With Tropical Storm/Hurricane Henri approaching, the Town of Smithfield Emergency Management Officials are closely monitoring its path and forecast. The Fire and Police Departments are at the ready and on standby. Additional resources are on standby as needed. All of the Smithfield public service departments have been preparing their equipment, and have personnel on standby. […]
Please read this flyer regarding COVID-19 vaccine scams. As vaccine distribution begins, there may be some scammers out there that will take advantage of the unsuspecting public.
It is very important that fire hydrants are clear of snow and ice after a snow storm. The time lost for the fire department to find a fire hydrant could mean the difference between a small fire in a house or a house that is no longer habitable. Please clear fire hydrants near your house […]
For three nights only, Saturday, December 19th, Sunday, December 20th and Monday, December 21st, from 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm each night, Santa Claus will be making his way through neighborhoods in town before his big night. More Info
To all children and adults alike, Santa Claus is coming to town!! The North Pole contacted the Smithfield Fire Department to ask if Santa Claus could visit the Town of Smithfield. We said YES! We asked why the North Pole was contacting the fire department. We were told that Santa Claus wants to ride on […]
The top three days of the year for home candle fires are Christmas, New Year’s Day, and New Year’s Eve. Only use decorations that are flame-retardant or not flammable. Check holiday lights each year for frayed wires or excessive wear. Don’t link more than three strands of holiday lights. Never leave a burning candle unattended. […]
By Chief Robert W. Seltzer Passage of a $4.5 million bond referendum on November 6th will enable the Town of Smithfield to build a fire station in the Route 116/Route 7 north end of town. This investment not only provides much needed service to the area, but also offers benefits for the entire town. For […]
The Smithfield Fire Department held their first public presentation regarding the new fire station bond on Monday, October 1st at the Smithfield Senior Center. A video of the presentation has been posted to the Smithfield Fire Department website. To view the video you may access it from the internet at www.smithfieldfire.com. Once on the website […]
The Smithfield Fire Department presented their first public presentation for the new fire station bond on Monday, October 1st. at the Smithfield Senior Center. Members of the public were presented with the research that was put together by the Fire department Study Implementation Task Force and their final recommendations concerning the need for a new […]
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It is fun to decorate for the winter holidays, but holiday decorations can increase your risk of a home fire. As you deck the halls this season, be fire smart. When you’re decorating with live trees, make sure you keep the tree watered. If a dry tree comes in contact with a flame, it can […]
Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day. Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain. Nationally, 230 people on average go the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday. Remember, fireworks can be dangerous, causing serious burn and eye injuries. You can help us […]
Extreme cold can lead to hypothermia and frostbite. Be aware of the signs & symptoms. See the chart below.
Do not forget the following: Carbon monoxide or CO is a colorless and odorless gas. CO poisoning can occur when a fuel-burning appliance or machine, such as a furnace, heater or generator, is not working or vented properly. Breathing in CO at high levels can be fatal. Learn what you can do to protect your […]