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DEPARTMENT NEWS
Apparatus - Stations - Department - Incidents
COTUIT
FIRE DEPARTMENT
Barnstable County
Updated
December 18, 2012

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


APPARATUS NEWS

 

 
 

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New Service Truck

Cotuit Service 260
2010 Ford F250 Utility Pickup
Aug 2009
 

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New Boat


Cotuit Boat 268
2009 Achilles 14' inflatable
Yamaha 20 hp
Winter 2009

 

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New Ambulance


Ambulance 262
Cotuit's new ambulance is a 2007 Ford E450/Horton Type III
replaces 1998 Ford / Horton Type III Ambulance
Nov 2007

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New Fire Chief Vehicle

Car 261
2006 Ford Explorer Fire Chief Car
delivered May 2006

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Cotuit Fire Department Lighting Plant


Lighting Plant
Cotuit FD now has a Magnum 6000w Generator / light tower.
Five of these units are now distributed throughout the town's fire depts.
Oct 2005

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Cotuit Fire Department New Boat




Boat 266
Cotuit has taken delivery of a new 20' Edgewater boat with a 150 hp Yamaha outboard.
It has replaced their 1989 Boston Whaler.
The boat is named the "Bennett W. Dottridge" recognizing a long time dept. member.
Arrived May 2005 - In service July 2005

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Cotuit Fire Department's New Brush Breaker

Breaker 267

Delivered 27 April 2001

2001 International / EJ Murphy Brush Breaker
300 gpm / 750 gallon

The new breaker replaces Cotuit's 1969 Dodge Power Wagon brush truck.

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STATION NEWS

 

 
 

Cotuit Headquarters in May 2005

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT NEWS

 

 



NEW CHIEF

Previous Fire Chief Paul Frazier retiring after approx 20 years as chief in Cotuit
pins the gold badge on new Chief Christopher Olson July 2008.


Cotuit Fire Department
Members of the Cotuit Fire Department July 2008


RETIREMENT
41 Year member and former Captain Bennett Dottridge has retired as of Oct. 31, 2001.  A retirement party was held on Dec. 1, 2001 for Bennie who has been a very active member of the call department up until his retirement.  He served in various capacities including at the ranks of Captain and Deputy Chief. Best wishes to him and his family in the years to come.

Cotuit Fire Department 2001 Runs
Cotuit responded to 629 incidents in 2001, a drop of 13 runs from 2000.  This represents an average of 1.7 incidents per day.

The Cotuit FD will now be dispatched on the COMM FD Fire Alarm channel.
Centerville has dispatched Cotuit for decades, but Cotuit operated on its own
frequency (33.56) and channel on the 800 trunk system.  In an effort to simplify
dispatch and improve on communications, both COMM and Cotuit will be on
the same fire alarm channel... 33.84 and talkgroup 37424.  Cotuit tones will
still go out on the 33.56 pagers and the channel will still be available.
This will be in effect May 18, 2005 for at least a 3 month trial period.
 

 
 

 

INCIDENT NEWS

 

 

Cotuit house fire 552 Main Street
Aug 29, 2012

Cotuit 3rd Alarm
721 Old Post Road, Cotuit
Approx 1100 hrs - Oct 20, 2010
Mutual aid from several departments.
(photo M. Evaul)

 

Cotuit School Bus MCI
September 22, 2005
17 students not injured
Route 28 & Main Street

Cotuit Medflight
March 7, 2008 - 1030 hrs
Landed at Lowell Park
 

 
 

 

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