Hopkins Hill Fire District is headquartered at the Hopkins Hill Fire Station on Hopkins Hill Road.
The…More district encompasses one square mile, and its firefighters serve about 5,000 Coventry residents. The station houses a ladder truck, a brush fire truck, an ambulance and a quint fire engine (combination ladder and fire truck). There are eight full-time firefighters and 40 call firefighters serving the district.
The district, led by Chief Frank Brown, is one of four in Coventry. It is also the dispatch center for all fire calls in town, relaying emergency alerts to stations in the Hopkins Hill, Coventry, Central Coventry and Western Coventry fire districts.
The CCFD station at 240 Arnold Rd. became the main branch for Central Coventry Fire District in 2006. The District…More was created by the merger of Central Coventry, Harris, Tiogue and Washington Districts.
Aside from keeping residents safe, the firefighters of Central Coventry spend much of their time giving back to the community. The District supports a number of charities and organizations including Project Autism Rhode Island, MS Society, MDA Boot Drive and many more.
Visitors to the station can also check out the hot pink fire engine that is part of the Rhode Island Chapter of Pink Heals, an organization that supports the fight against breast cancer.
To show their holiday spirit, the members of the Central Coventry Fire District offer free pictures with Santa each holiday season as well as Santa's tour on a fire engine around town each year.
Harris Fire Station, located near the West Warwick and Coventry border, sits on a narrow sliver of land between Main…More Street and the Pawtuxet River. The squat firehouse has two truck bays below a small second floor. Once the headquarters of its own fire district, the station is now part of the Central Coventry Fire District, which also includes the Washington and Tiogue fire stations. Robert Seltzer is the chief, headquartered at Tiogue Fire Station.
The building was originally named the Phenix Fire Station at its founding in 1889. It is a short distance from the West Warwick village of Phenix, but actually in the Coventry village of Harris.