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2021 Incidents
January 50
February 48
March
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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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*Important 2020 Tax Information*
 
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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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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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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Fire at Westerly Transfer Station

Asst Chief Fusaro, March 24

Last evening at 2051 Westerly Fire was dispatched to the area of the Westerly Transfer Station 39 Larry Hirsch Lane for a large unknown type fire. Upon arrival it was determined that a fire began in one of the large tractor trailer dump vehicles. The fire was in the trailer portion which was loaded with construction debris. The trailer contents were burning heavily and Westerly firefighters used Ladder ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Members of the Westerly Fire Department stretch a 2 1/2 inch line over the aerial of Ladder 1 into the second floor of the Welch Building.
Members of the Westerly Fire Department stretch a 2 1/2 inch line over the aerial of Ladder 1 into the second floor of the Welch Building.

BLAZE FROM THE PAST: THE MOHICAN MARKET

Asst. Chief Joseph Fusaro, March 01

On Thursday March 22, 1956, Westerly would see the most destructive fire in the downtown area during the 1950’s. Situated near the corner of Broad St and Union St sat the Welch Building occupied by the Mohican Market. The Mohican Market served many in both Westerly and Pawcatuck. At about 5:18 am Westerly Police Officer Peter Comforti was patrolling the downtown area when he noticed smoke. While he ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ice Rescue Training

Lieutenant Izzi, February 18

Our volunteers participated in a two part training series focused on Ice Rescue. The first night was focused on the various equipment and different rescue techniques. The second night we simulated a victim that had fell through the ice, where our members took turns executing the rescue.... (Full Story & Photos)

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