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December 55
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*Important 2021 Tax Information*
 
The 2021 Fire District Tax Statements were mailed the first week of November and were due by November 30th.  To check balance due with interest please click the Check Account Balances link below.  Also to check balances paid for Income Tax filing purposes, please click Check Account Balance link.
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BLAZE FROM THE PAST-VIC MORGAN'S WAREHOUSE-JUNE 16, 1978

Asst. Chief Joseph Fusaro, June 06

Friday June 16, 1978 was a clear night with temperatures in the high 50’s and winds were calm. Third shift roll call for Westerly Police had just ended and officers were sent to their respective beats. At 15 minutes past midnight a patrolman on the north side spotted a fire at Vic Morgan & Sons Home Center at 101 Canal St (31 Canal St today). He transmitted the alarm from fire box 4111 at Canal St ... (Full Story & Photos)

Box 4111-June 16, 1978-Vic Morgan & Sons Home Center 101 Canal St. The view from the street of arrival conditions.
Box 4111-June 16, 1978-Vic Morgan & Sons Home Center 101 Canal St. The view from the street of arrival conditions.

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Boxes 4121 and 4115-May 9,1986-The D side of the Calabrese Club when firefighters first arrived.
Boxes 4121 and 4115-May 9,1986-The D side of the Calabrese Club when firefighters first arrived.

BLAZE FROM THE PAST: THE CALABRESE CLUB FIRE MAY 9, 1986

Asst. Chief Joseph Fusaro, May 19

Thursday May 8, 1986 was a typical early May day. Temperatures were in the low 60’s and the nights were slightly cooler in the mid to high 40’s. Clouds would be moving in overnight and a light drizzle was expected. Members of the Calabrese Society had two meetings that Thursday evening and the club was closed up around 10 pm. Around 2:35 am on Friday May 9 fire boxes 4121 for West St and 4115 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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BLAZE FROM THE PAST:144 Granite St.

Asst. Chief Joseph Fusaro, April 15

On Monday April 6, 1964, a fire was reported at 144 Granite St. Box 1253 was sounded by Henry Sieczkiewicz, a member of the Cyclone Steam Fire Engine Co.# 2 and neighbor who spotted the flames and smoke and summoned the fire department. as well as phone reports made by others to the Westerly Fire Station at 12:40 pm. Five pieces of apparatus responded. Prior to the arrival of firefighters, the daughter ... (Full Story & Photos)

Box 1253-4/6/1964-Pre-arrival photo shows heavy fire venting from 144 Granite Street.
Box 1253-4/6/1964-Pre-arrival photo shows heavy fire venting from 144 Granite Street.

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No Caption 17th Annual Mystic Irish Parade

Captain Sam Homsi, March 27

The volunteers of the Westerly Fire Department participated in the 17th Annual Mystic Irish Parade on Sunday, 3/27/2022. Also, we were honored to have been named the “Best First Responders” in this year's parade. It was estimated that there were approximately 90 units, 2,000 marchers, and 40,000 spectators.
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BLAZE FROM THE PAST:POTTER LANGWORTHY FIRE-March 14,1975

Asst. Chief Joseph Fusaro, March 13

Friday March 14, 1975 would be a day to remember in the annals of the Westerly Fire Department. On this day Westerly would experience one of the worst fires in its history. The fire at the Potter-Langworthy building would also showcase the great cooperation the volunteer fire departments in Westerly and Stonington have had for over a century. March 14, 1975 did not start off well. Weather forecasts ... (Full Story & Photos)

Box 3111-March 14, 1975-Firefighters pour water into the front of the Potter-Langworthy Building.
Box 3111-March 14, 1975-Firefighters pour water into the front of the Potter-Langworthy Building.

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