Coventry Fire District

Address 571 Washington Street
Coventry RI 02816

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Coventry Fire District - Firefighter Starting Salary (EMT C) $48,553 Annually (Paramedic) 49,593 Annually December 31, 2023

The Coventry Fire District provides Fire/EMS protection as well as street lighting to the residents of the Coventry Fire District.

​CFD has 10 full-time Professional Firefighters that have a mix of the following certifications:

•NFPA Firefighter Levels 1 and 2
•NFPA Driver/Pump Operator 1002 certification
•Advanced Cardiac Life Support
•Pediatric Advanced Life Support
•Rope/High Angle Tech Rescue
•Hazardous Materials Operations
•Hazardous Materials Technicians
*Certified Deputy State Fire Marshal
*Certifed Fire Investigestor
*EMT Cardiac level
*Paramedic Level EMS Provider
•and more.

Our first responders handle a wide range of emergencies. They range from Fires, Hazardous materials, and Technical Rescues to all types of Emergency Medical situations. Our Firefighters work a rotating schedule of 24 Hours on duty and 24 hours off duty followed by another 24 hours on duty then 5 days off. This equals 42-hour work weeks for our firefighters.​

We Provide 24/7 coverage. Our department has a two-person minimum with some shifts staffed with a third person as a "floater". Our firefighters are responsible for responding with one truck at a time based on the call for help. Should a medical call come in, the two members will take the ambulance (Rescue) and respond. This would leave the remaining apparatus unmanned until they return.

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