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The Orleans Fire Department was established in 1922.....................Orleans protects 6,362 citizens in a 13.94 square mile area......................Orleans has 1 fire station, staffed 24 hours a day with 4 personnel per shift, a minimum of 3 on duty.....................Orleans responded to 2,217 incidents in 2002..............512 fire calls and 1705 ems runs................................

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Orleans Fire Department
58 Eldridge Parkway
Orleans, MA  02653
Department
Stations
Apparatus
Personnel
Radio
Run Cards
History
News
Community
Emergency   911
Emergency   508-240-1213
Business       508-255-0050
FAX              508-240-0855
Dispatch       508-563-4200
Fire Alarm    WQOP 426
800 Talk       37680
Radio 400     453.1250    114.8
Radio Low    33.74          114.8
Dispatch       BSO Dispatchers since 2001

Fire Chief  Geof Deering              C-171
(2020)

Orleans, Massachusetts
Barnstable County
Lower Cape Cod Region

Established 1922
1 Fire Stations     15 Apparatus
34 Personnel  23 Career  11 Call
 Apparatus 166-179

Area             13.94 Square Miles
Population    6,491  (2003)
Density         466 per sq mile

2000   1,895 Calls
2010   2,407 Calls
2018   3,002 Calls
2019   2,690 Calls

  Sta.1     

2 Engines
1 Tower
1 Brush
3 Ambs
4 Cars
5 Misc

     ON LINE PRESENCE
ORLEANS FIRE DEPARTMENT Website

LIVE BROADCAST
Orleans Fire Rescue on Broadcastify
 

Leadership - Officers:
Fire Chief Geof Deering (P)                  Car 171       (Feb 2020)
Deputy Chief Timothy Gula                   Car 179       (May 2020)
Fire Prev Officer Gregory Baker (P)    Car 166

Group 1: Acting Captain Kevin Delude (P)   
                    
Group 2: Captain William Reynolds   
                Sr Pvt Joseph Lang  (P)               
Group 3: Captain Peter Vogt (P)  
                St Pvt Douglas Edmonds (P)           
Group 4: Captain Chester Burge (P)  
                Sr Pvt Wayne Robillard  (P)


IAFF: Local 2675. Orleans Personnel are civilian.

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Email Contact
General Info:
Fire Chief
Deputy Chief
FPO

Telephone Directory

 

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Total Personnel
: 27

Career Personnel: 24
(1)   Fire Chief
(1)   Deputy Chief
(4)   Shift Captains
(4)   Senior Privates
(12) Firefighters
(1)   Fire Prev
(1)   Admin Sec

Including:
(14)  Paramedics
(4)    Basic EMTs
(   )   First Responders

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Call Personnel:6
(6) Call personnel  
   
Including:
(    ) Paramedics, 
(    ) EMT-I, 
(    ) EMTs, 
 (   ) First Responders

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Staffing
:

There are 4 groups of (5) personnel
The Minimum staffing is (3) per shift.
Each group works an average 42 hours on an 8 day rotation.
The work schedule includes (2) 24 hour shifts 0800-0800. 
The work schedule is (24) on, (24) off, (24) on, (5) days off......(1-1-1-5)
(1) 24 On 0800-0800, (1) 24 Off, (1) 24 On 0800-0800, (5) Day Off

Station staffing is as follows:       (5) Station 1 days, (4) Nights   
The minimum staffing is:              (3) Station 1 

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Station:
Station 1 staffing is:         (1) Captain, (1) Sr Pvt, (4) FFs days
Station 1 Staffing is:        (1) Captain, (3) FF nights

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Dispatch by:

BSO - Barnstable County Sheriff's Department - Since
Working (8) hour shifts

E911 PSAP:          BSO - Barnstable County Sheriff's Department
E911 Backup:        BARNPD - Barnstable Police Department
911 Secondary:      N/A Orleans Fire dispatched by Barnstable Sheriffs Office

 

     

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Former Patch
 

Fire Chief Tony Pike retired Feb 2020


Updated May 24, 2020

Orleans Police Department

Orleans Police Department
90 Route 6A
Orleans, MA  02653

Emergency 911   Emergency 508-255-1213
Business  508-255-0117    Fax  508-240-1374

Police Chief Jeffery Roy   (Mike 1)

 


Orleans Information


Orleans Incorporated as a town 1797
Orleans Fire Department Established in 1922

Town of Orleans Website

City/Town Name: Town of Orleans
1990 Population: 5,838
2000 Population: 6,362
Registered Voters: 5,140
2000 School Enrollments: 684
Population Over 65: 1,819
Square Miles: 13.94
Public Road Miles: 50.62
Income Per Capita: $19,249
Median Family Income: $44,534
EQV Per Capita: $212,069
Avg. Tax Bill: $2,250
Residential Tax Rate: 8.46
Commercial Tax Rate: 8.46
Operating Budget: $17,106,786

 

Massachusetts Municipal Association

City/Town Name: Town of Orleans
Community Profiles: http://www.magnet.state.ma.us/cc/orleans.html
City/Town Hall Address: 19 School Road
City/Town: Orleans
State: MA
Zip Code: 02653
Business Hours: 8:30 a.m.­4:30 p.m. (Mon­Fri)
County: Barnstable
World Wide Web Address: http://www.virtualcapecod.com/towntext/orleans.html
Area Code: 508
Main Telephone: 240-3700
Main Fax: 240-3388
TTY/TDD: 240-3744
Police Department: 255-0117
Fire Department: 255-0050
Public Works: 240-3790
Planning: 240-3700
Schools: 255-0380
Library: 240-3760
Town Clerk: 240-3700 ext.405
City Council:
Board of Selectmen: 240-3700 ext.415
City Clerk:

 

DHCD Community Profile

Added Jan 6, 2002
Updated Jan 16, 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 Orleans Fire Department was established in 1922. 
The Orleans rescue squad was established in ____.


 

FIRE CHIEFS

2020-Present       - Geof Deering           (Feb 21, 2020)
2014-2020           - Anthony Pike           (2014-Feb 2020)
2008-2014           - William Quinn Jr    (June 2008-June 2014)
2007-2008           - William Quinn Jt    (Actg Chief June 2007-2008)
2002-2008           - Steven Edwards
        -2002           - Raphael Merrill

1922-                   - Chester Ellis      (first chief)

Deputy Chiefs
2020-Present        - Timothy Gula          (May 2020)
2014-2020            - Geof Deering          (June 2014)
2008-2014            - Anthony Pike          (deputy Aug 2008)      
2008-                    - Anthony Pike          (acting deputy Mar 2008)
2007-                    - William Quinn Jr    (acting 6/2007)
2002-2007            - Richard Harris
        -2002            - Kenneth Mayo
        -                    - Steven Edwards

 

FIRE STATIONS HISTORY

1925       Fire Station 44 Main Street
1960s     Fire/Police Station Route 28 & Eldridge Pkwy
1987       Fire HQ, 58 Eldridge Parkway





 

FIRE APPARATUS HISTORY

1995 Apparatus Roster
Station 1 - Orleans      
170     Truck 170             - 1989 Chevy 4x4 Pickup Truck
171     Car 171                 - 1991 Ford Explorer 4x4 Fire Chief Raphael Merrill (black)
172     Rescue 172           - 1993 International/Road Rescue Type I Ambulance  (EMS 362)
172B  Boat 172B             -          Mako 19'/Yamaha 115hp Boat
173     Rescue 173           - 1989 Ford E350/Frontline Type III Ambulance (EMS 363)
174     Engine 174            - 1966 Mack C/'85 United 1000/1000 Pumper  (yellow)
175     Engine 175            - 1982 Ford F8000/Pierce tm 1000/500 Pumper (yellow)
176     Ladder 176            - 1974 Maxim S 1000gpm / 85' Aerial Ladder Truck (yellow)
177     Engine 177            - 1994 KME tm 1250/750 Pumper  (white-yellow stripes)
179     Car 179                 - 1990 GMC Jimmy Deputy Steven Edwards  (silver)
           Haz Mat                - 1991 Interstate Haz Mat Trailer
           Ice                         -          Fiberglass 8' Boat - Ice rescue

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1992 Apparatus Roster
Station 1 - Orleans      
170     Truck 170             - 1989 Chevy 4x4 Pickup Truck
171     Car 171                 - 1991 Ford Explorer 4x4 Fire Chief Raphael Merrill (black)
172     Rescue 172           - 1987 Ford E350/Wheeled Coach Type III Ambulance  (EMS 362)
172B  Boat 172B             -          Boston Whaler 17' /Mercury 65hp Boat
173     Rescue 173           - 1989 Ford E350/Frontline Type III Ambulance (EMS 363)
174     Engine 174            - 1966 Mack C/'85 United 1000/1000 Pumper  (yellow)
175     Engine 175            - 1982 Ford F8000/Pierce tm 1000/500 Pumper (yellow)
176     Ladder 176            - 1974 Maxim S 1000gpm / 85' Aerial Ladder Truck (yellow)
177     Engine 177            - 1994 KME tm 1250/750 Pumper  (white-yellow stripes)
179     Car 179                 - 1990 GMC Jimmy Deputy Steven Edwards  (silver)
           Haz Mat                - 1991 Interstate Haz Mat Trailer
           Ice                         -          Fiberglass 8' Boat - Ice rescue
 
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1975 Apparatus Roster
Engine 1
Engine 2
Engine 3
Ladder 1
Breaker
Rescue

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1940 - Eng 1 - 1940 Buffalo Pumper
1949 - C-13 - 1949 Ford County Breaker 600 gals
1953 - Eng 2 - 1953 FWD 4x4 750/800 Pumper
1963 - C13 - 1963 Maxim Brush Breaker 800 gals
1966 - Eng 1 - 1966 Mack C 1000/500 Pumper (first diesel on Cape)
1974 - Lad 1 (176) - 1974 Maxim S 1000 gpm  85' Aerial Ladder  yellow
1982 - Eng 1 (175) - 1982 Ford/Pierce TM 1000/500 Pumper  yellow
1982 - Eng 2 (174) - 1966 Mack refub yellow/renumbered
1987 - Res 172 - 1987 Ford/Wheeled Coach Type III Ambulance
1989 - Res 173 - 1989 Ford/Frontline Type III Ambulance
1989 - Sqd 170 - 1989 Chevy Util Pickup
1990 - Car 179 - 1990 GMC Jimmy Deputy car
1991 - Car 171 - 1991 Ford Explorer Fire Chief
1993 - Res 172 - 1993 International/Road Rescue Type I Ambulance
1994 - Eng 177 - 1994 KME 1250/750 Pumper
2000 - Res 174 - 2000 Ford/Road Rescue Type III Ambulance (2005 MVA in Yar)
2001 - Sqd 170 - 2001 Ford F250/Omaha Utility Pickup
2001 - Res 172 - 2001 Ford/Road Rescue Type III Ambulance
2001 - Eng 175 - 2001 KME Renegade 1250/750/30 Pumper
2002 - Spec Haz 168 - 1993 Inter/Road Rescue (was Res 172)
2004 - Res 173 - 2004 International/Road Rescue Type III Ambulance
2005 - Car 171 - 2005 Ford Explorer Fire Chief
2005 - For 169 - 1994 Ford F350 50/225 Forestry
2005 - Car 166 - 2005 Chevy Silverado Pickup Fire Prev
2005 - Amb 174 - 2005 Ford/Lifeline Type III Ambulance
2008 - Amb 172 - 2008 Chevy/Road Rescue Type I Ambulance
2008 - Tower 176 - 2008 Sutphen 1500/400 70' Sutphen Tower
2008 - Boat 172A - 2000 22' Inflatable boat
2009 - For 169 - 2009 Ford F550 4x4 250/300/20A Forestry Truck
2010 - Car 171 - 2010 Ford Edge Fire Chief
2010 - Sqd 170 - 2010 Ford/Omaha Util Pickup
2011 - Amb 173 - 2011 International/Lifeline Type I Ambulance
2011 - Eng 175 - 2011 Sutphen 1500/750/30 Pumper
2011 - Eng 177 - 2001 KME 1250/750/30 Pumper (was 175)
2011 - ATV 604 - 2011 Kawasaki ATV
2012 - Boat 178 - 2007 USCG SafeBoat 25' Boat
2013 - Car 179 - 2013 Chevy Tahoe Deputy Chief
2013 - Amb 174 - 2013 International/Lifeline Type I Ambulance
2016 - Amb 172 - 2016 International/Lifeline Type I Ambulance
2016 - Car 179 - 2016 Ford Explorer Deputy Car
2017 - SH 610 - 2017 Ford F350 4x4/Warner Utility Special Hazards Truck
2018 - Car 167 - 2018 Ford F150 4dr Pickup Truck with cap






 

MAJOR FIRES & INCIDENTS HISTORY




 

INCIDENT HISTORY - RUN STATS

Incident History
Year            Fire         EMS           Total
1950
1960
1970
1975
1980
1985
1990          421           962             1,383
1992          466        1,055             1,521
1993          402        1,086             1,488
1994          446        1,250             1,696
!995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000                                              2,158
2001                                              2,184
2002          512         1,705            2,217
2003                                              2,234
2004                                              2,234
2005                                              2,321
2006                                              2,202
2007                                              2,382
2008                                              2,295
2009                                              2,420
2010                                              2,407
2011                                              2,549
2012                                              2,353
2013                                              2,581
2014                                              2,529
2015                                              2,482
2016                                              2,531
2017                                              2,603
2018                                              3,002
2019                                              2,690

 

 

02/28/2020

 

 


The Radio

Orleans Fire Radio Call Sign...............WQOP 426.............."Orleans Fire"
Orleans Dispatch ID.............................Orleans Fire Alarm
Orleans old call sign.............................KCD 556 until 2012
Orleans Fire Frequency........................33.74 Mhz..............PL 114.8
Orleans County Frequency...................33.70 Mhz..............PL 114.8
Orleans Fire 400................................. 453.125 Mhz.......... PL 114.8
Orleans Fire 800 Talkgroup..................37680....................Simulcast 33.74
Orleans Radio Tone Test......................1840 Hours
Orleans Apparatus Numbers................166-179

Orleans Fire Dispatch...........................Orleans Fire Alarm... Barnstable Sheriff's Dept

Orleans Police Radio Call Sign............. KCB 709..............County Callsign
Orleans Police Dispatch ID.................. KCB 709.............."Orleans Police"
Orleans Police Frequency.....................Trunking................800 Mhz Trunked Radio System
Orleans Police Old Freq.......................155.640 Mhz.........Old Ch.3
Orleans Police County Freq..................155.565 Mhz........ Old Ch.1
Orleans Police 800 Trunk Group...........38384...................Primary Operations
Orleans Police 800 County Group.........36496...................County Talkgroup
Orleans Police Unit IDs........................."M" Mike Cars

Orleans Water District.......................... 
Orleans Water District.......................... 
 

 


Orleans Station Apparatus Assignments

Station 1........Orleans
Engine 175......2011 Sutphen Shield 1500/750/30 Pumper - HR
Engine 177......2001 KME Renegade tm1250/750/30 Pumper - HR
Tower 176......2008 Sutphen 1500/400 ms 70' Ladder Tower Quint
Forestry 169....2009 Ford F550 4x4 250/300/20A Forestry Truck
Ambulance 172......2016 International / Life Line Type I Ambulance (EMS 362)
Ambulance 173......2011 International / Life Line Type I Ambulance (EMS 363)
Ambulance 174......2013 International / Life Line Type I Ambulance (EMS 361) 

Marine 601......2007 (2012) Safe Boat 25' / (2) Mercury 250 hp   (was 178)
Marine 602......2000 (2008) 22' Inflatable / 150 hp Mercury Rescue Boat (was 167)
Marine 603......2010 8' Mercury / 15 hp Inflatable Boat (was 167B)
ATV 604.........2011 Kawasaki Mule 4x4 off road vehicle
Car 166...........2010 Ford Edge 4x4 sedan Fire Prevention
Car 167...........2018 Ford F150 4x4 Pickup Truck w/cap
Car 170...........2010 Ford F350 4x4 / Omaha Utility Body Pickup Truck
Car 170-B.......2001 Ford F-250/Omaha Utility Pickup
Car 171...........2013 Chevy Tahoe 4x4 SUV Fire Chief Car Anthony Pike
Car 179...........2016 Ford Explorer 4x4 Deputy Chief Car Geof Deering
Haz Mat..........1991 Interstate Trailer Pollution Control Equipment
DEP................2007 Wells Cargo DEP Trailer
Dive................2004 Kristi Dive Trailer (former CIEMSS MCI)



03/27/19

 

 

 


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

 

DIST 1 STRUCTURE   COVERAGE
1ST E175-L176-E177-R174-C171-R173-C179-E155     
WF E233-C231-H72   OR-E64  OR-R182  EH-E185
2ND E64-E185-L237-C161-R182-EMS-C229   OR-E156  OR-R243  EH-E69  EH-L66  HA-E112    EA-E95
3RD E156-E69-L66-H241-R243-C61   OR-E95  OR-R62  EH-E112  EH-ET186  HA-E43   EA-E94  WE-E485  BR-E107
4TH E95-E112-ET186-C181    OR-E94  OR-R53  EH-E43  EH-E115  HA-E42        EA-E485 WE-E193  BR-E107 WD-E823
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS L237-L66-L110   
BREAKERS BR-WB-CO-B5  
FORESTRY BR-HA-BR-DE-WE  
TANKERS EA-BR-EA-CH-WE-WB    
AMBS EA-BR-HA-EA-BR-HA-CH-WE-CH-DE  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 2 STRUCTURE   COVERAGE
1ST E175-L176-E177-R174-C171-R173-C179-E233    
WF E155-C161-H72   OR-E64  OR-R73  EH-E185
2ND E64-E185-L237-C231-R73-EMS-C229    OR-E156  OR-R243  EH-E69  EH-L66  HA-E112    EA-E95
3RD E156-E69-L66-R243-H241-C61   OR-E95  OR-R53  EH-ET186  EH-E112  HA-E115  EA-E94  WE-E485  CH-E188  BR-E107
4TH E 95-E186-E112-C181   OR-E94  EH-E115  EH-E43  HA-E42  EA-E485
WE-E193  WD-E823
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS L237-L66-L110  
BREAKERS BR-WB-CO-B5  
FORESTRY BR-HA-BR-CH-DE-WE  
TANKERS BR-EA-CH-EA-WE-TR-WB    
AMBS BR-EA-BR-HA-EA-CH-HA-DE-WE-DE  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

DIST 3 STRUCTURE   COVERAGE
1ST E175-L176-E177-R174-C171-R173-C179-E64     
WF E233-C231-H72    OR-E155  OR-R243  EH-E185
2ND E185-E155-L237-C61-R243-EMS-C229   OR-E156  OR-R73  EH-E69  HA-E112  EA-E95
3RD E69-E156-H241-C181-R73    OR-E95  OR-R53  EH-ET186  EH-E112  HA-E115  EA-E94 WE-E485  CH-E188  BR-E107  WD-E43
4TH ET186-E112-C101-E115-E95   OR-E94  EH-E43  EH-E115  HA-E42  EA-E485
WE-E193  WD-E823
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS  L 66-L237-L110  
BREAKERS BR-WB-CO-B5  
FORESTRY HA-BR-CH-BR-DE-WE  
TANKERS BR-CH-EA-EA-WE-WB-TR    
AMBS HA-CH-HA-CH-EA-BR-EA-BR-WE-DE  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 4 STRUCTURE - NAUSET BCH SOUTH   COVERAGE
1ST C170-F169-E175-C171-C179     
WF  F187-F240-S160-F67        
2ND      
3RD      
4TH      
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS L237-L66-L110  
BREAKERS BR-WB-CO-B5  
FORESTRY BR-HA-BR-DE-WE  
TANKERS EA-BR-EA-CH-WE-WB    
AMBS EA-BR-HA-EA-BR-HA-CH-WE-CH-DE  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
DIST 5 STRUCTURE - NAUSET BCH NORTH   COVERAGE
1ST C170-F169-E175-C171-C179    
WF F 187-F240-S160-F67    
2ND      
3RD      
4TH      
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS L237-L66-L110     
BREAKERS BR-WB-CO-B5  
FORESTRY BR-HA-BR-DE-WE  
TANKERS EA-BR-EA-CH-WE-WB    
AMBS EA-BR-HA-EA-BR-HA-CH-WE-CH-DE  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
DIST 6 ROUTE 6 E - EXIT 12 TO ROTARY   COVERAGE
1ST R174-E175-C171-C179-R162-H241-R242    
INJURIES R173-E155-R73    
2ND      
3RD      
4TH      
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS L237-L66-L110  
BREAKERS BR-WB-CO-B5  
FORESTRY BR-HA-BR-DE-WE  
TANKERS EA-BR-EA-CH-WE-WB    
AMBS EA-BR-HA-EA-BR-HA-CH-WE-CH-DE  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 6 ROUTE 6 W - BREW TO EXIT 12   COVERAGE
1ST R174-E175-C171-C179-R73-E64-H241-R242    
INJURIES R173-R162      
2ND      
3RD      
4TH      
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS L237-L66-L110  
BREAKERS BR-WB-CO-B5  
FORESTRY BR-HA-BR-DE-WE  
TANKERS EA-BR-EA-CH-WE-WB    
AMBS EA-BR-HA-EA-BR-HA-CH-WE-CH-DE  
         

                                               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.