The Warwick Fire Department reports that for the year to date they have responded to 318 calls for service.
At all times make sure house numbers are easily visible at the mailbox or on the front of the residence for first responders to locate the home in case of an emergency.
Exercise Caution with BBQ Grills
The Warwick Fire Department Fire Prevention Team offers the following tip – exercise caution while using barbecue grills and fire pits. The NFPAA comprehensive reorganization of the 2019 NFPA 13 has resulted in a major standard that is a leaner, clearer, and more effective tool for the installation of sprinkler systems. Refer to www.nfpa.org under Fire Safety Tips for all home fire prevention safety needs.
Fire Prevention Week
The Warwick Fire Prevention Team will once again be visiting schools in the Warwick Fire District during Fire Prevention Week from Oct. 8 through Oct. 12. The theme this year is “Look Listen Learn, Be Aware Fire Can Happen Anywhere.”
Any preschool or school in the Warwick Fire District that requests a Fire Prevention Presentation is asked to contact the Warwick Fire Prevention Team by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
150th Anniversary Celebration
Next year the Warwick FD will be celebrating their 150th Anniversary and the members are currently selling $50 tickets for a chance to win $5,000. Ask any of the members of the fire department for a ticket.
Seeking New Members
For those that are 16 years of age or older looking to join the Warwick Fire Department stop in to one of the firehouses or contact the FD by Facebook messenger. The Warwick FD is always accepting new members at all four fire company locations: Excelsior Hose Co., 986-4688; Goodwill Hook & Ladder, 986-3356; Raymond Hose Co., 986-4644; and Engine Co. #3, 986-4455.
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