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RHODE ISLAND APPARATUS ORDERS AND FUNDING

Barrington Fire Department has placed an order with E-One for a new Typhoon pumper. Oct 2022.

Block Island Fire Department has placed an order with E-One for an HR100 rear mount ladder truck built on a 10 wheel chassis. Dec 2021.

Cranston gets $1M grant for new ladder truck built by E-One. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Nov 2022.

Dunns Corner Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Saber pumper with 2000 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. July 2023.

East Greenwich Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One custom pumper. December 2023.

East Providence Fire has placed an order with C&S Speciality for two (2) Stainless Steel pumpers built on Spartan chassis. The unit for Engine 4 will be a foam pumper while Engine 5's will be a traditional engine. Delivery is expected in March of 2024. Oct 2022.

Exeter EMS has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Road Rescue Ultramedic ambulance built on a Ford F-559 4X4 chassis. Jan 2023.

Johnston Fire is in the process of ordering a new ladder truck. No confirmation on the manufacturer at this time. Apr 2022.

Lime Rock Fire in Lincoln has placed an order with E-One for a Typhoon pumper.

Lincoln-Lime Rock Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant to purchase a new regional air/light/rehab unit. March 2023.

Middletown Fire has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for two (2) Pierce Saber pumpers with 1500 GPM pump and 750 gallon water tanks. June 2023.

Newport Fire Department has placed an order with Seagrave for a 100' tractor drawn aerial ladder truck. Delivery is expected late in 2023. May 2022.

Newport Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood EV for an E-One custom pumper. Nov 2023.

North Providence Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One Typhoon pumper. Nov 2022.

North Providence Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a 2nd E-One Typhoon pumper. This is in addition to the one ordered in 2022. April 2023.

North Smithfield Fire has on order a new ambulance for Rescue 1. Dec 2022.

Pawtucket Fire Department has placed an order with E-One for a Typhoon pumper.

Providence Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for two (2) Road Rescue ambulances built on Ford F series chassis. Nov 2022.

Providence Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant to purchase a new ambulance. March 2023.

Smithfield Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One 100' rear-mount tower. They also ordered a new ambulance. Feb 2022.

Warwick Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One custom pumper. Oct 2023.

West Warwick Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant to purchase a new ladder truck. March 2023.




2024 RHODE ISLAND APPARATUS DELIVERIES (New and Used)

Central Falls Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 E-One Typhoon 1500/750/30F for Engine 2. Posted in February.

East Greenwich Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance for Rescue 1. Posted in February.

Hope Valley Ambulance has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford E-450/Road Rescue ambulance for Ambulance 311. Posted in February.

Johnston Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Spartan/Smeal 105' RMA for Ladder 1. Posted in February.

Providence Fire Department has purchased Warren, RI's 1989 Maxim 1500/500 for use as a spare pumper. Providence has also purchased a used Ferrara pumper for Engine 2 and a used Pierce pumper for Engine 8. No further info on these trucks at this time. Posted in January.

Richmond Rescue recently took delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Braun 4X4 ambulance for Ambulance 1. Posted in February.

Warren Fire has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance for Rescue 3. Posted in January.

Warwick Fire Department has purchased Cranston Engine 6's former 2008 HME/Ahrens Fox 1500/800. It will replace Engine 11's 1994 Pierce which has been permanently removed from service. Posted in January.




2024 RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT NEWS

East Greenwich Fire Department receives grants for equipment upgrades. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.




2024 RHODE ISLAND OTHER NEWS

JANUARY

Chief: Needed upgrades in Cumberland Fire District are extensive. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

DEM Announces Brush-Clearing Project to Lessen the Threat of Uncontrolled Wildfire at Arcadia Management Area. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Emergency communication upgrades totaling $1.7 million get underway in Burrillville. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

	
	
	

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