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North Smithfield Fire Chief Job Opportunity

FIRE CHIEF JOB OPPORTUNITY FIRE CHIEF JOB OPPORTUNITY The North Smithfield Fire & Rescue Service Inc. in northern Rhode Island (pop. -12,000, 25 sq. mi) is seeking to fill the position of Fire Chief. It is a private non-profit 501-c 3 corporation overseen by a seven member civilian Board of Directors elected by membership. The […]


FIRE/MEDIC EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The North Smithfield Fire & Rescue Service, Inc. will be conducting a written competitive examination for the position of entry level Firefighter/EMT on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at North Smithfield High School, 412 Greenville Road, North Smithfield. Application sign-up period ends Friday, April 20, 2018 at 4pm. There is a $60.00 exam […]

RIAFC Pushing Support for Residential Sprinklers

The RIAFC has been a strong supporter of the use of residential sprinklers. Recently, and under the direction of RIAFC President Chief Frank Brown, the RIAFC has had two pieces of legislation submitted in the RI General Assembly dealing with residential sprinklers. H-7426 offering an alternative to using cisterns H-7783 offering new construction home buyers […]

100 Club Scholorship application deadline is March 1, 2018

Click here to go directly to the 100 Club Scholarship Application To All RIAFC members, Re: Active duty firefighters with college age children Please see that your personnel have this important scholarship information ASAP. This is extremely time sensitive, with the application period ending on March 1st, 2018. The link to the scholarship application is […]

State Fire Marshal appointee,Chief Tim McLaughlin receives advise & consent from RI Senate

State Fire Marshal appointee, Chief Tim McLaughlin, received RI Senate advise and consent from the RI Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee on Wednesday. He is expected to receive the advise and consent of the entire Senate today, making his appointment official. Pictured above from left to right are Senator Donna Nesselbush, Senate President Senator […]

Presentation to RIAFC membership regarding PFAS

download pfa document DEM’s Chief of Hazardous Response, Jim Ball, made a presentation to the RIAFC at the January 25th RIAFC monthly meeting. Terry Grey assisted in the presentation dealing with PFAs. The flyer presented regarding information about PFAs is presented for viewing or download in this post.   Download the PDF file .