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Little Compton Public Safety Complex
60 Simmons Rd, Little Compton, RI 02837

The Little Compton Public Safety Complex is located on Simmons Road around the corner from the Commons. The LittleMore Compton Police Department and the Little Compton Fire Department combined facilities about 10 years ago. The police formerly occupied the space of the Sakonnet Lodge, while the fire department was next door where the building department is currently located.

Chief Sidney Wordell oversees the police department, which is a 10-man department. Two officers are on duty for 12-hour shifts, and they work three days on, three days off. There are 7 vehicles in their fleet. The department has 1 detective position and a dispatch service that covers the police, fire and rescue.

Chief Richard Petrin is the fire chief, in charge of a 9-firefighter department. They run on two 10-hour shifts and two 14-hour shifts, with 4 firefighters on duty and 4 off at a time. Their fleet consists of two front line engines, a tanker truck, two pumpers, a forestry truck with a skid-mounted pump and a 2 boats for marine rescue.

Robert Mushen is is the Little Compton emergency management director.

Tiverton Fire Department Station #3
45 Crandall Rd, Tiverton, RI 02878

Station #3 of the Tiverton Fire Department was built in the early 1950's. It is one of three fire stations in theMore town. There are currently 32 firefighters employed with the department. Roughly half of those employees are trained paramedics, while others are trained cardiac technicians. There are firefighters trained in dealing with hazardous materials and working in confined spaces, and there are several trained in water rescue. The department also has a Fire Prevention Bureau trained in building code inspection and compliance. Also, there are three firefighters trained in arson investigation, who work directly with the State Fire Marshal's office.

The Tiverton Fire Department works very closely with the departments in the neighboring communities of Little Compton, Westport, Fall River and Portsmouth. It handles approximately 2,500 calls annually, with about 65 percent in rescue and the remainder are fire calls.

Chief Robert D. Lloyd oversees the department, and has been the Tiverton chief for six years.

The other two stations in Tiverton are located on Main Road and East Road.

Tiverton Fire Department Station #1
287 East Rd, Tiverton, RI 02878

Station #1 of the Tiverton Department is located on East Road in Tiverton. It was built in 1975 and is one of threeMore fire stations in the town, with a full-time, paid staff. Station #1 is the only station in Tiverton that cannot draw its own water due to having no available fire hydrants. Water is trucked in from Stations #2 and #3. The other two stations in Tiverton are located on Main Road and Crandall Road. There are currently 32 firefighters employed with the department. Roughly half of those employees are trained paramedics, while others are trained cardiac technicians. There are firefighters trained in dealing with hazardous materials and working in confined spaces, and there are several trained in water rescue. The department also has a Fire Prevention Bureau trained in building code inspection and compliance. Also, there are three firefighters trained in arson investigation, who work directly with the State Fire Marshal's office.

The ambulance service provided by the department is operated and maintained by its fire fighters and paramedics. Ambulances travel to St. Anne's Hospital in Fall River, Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, Newport Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital in Providence.

Tiverton firefighters work four shifts around the clock for a 48-hour week. There's a maximum of 8 firefighters on duty and a minimum of 7 on duty between the three fire stations. The Tiverton Fire Department works very closely with the departments in the neighboring communities of Little Compton, Westport, Fall River and Portsmouth.

The department handles approximately 2,500 calls annually, with about 65 percent in rescue and the remainder are fire calls.

Chief Robert D. Lloyd oversees the department, and has been the Tiverton chief for 6 years.

Tiverton Fire Department Station #2
85 Main Rd, Tiverton, RI 02878

Station #2 of the Tiverton Department is located on Main Road in North Tiverton. It is one of three fire stations inMore the town with a full-time, paid staff. It is also where the office of the department's chief, Robert D. Lloyd, is located. The other two stations in Tiverton are located on Crandall Road and East Road.

There are currently 32 firefighters employed with the department. Roughly half of those employees are trained paramedics, while others are trained cardiac technicians. There are firefighters trained in dealing with hazardous materials and working in confined spaces and several are trained in water rescue. The department also has a Fire Prevention Bureau trained in building code inspection and compliance. Also, there are three firefighters trained in arson investigation, who work directly with the State Fire Marshal's office.

The ambulance service provided by the department is operated and maintained by its fire fighters and paramedics. Ambulances travel to St. Anne's Hospital in Fall River, Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, Newport Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital in Providence.

Tiverton firefighters work four shifts around the clock for a 48-hour week. There's a maximum of eight firefighters on duty and a minimum of seven on duty between the three fire stations. The Tiverton Fire Department works very closely with the departments in the neighboring communities of Little Compton, Westport, Fall River and Portsmouth.

The department handles approximately 2,500 calls annually, with about 65 percent in rescue and the remainder are fire calls. Lloyd has been the Tiverton chief for six years, succeeding Allan R. Jack, the current chief of the Seekonk Fire Department.

 

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