Middletown, RI - Fire ChiefPosted Feb 21, 2020
Middletown, Rhode Island, with a population just over 16,000 is bordered to the south by Newport and to the north by Portsmouth. This coastal community is also a host community to Naval Station Newport and is approximately 20 miles southeast of Providence. The Town is governed by a 7-member Council and the Chief reports to the Town Administrator. The Fire Chief also serves as the Emergency Manager. The Department is an ISO Class 3/3Y full-service fire/rescue and EMS organization that has a total of 32 fulltime personnel, The Department responds to approximately 3,700 fire and EMS calls per year. The current annual operating budget of the Fire Department is approximately $4.0 million.