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RI Municipal Fire Academy Class #1 officially underway

The RI Municipal Fire Academy Class #1 started RI’s first nine week basic training class on March 27, 2017.  This very first class has been long awaited and will be conducted in its entirety at the RI Fire Academy grounds in Exeter. The brand new classroom, locker-room  and office building will be used daily, along with the the training/burn building and other training evolutions and resources located at the  fire academy.

This class includes thirteen candidates from multiple fire departments, learning the basics together for the first time. Once completed, each candidate will go back to their individual fire departments for further training and deployment.


Tammany Hall donates $1,000 to RI Fire Chiefs Honor Flight and the RIAFC Foundation

Tammany Hall owner Mike Shine has donated $1,000 in two check of $500 to the RI Fire Chiefs Honor Flight Hub and the RIAFC Foundation. The money was raised during the St. Patricks Day activities at Tammany Hall on Atwells Avenue in Providence.

RIAFC executive director Chief Richard Susi, Ret. (left) accepts the generous donation from Tammany Hall owner Mike Shine.

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RIAFC Clam Boil at Bristol FD on April 27, 2017

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2018 RIAFC Clam Boil

Please join us for this years RIAFC Clam Boil at the Bristol FD on March 22nd! If you would like to attend please complete the form below.
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RI Fire Chiefs Honor Flight receives donation of 35 brand new wheel chairs from KKM of Woonsocket

Here’s what Erin Walsh of KKM had to say when this extremely generous donation was made;


I am so glad that I was able to help your organization by facilitating this donation.
I look forward to seeing photos and videos of the April 1 Honor Flight!

Kindest regards,
Erin Walsh

Erin Walsh | Director, Store Brands | KKM, LLC 117 Century Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895 | (401) 642-9137 | fax 401-334-3416 |

Thanks so much to KKM and Erin Walsh

RI Sprinkler Coalition demonstrates the importance of residential sprinklers

RI Fire Sprinkler Coalition webpage

Click on the picture above to see our video demonstrating the importance of residential sprinklers


Below is the sprinklered room just before the single residential sprinkler head went off

And then…Seconds Later

RIAFC partners with American Hearing Benefits as a member resource

As a member of RI Fire Chiefs Association, you are eligible for American Hearing Benefits (AHB). This free hearing benefits program gives you access to free hearing consultations and discounts on hearing aids through our nationwide network of hearing professionals.

As you may know, most insurance plans do not cover hearing healthcare. At AHB, we believe the quality of your hearing directly affects the quality of your life, and we are excited to be working with RI Fire Chiefs Association on providing hearing health solutions.

American Hearing Benefits
In State Contact:
All You Need To Hear Hearing Aid Center
(401) 942-1816


Out of State Contact:
American Hearing Benefits

Nancy Fox
(866) 916-8763