Watch Hill Fire Department
Watch Hill Fire Department
2020 Incidents
Jan 7
Feb 12
Mar 4
Apr 6
May 14
Jun 19
Jul 34
Aug 28
Sep 15
Oct 16
Nov 3
Dec 0
Total 158

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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Latest 10 Responses
  • 11/23/2020: http://911txt.co/r/wd/191842/4 2020/11/23 09:29:03 4 ARRAQUAT RD WESTERLY STRUCTURE FIRE GENERATOR ON FIRE NEXT TO HOUSE
  • 11/17/2020: http://911txt.co/r/wd/191645/8 2020/11/17 11:08:46 8 GLEN WY WESTERLY FIRE ALARM FIRE ALARM
  • 11/17/2020: http://911txt.co/r/wd/191633/6 2020/11/17 02:08:20 6 LIGHTHOUSE RD WESTERLY FIRE ALARM
  • 11/16/2020: http://911txt.co/r/wd/191596/8 2020/11/16 03:09:10 8 CRANDALL AV #2036 - (MFD) THE OCEAN CLUB (CRANDALL AV) WESTERLY BOX ALARM
  • 11/08/2020: http://911txt.co/r/wd/191301/1 2020/11/08 18:46:03 1 @SANDY POINT @SANDY POINT - LAND AREA (@SANDY POINT) WESTERLY RESCUE - WATER BOAT RESCUE
  • 10/28/2020: http://911txt.co/r/wd/190831/2 2020/10/28 09:04:19 2 BLUFF AV #1012 - (WHFD) OCEAN HOUSE (BLUFF AV) WESTERLY BOX ALARM
  • 10/23/2020: http://911txt.co/r/wd/190663/100 2020/10/23 18:42:21 100 @PAWCATUCK RIVER @PAWC RIVER - CHAMPLIN TO INDIA PT (@PAWCATUCK RIVER) WESTERLY HAZ-MAT OIL SPILL IN PAWCATUCK RIVER- CAR 31 REQUESTING MARINE UNITS FROM WHFD . SPILL IS REPORTED SOUTH OF AVONDALE BOAT YARD
  • 10/20/2020: http://911txt.co/r/wd/190523/20 2020/10/20 13:24:00 20 GLEN WY WESTERLY MEDICAL ASSIST MALE - POSS STROKE / NOT TAKING BREATHING
  • 10/18/2020: http://911txt.co/r/wd/190408/7 2020/10/18 08:54:02 7 WATER ST STONINGTON RESCUE - WATER OVER TURNED BOAT 3 PEOPLE IN THE WATER
  • 10/18/2020: http://911txt.co/r/wd/190408/7 2020/10/18 08:54:02 7 WATER ST STONINGTON RESCUE - WATER OVER TURNED BOAT 3 PEOPLE IN THE WATER

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WHFD Responds to Residential Generator Fire

Chief Robert Peacock, November 23

Watch Hill firefighters responded to a report of a fully involved generator fire next to a residence at approximately 9:30 this morning.

Watch Hill Engine 102 arrived within 3 minutes and firefighters confirmed a propane fueled fire in a generator with flames impinging on the residence. The propane supply was shut off at the tank and the fire was quickly extinguished with a hose line off Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Watch Hill Fire Department Chaplain Rev. Dr. Clayton A. Lord also know as “Cal” with Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs President Chief Scott Partington.
Watch Hill Fire Department Chaplain Rev. Dr. Clayton A. Lord also know as “Cal” with Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs President Chief Scott Partington.

WHFD Chaplain Appointed to State Association

Chief Robert Peacock, November 15

The Watch Hill Fire Department Chaplain, the Reverend Dr. Clayton A. Lord, also known to us as “Cal”, was appointed as the associate chaplain for the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs (RIAFC).

Cal will assist the Association’s Chaplain, Father Gary Lemery, in providing spiritual care to the Associations members upon the retirement of their long time association chaplain, Father Mike Leckie. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WHFD Remembers Private First Class Louis Gaccione

Chief Robert Peacock, November 15

Last Sunday, we posted a photo in honor of Veterans Day of the Watch Hill Hose and Engine Company Military Honor Roll. This wooden plaque lists the names of all current and former Watch Hill Firefighters who served our country during a time of war.

A question was submitted asking why only one name has a white star painted next to it.

Of the 68 names listed on the Watch Hill Hose and Engine Company ... (Full Story & Photos)

A family photo of Louis Gaccione.
A family photo of Louis Gaccione.

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The Watch Hill Fire Department Honor Roll lists the names of all current and former Watch Hill Firefighters who have served during a time of war.
The Watch Hill Fire Department Honor Roll lists the names of all current and former Watch Hill Firefighters who have served during a time of war.

WHFD Recognizes and Honors Veterans

Department Photographer Rebecca Schilke, November 11

On Veterans Day, the station horn was sounded at 11:11 this morning to honor and recognize all of the Veterans who have served our country.

The Watch Hill Fire Department has many current and former members who are Veterans and we are proud to recognize them today!


On a related note, the Watch Hill Fire Department participated on Saturday in a surprise celebratory parade with several other local ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WHFD Enjoys A Beautiful Sunrise On A Cool Fall Morning

Chief Robert Peacock, November 08

One of the many "benefits" of being a firefighter is the enjoyment of responding to early morning alarms.

While responding mutual aid to the Misquamicut Fire District with Watch Hill Ladder 104 for an alarm activation in a three story hotel, the crew enjoyed a beautiful morning sky just before sunrise on a Sunday morning.
... (Full Story & Photos)

Watch Hill Captain Perkins and Watch Hill Firefighter Wood check in with Misquamicut Firefighter Turnberg at the scene of an early morning mutual aid response with Watch Hill Ladder 104 to a three story hotel on Atlantic Avenue in Misquamicut.
Watch Hill Captain Perkins and Watch Hill Firefighter Wood check in with Misquamicut Firefighter Turnberg at the scene of an early morning mutual aid response with Watch Hill Ladder 104 to a three story hotel on Atlantic Avenue in Misquamicut.

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