Westerly Fire Department
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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
DECEMBER

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

2016 Incidents
Jan 40
Feb 48
Mar 36
Apr 56
May 45
Jun 46
Jul 65
Aug 91
Sep 61
Oct 54
Nov 44
Dec 60
Total 646

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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. 
 
Payment Options:
MAIL - your payment to Westerly Fire District, PO Box 2952, Westerly, RI 02891
DROP OFF - in the mail slot at 180 Beach St, Westerly, RI 02891 (do NOT place payment in mailbox at Westerly Town Hall
CALL - Personal Teller services listed below
 
 
 
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THIS MONTH (JANUARY) IN WFD HISTORY

Asst. Chief Joseph Fusaro, January 04

January 20, 1869- The Committee on Fire Engines purchased a steam powered fire engine , The Rhode Island Steam Fire Engine No. 1 along with a new hand pumper to be called the N.F. Dixon No. 2 from the Jeffers Company of Pawtucket RI.

January 5, 1875- The barn of Benjamin Babcock located in Stillmanville was destroyed by fire. This is in Pawcatuck.

January 10, 1901-Vose's Ice house caught fire ... (Full Story)


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THIS MONTH (DECEMBER) IN WFD HISTORY

Asst. Chief Joseph Fusaro, December 01

December 20, 1888- The Chapman Building at the corner of Main and Broad Sts. was heavily damaged.

December 19, 1892- The barn and storehouse owned by AH. Spicer on Cross St were destroyed.

December 1, 1896-Union St, the Dwelling AB Crafts was seriously damaged by fire. House stood where the old police station is.

December 22, 1903-Bee Hive Department Store & Brown Building 20 High St. was completely ... (Full Story)


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Captain Sam Homsi, November 25

With 44% of all home fire starting in the Kitchen, the Westerly Fire Department wanted to remind everyone about cooking safety as we approach Thanksgiving. Attached are some helpful tips from the NFPA and the US Fire Administration.

For those planning on deep frying a turkey, please remember a few key tips:
• Keep outdoor fryers off decks, out of garages and a safe distance away from trees and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Land for Sale

Chief Mackay, November 24

The Westerly Fire District is accepting bids for property located at 2-6 Potter Hill Road. For more information or to submit a bid, call Chief Mackay at 401-596-0402 (Ext 2) or email chief@westerlyfire.com. All offers must be received by 1-4-21 at 2 pm. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Local First Responders Collect 4,900 Pounds of Food for Jonnycake Center

Captain Sam Homsi, November 07

Westerly Fire Department volunteers, joined with members of the Dunn's Corners Fire Department, Westerly Ambulance, and Westerly Police Department, collected 4,900 pounds of food for the Johnnycake Center. Special thanks to McQuade's Marketplace and the Westerly Walmart for allowing our members to make these collections this past Saturday, 11-7-20. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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