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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 .

RIAFC Installation of Officers

Here are a few pictures from the RIAFC Installation of Officers Banquet, held at the Valley Country Club on Saturday, January 27th. Chief Frank Brown was installed as the new president of the RIAFC and Chief Tim Walsh took the reigns of the RIAFC Foundation at president. To view all the pictures on our Shutterfly […]

RIAFC History Synopsis Compiled

RIAFC History download A synopsis of the history of the RI Association of Fire Chiefs was presented at the RIAFC Installation of Officers Banquet. A book detailing the first 8 meetings that formed the RIAFC in 1966-67 is included, along with 5 collages, 1 for each decade, with pictures and documents from the 50 year […]

RI Southern Firemen’s League recognizes Chief Fred Stanley

The RI Southern Firemen’s League recognized its longtime president, Chief Frederick A. Stanley, retired chief of the Hope Valley Wyoming Fire District. The longtime chief and RI firefighting icon was recognized at the leagues annual Legislators Dinner at the Richmond country club. Members of the leagues board, Chief Nate Barrington, Chief Justin Lee and Lieutenant […]

House Bills of interest 7/25/18

Legislative Status Report   House Bill No. 7041  SUB A Chapter 117 BY  McNamara, Morin, O’Brien, Solomon, Casimiro ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION — HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUPILS (Requires that effective January 1, 2019, all school buildings where students are in attendance would be required to have carbon monoxide detectors installed and maintained therein.) {LC3060/A/1} 01/03/2018 […]

Governor’s 2019 Budget proposal

Governor’s Budget page Here are some highlights and language dealing with the Fire Marshals Office and the Fire Code Board of Appeal and Review that are both now under the Department of Business Regulation, moving from the Department of Public Safety. This language was taken directly from 2019 budget proposal.