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Honor Flags

Woonsocket Fire Department would very much appreciate donations of United States flags to be flown in honor of your loved one at our 4 fire stations. Anyone wishing to donate a flag please contact Karen at 765-2500 ext. 6660.

Currently, flags are being flown in honor of Retired Lt. James Patrick Murray at Station 1, and for Retired Private Normand Trudel at Station 2.

Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Law

Realtor Informaiton regarding smoke and carbon monoxide detection laws.

More information regarding smoke detectors and carbon monoxide.

I.S.O. Rating

The Woonsocket Fire Department has a Class II I.S.O. rating, which is the highest in the state of RI.  What's an I.S.O. rating?  Read More ..

Alternative Heating Sources

Space HeaterWith the high cost of heating fuel and natural gas, more people are seeking alternative methods of heating their homes. These alternative methods include such devices as unvented fuel-fired heaters, kerosene heaters, wood stoves, electric heaters, etc. The safe installation and use of these devices is of great concern to the City’s Fire Marshals' Office and the Building Official’s Office.   Read More ... 


CPR Classes

CPRAre you in need of a CPR class? The City of Woonsocket Fire Department Education Team is offering CPR classes.  If you need to become certified in CPR or need a refresher, contact the fire department at  401-765-2500 x6964.   Read More ...



Open Fires, Bonfires, Outdoor Rubbish Fires

No open fire of any type shall be permitted at anytime in the City of Woonsocket. This includes domestic yard trash fires and leaf burning. Open fire is defined as any fire within which the products of combustion are emitted into the open air and are not directed through a stack or chimney. Barbecue pits shall be used only for the cooking of food and not as an incinerator. Charcoals, or similar type cooking fuel, shall be the only fuel permitted in barbecue pits.   Read More ...