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DEPARTMENT NEWS
Apparatus - Stations - Department - Incidents
EASTHAM
FIRE DEPARTMENT
Barnstable County
Updated
December 23, 2015

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


APPARATUS NEWS

 

 
 


EASTHAM AMBULANCES

(2) Ford F-450 / Life Line ambulances on order for 2016
Nov 2015

 


EASTHAM CARS

2006 Ford Explorer Car 161 retired in 2015
2010 Ford Explorer former Car 151 reassigned to Car 161 Nov 2015

 


EASTHAM
ENGINE

EASTHAM ENGINE 155
2013 Emergency One Typhoon EMax CAFS Pumper
1500 gpm / 1000 Gals / 30 A Foam
Aug 2013
 

 


EASTHAM TENDER ?

EASTHAM
This surplus former Military fuel truck was observed at the Eastham DPW>
The International vehicle can carry 1200 gallons of water.
While not expected to become an active EFD unit, it would be available
in town should the need arise.

 

 

 


Eastham Chief Car

Car 161
2006 Ford Explorer 4x4 SUV Fire Chief Car
Oct 2006


Eastham Deputy Car


Car 151
2002 Ford Explorer 4x4 SUV Deputy Car
Former Car 161
Oct 2006


Eastham Ambulances

 


Rescue 162
(EMS 364)
2006 Ford E450 / Lifeline Type III Ambulance
In Service February 2006



Interior of new ambulance
Rescue 163
(EMS 365)
2006 Ford E450 / Lifeline Type III Ambulance
In Service February 2006



Eastham Engine

Engine 156
Eastham has taken delivery of this 2006 Emergency OneTyphoon
1500gpm, 1000gal, 30A Compressed Air Foam System
Rescue Pumper.  It will carry the jaws and airbags.
The unit has a 7500w generator and will carry ALS equipment.
January 2006 - In Service March 2006
It replaces the 1986 Ford/ E-One pumper.







EASTHAM CAR

Car 151
1996 Ford LTD
Deputy Chief
Formerly Car 164


 


New Eastham Pickup

Squad 160
2004 Ford F250 4x4 Pickup Truck


New Special Hazards 158 


Eastham Fire Department Special Hazards 158


Eastham FD has taken delivery of the former CCNS Forestry 277.  The 1991
International 500 gallon forestry truck has been equipped to serve as a 
"Special Hazards" unit in addition to forestry duty.
June 2003

Eastham New Tanker 157

 
Eastham Tanker 157
Eastham has purchased this used 1997 GMC / Almonte 500 gpm / 2000 gallon
Tanker truck.  This apparatus was in service in Canada prior to coming to the
Cape.  This piece double's the water capacity of the Eastham FD.
June 2003

Eastham Chief  Car
Car 161
2002 Ford Explorer

 

New Eastham Rescue

 

Rescue 162

2001 Ford / Wheeled Coach Type III Ambulance

Old Engine 1

1946 Ford / Maxim 500 gpm Pumper
Was originally Eastham's first engine.  It has been refurbished and is at HQ.
Fall 2002.

 
 


STATION NEWS

 

 
 

Eastham New Fire Headquarters

Eastham Station September 2002.


Eastham Fire Headquarters has been completed.  November 2001


November 2001

The former Headquarters before renovations.

February 2001

August 2001
Old Station is gone and new station is occupied and
partially completed. A couple bays to go and the building will
be completed. 
 

When Completed

 
 

 

DEPARTMENT NEWS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Eastham Fire Chief

NEXT EASTHAM FIRE CHIEF
Harwich Deputy Fire Chief Kent Farrenkopf has been selected to serve
as the next Fire Chief in Eastham starting in November 2015.
Farrenkopf served as the Harwich Deputy since 2011 and as
shift Captain, Lieutenant, and firefighter for many years prior.

Chief Farrenkopf will be sworn in in Eastham Nov 20, 2015.

 

 

 

Eastham Chief Retires

EASTHAM FIRE CHIEF RETIRING
Eastham Fire Chief Mark Foley will retire in mid November.  He has served as Chief
since February 2014 and served as Deputy Chief for a few years prior.  He started
out with the Yarmouth FD and has been active in the County Fire Academy and on the
Retirement Board for many years.  Best wishes!

 

EASTHAM RET. CAPT PASSES

 

The Eastham Fire Department
regrets to announce the passing of
retired Captain Brian P Edmunds, age 57
on April 1, 2015.

Captain Edmunds was a 34 year member of the
Eastham Fire Department and a founding member
and President of IAFF Local 2975.

He was the father of Orleans FF Doug Edmunds.

Visiting Hours
Friday April 10, 2015
17:00 - 19:00 hrs
Nickerson Funeral Home
77 Eldredge Parkway, Orleans

Services Mass
Saturday April 11, 2015
09:00 - 10:00 hrs
United Methodist Church
73 Main Street, Orleans

 

EASTHAM FIRE CHIEF RETIRED

EASTHAM FIRE CHIEF GLEN OLSON RETIRED
Fire Chief Glen Olson has been in the fire service for over 30 years.
He came up with the Eastham FD, spent a number of years with the
Hyannis Fire Department, and returned about 14 years ago to become
the Eastham Fire Chief. He has been a paramedic for many years as well.
Chief Olson retired in October 2013.

Congratulations and Best Wishes to him!
 

 
Eastham Runs in 2001
Eastham Fire Department responded to 1,735 incidents in 2001.  This is an increase of 133 from 1,895 in 2000.  An 8.3% increase in calls put Eastham at 4.8 calls a day.

NEW EASTHAM FIRE CHIEF 10-31-2000

Glenn J. Olson joined the Eastham call fire department in 1979. He was hired as a career firefighter in 1982. He became a paramedic. In 1987 Olson was promoted to Lieutenant. In 1992, Lieutenant Olson left the Eastham Fire Department to become a career fire fighter/paramedic with the Hyannis Fire Department. In 1997 Olson had an opportunity to return to his hometown department and rejoined the Eastham Fire Department. Now he has been selected as Eastham's new fire chief.

Longtime Eastham fire chief Jack Austin retired in 1998. After a long search EFD hired William Mulvey as chief. Mulvey was formerly on the New Haven, CT Fire Dept. Mulvey's reign lasted less than a year in Eastham. Long time department Captain Theodore "Ted" Mickle had
 serving as Acting Chief until the selection of a permanent chief was made..

The Eastham Fire department was established in 1945. It protects 15 square miles and a year round population of 5,454 residents. The department has one fire station which is presently undergoing a long needed major rebuilding. Two pumpers, two ambulances, and a couple support units are operated by the 13 career and 5 call members. Eastham responded to 439 fire incidents and 1,245 ems responses for a total of 1,684 responses in 1999.

 

NEW EASTHAM DEPUTY CHIEF April 2005

Mark Foley has been named Deputy Chief in Eastham.
Deputy Foley came from the Yarmouth FD where he most recently served as Lieutenant.
Foley also serves as Asst Director of Barnstable Fire Training Academy.

 
 
 

 

INCIDENT NEWS

 

 
 
 
 

 

 

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