Welcome to the official IAFF Local 2050 website! Here you will find information regarding the Smithfield Fire Department, its members, and its community. Stay up to date with the Local, Department, and Town of Smithfield.
The Smithfield Fire Department is responsible for the protection of life and property from fire, hazardous materials, disasters, and to provide emergency medical services to the residents of Smithfield. In addition, it shall be the prompt duty of the fire department to remove all persons from danger whatever the cause.
The RIAFC is sponsoring its first written firefighter exam on October 31, 2020. There will be a morning and afternoon session to choose from. The score from this exam will be accepted by the 22 participating RI fire department (see list on registration page). The registration process is on Firefi...
Thank you Chuck Karboski for helping us better serve the residents of Smithfield. Our sensory bags will help our patients with autism and help make our interactions less overwhelming. #local2050#autismawarenessSmithfield Firefighters IAFF Local 2050 completed Autism Awareness training today with ALEC (Autism & Law Enforcement Education Coalition). Over the last few weeks, all Firefighters attended in house autism trainings and discussion on how to better interect with individuals with Autism and other sensory processing disorders in emergency situations. After training concluded, 4 PSSNC sensory bags were placed in service on their front line apparatus. Smithfield is the second FD in Rhode Island to put these bags in service to help with autistic individuals who may be overstimulated during an emergency situation. Thank you to Chief Robert Seltzer and the Smithfield Firefighters for your support and your continuing mission of the safety of Smithfield residents! ... See MoreSee Less
With tropical storm Isaias making it's way along the eastern seaboard, we want everyone to be as safe as possible. Remember to stay away from windows with strong wind gusts and be prepared for power outages. As always your Smithfield Firefighters are here and ready to help! ... See MoreSee Less
Company training this week was on cistern and dry hyrdrant operations. Not all of our districts have hydrants and we may use other sources to obtain water for fire scene. Different areas bring different challenges and these trainings allow us to preplan those options. Stay hungry and stay ready! #local2050#KnowYourDistrict... See MoreSee Less
With traffic increasing and nicer weather always in the forecast, please make sure to look twice before entering traffic. Riders should always wear eye protection, protective clothing and most importantly your helmets! Looking twice & not following too closely are a couple ways for drivers to share the road safely. #local2050#looktwicesavealife... See MoreSee Less