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DEPARTMENT NEWS
Apparatus - Stations - Department - Incidents
MASHPEE
FIRE DEPARTMENT
Barnstable County
Updated
July 24, 2014

[ APPARATUS ] [ FIRE STATIONS ] [ DEPARTMENT ] [ INCIDENTS ]
 


APPARATUS NEWS

 

 

 
 

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Mashpee Car


MASHPEE CAR 372
2013 Ford F-150 Pickup
Deputy Chief Car
Summer 2013
 

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Mashpee Engine

MASHPEE ENGINE 351
2013 Emergency One Typhoon Emax Rescue Pumper
1500 gpm / 500 gals / 30 fosam
Carries jaws and extrication equipment.
Delivered April 2013
Replaced the 1989 Simon-Duplex-Middlesex-Greenwood
Engine 351.

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Mashpee Chief Car

MASHPEE CAR 371
2013 Ford Explorer 4x4 SUV
Fire Chief Car
Oct 2012

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Mashpee Forestry

Forestry 350
1986 Chevy 4x4 Pickup
125/200 Forestry
July 2012
During a time when C-350 SUV was in use by Deputy
because of admin cars changes.
 

 

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Mashpee Regional Foam Trailer

Foam Unit 4
2009 Fire 1 / United Plastics
500 gallon AFFF 1% Foam Trailer
One of 8 regional units in SE Mass
Nov 2009

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Mashpee Car

Car 373
2001 Jeep Cherokee Laredo
Fire Prevention
In Service 2009

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Mashpee New Ambulance

Ambulance 363
2008 Ford  E450 / Horton Type III Ambulance
to serve as a 3rd ambulance
Fall 2008
 

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Mashpee New Ambulance


Ambulance 362
2008 Ford E450 / Horton Type III Ambulance
Delivered June 2008
 

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Mashpee New Ambulance

Ambulance 361
2008 Ford E450 / Horton Type III Ambulance
Delivered June 2008
 

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Mashpee New Pickup

Car 370
2006 Ford F350 Pickup Truck with Knapheide utility body


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Mashpee New Boat



Marine Unit
18' Edgewater / Yamaha 150 hp Rescue Boat
Sept 2005

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Mashpee Ambulance
Rescue 362 (Acting)
1996 Chevy / Wheeled Coach Type I
In service until Mashpee's ambulance is repaired from August MVC.
This was formerly Bridgewater, MA Rescue 3
(Mashpee R-362 back in service Nov 2005)

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Mashpee New Breaker 354




Breaker 354
New 2005 International 5600 10 wheel drive brush breaker built by Polymax Corp.
1000 gallon poly tank with 650 gpm Waterous pump.  Also equipped with a 50 gallon
Class A foam tank.  In service May 2005

 

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Mashpee New Shift Command Vehicle

Car 350
2004 Chevy Tahoe 4x4 SUV
Shift Commander
September 2004

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Mashpee Breaker Repainted

Breaker 354
Mashpee firefighters recently repaired and repainted their 1967 International / Thibault
brush breaker.  The decision was made to return to the original 'all red' colors including
repainting the previously black bars.
June 2003


B354 prior to being repainted.

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Mashpee New Ambulances

 Rescue 362
Mashpee has placed (2) 2003 Ford E450 / Lifeline Type III Ambulances
in service as Rescue 361 and 362.  These new rescues are identical and 
replace two 'larger' style rescue vehicles.   

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Mashpee Haz Mat Trailer

Haz Mat Trailer
Mashpee has purchased a trailer to carry hazardous materials and spill containment
equipment.  The new trailer upgrades the department's haz mat capabilities.
Mar 2003 

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Mashpee Fire Department New Cars

Car 371
2003 Chevy Tahoe SUV Fire Chief Car


Car 372
2003 Chevy Tahoe SUV Deputy Chief Car

Nov 2002

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Mashpee Fire Department Car 360


Car 360

July 2002
Mashpee FD has placed a 1994 Ford LTD cruiser in service
as Car 373.  To e used as a utility vehicle. Renumber C-360.
June 2003

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Mashpee Fire Department's New Ladder Tower

Tower 356
2001 Pierce Dash 100 foot Quint Aerial Tower
100' rm / 2000 gpm / 300 gallons
Went in service November 22, 2001

Delivered July 2001

The big bucket 

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Mashpee Fire Department's New Brush Breaker

Breaker 353
1971 GM Military 2.5 Ton / 2001 Fire One Brush Breaker
July 2001
1971 GM Military 2.5 ton with bars and tanks by FireOne.
It has a 250gpm pump - 500 gallon tank - 12 gallon Class A foam tank
It replaced  a 1957 International brush breaker 353


The 1971 Military 2.5 ton chassis before construction


Soon after delivery March 2001.
Very red with no details
 

The Old B353 was a 1957 International / Maynard 750 gallon Brush Breaker.

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MASHPEE FIRE

NEW ENGINE 355

Mashpee purchased a 1999 Emergency One Cyclone II 1500/750 Pumper. It is red with a white roof and stripe. 

  

 

The new Engine 355 replaced this 1970 Ward LaFrance 1000 gpm Pumper.
This 1970 pumper originally looked much like "Engine 51" with a canopy cab.
Its was all red.  The 4 door cab was added in 1987.

New Cars
Mashpee is expecting delivery of  new Chief and Deputy Chief vehicles. Chevy Tahoo 4x4 SUVs are anticipated.  Oct 2002.
 
 


STATION NEWS

 

 
 

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Mashpee Station 2

Mashpee New Station 2
101 Red Brook Road, New Seabury
Expected to open Fall 2008

 

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Mashpee Station 2
Mashpee voters have approved $2.1 million for the construction of a new sub-station
in the southern portion of Mashpee.  The new station would be located at 101 Red Brook Road
just west of Great Neck Road South.  Plans include 2-3 bays and living quarters. 
The station would likely house an engine, ambulance, brush truck, and possibly a utility vehicle.
May 2006


Mashpee has begun site preparation for the new Station 2
in New Seabury at 101 Red Brook Road, just west of
Great Neck Road South.
Photo Mar 7, 2008


August 24, 2008
 


Mashpee Station 2
The new fire station in the southern end of Mashpee is shaping up
quickly at 101 Red Brook Road. It is expected to be complete by the
fall of 2008.


Mashpee Station 2
 Exterior shell is complete. Interior work progressing.
June 12, 2008


Two wide, two deep drive through apparatus bays


The new Mashpee Station 2 at 101 Red Brook Road,
just west of Great Neck Road South, in the New Seabury area
is starting to take shape. Photo April 16, 2008.

 

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Mashpee Fire Headquarters

Mashpee Fire Headquarters October 2005
new road system completed, removing the 'public safety rotary circle.'

Mashpee Fire Headquarters Jan 2002.

Pre-renovation

March 11, 2001
New administrative / living quarters wing is coming along nicely.

   

 

July & August 2001
Once into the new admin areas, the old admin area was torn down 
to make room for two new bays. While behind schedule, the station is
coming along pretty fast at this time.

Mashpee Headquarters October 2001 

Mashpee Headquarters nearing completion. Occupied and operational Nov 2001.

Spacious new apparatus floor March 2002.

 
 
 

 

DEPARTMENT NEWS

 

 
 

MASHPEE DEPUTY CHIEF

MASHPEE DEPUTY CHIEF JACK PHELAN
The Mashpee FD has promoted Jack Phelan to the position
of Deputy Chief. He has been a member of the Mashpee FD
since 1991 and has been a Captain/Paramedic for many years.
He fills the open position created by the promotion of
the previous deputy Thomas Rullo to Fire Chief.
May 20, 2014

 

MASHPEE FIRE CHIEF

 

MASHPEE CHIEF THOMAS RULLO
The Mashpee FD promoted Thomas Rullo to become the new
Mashpee Fire Chief in 2014. Rullo had served as the Mashpee
Deputy Chief since 2012. He replaced retired Chief George Baker.
 

MASHPEE FIRE CHIEF RETIRED

MASHPEE FIRE CHIEF GEORGE BAKER RETIRED
Chief Baker has been a member of the Mashpee Fire Rescue Department
for 30 years. He became the Deputy Chief in 1987 and was appointed Fire Chief in 1993.
His 20 years as Fire Chief were during a tremendous growth period in Mashpee.
Chief Baker has been a paramedic for over 30 years as well.
He has been very active in leadership roles at the local, regional, and state levels.

Chief Baker's last day of work was September 20, 2013.
Congratulations to him and best wishes in his retirement.
 

 

 

 

MASHPEE DEPUTY
Mashpee has a new Deputy Fire Chief.
Deputy Thomas Rullo.
March 2012

 

Mashpee Deputy Chief Sheldon Hamblin retired
in February 2011. Deputy Hamblin had a long fire service
career beginning in Cotuit and then in Mashpee where he
served as a firefighter/paramedic and worked his way up
to Deputy Chief.

New Mashpee Run Cards
Mashpee has put new Mutual Aid Run Cards in Service
March 2005
RUN CARDS
 

Mashpee Fire Department Runs 2001
Mashpee FD responded to 2,331 incidents in 2001, a drop of 12 runs from 2000.  This is an average of 6.4 responses per day.
 
 

 

INCIDENT NEWS

 

 
 

Mashpee shed / brush fire
Bingham drive
April 13, 2012

Mashpee Brush Fire
South Cape Beach
March 27, 2011

Mashpee Condo Fire
Bay Point Condos, Quinn's Way
November 24, 2008 - 1230 hrs
2nd Alarm

Mashpee Brush Fire
Turner Road
Thursday - April 17, 2008
Several acres

Cherrystones Restaurant
Route 151
April 2007

Mashpee Medflight
November 21, 2006 - 1030 hrs
Landing zone at Mashpee HQ

Mashpee House Fire
241 Main Street
Friday November 17, 2006 - 2100 hrs
Working fire

Mashpee 2nd Alarm
92 Blue Castle Drive
Wednesday March 1, 2006 - 0508 hrs

 

 

 

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