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2020 RHODE ISLAND APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Newport Navy Base, RI Tower 72- 2020 Pierce Velocity 2000/300/100' MM Tower
North Scituate, RI Ladder 22- 2019 Pierce Enforcer Ascendant 1500/500/107' RMA
North Scituate, RI Special Hazards 1- 2020 International MV/Marion rescue
South Kingstown EMS, RI Paramedic 2- 2020 Chevy Silverado/ESI medic unit
Warren, RI Engine 2- 2020 Spartan/Toyne 1500/500/100F
Warwick, RI Special Hazards 1- 2020 E-One Cyclone heavy rescue




2020 RHODE ISLAND NEWS

Rhode Island- Former Director of the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) Peter Gaynor has been named as the Administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). He had been previously acting in this position and is now the permanent administrator. Posted in January.

Rhode Island- Albion and Saylesville taxpayers to vote on department merger in the spring. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Rhode Island- North Providence and Pawtucket emergency dispatch to merge in March. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Middletown, Rhode Island Fire Department- Fire Chief Peter Faerber will retire on February 14th. Posted in January.

Naragansett, Rhode Island Fire Department- Fire Chief to lead state fire chief's association. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Providence, Rhode Island Fire Department- firefighters concerned over aging apparatus. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Providence, Rhode Island Fire Department- has been awarded a grant that will allow them to purchase 2 pumpers and a ladder truck. Posted in February.

Providence, Rhode Island Fire Department- wheels fall off fire truck while on road. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Providence, Rhode Island Fire Department- finance committee discusses aging fire trucks. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Rhode Island Air National Guard/Quonset- Rhode Island Air National Guard/Quonset- construction has been completed on the renovation and addition to the fire station at the Quonset ANG Base in North Kingstown. Posted in March.

Smithfield, Rhode Island Fire Department- plans for new fire station move forward after dely. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Warwick, Rhode Island Fire Department- funds approved to repair department's fire-rescue boat. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Warwick, Rhode Island Fire Department- emergency management operations transfered to the fire department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Woonsocket, Rhode Island- aging fire and police stations subject of new study. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.




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