marshal. Posted in January.

Johnston, Rhode Island Fire Department- has named Peter Lamb as the new Fire Chief. Posted in February.

Newport, Rhode Island Fire Department- new fire boat is on the way. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Newport, Rhode Island Fire Department- places new fireboat into service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

North Providence, Rhode Island Fire Department- recently placed into service a 1992 E-One Protector 1250/750 75' RMA as Ladder 2. The unit had previously served as North Cumberland Truck 5 and will be utilized as a spare. Posted in April.

Pawtucket, RI Fire Department- adds 18 firefighters to the ranks. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Providence, Rhode Island Fire Department- has placed into service a used 1997 E-One tower-ladder as Tower-Ladder 1. The unit originally served in Falmouth, Maine. Posted in January.

Providence, Rhode Island Fire Department- PFD ambulance stoled at hospital recoved by police. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Rhode Island- Johnston Fire Chief Timothy McLaughlin has been named as the new state Fire Marshal. Posted in January.

Warwick, Rhode Island Fire Department- Fire Chief James McLaughlin will retire on May 6th after 30 years of service. Posted in May.

Woonsocket, Rhode Island Fire Department- Captain Michael A. Morin has retired after 31 years of service. Posted in July.




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