Week of 3/12-3/17:  Trash pickup delayed one day.

The Probate Session scheduled for March 13th, 2018 @ 2:00pm has been rescheduled to Friday, March 23rd, 2018 at 9:30 am.

East Providence Fire Department

The East Providence Fire Department is part of the City of East Providence's Public Safety System.  Comprised of 120 members under the direction of the Chief of Department, the Fire Department is responsible for all manners of fire control, fire suppression and fire prevention.  It also provides emergency medical services to the residents of East Providence.  The Department's role has expanded over the years, where it now is responsible for mitigating all hazardous materials incidents, provides marine protection and safety along the entire coastline and all inland waterways, and is trained to handle all types of technical rescues, including vehicle extrication, high-angle rescue and confined space rescue emergencies.

The Fire Department's Administration Offices is located on Broadway in East Providence.

The following video explains the new 30 minute CPR mandatory protocol change.


Fire Department Press Releases:

Listing files in 'Fire Department'

Additional Links

Contact Information

Oscar M. Elmasian, Chief of Department
(401) 435-7677

Smoke Detector Certificate

Captain Kenneth Botelho, Fire Marshal

(401) 435-7681


Lieutenant Thomas Trainor, Assistant Fire Marshal

(401) 435-7682


Inspector James Bellamy, Fire Alarm Inspector

(401) 435-1939

John H. Potvin, Director of Emergency Medical Services
(401) 431-7901

Captain Michael O'Melia, Director of Training & Safety
(401) 435-7770


Lieutenant Thomas A. Salisbury, Assistant Director of Training & Safety
(401) 435-1941


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