Newport Fire Department Reminding Residents to “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safey”
Fire Prevention Week Slated for Oct. 3-9
NEWPORT, R.I. (WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2021) – The Newport Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)—the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years—to promote this year’s Fire Prevention WeekTM campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire SafetyTM.”
This year’s campaign, which runs from October 3-9th, works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.
Newport Gearing Up for Hurricane Henri
Easton’s Beach Closed, Residents Urged to Get Storm Ready
NEWPORT, R.I. (FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 2021) – City officials are reminding residents to act now to be Storm Ready as Hurricane Henri bears down on Aquidneck Island.
According to the latest forecasts, hurricane conditions are expected to sweep over the area Sunday morning with wind gusts of up to 80 mph, rain totals of up to 6” possible, and a 3-5 ft. storm surge
City to Resume In-Person CPR Exams
Practical Exams set to Resume through the Newport Fire Department
NEWPORT, R.I. (March 5, 2021) – The Newport Fire Department will resume offering in-person CPR practical exams for City staff and community members beginning later this month.
In order to ensure the safety of Fire Department personnel, anyone interested in taking a practical exam will be asked to answer health screening questions prior to entering the building; wear a surgical or N95 mask at all times; and provide their name, phone number and address for contact tracing purposes.