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Ponaganset High School "Push In Wet Down" Ceremony with their newly donated fire engine. Their new firefighter CTE program nas its own truck thanks to Greenwood Emergency Vehicles! 

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Chief Richard Susi, June 05

A "Push In Wet Down" Ceremony was held at Ponaganset High School on June 4, 2023. Governor Dan McKee and Secretary of State Greg Amore offered their remarks at the event that kicked off their Firefighter Career & Technical Education (CTE) program and the official welcoming of their very own, newly donated fire engine.

Many thanks were offered to PHS teacher and Warren Fire Department Captain ... (Full Story & Photos)

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RIAFC Monthly Meeting in Watch Hill

Assistant Chief Christopher Koretski, May 23

On Thursday May 23 the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs met in Watch Hill for their monthly meeting. Chief Dennis Reall was the host for the meeting held at the historic Lanphear Livery building at 1 Bay Street. Watch Hill FD had some of their apparatus on display and several of their firefighters were able to be on hand to greet RIAFC members and guide them to the meeting parking and location. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Watch Hill Ladder 104 displays the US Flag over Bay Street greeting members into the meeting.
Watch Hill Ladder 104 displays the US Flag over Bay Street greeting members into the meeting.

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It should be noted that Chief Pearson made this putt!
It should be noted that Chief Pearson made this putt!

RIAFC Foundation raises $2,000 at golf tournament

Chief Richard Susi, May 20

A good time was had by all as the RIAFC Foundation's annual golf tournament raised $2,000 from the event.

The RIAFC Foundation would like to thank our corporate sponsors, Coronis Health & Goosetown Communications, as well as the East Burrillville Fire District and the 42 golfers who participated in this years event.

The proceeds will help the RIAFC Foundation support the following;

RI LAST Team
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"Celebration of Service" Adds Five Names to the Line of Duty Death at the RI Firefighters Memorial

Chief Richard Susi, May 11

The RI Firefighters Memorial added five names to its Line of Duty Death Wall of Honor. The wall now honors the names of 154 RI firefighters from 1828 through 2023. The annual Celebration of Service was held on May 11, 2024 with a large contingent of firefighters, honor guards, color guards, RI Professional Pipe & Drum Band, chiefs, dignitaries and family & friends of the fire Service.

Added to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assistant Chief Christopher Koretski, May 06

On the weekend of May 4-5 the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation held their annual memorial weekend services in Emmitsbug, Maryland. Two Rhode Island chief officers were added to the memorial on the campus of the National Fire Academy. This 43rd annual service honored 226 firefighters who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. 86 2023 line of duty death names were added with the balance being previous ... (Full Story & Photos)

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NVFC Tackles OSHA Proposed Standard, Honors Award Recipients at 2024 Spring Meeting

Chief Richard Susi, May 04

NVFC Tackles OSHA Proposed Standard, Honors Award Recipients at 2024 Spring Meeting

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) held its annual board of directors meeting on April 25-27 in Arlington, VA. Sixty-eight directors from 43 states were in attendance including Ret. Deputy Chief Kevin Quinn & Ret. Chief Mark St. Pierre from Rhode Island. The board conducted Council business, held committee ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption RIAFC Foundation Clam Boil a great success

Chief Richard Susi, April 25

The Bristol Fire Department, led by Chief Mike DeMello, once again put on a great clam boil for the RI Association of Fire Chiefs to benefit the RIAFC Foundation. Attendance was 110 members and guests of the RIAFC with another dozen or more members of the BFD doing the cooking and serving.

Chief Robert Bradley recognized the 16 board members of the New England Association of Fire Chiefs in attendance. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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RI Association of Fire Chiefs delegation meets with RI Senators & Congressmen in Washington DC

Chief Richard Susi, April 11

A delegation of nine members of the RI Association of Fire Chiefs met with Senators Reed & Whitehouse, as well as Congressmen Magaziner & Amo in their Washington DC offices. The meetings took place on April 10, 2024 during a one day visit to the US Capitol. While in DC, the RIAFC delegation also attended the 12th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Congressional Flag Ceremony, held in the Dirksen ... (Full Story & Photos)

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