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.
You can follow Santa’s journey through the Town of Smithfield on Saturday, December 19th, Sunday, December 20th, and Monday, December 21st, using the SANTA TRACKER. Click on the following link to follow Santa’s travels: http://glympse.com/!santafiretruck2020
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 […]
[CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO DOWNLOAD] Smithfield Fire Department New Fire Station Bond Costs and Proposed Building
Recently, Smithfield Firefighter/Paramedic Kelsey Brackett and Captain Michael LeBlanc were featured in the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs’ video series “Rhode Island Firefighter Stories”: Firefighter/Paramedic Kelsey Brackett Captain Michael LeBlanc
Current American Heart Association Guidelines, which were released in 2015, highlight the importance of high-quality CPR. The American Heart Association’s guidelines are much like a road map assisting states as they reevaluate their EMS protocols and look for areas of improvement. In order to improve rates of survival there are many areas that must be […]
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.