Watch Hill firefighters responded to a report of a large outside fire that was spreading quickly near the intersection of Browning Road and Watch Hill Road at approximately 7:50 PM on Saturday night. Watch Hill Engine 102 and Engine 103 were dispatched along with Misquamicut Engine 202 and Engine 203. The first arriving units located an approximately 1/2 acre brush fire in a heavily wooded area approximately ... (Full Story)
Captain Perkins and her very proud mother Sharon Perkins on the steps of the Rhode Island State Capitol.
Captain Jane Perkins was recognized by the Senators and Representatives of the Rhode Island General Assembly during an event at the Rhode Island Capital Building including a meeting with Governor Raimondo and introductions during meetings on the floor of the Senate and on the floor of the House of Representatives. Jane's family, including her mother Sharon, her husband Don, her son Christian, and ... (Full Story & Photos)
Our continually expanding collection of over two hundred restored fire hydrants was featured this week in a facebook page called fancycrazyhydrants
The collection began with a few hydrants that were given to the chief by a retired firefighter and has expanded rapidly to include more than two hundred hydrants. Each hydrant is sandblasted, primed, and repainted in the colors of the town or city that ... (Full Story & Photos)
Christian is the official ambassador of the fire hydrant collection and has adopted this one which coincidentally was our 101st hydrant!
Keeping fire hydrants clear during winter events can sometimes mean the difference between life and death. Please do your best to assist your local fire department during the coming storm. The members of the Watch Hill Fire Department thank you for help. Stay warm!!! ... (Full Story & Photos)
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