The Cumberland Fire Department provides emergency services to the Town of Cumberland, Rhode Island. Cumberland is located in Providence County, 10 minutes north of the Capitol City of Providence and 45 minutes south of the City of Boston, MA. The department operates out of 4 stations located strategically throughout the town. The department provides emergency services to 34,000+ citizens of Cumberland in an area of 28.6 square miles and employs 52 career personnel assigned over 4 platoons (shifts), (6) administrative personnel. All fire companies are staffed 24 hours a day 7 days a week with 3 career personnel operating 3 Engine Companies and 1 Ladder Company. Currently, the department holds an ISO rating of 3.
Address: 555 High Street
Captain: John Fogarty
Located in the southern portion of the town station 1 houses Engine Co. 1 & the regional reserve ladder truck. The station also houses a rescue boat and foam trailer. Cumberland Rescue Co. 2 (ALS ambulance) is also quartered here.
Address: 1530 Mendon Road
Captain: Brett Anderson
Located in mid-town, station 2 houses Ladder Co. 1. The station also houses a water rescue and recovery trailer.
Station 4- Headquarters
Address: 3502 Mendon Road
Captain: James Bardsley
Located in the north-west portion of the town, station 4 houses Engine co. 4. The station also houses a reserve pumper, rescue boat and mobile air supply unit. All administrative offices are located here.
Address: 50 Arnolds Mills Road
Captain: Craig Emerson
Located in the north-east portion of the town, station 5 houses Engine co. 5, reserve Truck 5. The station also houses a brush unit and all-terrain response vehicle.