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 36,000+ citizens of Cumberland in an area of 28.6 square miles and employs 54 career personnel, assigned over 4 platoons & 4 administrative personnel. All fire companies are staffed 24 hours a day 7 days a week with a minimum staffing of 11 career personnel operating 3 Engine Companies and 1 Ladder Company. Currently, the department holds an ISO rating of 3.
The department also operates a Statewide Foam Task Force trailer, Water Rescue and Recovery Team and Technical Rescue Team. A comprehensive fire prevention program provides public education, inspection and code enforcement services.
Engine 1 (Station 1)
Address: 555 High Street
Captain: James Bardsley
Located in the southern portion of the town station 1 houses Engine Co. 1 & spare Engine 6. The station also houses rescue Boat 1.
Engine 2 (Station 5)
Address: 50 Arnolds Mills Road
Captain: Craig Emerson
Located in the north-east portion of the town, station 5 houses Engine Co. 2. The station also houses Brush 1, Brush 2, spare Engine 2 and a regional foam task force trailer.
Engine 3 (Station 4- Headquarters)
Address: 3502 Mendon Road
Captain: Eric DiRosario
Located in the north-west portion of the town, station 4 houses Engine Co. 3. The station also houses rescue Boat 4, mobile air supply unit and Marine 1. All administrative offices are located here.
Ladder 1 (Station 2)
Address: 1530 Mendon Road
Captain: Brett Anderson
Located in mid-town, station 2 houses Ladder Co. 1.