Military Service, Volunteerism, US Citizenship, City Firefighter ... Just a few of the amazing accomplishments by one of our own. See the article below about Giovanni (Gio) Castiglione, a past KFD member doing amazing things in Denver, Colorado. Like many before him and many that will follow, volunteering at Kingston Fire has been written into [...]
On August 3rd, 2017, members of the Kingston Fire District, Union Fire District, the South Kingstown Decontamination Team as well as other local, state and federal partners participated in OPERATION DOWNPOUR, an emergency decontamination exercise. The drill was designed at the request of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for [...]
The KVFC would like to cordially invite you to the 2017 Car Show & Open House Event on 6/10/17. The show is open to the public and free for spectators. Families welcome! Show is located at 35 Bills Road, Kingston RI 02881- URI Fine Arts Lot (Behind the Fire Station) A $10 Registration donation is [...]
The Kingston Volunteer Fire Company (KVFC) is hosting the Annual Chicken BBQ Fundraiser on June 3rd, 2017 from 5:00pm-8:00pm. Adults are $15.00, Children/ URI Students are $10.00 and as always children under 2 eat free. All tickets will be sold at the door. Come to eat while supporting your local fire department volunteers. Come see us [...]
Firefighters from the Kingston & Union Fire Districts as well as other surrounding communities responded to a large house fire on Glenn Rock Road yesterday evening. Crews battled heavy flames and bitterly cold weather. Two people were taken to the hospital. Fire officials are currently investigating the cause of the fire.
Millions of smoke detectors have been recalled due to a potential defect. “Kidde Night Hawk” just pulled certain models over concerns the battery life alert won’t chirp to let you know it needs replacement. “The alarm can fail to continue to chirp when it reaches its seven year end of life if the batteries are [...]
A South Kingstown police officer was among five people hurt in a multi-vehicle car crash Saturday night. Rescue Company 6 of the Kingston Fire District and Special Hazards 1 of the Union Fire District responded to the intersection of Routes 1 and 138 to extricate several entrapped patients. During extrication efforts of the patient in the initial single car-crash, a [...]
Deputy Chief Christopher DeGrave, right, of the Kingston Fire Dept. accepts a $3,600 FM Global Fire Prevention Grant from employees Jay Cannon, left, and Pat Leonard Thursday. The money will be used in conjunction with a separate grant for the Emergency Management Agency to install computer tablets in every vehicle in the department's fleet, [...]
Ryan Carney is the newest member of the Kingston Fire Department. Ryan successfully passed both his written and practical examinations and was promoted from Probationary Firefighter to Firefighter by Dep. Chief Chris DeGrave at the monthly Warden's meeting in October. Congratulations Ryan!