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NFA 2015 Weekend Brochure
The Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs and the RIAFC Foundation held their annual installation of officers banquet recently at the Haversham House in Westerly.
Each board was installed by Chief Fred Stanley who was also honored for reaching the amazing milestone of 50 years as a fire chief. Chief Stanley was named the first and only president emeritus of the RIAFC and presented with his own personalized gavel set and a plaque recognizing his honorary position.
Also recognized at the event was Chief Donald Ardito, retired, as he retires his position as the long time treasurer of the RIAFC. He served 28 years in that position.
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Over 140 firefighters and officers were treated to a great day of training with Chiefs Rick Lasky and John Salka on Saturday, January 10th. Thanks to all who participated with a special thank you to our dynamic instructors. Great day!
RIAFC Group Pricing for Firefighter Physicals
The RIAFC has coordinated with Concentra for group pricing for firefighter physicals through their two participating RI locations in Providence (290 Branch Ave) and the Warwick Mall.
Three types of physicals, with variations, are offered. RIAFC SAFER Grant NFPA 1582 physicals are offered along with new hire baseline and annual examinations. Fire Departments interested in participating should download the following instruction sheet and two separate fire department registration and authorization forms.
Other forms that need to be brought to the physical include the following immunization form
and, for the SAFER 1582 physicals always bring the following
Pricing for the physicals will vary based on the age of the candidate, chest X Ray need and the need for vaccinations and titers (proof required). Current pricing is reflected in the following list of services in the program.
RI Special Needs Registry http://rifirechiefs.com/?attachment_id=5060
Shipman’s Fire Equipment and Scott Safety we recognized at the recent RIAFC vendor show and monthly meeting at the Richmond Country Club. Certificates of Appreciation were presented for their donation of five Scott air pack units to the RIAFC Foundation, who in turn will see that they are given to the RI Fire Academy.
RIAFC Foundation President, Chief George Farrell, Ret. and RIAFC President, Chief Ron Doire thanked each company for their generous donation and made presentations to Corey Centracchio of Shipman’s and Brandon Millan of Scott Safety.