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Monday, December, 11, 2017

Mayor Elorza, State Partners Announce PVD Safe Stations

Starting 1/2/2018-PVD Safe Stations provides 24/7 support to opioid dependent individuals, directs people to treatment and recovery services  PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced that the City is launching PVD Safe Stations on January 2, 2018, which provides opioid-dependent and other substance use disorder individuals the ability to connect with treatment and recovery […]

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Tuesday, November, 21, 2017

Providence Fire Department offers Thanksgiving fire safety tips

Prevent a Turkey Fryer Fire Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires and when you fry foods, you increase the risk of a cooking fire Keep in in mind the potential dangers of deep frying a turkey: Turkey fryers can easily tip over spilling hot oil across a large area. Use your turkey […]

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Monday, November, 20, 2017

51st Training Academy Graduation Ceremony

Providence Fire Department 51st Training Academy Graduation Ceremony   Following their completion of a rigorous 24-week training process, 83 men and women will graduate from the 51st Providence Fire Department Training Academy, representing the largest and most diverse academy class in the department’s distinguished history including four female recruits, one ranking 3rd overall in the class   […]

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Tuesday, August, 29, 2017

Providence Fire Department purchase LUCAS™ 3 Chest Compression Systems to provide enhanced Emergency Medical Services

  Providence, RI– The Providence Fire Department has recently purchased LUCAS™ 3 Chest Compression Systems to enhance life-saving measures when responding to calls that require Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).  The PFD conducted a five-month trial period with two of these devices being stored on rescue vehicles, operating in various areas throughout the City, and were used […]

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Monday, June, 19, 2017

PFD offers fire safety tips in the aftermath of London high-rise fire

In the aftermath of the tragic high-rise apartment fire in London, the Providence Fire Department would like to remind all local hi-rise apartment and condominium residents to think ahead and be prepared in the event of a fire.  It is important to know the fire safety features in your building and work together with neighbors […]

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