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Fire & Police Station Projects

Several Fire & Police Station Projects Ahead  
Watch for progress on the following in 2018
BOURNE - New Police Headquarters approved in 2016
BOURNE - Study Committee looking at new south side fire station 2018 
DENNIS - Looking at options for a new Station 2 - Summer 2018
HARWICH - New Station for East Harwich Station 2 planned 2018.
UNDER CONST
HYANNIS
- New Fire Headquarters was approved in 2016.

UNDER CONST.
NANTUCKET - New Fire Headquarters approved in 2016. Delayed to 2018.
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
ONSET - New Fire Headquarters approved 2017.
PLYMOUTH - Approved new North Plymouth Station 7 - 2018
PROVINCETOWN
- Police Station approved 2017
SANDWICH - New Police Station approved 2016.
UNDER CONST
SANDWICH - New Fire Station 3 approved in 2016.

UNDER CONST

WELLFLEET - Police Station renovation 2017.

UNDER CONST.

 

Recently Opened Stations

 
BREWSTER FIRE HEADQUARTERS - 2018
ORLEANS
POLICE STATION - 2018
EAST SANDWICH STATION 2 - 2018

MARTHA'S VINEYARD AIRPORT - 2017
CARVER FIRE HEADQUARTERS - 2017
OAK BLUFFS FIRE HEADQUARTERS - 2016


 

Bourne Fire Station



BOURNE "SOUTH STATION"
Planned

A Fire Station Committee is working on a future new "South Side" Fire Station
to replace the present Monument Beach Station 2 (left) and Pocasset Station 4 (right)
both of which are very outdated and undersized. A new station would likely be
built on town owned property, in the Pocasset village area, allowing for the
proper protection of the area south of the Canal from a single staffed fire station.
Updated Sept 2018
 

 

Harwich Fire Station

HARWICH STATION 2
Under Construction
 
EAST HARWICH FIRE STATION
The Harwich Fire Department was given the go ahead at the May 7, 2018
Town Meeting to construct a new $6.8 Million East Harwich Fire Station.
A study had looked at several options, including additions and renovations
to the present station, but ultimately it was determined that a new facility
would be less costly and provide a better result.

The present station built in 1976 will remain open while a new 3 bay
station is built on the same lot facing Route 39 (Orleans-Harwich Rd)
essentially just south and east of the current station.  The additional space
will provide for additional apparatus room and living quarters.
When done the old station will be torn down.

Construction began on the new station in August 2018
U/D September 2018

MORE PHOTOS
HARWICH STATION UPDATES

 

 

EAST HARWICH STATION 2
The Harwich Fire Department Station 2 in East Harwich
was built in 1976.  It will be replaced by the new station presently
under construction on the property behind this station.
Sept 2018

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

East Harwich Construction
Photos August 31, 2018

 

 

Hyannis Fire Station

HYANNIS HEADQUARTERS
Under Construction

New Fire Station Approved 2016

After several years of planning, with a number of failed votes, Hyannis Fire District
finally approved construction of a new Fire Headquarters at the April 9, 2016
special district meeting.

73% of voters approved the $18.5 Million project which will build a new
station on property next to the present station on High School Rd Ext.
The approximately 33,000 square foot station was significantly reduced
in size to achieve a budget that could get approved.

The present station was built in 1965 and was very spacious at the time.
As apparatus has increased in size and fulltime personnel have been added
to meet the ever increasing number of  responses each year, the station had
been outgrown for many years.

Design of the new station changed a number of times in order to achieve
the goal of maintaining continuous operation from the old station while
the new station is built.

MORE PHOTOS
HYANNIS STATION UPDATES

 

The Ground Breaking ceremony was held on May 8, 2017
and construction began soon after. The new station has been
progressing well and while slightly behind the original schedule
is expected to be ready for occupation in the Fall of 2018.
Once occupied, the old station will be razed to make room for
the final phase of construction to be completed.

Hyannis Headquarters
Photos September 24, 2018

Hyannis Headquarters
Photos September 19, 2018

 




Nantucket Fire Station

Architects rendering of future fire station
Link

NANTUCKET FIRE HEADQUARTERS
Under Construction

Voters in Nantucket approved construction of a new Fire Headquarters
in April 2015.  Approximately $15 Million will build a new facility
on Fairgrounds Road at the location of the Nantucket Police Station
built in 2008.

The town had originally sought to build a full Public Safety complex
in 2008, but the fire station was cut from the plan at that time.
While approved again in 2015, funding was delayed further until
2017 to get bids within budget.

Construction began in 2018 on the new station. It is expected to
have 6 double deep drive threw apparatus bays and facilities
to support the department's operations well into the future.

The present station at Pleasant St & Sparks Ave was built
in 1980 and has been over crowded for years as more apparatus
and personnel have been needed. 
It replaced an older station in congested downtown.
Two other stations, one in Siasconset and the other in Madaket,
are small and unstaffed.

The new Nantucket Fire Station should be occupied in 2019.
Updated Sept 2018

 

FIRE DEPT STATION PROJECT

NEW FIRE STATION WORK GROUP PAGE

SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS 2014

POWER POINT PRESENTATION

Nantucket Fire Station

 

 

Onset Fire Station

ONSET FIRE STATION
Approved

ONSET
The Onset Fire District voters approved funding for a new fire station at
the May 15, 2017 Annual Meeting. Voters amended the $13.9 Million
request, funding only $8.0 Million for the project. Voters also questioned
the plan to move the station out of the center of Onset where it has been
forever.

The present station was built around 1950 at 5 Central Ave, next to the
old Onset station dating back to the early 1900s. The two stations are
located on approximately 2.5 acres in the center of Onset village
within the Town of Wareham.  The present station has 6 bays, but
was not designed for today's larger apparatus.  Some apparatus must
be kept outside under a tent or stored within the old station. When
the department replaced its 43 year old  1972 Ladder truck in 2015,
it had to be housed in a Water Department facility on Sand Pond Road.

The new station is planned to be built on Sand Pond Road opposite
the current Water Department facility. The station will likely be
different from the drawings show here in response to budget changes.

 

 


 

 

Plymouth Approves Station

PLYMOUTH STATION 7
Approved

NORTH PLYMOUTH
Plymouth has approved construction of a new North Plymouth Fire Station
to replace the 107 year old station built in the horse drawn apparatus days
at 0 Spooner Street.

The new station is to be built on a 2.25 acre plot on Hedge Road,
just a little to the east of the present station.  It is expected to be a brick,
2 story, 3 bay facility capable of housing an engine, brush truck, ambulance,
a spare engine, and future ladder truck. The station estimated at $7.5 Million
would be built in 2018-2019.

 

 

Sandwich Stations Approved

SANDWICH POLICE & FIRE STATIONS
Under Construction

STATIONS
Sandwich voters approved construction of a new Police Station, a new Fire Station,
and renovation of an existing Fire Station at the May 2, 2016 Town Meeting.

Efforts to upgrade or replace aging outdated fire stations and the police station were
proposed numerous times for many years. A proposed police and fire headquarters
facility at Cotuit Road and Quaker Meeting House Road, and a new sub station
near the High School was rejected by voters in 2013. That plan would have
left the town with just 2 fire stations. The town went back to work on a plan
that would be acceptable to voters and returned in 2016.

The new Police Station is being built on town owned property at Cotuit Road
and Quaker Meeting House Road in Forestdale. It will include the town's police
and fire communications center.  The present police station, on Route 6A in
Sandwich center was built in 1970 next to Fire Station 1.

The new Forestdale Fire Station 3 is being built next to the new police station.
It will replace the current Station 3 located on Route 130 which was built in
the early 1970s.

Funding also included adding living space and renovating the East Sandwich
Fire Station 2 so that it could be staffed.  That project went first and the station
was opened in June 2018. See opened stations below.

The downtown Sandwich Fire Station 1 will remain open and functioning
in that part of town.
 

MORE PHOTOS
SANDWICH STATIONS UPDATES

 

The combination Fire and Police Headquarters originally proposed in
2013 which was rejected at the time.

 

Cotuit Road and Quaker Meeting House Road
new Police and Fire Station.

Sandwich Police Station
Under Construction

SANDWICH POLICE STATION

SANDWICH POLICE STATION
Sept 18, 2018

 

SANDWICH STATION 3
Under Construction

FUTURE FORESTDALE FIRE STATION
The architect's drawing of the Sandwich Fire sub station for Forestdale Station 3.
Construction is under way.
Update Sept 2018

NEW FORESTDALE FIRE STATION 3
Sept 18, 2018

 

Forestdale Station 3 to be replaced by a new station at Cotuit Road &
Quaker Meeting House Road with a new Police station.  The station was
first staffed in 1993 as that section of town has grown considerably.

Present Sandwich Station 3
March 2017 photo


Sandwich Station 1
 

 

Wellfleet Police Station

Wellfleet Police Station Renovations  

Wellfleet voters approved approximately $7.5 Million to renovate the former
Wellfleet Fire & Police Station at 36 Gross Hill Road in November 2016.
In March 2017 work began on the building which will take advantage of
space formerly used by the fire department to increase space needed for
police operations.  The building had to be vacated during construction to
the Wellfleet PD moved up the street temporarily.  The construction is
expected to be completed around September 2018.

The original facility, a combined Police and Fire Station was first opened
in 1983.  The Fire Department outgrew the space and moved across the
street to a new Fire Station in 2009.
July 2017

Temporary Wellfleet Police Station
Up the road from the Police Station.
April 2018.

 

 

Chilmark Fire Dept

Chilmark Fire Department
The "Beetlebung Corner" Chilmark Fire Station was built in the 1930s
and has been added onto a couple times. It is little more than a garage
next to the Chilmark Town Hall.

A committee has been formed to look into the options for a new
public safety building that could house modern fire and ems apparatus
and possibly the police department.

See the recent article regarding this facility.
CHILMARK LOOKS AT FIRE STATION OPTIONS

POTENTIAL SITE FOR STATION

March 2015

 

 

 

 


NEW STATIONS
THE NEWEST STATIONS
 

Newest Open Fire Stations


 


 

Vineyard Airport ARFF Station

MARTHA'S VINEYARD AIRPORT ARFF

(Opened in 2017)

The new Martha's Vineyard Airport ARFF & Snow Removal Equipment
Facility opened in 2017
Photos Sept 2018


 

New MVY ARFF facility photos May 2017

 


 

Brewster Fire Station

Brewster Fire Headquarters
August 31, 2018

Brewster Station Dedicated

 The new Brewster Fire Headquarters was dedicated
at a ceremony on Saturday June 23, 2018. 
The new station is located behind the old station
at 1657 Main Street.

Brewster Fire Headquarters
The American Flag was raised for the first time on June 23, 2018
prior to the dedication of the new station.

DEDICATION

STATION CONSTRUCTION HISTORY

 Brewster Fire Headquarters June 2018
Getting Close!  Planned dedication June 23, 2018

Brewster Fire Headquarters
April 20, 2018

Jan 5, 2018


 

BREWSTER FIRE HEADQUARTERS
THE NEW BREWSTER FIRE HEADQUARTERS

Brewster voters approved funding for a new Fire Headquarters Fire Station
in November 2015.  The new station will be built behind the 1974 former
fire and police station that it replaces on Route 6A. The police built their
new station in 2001 and moved out of the Route 6A facility.

The new fire station is expected to cost approximately $13.5 Million.
It will have 5 drive thru apparatus bays and appropriate facilities for personnel.

Construction began on the new 22,000 square foot station in March 2017.
It is expected to be ready by summer of 2018. 
 

 

 

The present Brewster fire station was built in 1974.

The "annex" building behind the fire station has been leveled.

This land behind the present station has been cleared for the new station.
Dec 6, 2016

 

Orleans Police

Orleans Police Station Opens

 

Orleans Police Station
The new Orleans Police Station ribbon cutting ceremony
was held on Saturday June 23, 2018 from 1100-1500 hrs.
The new station is at 99 Eldridge Park Way.
 

Orleans Approves New
Police Station

ORLEANS POLICE STATION

Station Opened April 2018.

Voters in Orleans approved $11.5 Million to build a new
Police Station.
May 2016
Photo above prior to demolition of old station to prepare
for a new Orleans Police Station.
Nov 2016

Orleans Police Station
January 5, 2018

 

 

 

East Sandwich Station Open

EAST SANDWICH STATION 2
The East Sandwich Fire Station was built in the 1970s.  It was a call station without
any provisions for 24/7 staffing.  After a number of years of trying to get the town to
approve funding and facilities for staffing, the station finally opened on Sunday
June 3, 2018.  In 2017 an additional was put on the back of the station providing
the necessary facilities for the three personnel assigned on shift. The station
will have Engine 2 (452), Breaker 2 (462), and Ambulance 2 (458) for apparatus.
Sandwich expects to have significant improvements in response times and benefits
from the additional personnel town wide.  



East Sandwich Station 2 prior to being renovated and made inhabitable for staffing.

 

 

 


RECENT STATIONS  
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Previously Opened Stations


 

 

Bourne Moves Headquarters

Headquarters now at Sagamore Station 3 

BOURNE FIRE HEADQUARTERS
The Bourne Fire Department has officially moved its headquarters offices into
the 53 Meetinghouse Lane, Sagamore Fire Station #3 effective Jan 1, 2017.

The headquarters offices were formerly at the Main Street, Buzzards Bay
station on the second floor.  The building was not ADA compliant nor
were facilities adequate for the department's need.

The Sagamore Fire Station 3 was opened in 2006 when it replaced the
old Sagamore station which was located on the Sagamore rotary prior
to completion of the Sagamore Bridge Flyover project.

 

Carver Fire Station Opens

Carver's new Fire Headquarters

CARVER STATION 1
The new Carver Fire Headquarters was occupied in January 2017.
Located at 99 Main Street, just up the street from the old fire station,
the new facility includes a fully functional training facility on the grounds.
The call department takes pride in its training and service to the community.

The new station was dedicated at an open house on April 15, 2017.

MORE ON CARVER HEADQUARTERS
 

 

 

Chatham Headquarters Open

Chatham Fire Station

CHATHAM FIRE HEADQUARTERS
The new Chatham Fire Headquarters opened on May 24, 2016.
The new station is located on the site of the former station at
135 Depot St., in Chatham.  It has 4 deep drive thru bays and
another smaller bay.  The building has all the department offices,
communications, and living quarters for personnel.

The department operated out of the DPW garage on Crowell Rd
since Sept 2014 when the old station was torn down.

MORE PHOTOS

 

THE CHATHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT
Moved out of their Depot Street home of the last 62 years
into temporary quarters in the DPW garage at 221 Crowell Road.
The old station was torn down to make room
for the new headquarters on the same site.
Sept 10, 2014

 

 

Chatham Fire Department
The Chatham Fire Department Headquarters is currently under construction.
The former headquarters at 135 Depot Street was torn down in the
Fall of 2014. Apparatus and operations were moved into temporary
quarters at the DPW on Crowell Road in September 2014.

Site preparation has been under way over the winter with actual
work on the new building anticipated to begin in the spring 2015.

The old station was built in the 1950s and added onto in 1978.

The first attempt to fund the new station in 2012 failed.
A follow-up vote in 2013 approved a smaller, yet more
expensive facility.

FOLLOW PROGRESS

VIEW LATEST PLANS

The 2012 proposed Chatham facility

ARTICLE

Chatham Fire Station Plans

 

 

 

 

Oak Bluffs Moves In to
New Headquarters

 

Oak Bluffs Headquarters Opened

Video of Progress Nov 2015

Oak Bluffs Fire Station
The new Oak Bluffs Fire Station has been completed and the department
moved into the new $8.3 Million, 20,000+ square foot, 12 bay station
on December 6, 2015.  The station is located on the site of the previous
station at Wing Road and County Road. Construction took just 1 year
while the department worked out of the DPW garage and other temporary
quarters.  The station has been dedicated the Nelson W. Amaral Fire/EMS
Station in memory of the retired chief who served the department for
54 years, 34 as chief. The station is equipped with essential office,
living, classroom, and other space that the previous station lacked.
 

 

OAK BLUFFS FIRE HEADQUARTERS
Voters in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard approved the construction
of a new Fire Headquarters in 2014.

The present facility (shown above) will be torn down in the Fall of 2014
and apparatus will be relocated for about 1-1/2 years while a new fire
headquarters is built on the same site.

SEE OAK BLUFFS PLANS
 

NOVEMBER 19, 2014 MV TIMES STORY

 

Oak Bluffs Fire Department
The Oak Bluffs Fire and EMS Department moved out of their
Wing Road & County Road headquarters in the late Fall of 2014.
Apparatus was relocated up the street to the DPW.
The space metal type former station was then torn down
to make room for a new facility (shown above).

The "old" station, built in the 1970s had already been added
onto several times and EMS crews were operating from a
trailer parked on property.

Oak Bluffs, much like Provincetown, at one time had
at least 4 small or single company fire stations to
protect the very congested community.
They were all combined into one in the 1970s.

Construction on the new building is expected to take about
a year with occupancy planned for late in 2015.

Voters approved a new building  in 2013.

Update March 2015

 

READ ARTICLES

MV TIMES NOV 19, 2014 ARTICLE

VIEW CURRENT PLANS 
 

   SEE OAK BLUFFS ARTICLE

MV TIMES ARTICLE

MV TIMES NOV 19, 2014 ARTICLE

 

 

Sandwich Station "19"

Sandwich Fire Department
The Sandwich Fire Department has moved their Foam Tanker 465
into a stall in Building 19 at the NRG Canal Power Plant.

The Foam Tanker had been stationed at East Sandwich Station 2
but insufficient staffing and a need for apparatus space
made the relocation to the power plant necessary.

The tanker was designed with the power plant in mind
many years ago. It was special called to the recent gasoline
tanker rollover and spill at the Bourne State Police rotary
in March 2015.
March 2015

 

 

 

Dukes County Communications

Dukes County Sheriff's Communications

The Dukes County (Martha's Vineyard) Sheriff's Department Communications
center is located in a building near the Martha's Vineyard Airport.
The new communications center opened in 2013.
The former center located in an adjacent building was very
cramped and operated without many of the newer technology
found in the new center which has the ability to operate with
four positions if necessary. Photo 2014.

 

The old Dukes Comm Center

 

Nantucket Airport ARFF

Nantucket Airport ARFF
NANTUCKET MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
A new ARFF Station was opened at the Nantucket Airport in late 2012.
The new station replaced an old facility that house 1 truck
and moved 2 other apparatus from a separate building across
the airfield into a single modern facility.
(pictures May 2015)

Old Operations building at Nantucket Airport

Second building used to store apparatus across the airfield
at Nantucket Airport.

 

 

Tisbury Emergency Services

Tisbury Emergency Services
The Tisbury Emergency Services Facility at 215 Spring Street in
Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard opened in November 2012
after some delays in construction.

The facility replaced the outgrown main station at 21 Beach Road,
a second facility at the DPW, and the two ambulance garages.
The new station houses all apparatus under one roof and has the
training and living facilities needed to support the department
into the future.

 



The old Tisbury Fire Station at 21 Beach Road
was built in 1958 was closed in November 2012
and torn down shortly afterwards.

ARTICLE

 

Duxbury Fire Headquarters

Duxbury Fire Department
DUXBURY FIRE HEADQUARTERS
The Duxbury Fire Department completed the additions and renovations of
their headquarters at 668 Tremont Street in 2012.

Administrative and living space was added along with some small
bays for support apparatus.

 

Duxbury Headquarters prior to renovations.


 

Included in the renovations was a new communications center
that is designed to serve additional agencies in a regional dispatch center.

 

 

Cape Cod National Seashore

Cape Cod National Seashore
CAPE COD NATIONAL SEASHORE - WELLFLEET
The National Park Service built a new facility for the Fire Cashe at the CCNS.
The drive thru building located at the Wellfleet Marconi Beach Road seashore
headquarters opened in 2010.

The station houses a couple forestry trucks and the tanker.

 

The new facility is adjacent to the old facility in Wellfleet..

 

Osterville Fire Station

Osterville Fire Station
COMM FIRE STATION 2
The new Osterville Fire Station at 999 Main Street
was opened on January 7, 2010.

The new station was built on the site of the old Osterville Station
that was originally built in 1926 and added onto in 1962.

Apparatus and personnel were temporarily relocated to a Water Department
storage building during construction. A trailer was used for the crew.
 

 

Mashpee Station 2



Mashpee Station 2

MASHPEE STATION 2
Mashpee opened their new Station 2 at 101 Redbrook Road
in New Seabury in 2009.

Initially the station was only staffed when adequate personnel was
available to do so.  Crews shuttled apparatus back and forth sometimes
a couple times a day to headquarters until sufficient staffing allowed
for 24/7 staffing of Station 2.

Engine 355, Breaker 354, and an ambulance are kept here with
either 2 or 3 personnel on duty depending on staffing.


 

Harwich Public Safety


Harwich Public Safety
HARWICH PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING
The Harwich Police Department was added to the Harwich Fire Station
opening in July 2009.

The Police Station (left 1/3) replaced the old police station that had been located to the left
of the new facility. The fire station was built in 1996 replacing the old Bank Street
fire house. 

The new facility included a joint fire police communications center.

 

 Wellfleet Fire Headquarters



Wellfleet Fire Station
WELLFLEET FIRE HEADQUARTERS
The Wellfleet Fire Rescue Headquarters
10 Lawrence Road
Opened March 2009.
The new facility was built across the street from the former fire / police
station that was not built for 24/7 staffing.

Apparatus room at new facility

 

 

Wellfleet Fire Station below the Police Department.

 

The former South Wellfleet Station 2
was built in the 1970s on Route 6 in South Wellfleet.
. It was closed as the new station opened.
The sub station was too small for apparatus and had no facilities
for personnel.

 

 


STATION OPENINGS
THE HISTORY OF STATIONS
 

Fire EMS Stations Openings


 

 

 
       
DCC Dukes County Dukes County Communications Center moved into their new facilities in 2013. The new dispatch center is located on the airport property next to the previous communications center. The facility provides radio communications for all fire, police, and other agencies on the island. 2013
NAA Nantucket Airport Nantucket Municipal Airport opened a new ARFF Facility on the west ramp. The new facility replaced two facilities on the airport property. Dec 12
TS-1 Tisbury HQ Tisbury (Vineyard Haven) opened the new Emergency Services Facility combining the fire and EMS apparatus under one roof at 215 Spring  Street. It replaced the former fire station on Beach Road. Nov 12
DX-1 Duxbury HQ The Duxbury Fire Department added onto and renovated their headquarters. New facilities, administrative space, communications center, and apparatus bays for support vehicles. Work was completed in 2012. Aug 12
       
CCNS-1 CCNS
Wellfleet
The Cape Cod National Seashore has opened its new fire station at the Seashore's Marconi Headquarters in South  Wellfleet. The two bay, double deep drive threw facility is a steel structure. It has facilities on a second floor including a training room. Construction began early in 2009. Opened June 2010. June 10
OS-2 Osterville
Station 2
The new COMM Station 2 opened at 999 Main Street on Jan.7, 2010. The station is approx 12,000 sq ft and includes 3 apparatus bays and living space. The station is located on the site of the original station that was torn down in Aug 2008 to make room for the new station. Apparatus and personnel were housed in the Water Dept facility at 1238 Main during construction. Jan 10
HA-1 Harwich Public Safety The new Harwich Police Station, joined with the Harwich Fire Headquarters as the Harwich Public Safety Facility opened at Sisson Road in July 2009. The station features a combined fire / police dispatch center. Jul 09
WE-1 Wellfleet HQ The new Wellfleet Fire Headquarters opened in March 2009. Located at 10 Lawrence Road, opposite the old station at 35 Lawrence Road. Ground breaking was on March 6, 2008. Mar 09  
MA-2 Mashpee Sta 2 The new Mashpee Station 2 is located at 101 Red Brook Road. Construction began in the spring of 2008. The 2 bay wooden fire station was completed in the Fall of 2008 for around $2 million. It is not officially open but ET-352 has been station there for now and the first 'unofficial' response from the station occurred on Halloween night. Nov 08
WY-3 Yarmouth Sta 3 The new West Yarmouth Fre Station 3 opened on January 17, 2008 at 520 Buck Island Road at the intersection of Town Brook Road opposite the town DPW facility. The new 3 bay drive through station replaces the former Station 3 on Lewis Road. The new station cost approx $4 mil. Jan 08
OT-1 Otis Headquarters The new $13.7 million Fire Headquarters / ARFF Station opened August 22, 2007 at 3132 Richardson Road on the west side of the flightline.  The new 40,000 sq ft facility combines two of Otis's stations into one. The station features 8 double deep drive through bays, spacious living areas, a large, modern communications center for Otis fire alarm as well as the new home to the Barnstable County Sheriff's Department communications center, and a 3 bay drive through wing for army firefighter training. Construction began in May of 2005. The communications center opened 07/11/07, and the fire dept moved in August 22nd. The station houses 3 engines, 3 ARFF crash trucks, a tanker, 2 brush breakers, a rescue truck, and numerous support units. Aug 07
Vineyard
Forest
Manuel Correlus Forest The DRC recently built a 3 bay building at the state forest on the island.  This building houses the island patrol truck and will have room for a tanker. Mar 15, 2007 Mar 07
Nantucket Land Bank Nantucket Nantucket Land Bank protects a large number of acres of wildland on the island. There is a building there that houses 4 forestry type vehicles used during controlled burns, etc.  More to come. Posted Mar 15, 2007 Mar 07
ED-2 Edgartown Sta.2

 

Edgartown has occupied the new Chappaquidick Island Fire Station #2.  The wooden, 3 bay station is located on Chappaquidick Road, near Sampson Road, in the center of the island. The new station replaced a 1 bay station built in the early 1980s.  There were some delays in opening the station.  Updated Dec 2006 Dec 06
MN-1  Marion Marion FD did some renovations to their headquarters to make room for their new ladder truck. The ceiling was raised and a larger door installed.  Summer 2006. Jun 06
ED-1 Edgartown Sta.1 Edgartown FD completed an addition to their headquarters on Pease Point Way. This provided additional living area, a meeting room, and EMS space. June 2006 Jun 06
TS-2 Tisbury Tisbury FD has occupied a two bay steel structure at the DPW garage at 115 Highpoint Lane to house the new Tower 651 and also one of the Tisbury ambulances.  Plans are still being made to construct a new Tisbury Fire or public safety building.  Once a new station is opened the DPW will utilize the two bay station. Jun 06
PT-MA Provincetown Airport Provincetown Airport now has a facility to house the Provincetown FD Hummer ARFF vehicle 198.  Occupied Mar 25, 2006. Mar 06
SG-3 Bourne Station 3
Sagamore
The new Bourne Station 3 in Sagamore  has been completed and was occupied on March 11, 2006. It is located at 53 Meeting House Lane near Old Plymouth Road. The station replaces the old Sagamore station on the Rotary circle built around 1946. The fire station had to be relocated as part of the Sagamore Bridge 'Flyover' project which removes the rotary circle.  Funding for the new $5 million, 24,000 sq ft, 3 story brick structure was paid for 20% by the State and 80% by the feds at no cost to the town of Bourne. The station has 3 full double deep apparatus bays with a couple side doors and has spacious living space.  Construction began early in 2005. Mar 06
Sta.1 Wareham Wareham Headquarters will now be called Station 1.
Wareham Station 1 (East Wareham) will now be Sta. 4
Sept 04
MI-1 Middleborough HQ Station 1 New 4 bay drive-thru brick fire station opened.  Replaced 1926 brick fire station on same site. Feb 04
SY-1 South Yarmouth HQ Station 1 New 1 bay wooden addition to house new Ladder Tower. Fall 03
MM-3 Marstons Mills COMM Station 3 New 3 bay drive-thru brick & wood FireStation.  Replaced 1975 metal station in same site. Aug 03
NAA-2 Nantucket Airport Sta.2 New steel combination ARFF/Maintenance building on east side of airport. 2002
MI-3 Middleborough North Station 3 New 3 bay brick & wood station opened.  New third station in north end. Served as HQ during reconstruction of central station. Sept 02
FA-1 Falmouth HQ Station 1 New 3 bay brick addition and full renovations of the 1929 Falmouth Headquarters station. 2002
AQ-1 Aquinnah Fire Station New wooden bay added to fire station to house rescue truck. Apr 02
PL-3 Pine Hills, Plymouth Sta. 3 New 3 bay brick fire station built in Pine Hills development, off Exit 3 Route 3.  New station for area. Sept 02
WE-2 South Wellfleet, Station 2 The South Wellfleet station has been closed due to staffing problems.  The engine that was housed there was retired when the new quint ladder arrived. Oct 02
MA-1 Mashpee HQ New bays and complete rebuilding of fire station. 2001
BA-1 Barnstable HQ Major renovations to fire headquarters. 2001
EA-1 Eastham HQ New 4 bay brick fire headquarters built on site of old headquarters. 2001
PT-5 Provincetown Station 5 Renovations of one of the oldest active fire stations on Cape.  Raised up to house new engine. 2001
WA-EMS Wareham EMS Moved into new renovated facility. Apr 01
RO-3 Rochester Sta. 3 Bays at new metal DPW barn used to house fire apparatus.  2 new bays for FireStation 3.  Mar 2005 2001/05
WT-2 West Tisbury Station 2 New 3 bay brick and wood station built to replace much smaller and older station on north side of town. 2000
       
       

 

 


RUMORS & PLANS
THE FUTURE OF STATIONS
 

Station Rumors & Plans


 

 

 

       
       
CH-1 Chatham Chatham voters approved a new Fire Headquarters to be located on the site of the present Depot Street fire station. It was approved in oct 2013 and is expected to be occupied in Dec 2015.   Oct 13
BR-1 Brewster Brewster Fire Department will seek funding for a new fire headquarters that would be built behind the present station if approved. The present station built in 1974 has been outgrown. Sep 13
OB-1 Oak Bluffs Oak Bluffs is planning a new fire headquarters. Oct 13
SA-1 Sandwich Sandwich put a proposal for a new Fire/Police Headquarters and Fire Station 2 to the voters in 2012. It was rejected at that time. The town will be looking at options. 2013
CH-2 Chatham There is some talk of doing something with a new station is west (South) Chatham.  The station that is there is presently not large enough to staff or hold additional apparatus. No specifics at this time. Jun 06
DX-1 Duxbury There are reports that Duxbury is in the early planning stages for a new headquarters fire station at the present headquarters site. Feb 07
HY-1 Hyannis Hyannis fire department is looking at their options. The present fire headquarters is busting at the seams with apparatus and staffing.  The lot it is located on is currently limited in size and the department is looking at its options which include renovations, additions, and the possibility of an additional station.  Hyannis voters approved $2.67M in April 2010 to purchase approx 2 acres in 3 parcels of land bordering headquarters.
Updated June 2010
Jun 06
       
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Mattapoisett Mattapoisett Fire Dept has been planning a new headquarters fire station.  The new station would be located next to the Police Station. Plans are to seek funding in spring 2007.  Posted Feb 207 Feb 07

 

HQ Nantucket There are plans to build a new public safety / police / fire complex on Nantucket to replace the two outgrown facilities.  Funding was approved in spring 2004.  The present fire station is not adequate to house all of the apparatus inside, or house additional staffing. July 04
NAA Natucket
Airport
Planning new ARFF Facility. Mar 09
HQ Oak Bluffs Rumor has it, there are plans to construct an addition on the Oak Bluffs fire station. June 04
       
HQ Tisbury There are plans to build a new public safety fire /ems complex in Vineyard Haven.  The current station is not adequate for new apparatus.  The ambulance is currently housed in the police station. The exact location of a new public safety facility is yet to be determined but the town owns some land near the DPW off State Road. June 04

 

 

 


 

POLICE STATIONS
THE LATEST POLICE STATIONS
 

Police Stations in the News

 

 

       
       
WTis
PD
West Tisbury West Tisbury built a new Police Station at the site of the West Tisbury Fire Department Station 2. 2014
CH-PD Chatham Chatham Police are building a new policed facility on George Ryder Road across from the Chatham Airport. Aug 10
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

 

 

 

 

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