Plymouth Forestry 172 is a 1990 International / EJ Murphy 750 gallon brush breaker.
1990 International / Murphy brush breaker was originally 172. Reassigned as B-177.
Plymouth Forestry 178 is a 1992 International / EJ Murphy 600 gallon brush breaker.
Plymouth Forestry 179 is a 1993 International / EJ Murphy 600 gallon Brush Breaker.
Forestry 174 is a 1992 International / EJ Murphy 750 gallon brush breaker assigned to South Plymouth.
Plymouth's newest... Breaker 173 is a 1999 International / EJ Murphy 250 gpm / 750 gallons.
Presently assigned to North Plymouth Station 7.
Yarmouth Forestry 46 was a 1994 Ford F350 4x4 / Fire Resources truck with a
175 gallon tank and class A foam. It presently serves as a squad with no water.
Wareham Breaker 376 - 1978 Kaiser mil 6x6 - EJ Murphy brush breaker built in 1991.
Wareham Breaker 402 - originally 376
1978 Kaiser 6x6 / 1992 EJ Murphy
1970 Kaiser Military 6x6 / 1995 EJ Murphy 250 / 1000 brush breaker.
Forestry 4 - Reassigned forestry 1 in Sept 2004.
Wareham Breaker 404.
1997 Ford F250 4x4 Forestry Patrol Truck
35 gpm - 100 gal
(diesel / standard)
Lakeville Forest Fire 1 is a 1997 International / V-Tech 500 gpm / 800 gal brush breaker with
a class A foam system.
Onset built this 350 gallon light duty brush breaker in 1997.
Onset F-9 (149) 1997 Ford 350 gallon brush truck and 1974 military 6x6 Breaker F-7 (147) put in service
in Onset in 2000. F-7 has 250 gpm pump and 800 gallon tank with 30 gallons of class A foam.
Onset Breaker 147 put in service in 2000.
Brewster Fire Department Forestry 238 is a home made Forestry vehicle
built on a 1975 Dodge Power Wagon 4x4 Forestry Truck
100 gpm - 135 gal
In service 1997.
The Dennis Fire Department built this unique forestry truck 110 in 1999
on a Ford F450 4x4 chassis. It has a 225 gpm pump with class A foam
and a 400 gallon tank. It replaced the 1971 Dodge power wagon.
In 2002 this was reassigned as Forestry 108.
The rear of Dennis Forestry 108 in 2002.
Dennis Forestry 108, originally 110.
CAPE COD BRUSH BREAKERS
More Pages of Brush Breakers
|Page 1 - 1920s - 1930s - First Brush Breaker|
|Page 2 - 1920s - 1930s - Forest Fires / Memorial|
|Page 3 - 1920s - 1930s - Fire Towers / Patrol Plane|
|Page 4 - 1930s - Early Brush Trucks / Breakers|
|Page 5 - 1930s - 1950s - First County Brush Breakers|
|Page 6 - 1940s - 1950 - Early Brush Breakers|
|Page 7 - 1950s - Second Generation Brush Breaker|
|Page 8 - 1950s - Brush Trucks|
|Page 9 - 1950s - 1960s - Second County Brush Breakers|
|Page 10 - 1950s - 1970s - Breakers and Patrol Trucks|
|Page 11 - 1960s - Brush Trucks and Fires|
|Page 12 - 1960s - Fires and Brush Breakers|
|Page 13 - 1960s - 1970s - Third Generation Breaker|
|Page 14 - 1970s - County & Town Brush Breakers|
|Page 15 - 1970s - 1980s - Brush Breakers & Tankers|
|Page 16 - 1980s - Breakers & Fires|
|Page 17 - 1990s - Brush and Forestry Trucks|
|Page 18 - 1990s - Brush and Forestry Trucks|
|Page 19 - 1990s - State Forest Fire Apparatus|
|Page 20 - 1990s - 2000s - Brush Breakers|
|Page 21 - 2000s - Breakers and Tankers|
|Page 22 - 2000s - Brush Breakers & Tankers|
|Page 23 - 2000s - Newest Breakers|
|Page 24 - 2000s - 2005 Brush Season|
|Page 25 - 2000s - 2006 Brush Breakers|
|Page 26 - 2000s - 2007 Brush Breaker Training|
Massachusetts DCR - Bureau of Forest
Forest Fire Lookout Association
History Early Fire Towers
Massachusetts Fire Tower Locations
CCFD.com - Plymouth Brush Breaker Drill April 2006
CCFD.com - Plymouth-Wareham Brush Fires May 2006
CCFD.com - Sandwich Fire Tower 2006
Photos in this series are from various sources
including fire department and personal collections.