Watch Hill Fire Department
Watch Hill Fire Department
2020 Incidents
Jan 7
Feb 11
Mar 0
Apr 0
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 18

Past Incidents
2019 160
2018 169
2017 124
2016 128
2015 133
2014 112
2013 140
2012 144
2011 178

Past Training Hours
2018 3553
2017 4063
2016 3635
2015 3841
2014 2699
2013 2591
2012 2265
2011 2379


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WHFD Firefighters Train on Aerial Operations

Chief Robert Peacock, February 23

Watch Hill firefighters practiced this week on various methods to properly set up the aerial ladder on uneven ground, hills, and inclines.

If you look closely, you will see that all but one wheel is lifted completely off the ground in order to level and stabilize the truck.

Despite the cold weather, Watch Hill Firefighters train every day at noon. This daily training is conducted throughout the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Watch Hill Ladder 104 is a 100 foot aluminum aerial ladder with a 2000 gallon per minute pump, a 500 gallon tank, 128 feet of ground ladders, and 1000 feet of large diameter supply hose. Commonly this type of fire apparatus is referred to as a Quint.
Watch Hill Ladder 104 is a 100 foot aluminum aerial ladder with a 2000 gallon per minute pump, a 500 gallon tank, 128 feet of ground ladders, and 1000 feet of large diameter supply hose. Commonly this type of fire apparatus is referred to as a Quint.

WHFD Duty Crews Training on Ladder 104

Chief Robert Peacock, February 16

Despite the cold weather, Watch Hill Firefighters continue to train daily at noon. This daily training is conducted throughout the year and focuses on reinforcing and practicing their skills and abilities. The goal is to master, refine, and improve the basic skills and abilities that are most often used in a wide variety of emergency situations.

Recent training sessions have focused on reviewing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Honoring Our Past - Part II

Chief Robert Peacock, February 09

Last week we looked back more than thirty years with three photos of our three front line fire apparatus in 1986. They included Engine 103, a 1984 FMC Roughneck Series with a 1,000 Gallon Tank and a 1,000 Gallon Per Minute Pump. She was named “Chief Ninigret”.

This week, we look back more than fifty years with a photo of the original "Chief Ninigret". She was a 1967 Ford Farrar pumper with a 750 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 103 named "Chief Ninigret" was a 1967 Farrar Pumper on a Ford Chassis.
Engine 103 named "Chief Ninigret" was a 1967 Farrar Pumper on a Ford Chassis.

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Deputy Chief Jason Simmons, February 02

Please read Captain Perkins' latest article on the origins and importance of the Rhode Island Southern Firefighters' League. Also please follow the attached link to visit the Southern League's website. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Honoring Our Past

Deputy Chief Jason Simmons, January 26

Today we take a look back more than thirty years with three photos of our three front line fire apparatus in 1986

The top photo is Engine 102, a 1972 American LaFrance Pioneer Series with a 750 Gallon Tank and a 1,000 Gallon Per Minute Pump. She was named “The Stinger”

The middle photo is Engine 103, a 1984 FMC Roughneck Series with a 1,000 Gallon Tank and a 1,000 Gallon Per Minute Two Stage Pump ... (Full Story & Photos)

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