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Rhode Island


Original Feature Posted April 26, 2004 - Re-launched January 28, 2012
Updated May 21, 2018

RHODE ISLAND BOATS  
Barrington   Bristol   Cranston   East Providence  
Jamestown  Narragansett  Newport  North Kingston  Portsmouth 
Providence  Warren  Warwick   Watch Hill
 

RHODE ISLAND FIRE BOATS

 

PORT OF PROVIDENCE MARINE STRIKE TEAM
The Port of Providence and the greater Narragansett Bay area
are protected by a cooperative effort known as the Port of Providence
Marine Strike Team.

The strike team involves four major fire departments including
Providence, East Providence, Warwick, and Cranston.
Each of these departments operate MetalCraft Firestorm 30 Fire Boats.

Three of the boats came in 2008 and the fourth in 2009.

A fifth boat, Marine 5, was added in 2014 with the North Kingston
Fire Rescue Moose Boats Fireboat.

Newport's Marine 6 Moose Boat was delivered in 2018.

Narragansett has a North River boat on order
expected to be delivered in Aug 2018.
 

Marine 1 is Providence
Marine 2 is Cranston
Marine 3 is East Providence
Marine 4 is Warwick
Marine 5 is North Kingston
Marine 6 is Newport


RELATED LINKS
Providence Fire Department
East Providence Fire Department
Cranston Fire Department
Port of Providence Marine Strike Team Problems
East Providence Marine 3
East Providence Boat Dedication Video
Warwick Marine 4 Video
Warwick Boat in News Video




 


BARRINGTON FIRE BOAT

Barrington, RI Fireboat
"Marine 1"
Barrington Fire Headquarters
100 Federal Road
2008 21' Boston Whaler
Approx 250 gpm
Photos Oct 2015

 

 


BRISTOL FIRE BOAT

Bristol, RI Fireboat
"Marine 1"
Dock at Thames St & Church St, Bristol, RI
Approx 20' Rigid Hull Inflatable
Evinrude outboard
Photos Oct 2015

 

 

 


CRANSTON FIRE BOAT

Cranston Fireboat
"Marine 2"
Cranston, RI
A Metal Craft Firestorm 30
2000 gpm



 


EAST PROVIDENCE FIRE BOAT

East Providence Fireboat
"Marine 3"
"Arthur H. Ring"
East Providence, RI
A 2008 Metal Craft Firestorm 30
2000 gpm

 

 

 


JAMESTOWN FIRE BOAT

Jamestown, RI Fireboat
"Marine 1"
Jamestown, RI Fire Department
docked at Jamestown Marina in season
Approx 2014 Protector Targa 30
Photos Oct 2015

 



NARRAGANSETT FIRE BOAT





 

(Scheduled for Aug 2018 Delivery)

 

 

Narragansett Fireboat
"Marine"
Point Judith, RI
2018 North River Sunder 31
28' catamaran style
(2) Yamaha 250 HP
500 GPM

 

 



NEWPORT FIRE BOAT

Newport, RI Fireboat
"Marine 6"
"William H. Connerton, Jr."
Newport, RI Fire Department
docked at Perrotti Park, America's Cup Ave & Long Wharf
2018 Moose Boats M2-38 catamaran style fireboat
Twin diesels with jet drive
(2) 1500 gpm pumps - 3000 gpm total
2 deckguns
CBRNE
Staffed by crew from Headquarters a block away.
Photos May 2, 2018

 

NORTH KINGSTON FIRE BOAT

North Kingston Fireboat
"Marine 5"
Wickford, North Kingston, RI
A 2014 Moose Boats 37' Fire Boat
1250 GPM

 

 


PORTSMOUTH BOAT

Portsmouth, RI
"Marine 29"
Boston Whaler 18' Rescue Boat

 


PROVIDENCE FIRE BOAT

Providence Fireboat
"Marine 1"
City of Providence, Rhode Island
2008 Metalcraft Firestorm 30
2000 gpm


 

 

 

WARREN FIRE BOAT

 

Warren, RI Fireboat
"Marine 3"
Warren, RI Fire Department
docked at town dock wharf, Water St & State St

 
2007 (2017) Safe Boat 25' Boat
(2) Honda 250 HP
Approx 250 gpm
Former USCG
Warren FD acquired in 2017
(photos May 2018)

Warren, RI Fireboat
"Marine 4"
Warren, RI Fire Department
docked at town dock wharf, Water St & State St
Approx 24' Parker, single outboard
Photos Oct 2015

 

 

WARWICK FIRE BOAT

Warwick Fireboat
"Marine 4"
Warwick, RI
A 2009 Metal Craft Firestorm 30
2000 gpm

 

WARWICK
Boston Whaler Boat

 

 

 

WATCH HILL FIRE RESCUE BOATS

Watch Hill, RI Fire Rescue Boat
"Marine 101"
"The Defender"
Watch Hill Fire District, Westerly, RI Fire Department
docked at Watch Hill Cove, Bay Street, Watch Hill
2005 (2017) Safeboat 25' Defender
Twin 225 HP outboards

 

Watch Hill, RI Fire Rescue boats
"Marine 100" & "Marine 102"
Watch Hill Fire District, Westerly, RI
Boats docked along Bay St in Watch Hill Cove in season
 
Marine 100
18 foot Boston Whaler, 90 HP outboard

Marine 102
26 foot Nautica rigid hull inflatable
235 HP inboard diesel jet drive

 

 

Rhode Island

RHODE ISLAND BOATS  
Barrington   Bristol   Cranston   East Providence  
Jamestown  Narragansett  Newport  North Kingston  Portsmouth 
Providence  Warren  Warwick   Watch Hill

 

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