The Warwick Fire Department has a proud tradition of community service that dates back to 1869.
Over the years we have grown to better meet the needs of the community, in which we live and work.
Our Department provides quality, cost effective Fire Protection, Fire Prevention Education and Emergency Assistance to the residents, visitors and properties in the Warwick Fire District.
Our all volunteer firefighters respond to calls for assistance and emergency incidents without prejudice, conducting ourselves in a professional manner while remaining well trained and equipped to manage and control any situation that may occur.
Fire Company News & Announcements
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February 6, 2014
Structure Fire – 4-15-13 Severe clutter inside this house prevented firefighters from making headway in their attempt to extinguish this fire from the interior. The roof was vented but crews were still unable to advance to the seat of the fire.
In the interest of firefighter safety, command switched to a defensive (exterior) attack. A ladder pipe was then used to knock down the main body of fire, allowing firefighters to re-enter the building to complete the extensive overhaul.
Structure Fire – 1-26-2013 Fast work by Warwick firefighters averted disaster on Saturday January 26, 2013 after a plumber, attempting to thaw frozen pipes, kindled a fire in the wall of this balloon framed house.
Balloon framing was common in the early 1900s, utilizing long wall studs that reached from the foundation to the attic with no fire stopping in between. Fire in a wall of such construction can quickly spread from basement to attic by way of the chimney effect in the unprotected stud spaces.
Structure Fire – 10/14/12 A fast moving fire destroyed this house at 2 Jonathan Court in Warwick on Sunday October 14, 2012. Warwick Fire was dispatched at 12:04 PM and arrived to find the house fully involved in flames.
Except for the family dog, no one was home at the time of the fire and sadly, the dog perished in the blaze. A pet rabbit was recued by firefighters who moved its hutch to safety as fire neared. A pet hamster was found apparently unharmed in the garage and was transported by neighbors to a veterinarian.
Investigators believe the fire started in the area of the home’s fireplace.
Fire Prevention & Safety Public Service Announcements & Resources
Every year, approximately 2,600 Americans die in home fires. Over half of these deaths (52%) occur between the hours of 10:00pm and 7:00am, when residents are typically sleeping. Smoke and toxic gases from a home fire are as deadly as heat and flames.
Smoke alarms save lives, prevent injuries, and minimize property damage by detecting fires early and alerting residents, allowing crucial time to escape. The risk of dying from a fire in a home without working smoke alarms is twice as high as in a home that has working smoke alarms.
With that being said and daylight savings time upon us, the Warwick Fire Department would like to remind all of its District residents not only do we need to remember to change our clocks but to change our batteries in our smoke alarms and make sure that they work properly. -click here for more Fire Prevention Info-
The best way to fight a fire is to prevent one. Through knowledge, training and valuable resources we seek to educate the community and save lives. -click here- for more.