Covers Fire & EMS for southwest Rhode Island and southeast CT. Includes Westerly Regional Dispatch Center, US Coast Guard, & Lifestar Medevac Helicopter.
This scanner feed covers Fire & EMS frequencies in the following towns:
RI:Westerly, Charlestown, Richmond, Hopkinton, Exeter, West Greenwich, South Kingstown (fire only, not EMS), and Block Island.
CT:Stonington and North Stonington.
This feed also includes:
Lifestar Helicopter Ops/Dispatch 155.385
Marine Channel 16 Emergency, Distress & Calling
Coast Guard Channel 21A Sector Southeast New England (waters from Watch Hill, RI to Cape Cod, MA)
Coast Guard Channel 83A Sector Long Island Sound (waters between Long Island and CT coastline)
Coast Guard Channel 23A Sector Long Island Sound (waters south of Long Island)
Air Emergency "Guard" Frequency 121.5
Air Search & Rescue Coordination Frequency 123.1
I also have a separate aviation related scanner feed which is focused on the small airports, general aviation frequencies , and some USCG frequencies in the southern RI area. Airports include Westerly, Block Island, Richmond, Newport, and Groton CT. It's streaming via LiveATC.net. Here's the link:http://www.liveatc.net/search/?icao=kwst.
Other Notes relating to the Southern RI and SE CT Fire & EMS feed:
This feed is located in Hopkinton, RI. The scanner is a Uniden Bearcat 780XLT connected to a commercial grade antenna mounted at 40 feet above ground. This feed has AC and antenna surge protection, UPS battery backup power, generator power (manual) and utilizes Verizon Fios internet for excellent uptime and reliability.
Many of the towns covered by this feed have multiple fire districts and/or EMS providers.
The individual Fire Districts / Fire Departments monitored by this scanner feed include: Westerly, Watch Hill, Misquamicut, Dunns Corners, Charlestown, Richmond-Carolina, Ashaway, Hope Valley-Wyoming, Exeter Volunteer Fire Companies 1 & 2, West Greenwich Fire-Rescue (aka West Greenwich Fire Co #1), Hianloland, Lake Mishnock, Kingston, Union Fire District, Pawcatuck, Wequetequock, Stonington Borough, Quiambaug, North Stonington, Block Island.
EMS agencies monitored by this feed include: Westerly Ambulance/Rescue, Ashaway Ambulance, Hope Valley Ambulance, Charlestown Ambulance-Rescue, Exeter Rescue, Stonington Ambulance, North Stonington Ambulance, Block Island Rescue.
Westerly Dispatch is a regional Fire-EMS dispatch center, located at Westerly Ambulance Headquarters on Chestnut Street. They have 6 primary frequencies that they utilize for the 10 Fire/EMS agencies that they dispatch. There are times when you may be hearing them in several different radio exchanges as they jump between these different frequencies.