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Honor Flags

Woonsocket Fire Department would very much appreciate donations of United States flags to be flown in honor of your loved one at our 4 fire stations. Anyone wishing to donate a flag please contact Karen at 765-2500 ext. 6660.

Currently, flags are being flown in honor of Retired Lt. James Patrick Murray at Station 1, and for Retired Private Normand Trudel at Station 2.

Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Law

Realtor Informaiton regarding smoke and carbon monoxide detection laws.

More information regarding smoke detectors and carbon monoxide.

I.S.O. Rating

The Woonsocket Fire Department has a Class II I.S.O. rating, which is the highest in the state of RI.  What's an I.S.O. rating?  Read More ..

CPR Classes


Northern RI Emergency Training Network

Please call the Woonsocket Fire Education Team for more information and scheduling at 765-2500 x6964


CPR for Family and Friends- This entry-level modular course offers guidelines for the one rescuer adult and/or child & infant CPR.

General public, boys/girls clubs, parents, grandparents, baby sitters, mass CPR

Adult = 2 Hours Infant/Child = 2 Hours Both = 4 Hours

Participant needs CPR for Family and Friends Booklet

Instructor needs CPR for Friends and Family Instructor Tool Kit and Instructor Manual

Course Attendance Card

No written or Skills Test

CPR in Schools- AHA’s newest program uses a modular approach to teach high school students in Adult, Child and Infant CPR.

High School Students

5 Hours

Participant needs CPR in Schools Booklet

Instructor needs CPR in Schools Instructor Tool Kit and Instructor Manual

Course Completion Card

Optional Written/Skills Test

LAYPERSON CREDENTIAL PROGRAMS

Heartsaver CPR- A modular program designed to teach CPR and relief of FBAO to all lay rescuers, barrier devices, provides instruction on the causes and prevention of injuries, and cardio-pulmonary arrest in children and how to administer CPR and first aid for choking in infants and children.

Specially designed for lay rescuers whose job require completion of a written evaluation and successful skills performance and are required to obtain a course completion card—documenting completion of a CPR course.

Security Guards, Childcare Professionals, Preschool Workers, etc.

Adult = 3 Hours Infant/Child = 3 Hours Both = 6 Hours

Participant needs HS-CPR Text

Instructor needs HS-CPR Tool Kit and Instructor Manual

Course Completion Card

Written and Skills Test

Heartsaver AED- A comprehensive program that teaches the basic techniques of adult CPR and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Firefighters, Police, Airline Personnel, Security Guards, other lay rescuers, and those who may need to respond to a cardiac emergency.

4 Hours

Participant needs HS-AED Text

Instructor needs HS-AED Tool Kit and Instructor Manual

Course Completion Card

Written and Skills Test

HEALTHCARE PROVIDER

BLS for Healthcare Provider- This course is designed to meet the needs of healthcare professionals who respond to cardiac and respiratory emergencies. Course content includes adult and pediatric CPR, foreign body airway obstruction and two-rescuer CPR and barrier devices. The AED is now a core component.

Licensed/Certified: Physicians, Nurses, EMT’s and other professionals whose job require completion of a written evaluation and successful skills performance.

6-8 Hours

Participant needs BLS for Healthcare Providers Text

Instructor needs Healthcare Provider Tool Kit and Instructor Manual

Course Completion Card

Written and Skills Test



Non-licensed/certified- Healthcare providers who support medical staff in areas of cardiac and respiratory emergencies, ie: allied health professionals.

6-8 Hours

Participant needs Fundamentals of BLS for Healthcare Provider Text

Instructor needs Healthcare Provider Tool Kit and Instructor Manual

Course Completion Card

Written and Skills Test



HS-FACTS- A collaboration between the AHA and the National Safety Council that combines Adult CPR and the use of an AED with basic first aid procedures.

Lay responders including firefighters, police, commercial airline crews, security personnel, employees in the workplace, family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death.

7-8 Hours

Participant needs HS-FACTS Text

Instructor needs HS-FACTS Instructor Tool Kit and Instructor Manual or HS-AED Instructor Tool Kit and HS-FACTS first aid Instructors Tool Kit

Course Completion Card

Written and Skills Test