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2021 Incidents
January 50
February 48
March 63
April 44
May 63
June
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2020 INCIDENTS
JANUARY 33
FERRUARY 51
MARCH 36
APRIL 26
MAY 65
JUNE 70
JULY 65
AUGUST 74
SEPTEMBER 64
OCTOBER 65
NOVEMBER 59
DECEMBER 38

2019 Incidents
January 76
February 48
March 42
April 38
May 57
June 63
July 79
August 52
Septamber 58
October 94
November 60
December 44
Total 711

2018 Incidents
January 56
February 43
March 73
April 46
May 43
June 52
July 77
August 85
September 58
October 65
November 59
December 55
Total 712

2017 Incidents
January 56
February 28
March 47
April 45
May 42
June 55
July 77
August 55
September 44
October 53
November 48
December 50
Total 600

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The 2020 Fire District Tax Statements were mailed the first week of November and were due by November 30th.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic,
the Tax Office is CLOSED at this time. If you are in need of tax information, please email your request to taxes@westerlyfire.com. 
 
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Box 3111 June 6, 1964. Westerly Furniture in the Lombardo Building. Photo taken moments before backdraft occurred.
Box 3111 June 6, 1964. Westerly Furniture in the Lombardo Building. Photo taken moments before backdraft occurred.

BLAZE FROM THE PAST-2 FIRES 50 YEARS APART

Asst. Chief Joseph Fusaro, June 03

It is not unusual for old large buildings to experience a serious fire. The Lombardo Building is no stranger to this. Two serious fires did severe damage to the building 50 years apart. The first major fire occurred in June of 1964 while the second occurred in June of 2014. Both fires required a large response of fire equipment and firefighters to extinguish. The efforts of both groups ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firemen's Memorial Sunday; Our Best Tradition

Asst. Chief Joseph Fusaro, May 18

One of the greatest traditions the Westerly Fire Department has is its observance of Firemen’s Memorial Sunday every second Sunday in June. Beginning in 1899, this year’s service will mark the 122nd year the Westerly Fire Department honors and remembers all those who have given service to the Westerly Fire Department and the citizens of the Westerly Fire District. Due to the restrictions of the last ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firemen Line up for the first Firemen's Memorial Parade in 1899.
Firemen Line up for the first Firemen's Memorial Parade in 1899.

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May 15, 1974 Boxes 3131 and 612-Westerly firefighters work via ground ladders and the aerial ladder to complete extinguishment of a smoky blaze at the Immaculate Conception Church at 111 High St.
May 15, 1974 Boxes 3131 and 612-Westerly firefighters work via ground ladders and the aerial ladder to complete extinguishment of a smoky blaze at the Immaculate Conception Church at 111 High St.

BLAZE FROM THE PAST: THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH FIRE

Asst. Chief Joseph Fusaro, May 01

On Wednesday May 15, 1974, the Westerly Fire Department received a street box, 3131, for Narragansett Ave at Newton Ave at 11:20 am. Almost as soon as the horn stopped sounding for the street box, a master box, 612, began sounding for the Immaculate Conception Church. Arriving Westerly firefighters were greeted by Father Euloge LaPlante. Father LaPlante had just escaped the fire by exiting via second ... (Full Story & Photos)

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BLAZES FROM THE PAST-PLEASANT ST BAPTIST CHURCH & MAJESTIC HOTEL

Asst. Chief Joseph Fusaro, April 07

At 11:30 pm on Thursday April 23, 1964 Box 4115 for Pleasant St at Marriott Ave was received after being sounded by Westerly Police Sergeant Scott. Responding Westerly firefighters found smoke pouring from the Pleasant St. Baptist Church at 37 Pleasant St. Firefighters forced entry into the church and advanced lines to the rear of the church near the alter. Smoke and fire had extended up from the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Box 3111-4-23-1964-Westerly and Pawcatuck firefighters advance a hose line over a ladder at the Majestic Hotel on High St.
Box 3111-4-23-1964-Westerly and Pawcatuck firefighters advance a hose line over a ladder at the Majestic Hotel on High St.

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No Caption Structure Fire - 34 Pearl St

Asst Chief Fusaro, April 02

On Monday March 29, 2021 calls were received reporting a structure fire at 34 Pearl St at 2252. Initial callers reported a person still in the building. First arriving firefighters found heavy fire out the front windows on the first floor extending up the front and confirmed all residents made it out of the dwelling. Firefighters aggressively attacked the fire from the rear on both first and second ... (Full Story & Photos)

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