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2022 Incidents
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March 52
April 38
May 41
June 47
July 69
August 60
September 59
October 43
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2021 Incidents
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March 63
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July 79
August 81
September 67
October 59
November 71
December 75

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
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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

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Westerly, Be Prepared for Flooding and Other Natural Hazards

Chief John Mackay, November 29

2023 Hazard Mitigation & Flood Management Plan (HM&FMP)

While there are many aspects of coastal life in Westerly to celebrate, it does leave us vulnerable to several natural hazards. Tides are pushing waters onto our streets with more regularity and we are on the frontlines for sea level rise. More frequent and intense rainfall is becoming the norm resulting in increased inland and street flooding. ... (Full Story)


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Structure Fire - 25 Whipple Ave

Asst Chief Fusaro, November 07

At approximately 2353 on Monday November 7, Westerly Dispatch received a call reporting a possible structure fire at 25 Whipple Ave. Upon arrival of fire units it was determined that at least five outside fires had extended to fencing between 25 and 27 Whipple Ave as well as the deck of 25 Whipple Ave. All occupants were evacuated by police prior to the fire department's arrival. When apparatus arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Box 3153-October 30,1962-Firefighters train a hose stream into the second floor window at 38 Highland Ave.
Box 3153-October 30,1962-Firefighters train a hose stream into the second floor window at 38 Highland Ave.

BLAZE FROM THE PAST-OCTOBER 30,1962

Asst. Chief Joseph Fusaro, October 24

Tuesday morning October 30, 1962 began an unusual day for the Westerly Fire Department as they would fight two fires simultaneously. the weather was calm and over night temperatures were in the mid 50's. At 5:55 am a call was received at the Westerly Fire Station by Resident Fireman Edward Greene reporting smoke from the area of Highland Ave between Park Ave and Narragansett Ave. Fireman Greene ... (Full Story & Photos)

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BLAZE FROM THE PAST-WESTERLY GRAIN-SEPTEMBER 14, 1975

Asst. Chief Joseph Fusaro, September 08

Saturday September 13, 1975 was a warm day in Westerly with temperatures in the 70’s. Daytime temps gave way to a very cool evening and overnight period with temperatures in the mid 40’s. At approximately 1:50 am on Sunday September 14, Westerly Police officers Thomas Gulluscio and Joseph Zanfini were patrolling the area when Officer Gulluscio smelled smoke. The officers quickly discovered smoke emanating ... (Full Story & Photos)

Box 3124-9-14-1975-Arriving firefighters find heavy fire showing from the front of the Westerly Grain & Supply Co.
Box 3124-9-14-1975-Arriving firefighters find heavy fire showing from the front of the Westerly Grain & Supply Co.

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Box 1328-8-9-1998-Westerly Airport-Heavy fire showing from the center of the building as Engine 2 lays away from the hydrant near the A/B corner.
Box 1328-8-9-1998-Westerly Airport-Heavy fire showing from the center of the building as Engine 2 lays away from the hydrant near the A/B corner.

BLAZE FROM THE PAST-WESTERLY AIRPORT AUGUST 9, 1998

Asst. Chief Joseph Fusaro, August 03

Saturday August 8, 1998 was a beautiful early August day. The weather was warm and the sky was blue. As day turned into night Sunday August 9th would bring a tremendous change to Westerly. In the early morning hours of August 9th Westerly Police Officer Kenneth Brown noticed a glow in the sky. His investigation led him to the Westerly State Airport where he found the terminal building on fire. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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