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APPARATUS NEWS
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NEWEST APPARATUS
THE LATEST APPARATUS DELIVERIES
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EDGARTOWN ENGINE

EDGARTOWN ENGINE 222
A loaner engine until a new KME is delivered.
1993 Ford F-800 / E-One Pumper
1250/750
Former Boxboro Engine 24
May 2017

 


WEST TISBURY ENGINE

WEST TISBURY ENGINE 721
2015 Freightliner 4x4 / KME Rescue Pumper
1250 / 750 / 30A / 30B
Holmatro Jaws
May 2017
 


EDGARTOWN FORESTRY

EDGARTOWN FORESTRY 230
2015 Ford F350 4x4 / Warner Utility
125 gpm / 150 gals
May 2017
 


OAK BLUFFS CAR

OAK BLUFFS CAR 210
2017 Chevy Silverado 4x4 Pickup Fire Chief Car
May 2017

 


OAK BLUFFS DIVE

OAK BLUFFS DIVE 541
2004 Ford E450 / Gosgen bus
Former bus - Dive Truck
Acquired from the Edgartown FD in 2016
May 2017
 


OAK BLUFFS REHAB

OAK BLUFFS REHAB OSCAR 95
2006 (2016) Ford E450 former bus Rehab Unit
Put in service 2016
Photo May 2017
 


OAK BLUFFS AMBULANCE

OAK BLUFFS AMBULANCE OSCAR 94
2015 Chevy / Lifeline Type III Ambulance
(EMS 389)
The newest of Oak Bluffs' 4 ambulances
May 2017

 


HYANNIS CAR

HYANNIS CAR 807
2017 Dodge Durango
Training Captain
May 2017

 


ROCHESTER CAR

ROCHESTER CHIEF CAR 190
2015 Ford F150
May 2017

 

 


NANTUCKET TANKER

 

NANTUCKET TANKER 2
Nantucket took delivery of its 2nd new tanker on April 27, 2017.
Tanker 2 is an early 2000's Stewart & Stevenson military surplus
 LMTV M-1088 6x6 5 ton chassis with a 2000 gallon poly tank and
250 gpm Darley pump constructed by Fire-1 in Mendon, MA.
The truck is all wheel drive, pump & roll.  Tanker 1 replaced
a 1988 GMC/FMC 250/1250 tanker at HQ and Tanker 2 will
replace an identical 1989 GMC/FMC 250/1250 tanker at
Station 2 in Siasconset.
April 27, 2017


 


COMM AMBULANCE

COMM AMBULANCE 326
2017 International / Horton Type I Ambulance
EMS 326
Mar  2017

 


COMM DIVE TRUCK

COMM DIVE 319
2009 International / Horton Type I
Dive Truck
Formerly Ambulance 326
Mar 2017

 

 


BOURNE AMBULANCE

BOURNE AMBULANCE136
2017 International TerraStar / LifeLine Type I Ambulance
Mar 2017

 


SANDWICH PICKUP

SANDWICH CAR 440
2017 Ford F350 Pickup
Mar 2017

 


HARWICH LADDER

HARWICH LADDER 66
1992 E-One 110' Aerial Ladder
Refurb/Repainted
Mar 2017

 


HARWICH AMBULANCE

HARWICH AMBULANCE 72
2016 Ford F-550 / LifeLine Type I Ambulance
EMS 352
Mar 2017

 





 

RECENT APPARATUS
FEATURED APPARATUS RECENT DELIVERIES
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ROCHESTER AMBULANCE

ROCHESTER AMBULANCE 207
2016 Ford F550 / Horton Type I Ambulance
Dec 2016

 


SANDWICH TANKER

SANDWICH TANKER 464
2008 (2016) Freightliner 6x6 / 2002 Fire One Tanker
300 gpm - 2500 gallons
Dec 2016

 


DENNIS ENGINE

DENNIS ENGINE 114
2016 Pierce Arrow XT Rescue Pumper
1500/500
Dec 2016

 


MATTAPOISETT AMBULANCE

MATTAPOISETT AMBULANCE 413
CMED 396
2015 Ford E450/LifeLine Type III Ambulance
Photo Dec 2016

 


JOINT BASE CAPE COD TANKER

JOINT BASE CAPE COD TANKER 414
2016 International / KME
1250/3000
Dec 2016

 


MARION ENGINE

MARION ENGINE 1
2016 Emergency One Typhoon Rescue Pumper
1500/730/50 
Dec 2016

 


MARION AMBULANCE

MARION AMBULANCE 1
2016 International / LifeLine Type I Ambulance
CMED 394
Dec 2016


 


COMM CAR

COMM CAR 321
2016 Chevy Tahoe SUV Duty Officer
Dec 2016



 


DUXBURY  ENGINE

DUXBURY ENGINE 2
2016 Pierce DashCF 1500/750 PUC Pumper
Dec 2016

 


CARVER ENGINE

CARVER ENGINE 1
2016 Pierce Impel 1500/750/30 Pumper
Nov 2016


CARVER ENGINE

CARVER ENGINE 2
2016 Pierce Impel 1500/750/30 Pumper
Nov 2016
 


CARVER  ENGINE

CARVER ENGINE 3
2016 Pierce Impel 1500/750/30 Pumper
Nov 2016
 


CARVER ENGINE

CARVER ENGINE 4
1996 Pierce Saber 1000/750 Pumper
(formerly E3)
Nov 2016

 


LAKEVILLE TOWER

LAKEVILLE TOWER 1
1992 (2016) Simon-Duplex-LTI
85' Aerial Tower
Nov 2016
 


SANDWICH AMBULANCE

SANDWICH AMBULANCE 459
2016 Ford F550 / LifeLine Type I Ambulance
EMS 309
Nov 2016

 


FALMOUTH ENGINE

FALMOUTH ENGINE 25
2016 Pierce Arrow XT 1500 / 750 / 30B Pumper
Nov 2016

 


FALMOUTH ENGINE

FALMOUTH ENGINE 20
1995 International / E-One 1250 / 750
Former E25 reassigned as Spare E20
Nov 2016

 


CHATHAM AMBULANCE

 

CHATHAM AMBULANCE 183
2016 Ford F550 4x4 / Life Line Type I Ambulance
Nov 2016

 


WELLFLEET ENGINE

WELLFLEET ENGINE 94
2016 Emergency One Typhoon e-Max Pumper
1500 gpm / 1000 gals / 30A CAFS
Aug 2016

 


JBCC USCG AMBULANCE

JBCC USCG AMBULANCE 424
2016 Chevy / Wheeled Coach Type III Ambulance
EMS 322
Aug 2016

 


BOURNE AMBULANCE

BOURNE AMBULANCE 135
2016 International TerraStar / LifeLine Type I Ambulance
EMS 305
Aug 2016

 


PLYMOUTH DIVE TRAILER

PLYMOUTH DIVE TRAILER
2016 Dive Trailer
 

 


PLYMOUTH TANKER

PLYMOUTH TANKER 2
2016 Kenworth / Emergency One
500 / 2100 Tanker
Diesel / Automatic
Aug 2016


 


COTUIT ENGINE

COTUIT ENGINE 265
2016 Pierce Saber 1500 / 750 Rescue Pumper
July 27, 2016

 

 

 


 




 

REFURBISHED APPARATUS
REFURBISHED & NEW LOOKS
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MATTAPOISETT ENGINE


Mattapoisett Engine 2
1989 Pierce Lance 1250 / 750
2016 Refurb & repainted with black over red paint.

 


AQUINNAH TANKER

AQUINNAH TANKER 333
2006 International / Greenwood Tanker
Originally 500 gpm / 2000 gallons
Refurbished in 2014 by Bulldog Fire Apparatus
1250 gpm pump installed
Photo May 2015
 


SANDWICH TOWER 450

 

SANDWICH TOWER 450
1996 Sutphen 1500/500  95' Quint Tower
back in service from 2013 Refurbishing and repainting
Oct 2013


Pre-Refurb


WAREHAM SPECIAL OPERATIONS

WAREHAM RESCUE 1
1986 GMC 7000 / Emergency One
Former Heavy Rescue is back from a rehab
sporting the new department color scheme.
The Special Operations will be back in service soon
but will no longer be a Heavy Rescue.
Extrication equipment is now carried on Engines.
Sept 2013


WEST BARNSTABLE FORESTRY

WEST BARNSTABLE FORESTRY 290
2011 Ford F450
Recently removed rear dual wheels and changed to a more beach capable single tires.
Sept 2013


KINGSTON LADDER

Kingston Ladder 1
1994 Emergency One 1250/500/40  75' Quint Aerial Ladder
Originally Quint 1
Refurbished by Greenwood in 2012

 








 

REASSIGNED APPARATUS
CHANGES IN ASSIGNMENT
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HARWICH DEPUTY CAR


HARWICH CAR 60
2011 (2015) Ford Expedition
Formerly Harwich PD cruiser.
Oct 2015

NOTE: Car has been re-lettered as Car 71 Deputy Car
Former Car 71 reassigned to Car 60
Nov 15, 2015

 


AQUINNAH RESCUE

AQUINNAH RESCUE 361
2000 Ford F550 4x4 / E-One Rescue Truck
Originally Edgartown Rescue 261
Acquired by Aquinnah in 2014 when Edgartown
bought their new Rescue Pumper that replaced
the old Engine 221 and this truck.
Carries extrication tools, generator lighting,
air bottles, etc.
Photo May 2015  

 









 

PLANNED & ORDERED
THE FUTURE OF APPARATUS
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APPARATUS NEWS

AQUINNAH
Aquinnah voters approved purchase of a new fire engine
at the May 2016 Town Meeting. It will replace the
1994 Ford / EOne 1250/1000 Engine 321.
New truck reportedly to be a KME custom cab forward
1750 gpm with 1000 gallon tank.
Delivery expected July 2017
May 2016 - U/D May 2017

Aquinnah also has acquired a military Humvee which
will eventually be outfitted with a skid unit
and
a surplus 24' USCG boat which still needs engines and
electronics to serve as a water rescue vessel.
May 2017

 

BARNSTABLE
 

 

BOURNE
 Bourne working on a plan to replace Breaker 127.
April 2016

Bourne is planning a new engine
to replace Engine 125.
May 2017

 

BREWSTER
 Brewster will be replacing Engine 233 with a Rescue Pumper.
The new engine will consolidate (2) apparatus with the
Heavy Rescue equipment from HR241 going on an engine
and disposing of the Heavy Rescue.
U/D Dec 2016

Also some changes relative to F230 and HR-241.
Nov 2016

 

CARVER
 

 

 

CCNS
 

 

CHATHAM
Chatham has been approved funding for TWO new pumpers
 to replace the 1986 Pierce Engine 188 and 1986 Engine Tanker 186.
The new engines are expected to be twin Rosenbauer pumpers.
Expected late 2017.
U/D Nov 2016

 

CHILMARK
 


COMM
 COMM Voters approved funds to rehab the 2001 Pierce Quantum
Ladder 307.
May 2017

 

COTUIT
 

 

DENNIS
 

 

 

DUXBURY
 

 

 

EASTHAM
 

 

EDGARTOWN
 Edgartown is selling their 2007 E-One Engine 222.
The CAFS pumper has been plagued with mechanical
problems for years.
Funds will go towards the purchase of a new KME Pumper
similar, with some differences, to their KME Engine 1.
May 2017

Edgartown is also expecting delivery of a new 2017 Ford F550 / Lifeline
Ambulance to replace Ambulance Echo 90.
May 2017 

 

FALMOUTH

 

 

HARWICH
Harwich is planning a new engine to replace the 1987 Pierce Engine 68.
A contract has been signed with SVI Trucks of Colorado for a
2018 Freightliner M2 4x4 / SVI Wildland Interface style Pumper
with 4 door cab, 1000 gpm pump, and 500 gallon tank.
Expected Spring 2018.
May 2017

 


HYANNIS
Hyannis has ordered a new Pierce Tower Ladder Truck
to replace the 1993 KME Aerialcat 102' Tower. It is expected to
be ready for delivery in June 2017.
U/D May 2017
 

 

JOINT BASE CAPE COD / MMR - OTIS
Still anticipating delivery of a
new ARFF Truck and a possibly replacement aerial ladder.
No further details at this point.
Feb 2016  u/d July 2016
 

 

KINGSTON
Kingston authorized for (2) new ambulances at Spring 2016 town meeting.
June 2016

 

 

LAKEVILLE
Lakeville approved funding for a new Pumper.
U/D June 2016


 

MARION
 

 

 

MASHPEE
Mashpee authorized for a new Engine.
Expected to be an E-One Pumper for Engine 355.
U/D May 2017

 

 

MATTAPOISETT

 

 

MIDDLEBORO
Middleboro has approved purchase of a new tanker.
It is expected to be a 3000 gallon Engine Tanker style.
U/D June 2016

 

NANTUCKET

Nantucket has taken their old "E5" 1981 GMC/ALF Mini Pumper
assigned to Tuckernuck island out of service.
A 2000's Ford  F350 pickup truck with a 150 gallon skid unit has been
assigned to Tuckernuck Island to replace E5.
Dec 2015

Nantucket has also taken delivery or is expecting delivery of a
few surplus vehicles including (2) Humvees, one which has gone to
the Nantucket Land Bank with a 200 gallon tank and the other that
will be painted and set up as a Utility 4 for the FD.

The (2) LMTV 5 ton chassis Tankers with 2000 gallon tanks
have been delivered to Tanker 1 and Tanker 2.
May 2017

A former military 5 ton chassis is also planned to be converted
to a brush breaker for the island.

Nantucket also planning to purchase 2 new ambulances.
Dec 2015

Nantucket has a new Fire Chief vehicle.
2016 Ford F150.
Nov 2016

Nantucket Airport took delivery of a new Crash Truck June 2015.
Oshkosh Global Striker.
Update Dec 2015

 

OAK BLUFFS
Oak Bluffs Engine 4 is out for a refurb.
It will come back with the departments new black over red colors.
May 2017

Oak Bluffs took over operation of the former Edgartown Dive Truck
which is now Oak Bluffs Dive 541.

The Oak Bluffs FD also got a newer Rehab Unit for Oscar 85.
May 2017

 

ONSET
 Onset has a new RIB boat.

Onset planning a new Engine 1 for next year.
Aug 2016

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ORLEANS
 

 

PLYMOUTH
Plymouth expecting 3 new cars for C1, C2, and C7.
Aug 2016

Plymouth expecting to replace Engine 6 with an E-One Pumper.
May 2017
 

 

PLYMPTON


 

PROVINCETOWN
 

 

ROCHESTER

 

SANDWICH
Sandwich is building a new Brush Breaker on a former
Military chassis.  Fire One is building the truck which
will be replacing Breaker 463's 1953 Studebaker.
April 2016    U/D  Aug 2016

 

 

TISBURY
Tisbury is planning a new engine to replace Engine 622.
U/D May 2017

 

TRURO
 

 

WAREHAM
 

 

WAREHAM EMS

 

WELLFLEET  FIRE
 

 

WEST BARNSTABLE
West Barnstable has been approved funding to replace
Engine 294.  The 2002 Pierce Dash CAFS pumper
is plaqued with excessive corrosion problems.
April 2016
Update: PURCHASE APPROVED 
May 2, 2016
 

WBFD has been rebuilding Breaker 295.
The 1967 Int. Military 6x6 chassis is having a
diesel motor installed to replace the gas engine,
an automatic transmission to replace the standard
shift, and other drive train work.  Uncertain if or when
it will be completed.
Orig post Aug 2014 / Updated Aug 2016

 

WEST TISBURY
 West Tisbury has a KME 4 door cab forward engine on order
for Engine 722.  Expected to be 1250 gpm / 1000 gallons.
May 2017

 

YARMOUTH
Yarmouth planning a replacement of
1985 Pierce Arrow Engine 47.
Nov 2015

 









 

 

OUT OF SERVICE
RECENTLY RETIRED APPARATUS
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LAKEVILLE LADDER OUT OF SERVICE

LAKEVILLE LADDER 1
The 1989 Maxim 2000/300  110' Aerial Ladder
has been taken out of service and is unlikely to be repaired
(motor problems). The truck started out in Middleboro and was
bought by Lakeville in 2009.
Jan 2016

 

 


RETIRED ONSET LADDER

Onset Fire District 1971 Maxim 85 foot aerial Ladder 1
Out of service Dec 4, 2015
Replaced by 2015 Rosenbauer 78' quint ladder.

 


RETIRED FALMOUTH ENGINES

West Falmouth Station #4 and Engine 24.
1987 Ford C8000/E-One 1250/500 taken out of service Nov 2015.
 

Falmouth Engine 20 - 1989 Ford C8000/E-One 1250/500
Reserve engine - taken out of service Nov 2015

 

Breaker 17, 1977 Dodge Power Wagon taken out of service.
Nov 2015

 

 


RETIRED COMM BRUSH BREAKER

 

COMM BREAKER 316
It appears the old 1967 Maxim Brush Breaker has quietly been retired
from service after 47+ years. The "Maxim" logo has been removed
and the truck has a number of age related problems that can no longer
be fixed. The truck was originally owned by the Town of Barnstable
Forest Fire Department and operated by the Centerville-Osterville
Fire District at Osterville for many years.
June 2015 

 

 


RETIRED OAK BLUFFS ENGINE

OAK BLUFFS ENGINE 522
1980 GMC / E-One
Retired May 2015
Replaced by Spartan / 4 Guys Rescue Pumper
Photo May 2015

 

 


RETIRED EDGARTOWN ENGINE

EDGARTOWN ENGINE 225
1978 Ford / E-One Pumper
1000 / 750
Retired in 2014
Replaced by new Tanker 233

 

 


RETIRED SANDWICH ENGINE

SANDWICH ENGINE 452
1994 KME Renegade 1250/750
Retired Mar 2015

 


RETIRED MASHPEE
 BREAKER

Mashpee Breaker 353
1971 AM General / 2001 V-Tech
250/500
Taken out of service April 2014

 


RETIRED
FALMOUTH BREAKER

Falmouth Breaker 15
1971 International / Thibault
1000 gallon brush breaker retired Jan 2014
The breaker was originally bought by the
Barnstable County Forest Fire Department
as Breaker C-15 in North Falmouth.

 

 


RETIRED BOURNE ENGINE


Bourne Engine 121
1987 Pierce Arrow
Retired 2012

 


RETIRED HARWICH ENGINE

Harwich Engine 64
1992 emergency One Pumper
1500/500
Originally Engine 69
Assigned E64 in 2001
Out of Service 2013
New Engine on order

 


RETIRED TRURO ENGINE

Truro Engine 482
1976 Chevy / Maynard Pumper
750/800
Originally Engine 2 (282)
Retired in 2013
Replaced by 2013 International / Timberwolf Pumper
 

 

 


RETIRED MASHPEE ENGINE

Mashpee Engine 351
1989 Simon-Duplex-Middlesex Pumper
Refurbed by Greenwood in 1997
Retired in 2013
Replaced by 2013 E-One Typhoon e-Max

 

 

 

 

OLDER APPARATUS
REMEMBERING SOME OF THE OLDIES
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MATTAPOISETT ENGINE 1
1983 Photo

 









 

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