Tag Archives: Tiverton Fire Department

Crane tips over in Tiverton, smashes car

TIVERTON — It was Wednesday, Feb. 18, a little after 9:30 a.m. The Dollar General store at 567 Main Road had only been open less than a week, and Wendy Ferreira, its assistant manager, was working inside. That was when another employee came up to her, and told her, “you don’t want to look outside.”

Chief Robert Lloyd (left) responded a few years ago, with an unidentified police officer, to a Stafford Road truck accident that downed a utility pole sand cut off power.

Tiverton Council votes to probe fire department; complaints, personnel issues cited

TIVERTON — By unanimous vote in executive session Monday night, Tiverton’s Town Council has launched what it is calling “an investigation into issues in the Fire Department.” After the closed-door vote, the council made the announcement of its action public,and said it had hired Providence lawyer Marc DeSisto to lead the investigation. The only hint


Injured firefighter thanks Little Compton, Tiverton rescuers

TIVERTON — Robert Forand, a Fall River firefighter “helping a buddy” with some carpentry work on the morning of Wednesday, March 13, fell 18 feet from staging outside a Little Compton house into a basement bulkhead that was eight feet below grade. After being extricated from that confined space, he was rushed to a baseball

Tiverton firefighters to deliver Christmas food baskets

TIVERTON  —  Tiverton FireFighters Local 1703 will soon be conducting its annual Christmas food basket distribution to Tiverton families that are in need of assistance this Christmas season. Any family that is in need of a basket, or knows of a family that needs one, is being asked to call Firefighter Pat White at 401-266-8434.

With the same type of equipment now used by the Tiverton fire department, a BullEx Co.volunteer simulates training in how to extinguish an engine fire.

Tiverton fire department offers extinguisher training

  TIVERTON — A $10,000 donation to the Tiverton Fire Department by the Tiverton Power Company has enabled the department to purchase a piece of equipment that can benefit anyone in town who owns a fire extinguisher. Many businesses with fire extinguishers in their buildings are required to have extinguisher training, and many others probably should