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Union Fire District Training Facility

Union Fire District of South Kingstown, Rhode Island
Training Facility
131 Asa Pond Rd.
Wakefield, RI 02879
401.789.8354

The following are a listing of the Union Fire District training ground facility particulars, scope and procedures:

training building

BURN BUILDING

  • Reinforced concrete walls, floors and roof construction
  • Floors sloped to exterior scuppers to drain water
  • Design similar to "Cape Cod" style house
  • Interior walls finished with special refractory cement tiles to ensure long, useful life.
  • Interior partitions with functioning doors to facilitate multiple drill possibilities
  • Steel shutters on windows to facilitate multiple drill possibilities
  • Roof hatches for drills

TRAINING TOWER

  • Reinforced concrete walls, floor and roof construction
  • Exterior fire escape for drills
  • Interior stair tower
  • Floors sloped to exterior scuppers to drain water
  • Internal sprinkler system for drills
  • Steel shutters on windows to facilitate multiple drill possibilities
Burning Building - Training Ground

SITE UTILITIES

  • 12" Water service to site
  • 5 fire hydrants
  • Retention basin to collect all run off water
  • Site lighting for night drills

SITE IMPROVEMENTS

  • Fencing of entire site
  • Paved areas for fire truck drills and parking
  • Grassed areas and landscaping
  • Concrete pad for SCBA maze
  • 3 concrete pads for vehicle drills
  • Drafting pit for drills
  • Confined space training area