Fire and Emergency Medical Services

The mission of the Bristol Fire Department is to serve and protect the public from the loss of life, destruction of property, and mitigate hazards as efficiently as possible. To accomplish the mission, personnel work hard to ensure a well-trained, well equipped, and educated firefighting and EMS force are available that will provide the Town, and its neighbors when called upon, with the best emergency services possible. The Bristol Fire Department will continue to provide for the fire protection and public safety needs of our diversified and growing community by maintaining high levels of performance and standards of excellence into the twenty-first century.

Fire Companies

Learn more about Hydraulion Engine & Hose Company, Dreadnaught Hook, Ladder & Hose Company, Defiance Hose Company, and the Ever-Ready Engine & Hose Company.

Emergency Medical Services

Learn more about Bristol’s Emergency Medical Services including its Emergency Medical Responders, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT), Advanced-Cardiac Technicians, and Paramedics.

Ladies Auxiliary

Learn more about this all-woman organization.

Community Outreach

Learn more about the Fire Department, Division of EMS and Ladies Auxiliary’s work in the community.

Department Services

Learn more about the services offered by the Bristol Fire Department.


Looking for a way to give back to the community? Consider becoming a volunteer firefighter or EMS member! To learn more about volunteering, please contact the department or stop by a local station.

Please fill out this required background check form and upload during the application process.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Us

Fire Headquarters Address: 4 Annawamscutt Drive, Bristol, RI 02809
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday | 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

General Inquiries: [email protected]

Michael Demello

Chief of Department

Phone: (401)-253-6912

Deputy Chief – Training and Safety

Phone: (401)-253-6912

Robert Ferguson

Fire Marshal

Phone: (401)-253-6912 ext. 3101

Richard Giannini

Administrative Lieutenant

Phone: (401)-253-6912 ext. 3102

Michael Hummel

EMS Coordinator

Phone: (401)-253-6912 ext. 3110

General Inquiries

Phone: (401)-253-6912
Fax: (401)-253-6610