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Divisions

Fire Prevention Division

Smoke/Carbon Detector Inspections

All smoke detector/carbon detector inspections for residential resale must be scheduled at least two weeks prior to the date of the closing. These inspections are only available on Thursday, between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm. Appointments are to be made by contacting:

Fire Prevention Clerks
(401) 351-1600 ext. 1116

The Johnston Fire Department requires all homes to meet the requirements set forth by the State of Rhode Island. Requirements can be found on the documents and forms page.

Business Inspections

Business inspections are done on Tuesdays between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm. Appointments must be made 2 weeks in advance, and can be made by contacting:

Fire Prevention Clerks
(401)351-1600 ext. 1116

Fire Alarm Inspection

Requests for fire alarm inspections can be made by contacting the Fire Alarm Superintendent at:

Fire Alarm Superintendent
Battalion Chief Thomas Marcello 
(401) 351-1600 ext. 1120
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Life Safety/Fire Alarm Plan Review

All plans for new construction and/or renovations must be submitted to the Johnston Fire Department Fire Prevention office at least 60 days prior to start of construction. Plan must be submitted between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. No plans will be accepted without a completed Plan Review Application and/or Fire Alarm Plan Application if applicable.

Applications and requirements are available on the forms and documents page and must be submitted with 4 sets of plans. Please read all pages of the application for instructions for requirements for submitting plans.


All questions can be directed to:
Fire Prevention Clerks
(401) 351-1600 ext. 1116
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Fire Alarm Superintendent
Battalion Chief Thomas Marcello
(401) 351-1600 ext. 1120
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All new businesses opening in the town of Johnston are required to complete a business contact information sheet. Also to update business contact information due to any changes.

Fire Report Requests

Requests for copies of any fire report must be submitted in writing to:

Johnston Fire Prevention
1520 Atwood Avenue
Johnston, RI  02919

Knox Box

Requests for new Knox Box can be made at www.knoxbox.com

The Johnston Fire Department requires Knox Box 3200 Series with hinged door
Fire Prevention

EMS Division

Rescue Report Requests

All rescue report requests must be submitted in writing, including a signed release form signed by the patient. Requests may be submitted by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by mail at:

EMS Division
Johnston Fire Department
1520 Atwood Avenue
Johnston, RI  02919

 

Rescue Billing Inquiries

All rescue billing inquiries should be made to:

The Dawson Group
1275 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI 02915

(401) 572-3120
(401) 572-3351 (Fax)

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Ride Time Requests

Ride time requests are available for EMT students only and must be scheduled with the EMS Coordinator. Required forms will be provided upon scheduling of Ride Time or can be accessed via our documents and forms page.

(401) 351-1600 ext. 1118
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EMS Division

Training Division

All employment inquiries are to be directed to the Chief of Department’s office. Application periods will be advertised when applicable.

Contact
(401) 351-1600 ext. 1119
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Training Division

Fire Safety Education Division

All requests for the Fire Safety Education Division to conduct a demonstration for events such as Johnston Schools and daycares must be submitted to the Fire Education and Safety Officer

Contact
(401) 351-1600 ext. 1153
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Fire Safety Education Division