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The Dennis Fire Department was established in 1932....................Dennis FD protects 14,693 residents in a 20.66 square mile area..........................Dennis FD has 2 fire stations staffed 24 hours with 8 personnel on shift, a 7 person minimum......................Dennis reponded to 3967 incidents in 2001, the 4th busiest department on the Cape................

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Dennis Fire Department
883 Main Street
West Dennis, MA  02670
Department
Stations
Apparatus
Sta.Appar
Personnel
Radio
Run Cards
History
News
Community
Emergency 911
Emergency 508-398-2241
Business     508-398-2242
FAX            508-398-5925
Dispatch     508-563-4206
Radio          33.86   114.8
Radio          453.325   151.4
800 Talk     37488
Fire Alarm  WQGK 516
Dispatched by BSO

Chief  Mark Dellner    (2005)

Dennis, Massachusetts
Barnstable County
Mid Cape Cod Region

Established 1932
2 Fire Stations     20 Apparatus
45 Personnel  39 Career  6 Call
 Apparatus 100-119

Area             20.66 Square Miles
Population    16,226
Density        785 per sq mile

Fire          xxxx
EMS        xxxx
Total       5,103
   
(2016 stats)

Sta.1    Sta.2

4 Engines
1 Ladder
1 Brush
4 Ambs
4 Cars
6 Misc

  Dennis Fire Department Website

Total Personnel: 45

Career Personnel: 39
(1) Fire Chief,
(1) Asst Chief,
(1) Deputy Chief,
(4) Shift Captains,
(4) Shift Lieutenants, 
(4) Senior Privates,
(24) Firefighters,
(1) Admin Sec,  

Including:
(20) Paramedics,
(0) EMT-I,
(23) EMTs,
(2) First Responders

IAFF: Local 2583. Personnel are civilian.

Staffing:
There are 4 groups of (9) personnel, with a minimum of (8) per shift.
Each group works an 8 day 42 hour week comprised of (2) 24 hour days 0800-0800.
The work week is (1) On,  (1) off, (1) On, and (5) Off
Station staffing is as follows: (7) Station 1, (2) Station 2 
The minimum staffing is (6) Station 1, (2) Station 2  

Dispatch by:
Barnstable County Sheriff's Dept as of Nov 2, 2009

Stations:
Station 1 staffing is (1) Captain, (6) FFs
Station 2 staffing is (1) Lieutenant, (1) FF

Officers
Fire Chief Mark Dellner        (Car 101)   2005
Assistant Chief John Donlan  (Car 102)
Deputy Chief Robert Brown  (Car 103) 7/1/12

Group 1: Captain Tony kent
               Lieutenant  Edward Gula (P) 
               Senior Private       
Group 2: Captain Robert Marseglia (P)  
                Lieutenant Jeff Perry       
                Senior Private 
Group 3: Captain Chris Guerriero
                Lieutenant  Geoffrey Mulholland
                Senior Private 
Group 4: Captain Wayne Conlin
                Lieutenant  Daniel O'Connell
                Senior Private Kevin Laurie  
                  


Call Personnel: 6
(6) Call personnel     
 
03/14/17

Dennis Police Department

Dennis Police Department
685 Route 134
South Dennis, MA 02660
Emergency 911    Emergency 508-394-1313
Business  508-394-1315   Fax  508-394-5750

Police Chief  Mike Whalen   (Item1)

 


Dennis Information

Dennis Incorporated as a town 1793
Dennis Fire Department Established in 1932

Town of Dennis Website

City/Town Name: Town of Dennis
1990 Population: 13,864
2000 Population: 14,693
Registered Voters: 10,666
2000 School Enrollments: 1,967
Population Over 65: 3,989
Square Miles: 20.66
Public Road Miles: 132.61
Income Per Capita: $15,436
Median Family Income: $33,531
EQV Per Capita: $157,495
Avg. Tax Bill: $1,347
Residential Tax Rate: 8.64
Commercial Tax Rate: 8.64
Operating Budget: $29,479,027

Massachusetts Municipal Association

City/Town Name: Town of Dennis
Community Profiles: http://www.magnet.state.ma.us/cc/dennis.html
City/Town Hall Address: 485 Main Street
City/Town: Dennis
State: MA
Zip Code: 02660
Business Hours: 8:30 a.m.­4:30 p.m. (Mon­Fri)
County: Barnstable
World Wide Web Address: http://www.virtualcapecod.com/towntext/dennis.html
Area Code: 508
Main Telephone: 394-8300
Main Fax: 394-8309
TTY/TDD:
Police Department: 760-6262
Fire Department: 398-2242
Public Works: 760-6220
Planning: 394-8300
Schools: 398-7600
Library: 760-6219
Town Clerk: 760-6112
City Council:
Board of Selectmen: 760-6148
City Clerk:

 

 

DHCD Community Profile

Added Jan 6, 2002
Updated Jan 26, 2002

 


Fire Department History

* Fire Department Organization
* Fire Chiefs
* Fire Station History
* Fire Apparatus History
* Major Fires & Incidents History
* Run Stats History
 

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION

The Dennis Fire Department was established in 1932.  Dennis rescue established in 1947.  In March 1993, Lt. Paul Tucker was promoted to Fire Chief replacing retiring chief Robert Hersey who served as chief for 22 years.  Dennis replaced its 18 year old 1975 Maxim 100' aerial in 1993 with a 110' Emergency One valued at approx $350,000.

FIRE CHIEFS

Captain Robert Tucker promoted to Deputy Chief 7/1/08. Retired 2012.

FIRE STATIONS HISTORY

 

FIRE APPARATUS HISTORY

Apparatus Roster 1975
Engine 1
Engine 2
Engine 3
Engine 4
Ladder 1
Breaker
Forestry
Forestry
Rescue
Rescue

MAJOR FIRES & INCIDENTS HISTORY

Major Fires & Emergencies
1988 - Feb 9 - Two people died in a fire in a duplex on Niblick Road at 0240 hrs.
1990 - Jan 18 - A 2 alarm fire caused heavy damage to the Kings Ransom Restaurant on Rte.28 at 2000 hours.
1991 - July 9 - A 0100 hours fire caused $400,000 damage to the Barbo's Wayside Furnature warehouse on Route 28 in Dennisport.  The 30' x 60' wing of the warehouse was destroyed.
1991 - July 28 - A 68 year old woman was rescued from her 75 Cove Road home at 1200 hours and flown to Boston with burns.
1993 - Feb 13 - A stump dump fire on Great Western Road took 6 days to extinguish.

INCIDENT HISTORY - RUN STATS

Incident History
Year          Fire        EMS         Total
1950            45         161           206
1960            48         258           306
1970          303         702        1,005
1975          475      1,219        1,694
1980          566      1,603        2,169
1985          986      1,631        2,617
1990          675      1,681        2,356
1992
1993
1994
1995       1,060      2,121        3,181
1996       1,139      2,146        3,285
1997       1,250      2,181        3,431
1998          882      2,575        3,456
1999       1,071      2,727        3,798
2000                                       3,747
2001                                       3,967
2002       1,198      2,777        3,975
2003                                      
2004                                       4,299
2005                                       4,491
2006                                       4,425
2007                                       4,669
2008                                       4,676
2009                                       4,510
2010                                       4,587
2011                                       4,948
2012                                       4,441
2013                                       4,620
2014                                       4,686
2015                                       4,979
2016                                       5,103


 

 

03/14/17

 


Dennis Radio

Dennis Fire Radio Call Sign................. WQGK 516......."Dennis Fire"  Nov 2009
Formerly ............................................KCD 492.............."Dennis Fire"
Dennis Dispatch ID.............................Dennis Fire Alarm
Dennis Fire Frequency........................33.86 Mhz..............PL 114.8
Dennis County Frequency...................33.70 Mhz..............PL 114.8
Dennis Fire 800 Talkgroup..................37488....................Simulcast 33.86
Dennis Fire 400 Freq..........................453.325 Mhz......... PL 151.4
Dennis Radio Tone Test......................1805 Hours
Dennis Apparatus Numbers.................100-119

Dennis Police Radio Call Sign..............KCA 366..............County Callsign
Dennis Police Dispatch ID...................KYY 951.............."Dennis Police (Base)"
Dennis Police Frequency.....................Trunking................ On Trunked Radio System
Dennis Police Old Freq.......................155.985 Mhz.........Old Dennis PD
Dennis Police County Freq..................155.565 Mhz........ Old Ch.1
Dennis Police 800 Trunk Group...........38244...................Primary Police Operations
Dennis Police 800 County Group.........36496...................County Talkgroup
Dennis Police Unit IDs........................."I" Item Cars

Dennis Water District..........................47.74
Dennis Water District.......................... 
 

 


Dennis Station Apparatus Assignments

Station 1...........West Dennis
Engine 112.......1997 Emergency One 1500 / 500 / 40 Pumper - HR
Engine 114.......2016 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/500/20 Pumper - HR Jaws
Engine 115.......2012 E-One Typhoon 1500/500 Pumper - HR 
Ladder 110.......1994 Emergency One 110' rm Aerial Ladder Truck  (2011 refurb)
Forestry 108.....1999 Ford F450 / Gary's Truck  225 / 400 Forestry Truck
Amb 104..........2015 Ford F550 / Horton Type I Ambulance   (EMS 345)
Amb 106..........2016 Ford F550 / Horton Type I Ambulance   (EMS 344)
Amb 107..........2012 Ford F450 / Horton Type I Ambulance   (EMS 347)
Dive 116..........1989 GMC / Frontline Type I Dive Rescue Truck
Car 100............2006 Ford F250 4x4 Pickup Truck 
Car 101............2012 Ford Explorer SUV 4x4 Fire Chief Mark Dellner
Car 102............2006 Ford Expedition SUV 4x4 Asst Chief Donlan
Car 103............2010 Ford Explorer SUV 4x4 Deputy Robert Brown
Marine 117.......1972 17' Boston Whaler / Evinrude 50 hp Rescue Boat
Marine 118.......2007 ('12) Safe Boat 25'  / (2) 115 HP Rescue Boat
DEP.................. 2007 DEP Spill Trailer

Station 2 .........North Dennis
Engine 111....... 2007 Pierce Dash 1500 / 500 / 30 /40  Pumper - HR
Amb 105..........2011 Ford F450 / Horton Type I Ambulance   (EMS 346)
Marine 119.......1990s ('07) Boston Whaler 22' / 115 HP Rescue Boat

  

03/14/17

 

 


The Sample Run Cards
(As listed at BCC 1-16-2002)

 

DIST 1 STRUCTURE     COVERAGE
1ST E112-E106-E115-L110-R103    
WF H72-L41-R104       WD-E107  WD-R62  ND-E233
2ND E107-E43-R63-C51-EMS-C229   WD-E69  WD-R242  HA-E64
3RD E69-E233-H241-L66-C61   WD-E64  ND-E44  EH-E175  HA-E185
4TH E64-E44-C231   WD-E185  ND-E205  HA-E175  EH-E155  SY-E48
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS YA-HA-BR  
BREAKERS F240-BT235-ET295-B316  
FORESTRY YA-HA-BR    
TANKERS BR-CH  
AMBS YA-HA-YA-BR-HA-BR-HY-CH-OR-HY  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

DIST 2 STRUCTURE     COVERAGE
1ST E112-E106-E115-L110-R103-E69    
WF H72-L66-R104   WD-E107  WD-R54  ND-E233  HA-E185
2ND E107-R54-C61-EMS-C229   WD-E43  WD-R242
3RD E43-E233-H241-L41-C51    WD-E45  ND-E234  SY-E48  BR-E175
4TH E45-E234-C231   WD-E48  ND-E44  SY-E826
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS HA-YA-BR  
BREAKERS F240-BT235-B295-B316  
FORESTRY HA-BR-YA  
TANKERS BR-CH  
AMBS HA-YA-HA-YA-BR-CH-BR-CH-OR-HY  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

DIST 3 STRUCTURE     COVERAGE
1ST E106-E112-E107-L110-R103    
WF H241-L41-R104     WD-R63  ND-E44   
2ND E115-E44-R63-EMS-C229   WD-E69  ND-E233  HA-E64
3RD E233-E69-H72-L237-C231   WD-E45  WD-R54   ND-E205 
4TH E205-E43-C61    WD-E64  ND-E234  HA-E185  BR-E175
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS BR-YA-BA  
BREAKERS F240-B235-B295-B316     
FORESTRY YA-BR-HA  
TANKERS BR-WB  
AMBS YA-BR-YA-HA-YA-BR-HA-HY-BA  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 4 STRUCTURE     COVERAGE
1ST E106-E112-E107-L110-R103    
WF H72-L237-R104     WD-R63  ND-E44   
2ND E233-E115-R63-EMS-C229   WD-E43  WD-R53 
3RD E44-E43-H241-L66-C61    WD-E69  ND-E205   YP-E823  HA-E65
4TH E205-E69-C51   WD-E65  ND-E823   HA-E185 
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS BR-HA-YA  
BREAKERS F240-B235-B295-B316  
FORESTRY BR-HA-YA  
TANKERS BR-CH  
AMBS BR-HA-BR-YA-HA-OR-CH-HY  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 5 BRUSH     COVERAGE
1ST F240-B235    
WF      
2ND F67-F49-B295   WD-F187  ND-B461
3RD      
4TH      
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS    
BREAKERS    
FORESTRY    
TANKERS    
AMBS    
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 6E ROUTE 6     COVERAGE
1ST E112-E106-R103-R104-E69-R63    
WF      
2ND      
3RD      
4TH      
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS    
BREAKERS    
FORESTRY    
TANKERS    
AMBS    
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 6W ROUTE 6     COVERAGE
1ST E112-E106-R103-R104    
WF      
2ND      
3RD      
4TH      
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS    
BREAKERS    
FORESTRY    
TANKERS    
AMBS    
         


 

 

 

 

 

Note:  The run cards above are a partial listing provided for quick reference only.  Additional coverage assignments for other fire departments were left off for simplicity purposes.  These run cards are in effect as of the date posted with them.  It is interesting to use the run cards to track and compare the flow of apparatus to fires in various parts of town.  It is important to remember that these cards reflect resources available when they were written.  Additional apparatus, changes in station assignments, staffing issues, and individual department policies may have changed since these cards were written.  This may  have an effect on the actual apparatus response to incidents when they occur.