NORTHEAST FIRENEWS
2022 RHODE ISLAND DELIVERIES AND NEWS ARCHIVE




2022 RHODE ISLAND APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Central Falls Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Dodge Ram 5500/Horton 4X4 ambulance for Rescue 2. The department will now be staffing 2 ambulances full time. Posted in June.

Cumberland Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 E-One Cyclone 1500/750/30B for Engine 1. Posted in June.

East Providence Fire has placed into service a 2022 Ford F-550/2014 PL Custom ambulance as Rescue 4. The PL Custom box was removed from Rescue 1's former 2014 International and remounted to this new chassis. Posted in February.

Johnston Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Ford F-550/PL Custom 4x4 ambulance for Rescue 3. Posted in April.

North Kingstown Fire Department recently took delivery of a 2019 International CV/Alexis 4x4 250/300/10F for Brush 1. Posted in April.

North Smithfield Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Spartan/Toyne 1500/1000/30A for Engine 2. It replaces as 2000 E-One which will become spare Engine 3. Posted in June.

Pawtucket Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Ford F-550/Horton 4x4 ambulance for Rescue 3. Posted in April.

Pawtucket Fire has taken delivery of a 2022 Ford F-550/Horton 4x4 ambulance for Rescue 1. Posted in April.

Portsmouth Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Dodge Ram 5500/Horton 4x4 for Rescue 2. The current Rescue 2's 2017 Ford F-550 will be reassigned to Rescue 3 and the current Rescue 3 will be retired. Posted in June.

The Rhode Island Fire Academy has taken delivery of a 2021 Pierce Enforcer Ascendant 1500/500 107’ RMA for Ladder 1. Posted in June.

Tiverton Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2020 Rosenbauer Commander Viper 2000/400 109’ RMA for Ladder 2. The unit had previously been a demonstrator unit for Rosenbauer. Posted in April.

Union Fire District in South Kingstown has taken delivery of a 2022 Spartan Metro Star/Smeal pumper. It is powered by a Cummins L9 backed by an Allison 3000EVPR. It is equipped with a Waterous CS 1250 GPM single stage pump and carries 700 gallons of water and a FoamPro 2000 series foam system carrying 20 gallons class A foam. Ladders are enclosed inside the body and AC electricity is provided by a Harrison MCR 6kW hydraulic generator. The new rig has been assigned to Engine 21. Posted in March.

Woonsocket Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Spartan/Toyne 1500/750 for Engine 4. The 2007 Spartan currently assigned will become Rsv Engine 8 with the current Engine 8 being disposed of. Posted in April.




2022 RHODE ISLAND APPARATUS & VEHICLE NEWS

Providence Tower-Ladder 2's 2007 Pierce 95' Mid-Mount Tower has been removed from service due to frame issues. It is not known if it will/can be repaired, but the company is using a spare truck for the foreseeable future. Posted June 2022.

Prudence Island Fire Department recently acquired a 1991 E-One Cyclone 1500/750 pumper from the Rhode Island Fire Academy. The pumper originally served with the Sentinel Heights, NY Fire Department prior to being purchased by Smithfield in 2012. It then went to the Fire Academy in 2019. Posted in June.

Pascoag Fire in Burrillville recently placed into service a 1995 Ford F-450/Fire Resources 4x4 150/200/40F as Forestry 4. It had previously served Prudence Island. Posted in June.

Smithfield Fire Department recently placed into service a 2003 Peterbuilt/1985 Frontline Dive & Tech Rescue truck as Special Hazards 1. The unit previously served in North Scituate, RI. Posted in April.

Pawtucket pumper damaged in water main break. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Warwick Fire Department has purchased a 2005 E-One Cyclone II 95' RM Tower. The unit previously served in Watertown, Mass. It has been assigned as Tower 1. Posted in March.

West Warwick has approved the purchase of a 2000 Pierce Lance 100' RM Tower. The unit had previously served with the Babylon, NY Fire Department. Posted in April.

Woonsocket Fire Department recently placed into service a 2002 Spartan/Marion 1250/1000 as Rsv Engine 7. It had previously served in East Fishkill, NY. Posted in April.




2022 RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT NEWS

Central Coventry Fire District says it'll cease operations by June without cash from state. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Central Coventry Fire District says closure possible without infusion of funding. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Central Coventry Fire District residents reject supplemental tax: unofficial results. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Harrisville Hose #1 to host NRI Firefighter's Memorial Service June 12. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Lakeville family is fourth generation firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Lincoln has new hope for historic fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Newport Fire names Harp Donnelly IV as the new fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Pawtucket adds safe stations to fire stations across the city. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Pawtucket Fire Chief William Sisson has retired after 35 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Pawtucket holds groundbreaking for new Station 1 on West Ave. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Providence seeks mental health clinicians to respond to 911 calls alongside firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Providence fire union president resigns to become assistant chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Demolition complete on South Kingstown property purchased by Union Fire District. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Search for new Watch Hill fire chief begins. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

West Warwick Fire recognizes 26 during promotional and swearing-in ceremony. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Westerly Ambulance Corps Chief focused on the future. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.




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