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Police and Fire

Nasonville Fire District auctions off used ambulance

BURRILLVILLE – The Nasonville Fire District is currently auctioning off a used ambulance, and are promoting the unneeded equipment as a potential project for road trip and RV enthusiasts.

Resident pulled from home in Thursday morning fire

NORTH SMITHFIELD – One man was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries on Thursday, July 1, following an early morning fire that reportedly destroyed a home on Old Pound Hill Road....

Man arrested after throwing baby, woman in road; pursuit leads to multiple crashes

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A Fall River, Mass. man is facing domestic assault and neglect charges after throwing a woman her 4-month-old baby into a roadway, then leading police on a chase that...

Glocester police say no criminal action in case of suspected abduction attempt

GLOCESTER – Glocester police say a man accused of attempting to abduct a cheerleader from Ponagansett High School had legitimate reasons to be on school grounds, and is not facing any charges....

Harrisville Fire District passes $1.7 million budget

BURRILLVILLE – An annual meeting of the Harrisville Fire District saw voters unanimously pass a fire budget up roughly $42,000 from the previous year, and a slight decrease in water department spending,...

New MURPH program will help Burrillville officers work with vulnerable residents

BURRILLVILLE – From older town residents with Alzheimer's disease, to children diagnosed with autism who have particular needs and dislikes, Col. Stephen Lynch says that staff at the Burrillville Police Department knows...

Harrisville EMTs receive EMS Pride award for life-saving efforts involving one of their own

BURRILLVILLE – Thirteen members of the Harrisville Fire District and two doctors from Landmark Medical Center were recognized with the EMS Pride Medical Director Quality Award this week for rescue efforts that...