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Southern League give first annual Chief Frederick A. Stanley Dedicated Service Award to Chief Justin Lee

The RI Southern Firefighters League has awarded the first annual Frederick A. Stanley Dedicated Service Award  to Chief Justin Lee of the Hope Valley Wyoming Fire Department. The honor was awarded at the organizations annual Legislators Night, an event that continues to be very important to Chief Stanley. When Chief Stanley stepped down last year […]

RIAFC and RIAFC Foundation install slate of officers for 2019

The Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs recently installed its slate of officers for 2019. Acting Coventry Town Manager Ed Warzycha swore in the members of the RIAFC executive board as well as the president and vice president of the RIAFC Foundation. Installed at their annual meeting at the Old Theater Diner in Coventry are […]

Senate Bills of interest as of May 1st 2019

  Senate Bill No. 219 BY  Felag ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY — NEW HOME BUYERS FIRE PROTECTION ACT (Mandates that builders of new 1 or 2 family residential dwellings provide the home buyer with written information regarding the installation of an automatic fire sprinkler system subject to civil penalties enforced by the atty gen […]

House Bills as of May 1st 2019

  House Bill No. 5045 BY  McNamara, Millea, Ackerman, Jackson, Nardone ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS – E-911 UNIFORM EMERGENCY TELEPHONE SYSTEM DIVISION (Mandates that the E-911 uniform emergency telephone system division develop and commence operation of a text-to-911 emergency system on January 1, 2020.) {LC49/1} 01/09/2019 Introduced, referred to House H.E.W. 02/01/2019 Scheduled […]