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The Dennis Fire Department was established in 1932....................Dennis FD protects 14,693 residents in a 20.66 square mile area..........................Dennis FD has 2 fire stations staffed 24 hours with 8 personnel on shift, a 7 person minimum......................Dennis reponded to 3967 incidents in 2001, the 4th busiest department on the Cape................

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Dennis Fire Department
883 Main Street
West Dennis, MA  02670
Department
Stations
Apparatus
Sta.Appar
Personnel
Radio
Run Cards
History
News
Community
Emergency   911
Emergency   508-398-2241
Business       508-398-0363; -2242
FAX              508-398-5925
Dispatch       508-563-4200
Fire Alarm    WQGK 516
800 Talk       37488
Radio 400     453.325     151.4
Radio old      33.86         114.8
Dispatch       BSO since Nov 2009

Fire Chief  Mark Dellner     C-101
(2005)

Dennis, Massachusetts
Barnstable County
Mid Cape Cod Region

Established 1932
2 Fire Stations     20 Apparatus
55 Personnel  52 Career  3 Call
 Apparatus 100-119

Area             20.5 Square Miles
Population    14,207  (2010)
Density         693 per sq mile
                      [Wiki data]

2000   3,747 Calls
2010   4,587 Calls
2019   5,480 Calls
2020   5,030 Calls

Sta.1    Sta.2

4 Engines
1 Ladder
1 Brush
4 Ambs
4 Cars
6 Misc

 ON LINE PRESENCE
DENNIS FIRE DEPARTMENT Website

Dennis Firefighters Local 2583 on Facebook

LIVE BROADCAST
Dennis Fire Rescue on Brodcastify
 

Leadership - Officers:
Fire Chief Mark Dellner                        Car 101     (2005)
Assistant Chief John Donlan/FPO         Car 102
Deputy Chief Robert Brown                  Car 103     (7/1/12)
EMS Officer John Adelizzi (P)
Mechanic
Office Manager Laura McCarthy

Group 1: Captain Tony Kent                                  C-5
                 Lt  Edward Gula (P)                              C-8
                 Senior Private Brian Dunton (P)       
Group 2: Captain Jeffery Perry                              C-7  
                 Lt Phelim Meehan                                  C-10      
                 Senior Private Wayne Mayo 
Group 3: Captain Chris Guerreiro                         C-6
                 Lt  Geoffrey Mulholland                        C-9
                 Senior Private Christopher Boutin (P)  
Group 4: Captain Wayne Conlin                            C-4
                 Lt  Stephen Hieholcher (P)                     C-11
                 Senior Private Nick Lawler (P)       

IAFF: Local 2583. Personnel are civilian.

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Email Contact
General Info:
Fire Chief Mark Dellner:                   mdellner@town.dennis.ma.us
Asst Chief John Donlan:                    jdonlan@town.dennis.ma.us
Deputy Chief Robert Brown:             rbrown@town.dennis.ma.us
EMS Coordinator John Adelizzi:       jadelizzi@town.dennis.ma.us
Office Manager Laura McCarthy:      lmccarty@town.dennis.ma.us

Phone Directory
508-398-2242    Fire Station (NOT for EMERGENCY)

 

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Total Personnel: 55

Career Personnel: 52
(1)   Fire Chief
(1)   Asst Chief
(1)   Deputy Chief
(4)   Shift Captains
(4)   Shift Lieutenants
(4)   Senior Privates
(36) Firefighters
(1)   Admin Sec  

Including:
(28)  Paramedics,
(21)  Basic EMTs
(   )    First Responders

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Call Personnel: 3
(3)   Call personnel     

Including:
(1)   MD
(  )   Paramedics,
(2)   Basic EMTs
(  )    First Responders

  
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Staffing:
There are 4 groups of (12) personnel
Minimum staffing is (10) per shift.
Each group works an average 42 hour week on an 8 day rotation
Work week includes (2) 24 hour shifts 0800-0800
The work schedule is (1 On, 1 Off, 1 On, 5 Off)    (1-1-1-5)
(1) 24 On 0800-0800, (1) 24 off, (1) 24 On 0800-0800, (5) 24 days off

Station Full staffing is:       (7) Station 1, (5) Station 2 
Minimum staffing is:          (5) Station 1, (5) Station 2

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Stations:
Station 1 staffing is:            (1) Captain,     (6) FFs
Station 2 staffing is:            (1) Lieutenant, (4) FFs
 

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Dispatch by:
BSO - Barnstable County Sheriff's Department dispatcher since Nov 2, 2009
Previously dispatched by an on duty firefighter at Station 1 on a rotation

E911 PSAP:        DENNPD - Dennis Police Department
E911 Backup:     YARPD - Yarmouth Police Department
911 Secondary:   BSO - Barnstable County Sheriff's Dept dispatch Dennis Fire


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NOTES
Hiring Process:  Utilizes the "County List."  Advertises for applicants when openings occur. Often require "Paramedic" certification. Also State certification FF I/II.  Required to attend fire academy.  

 
Updated January 5, 2021

Dennis Police Department

Dennis Police Department
685 Route 134
South Dennis, MA 02660
Emergency 911    Emergency 508-394-1313
Business  508-394-1315   Fax  508-394-5750

Police Chief John Brady (Item 1)

Retired Police Chief  Mike Whalen   (Item1)

 


Dennis Information

Dennis Incorporated as a town 1793
Dennis Fire Department Established in 1932

Town of Dennis Website

City/Town Name: Town of Dennis
1990 Population: 13,864
2000 Population: 14,693
Registered Voters: 10,666
2000 School Enrollments: 1,967
Population Over 65: 3,989
Square Miles: 20.66
Public Road Miles: 132.61
Income Per Capita: $15,436
Median Family Income: $33,531
EQV Per Capita: $157,495
Avg. Tax Bill: $1,347
Residential Tax Rate: 8.64
Commercial Tax Rate: 8.64
Operating Budget: $29,479,027

Massachusetts Municipal Association

City/Town Name: Town of Dennis
Community Profiles: http://www.magnet.state.ma.us/cc/dennis.html
City/Town Hall Address: 485 Main Street
City/Town: Dennis
State: MA
Zip Code: 02660
Business Hours: 8:30 a.m.­4:30 p.m. (Mon­Fri)
County: Barnstable
World Wide Web Address: http://www.virtualcapecod.com/towntext/dennis.html
Area Code: 508
Main Telephone: 394-8300
Main Fax: 394-8309
TTY/TDD:
Police Department: 760-6262
Fire Department: 398-2242
Public Works: 760-6220
Planning: 394-8300
Schools: 398-7600
Library: 760-6219
Town Clerk: 760-6112
City Council:
Board of Selectmen: 760-6148
City Clerk:

 

 

DHCD Community Profile

Added Jan 6, 2002
Updated Jan 26, 2002

 


Fire Department History

* Fire Department Organization
* Fire Chiefs
* Fire Station History
* Fire Apparatus History
* Major Fires & Incidents History
* Run Stats History
 

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION

The Dennis Fire Department was established in March 1932.  Dennis rescue established in 1951

.  In March 1993, Lt. Paul Tucker was promoted to Fire Chief replacing retiring chief Robert Hersey who served as chief for 22 years.  Dennis replaced its 18 year old 1975 Maxim 100' aerial in 1993 with a 110' Emergency One valued at approx $350,000.

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     Prior to the establishment of a fire department, the extinguishment of fires fell under the responsibility of the Forest Wardens. The Forest Wardens were appointed positions, who had a small budget, to put out fires. There were several wardens in the 1920s including:
FOREST WARDENS
(1920-21)  Charles E Pierce 
(1921-25)  Alvin S Taylor 
(1925-28)  Nathan D Eldridge
(1928-30)  Earle H Wittemore 
(1930-39)  Richard S Hall served as Forest Warden 
(1932-39)  Richard S Hall became first Fire Chief in 1932

     Annual reports typically included mention of several fires each year.

1928
     The first mention of a Fire Truck, apparatus, and equipment comes in the 1928 Annual Report. About $300 was appropriated at March 1928 meeting and paid out to Hyannis Auto Sales for a truck. In addition, about $3000 was appropriated to buy (2) forest fire pumps and 5,000 feet of hose, split between the North and South sides of town.
     Another meeting held in Aug 1928 appropriated $300 for a second Fire Truck.

1929
    The 1929 Report mentions the (2) Fire Trucks with 200 gallon tanks, (1) in South and (1) in North. 

1930

 

1931

 

1932
     The First Annual Report of the Dennis Fire Department, for the year ending Dec 31, 1932, was submitted by Fire Chief & Forest Warden Richard S. Hall. It showed the department responded to 68 calls in 1932. The (1927?) Dodge truck (E1?) purchased by the Firemen's Association, who gave it to the town in 1932, proved valuable, being equipped with a 250 gallon tank. He recommended the same for Engine 2 (E2?). He mentioned the "supply truck" (E3?) on the South side was in good shape mechanically, but needs a new body. Members are willing to do the work if the town provides the materials. He mentioned the Fire Towers were helpful for the 1 forest fire in town.
Fire Dept 1932 appropriation $1000.  Forest Warden appropriation $750
Mar 8, 1932 - Art.17  Voted: Adopt MGL Ch.48, sec 42, 43, 44 ESTABLISHING Fire Department and Fire Chief.

1933
     The Second Annual Report for 1933, by Chief Richard S Hall. Responded to 35 calls in 1933, $25,000 fire loss.
Apparatus could be modernized, 3 trucks being 7 years or older, but told to economize. So using apparatus that might start or might not. One example, truck would not start, had forest fire cost $1500.
Recommend 1934 budget $1000 FD and $750 Forest.
Need 12 tires older than 5 years, 2000' 1" hose, build new ceiling South Station.
Fire Dept Appropriation $1400.  Forest Warden appropriation $750.

1934
     The Third Annual Report for 1934, Chief Hall, reported 48 calls in 1934.
Apparatus in good shape.
Budget reflects purchase of GMC chassis, body, tank, hose, equipment $2000, Northside.
(Art 68) Recommend remodeling South Station.

1935
     The Fourth Annual Report for 1935, Chief Hall, reported 23 calls in 1935. Very low fire loss.
Appropriations included
Art.34 $600 for various equipment.
Art.35 $200 for wells,
Art.36 $400 for South Station work,
Reports apparatus and equipment in good condition.
Recommend a 500 gpm pump be installed on the (1934?) GMC truck at Sta.2
and a completely (new) V8 Ford 500 gpm pumper for the Central (South station).
Comment that Dennis is only department on Cape without a 500 gpm pumper.
Recommend for 1936, $1932 for equipping GMC Eng.2; $4500 for new Eng.1.
Central Station was remodeled and is first class now.
Art.28 - Purchase 500 gpm Ford Pumper
Art.29 - Equip (1934) GMC Eng.2 with 500 gpm pump and 1200' hose.

1936
     The Fifth Annual Report for 1936, Chief hall reported 45 calls in 1936, with $8700 fire loss.
Equipment and apparatus in good shape, but the newest apparatus on Southside is 8 years old.
Fire Dept budget $2100. Forest fire $350.
Recommendations for 1937 budget: 
$8500 for (1) 500 gpm Maxim pumper;
$1900 for (1) 500 gpm Barton pump for GMC (1934) on North side.
Art.28 - Indef Postponed - To buy Ford 500 gpm pumper
Art.29 - Indef Postponed - To equip GMC on Northside
1937 Warrant -Art.47 - See if appropriate $9500 for 500 gpm Ford Pumper
1937 Warrant -Art.48 - See if appropriate $5490 for 500 gpm pumpers for both North and South Stations

1937
     The Sixth Annual Report for 1937, Chief Hall, reported 42 calls in 1937, $5500 loss.
Apparatus in good shape, except for hose.
Budget recommendation $3200 for FD operations
Appropriations: Fire Dept operations $1853
Appropriations: 500 gpm Ford Pumper and equipment $4500
Mar 1937 Meeting -
Art.47 - See if appropriate $9500 for Maxim 500 Pumper. Motion by Chief and voted to spend $4500 on Ford 500 gpm Pumper (E1) and equipment.
Art.48 - See if appropriate $4590 to equip Eng.1 and Eng.2 with 500 gpm pumps. Indef Postponed.
Art.63 - $10,000 to acquire land in Dennisport, construction of a fire station, and equipping with a 500 gpm Maxim Pumper on a Ford or Chevy chassis with hose and equipment.

1938
     The Seventh Annual Report for 1938, Chief Hall, reported 49 calls in 1938.
Apparatus in good shape except for Forestry truck in North Station which is unsafe.
In past year members completed first aid classes with Capt Bayles.
Mar 1938 meeting -
Art.63 - Indef Postponed - $10,000 To acquire land in Dennisport for a fire station, build a station, and equip it with a 500 gpm Maxim pumper on a Ford or Chevy chassis, with hose and equipment.
Art.26 - See if appropriate $1600 to buy, equip forestry truck for Station 2.
Art.27 - See if appropriate $400 for a booster pump for Tank truck Engine 1

1939
     The Eighth Annual Report for 1939, Chief Hall, 46 calls in 1939.
Appropriations show $1800 FD operations, $1600 for Fire Engine, $400 for Leonard pump and hose.
Report recommended 1. Install 100 gal booster pump on International, 2. Searchlite on Chevy,        3. Pay the fire chief.

1940

 

FIRE CHIEFS

2005-Present               - Mark Dellner
2004-2005                   - John Donlan      (acting chief)
1993-2004                   - Paul Tucker
1971-1993                   - Robert Hersey
1966-1970                   - Mahlon A Chase
1962-1966                   - Raymond S Hersey
1943-1962                   - Clarence W Bayles
1940-1943                   - Edward N Clough
1932-1940                   - Richard S. Hall  (First Chief)

Assistant Chiefs
2008-Present                - John Donlan

Deputy Chiefs
2012-Present                - Robert "Buster" Brown
2008-2012                    - Robert Tucker
        -2004                    - John Donlan
1971-                            - W Bradford Morse




Captain Robert Tucker promoted to Deputy Chief 7/1/08. Retired 2012.
 

FIRE STATIONS HISTORY

1932 - Company 1 - 293 Main Street, old South Dennis Grammar School
1932 - Company 2 - Old Bass River Road, old North Dennis Grammar School
1949 - Station 1 - 883 Route 28, West Dennis  (old station)
1956 - Station 2 - 1015 Old Bass River Road, North Dennis
1999 - Station 1 - 883 Route 28, West Dennis  (new station)

 

FIRE APPARATUS HISTORY

1995 Apparatus Roster
Station 1 - West Dennis      
100     Truck 4               - 1989 Ford F250 Pickup Truck
101     C-1                     - 1992 Ford LTD Fire Chief Paul Tucker
102     C-2                     - 1986 Ford LTD Deputy Bradford Morse
103     Rescue 1             - 1990 GMC 7000/Frontline Type I Ambulance (EMS 344)
104     Rescue 2             - 1991 Ford F350/Horton Type I Ambulance (EMS 345)
105     Truck  3              - 1976 Dodge Pw300 150/300 Forestry
106     Engine 1              - 1988 E-One Cyclone 1500/500/40 Pumper
108     Ladder 1              - 1994 E-One Hurricane rm 110' Aerial Ladder Truck
112     Engine 3               - 1972 Maxim F/'86 Murphy 1000/500 Pumper
119     C-5                      - 1985 Ford LTD Fire Prev Car
           Haz                      - 1990 Wells Cargo Pollution Control Trailer
           Boat                     - Boston Whaler 17' / Evinrude 50hp Boat
           Ice                        - Zodiac 9' Ice Boat

Station 2 - North Dennis      
107     Engine 2               - 1981 Ford C8000/E-One 1250/500 Pumper
110     Truck 2                 - 1971 Dodge PW300/Maynard 250/300 Brush Breaker
111     Car 3                    - POV - Deputy Paul Prue
115     Engine 4               - 1980 Maxim F/'89 Greenwood 1500/500 Pumper 

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1992 Apparatus Roster
Station 1 - West Dennis
100     Truck 4              - 1989 Ford F250 Pickup Truck
101     Car 1                  - 1989 Ford LTD Fire Chief Robert Hersey
102     Car 2                  - 1985 Ford LTD Deputy Bradford Morse
103     Rescue 1            - 1990 GMC 7000/Frontline Type I Ambulance (EMS 344)
104     Rescue 2            - 1991 Ford F350/Frontline Type I Ambulance (EMS 345)
105     Truck 3              - 1976 Dodge PW300 4x4 150/300 Forestry Truck
106     Engine 1             - 1988 E-One Cyclone 4cf 1500/500/50 Pumper
108     Ladder 1             - 1975 Maxim F ms 100' Aerial Ladder
112     Engine 3             - 1972 Maxim F /'86 Murphy refurb 1000/500 Pumper
           Haz                     - 1990- Wells Cargo Pollution Control Trailer 
           Boat                    - Boston Whaler 17'/ Evinrude 50hp Boat
           Ice                       - Ray Ice Sled

Station 2 - North Dennis
107     Engine 2              - 1981 Ford C8000/E-One 1000/500 Pumper (lime)
110     Breaker 2            - 1971 Dodge PW300/Matnard  250/300 Brush Breaker
111      Car 3                  - POV - Deputy Paul Prue
115     Engine 4              - 1980 Maxim F/'89 Greenwood 1500/500 Pumper

 

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1979 Apparatus Roster
Station 1                West Dennis
100      Truck 1       1970 GMC Pickup
101      C-1             Fire Chief Robert Hersey
101A   C-2             Deputy Brad Morse
103      Rescue 2    1975 Ford/Providence Body Modulance Class I Lifepak 4. EMS 345
104      Rescue 1    1976 Chevy/Horton Modulance Class I Lifepak 5 EMS 344
105      Truck 3       1975 Dodge Power Wagon 250/250 Brush Truck
108      Ladder 1     1975 Maxim F 100' Aerial Ladder Truck
112      Engine 3      1972 Maxim F 1000/750 Pumper. Deckgun, 4" hose. Jaws
115      Engine 4      1967 Maxim S 1000/500 Pumper. Deckgun, 4" hose
C-12    Truck 4        1963 Maxim 800 gallon County Brush Breaker

Station 2                  North Dennis
106       Engine 1     1956 GMC/Maxim 750/500 Pumper
107       Engine 2     1962 GMC/Maxim 1000/500 Pumper
110       Truck 2       1971 Dodge Power Wagon 250/400 Brush Breaker
 

Apparatus History

1925
1926
1927   T1                   1927 Dodge 200 gal - Eventual Hose Reel  (later
1928
1929   T2                   1929 Ford Model A 200 gal Fire Truck

1930
1931
1932                            DENNIS FIRE DEPARTMENT ESTABLISHED MARCH
1932                            Fire Chief Richard S Hall

1932                            1         Dodge 250 gallon Fire Truck (Asso to Dept)
                                    2
                                    3     
(1933)                         Three of apparatus are more than 7 years old (<1926)
1933    T3                    1933 Chevy Fire Truck
1934    T4                    1934 GMC
1935
(1936)                          Best apparatus South Side 8 yrs old (~1928)
                                     Article for Ford 500 South and GMC 500 North (Indef on both)
1936    T3                    1936 Chevy
1937    Engine 1          1937 Ford/Maxim 500 Pumper (1937-1957) 
1938
1939   

1940                             Fire Chief Edward N Clough
(1940) T5                     1929 Ford Model A - needs work
            T7                     1927 Dodge - needs work
            T4                     1933 Truck
1941    T5                     1941 International/Maxim  (1941-1967)
1942
1943                             Fire Chief Clarence W Bayles
1943
1944                              Recommend Patrol Truck Sta 2
1945
(1945) T2                      Recommend replace 10 yrs (~1935)
1946    Patrol 178         1946 Chevy Patrol Truck 150 gals  (1946-1968)
1946    Engine 2            1946 (Inter?/Maxim) 500 gpm Pumper (Sta 2) (1946-1972)
1947
1948
1949    STATION 1      New Fire & Police Station Route 28 West Dennis
(1949) T2                      Recommend replace 16 yrs (~1933)
            T3                      Recommend replace 14 yrs (~1935)
            T2                      Recommend replace GMC Sta 2

1950    T2                       Approved T2 Sta 2 (GMC? Farrar?)
1950    T2                       1950 GMC/Farrar Tank Truck (Sta.2) (1950-1979?)
            Res                     Approved Panel Truck rescue
            Amb                    Approved Ambulance
1951    Res                      1951 GMC Panel Rescue Equip Truck (1951-1968)
1952
(1953) T3                        Replace T3 Sta 1 - Sell 1936 Chevy T3 Sta 1
1953    T3 - 105              1953 GMC/Farrar Tank Truck (1953-1975) Sta.1 (replaced 1936)
1953    Amb                    1953 Caddy Ambulance (1953-1958)
1954
1955
1956    STATION 2        New Fire Station 2 Old Bass River Road
1956    Patrol                  Purchase Pickup Patrol
1957    Engine 1-106      1957 GMC/Maxim 750 Pumper - (Replaced 1937 Ford)
1958    Amb                    1958 Caddy Ambulance - Replace 1953 (1959-1967)
1959

1960    C1                       1960 Ford Station Wagon Chief Car
1961
1962                               Fire Chief Raymond S Hersey
1962    Engine 2-107      1963 GMC/Maxim Pumper Sta 2 - Replace 1939 Inter T2 (1962- )
1963
1964
1965
1966                               Fire Chief Mahlon A Chase
1966
1966    SUKW                (1966) CD Amphibian DUKW
1967    Amb                    1967 Caddy Ambulance (1967-1973)
1967    Engine 4 - 115    1967 Maxim S 1000/500 Pumper
            Engine 3              Trans from Sta 1 to Sta 2
1968    Patrol                  1968 Patrol Truck
1969    Rescue                1968 Chevy Rescue Truck  (Replaced 1951 Panel)

1970
1971                               Fire Chief Robert Hersey
1971    Truck 2 - 110      1971 Dodge PW/Maynard 250/300 Brush Breaker
1972    Engine 3 - 112    1972 Maxim F 1000/500 Pumper (1972- )
1972    Ladder 1 - 108    1942 Seagrave 65' Ladder Truck (old Onset) (1972-1975)
1973    Rescue 1 - 103    1973 Dodge/Prov Rescue Truck (amb)
1974
1975    Ladder 1 - 108    1975 Maxim F 100' Aerial Ladder (1975-
1975    T3 - 105              1975 Dodge Brush Utility - (Replaced 1953 Tank Truck)
1975    C1 - 101              1975 Ford Station Wagon Chief
1976    Rescue 2 - 104    1976 Chevy/Horton Type I Ambulance
1977
1978
1979    Engine 1 - 106     1979 Maxim F 1500/500 Pumper (lime) (1980-2004)
(1979) Engine 4 - 115     1967 Maxim S 1000/500 Pumper (reassigned Sta.2)
(1979) Ladder 2 - 109      1950 GMC Truck 2 (Retired?)

1980    Rescue 1 - 103    1979 Chevy/Horton Ambulance
1981    Engine 2 - 107     1981 Ford C8000/E-One 1250/500 Pumper (lime/'93 r/w)
1982
1983
1984
1985
(1986) Engine 3 - 112     1972 Maxim F (1986 EJ Murphy Refurb)
1987
1988    Engine 1 - 106     1988 E-One 1500/500/40 Pumper-HR
(1989) Engine 4 - 115     1979 Maxim (1989 Greenwood Refurb) (was E1) (r/w)
1989    Rescue 1 - 103    1989 GMC 7000/Frontline Type I Ambulance

1990    Rescue 1 - 103    1990 GMC 7000/Frontline Type I Ambulance
1991    Rescue 2 - 104    1991 Ford F350/Horton Type I Ambulance
1992
1993                               Fire Chief Paul A Tucker
1993
1994    Ladder 1 - 108    1994 E-One 110'rm Aerial Ladder Truck
1995    Rescue 1 - 103    1995 Chevy/Horton Type I Ambulance
1995    Rescue 2 - 104    1995 Chevy/Horton Type I Ambulance
1996
1997    Engine 3 - 112     1997 E-One 1500/500 Pumper (1997-   )
1998
1999    Forestry 110        1999 Ford F450/Gary's 225/400 Forestry

2001    Rescue 103          2001 Ford F450/Horton Type I Ambulance (2001-2009)
2001    Rescue 104          2001 Ford F450/Horton Type I Ambulance (2001-  )
(2002) Ladder 1 - 110     1994 E-One 110'rm Aerial Ladder Truck (was 108)
(2002) Forestry 108        1999 Ford F450/Garys Forestry (was 110)
2003    Engine 1 - 106     2003 American LaFrance 1500/500 Pumper (2003-2016)
2004    Engine 4 - 115     1988 E-One 1500/500/40 Pumper (was E1-106)
2005
2006    Amb 104              2006 Ford F450/Horton Type I Ambulance (2006-2015)
2007    Engine 107           2007 Pierce Dash 1500/500 (2007-2012) (Replaced 1981)
2008
2009    Amb 103              2009 Ford F450/Horton Type I Ambulance

2010
2011    Amb 105              2011 Ford F550/Horton Type I Ambulance (2011-2019)
2012    Engine 115           2012 E-One Cyclone 1500/500 Pumper (replaced 1988)
(2012) Engine 111           2007 Pierce Dash 1500/500 (was 107)
(2012) Engine 114           2003 American LaFrance 1500/500 (was E1-106)
2013
2014
2015    Amb 104              2015 Ford F550/Horton Type I Ambulance
2016    Engine 114           2016 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/500 Pumper (replaced 2003)
2016    Amb 106              2016 Ford F550/Horton Type I Ambulance
2017
2018    Amb 105              2018 Ford F550/Horton Type I Ambulance
(2019) Dive 116              2011 Ford F550/Horton Type I Dive Truck (was 105)

2020

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E1     106     1937 Ford/Maxim 500   (1937-1957)
E1     106     1957 GMC/Maxim 750  (1957-1979)
E1     106     1979 Maxim F 1500       (1979-1988)  Lime  (to E4 1989)
E1     106     1988 E-One 1500           (1988-
         106      2003 ALF 1500             (2003-

E2     107     1946 International 500   (1946-
E2     107     1962 GMC/Maxim 750  (1962-
E2     107     1981 Ford/E-One 1250  (1981-   ) Lime

E3     112     1972 Maxim F 1000       (1972-   )
E3     112     1997 E-One 1500           (1997-  )

E4     115     1967 Maxim S 1000       (1967-1989)
E4     115     1980 Maxim F 1500       (1989-   )  (1989 Refurb r/w)       

 

MAJOR FIRES & INCIDENTS HISTORY

Major Fires & Emergencies
1988 - Feb 9 - Two people died in a fire in a duplex on Niblick Road at 0240 hrs.
1990 - Jan 18 - A 2 alarm fire caused heavy damage to the Kings Ransom Restaurant on Rte.28 at 2000 hours.
1991 - July 9 - A 0100 hours fire caused $400,000 damage to the Barbo's Wayside Furnature warehouse on Route 28 in Dennisport.  The 30' x 60' wing of the warehouse was destroyed.
1991 - July 28 - A 68 year old woman was rescued from her 75 Cove Road home at 1200 hours and flown to Boston with burns.
1993 - Feb 13 - A stump dump fire on Great Western Road took 6 days to extinguish.

 

INCIDENT HISTORY - RUN STATS

Incident History
Year          Fire        EMS         Total
1930
1931
1932
1933            36                            36
1934            48                            48
1935            23                            23
1936            45                            45
1937            42                            42
1938            49                            49
1939            46                            46
1940            52                            52
1941            56                            56
1942            41                            41
1943            37                            37
1944            63                            63
1945            52                            52
1946            64                            64
1947            86                            86
1948            57                            57
1949            74                            74
1950            66                            66
1951            51                            51
1952            53           63           116
1953            61         124           185
1954            51         135           186
1955            45         161           206
1956            50         171           221
1957            86         166           252
1958            56         208           264
1959            48         226           274
1960            41         238           279
1961            48         258           306
1962            52         239           291
1963            99         374           473
1964          126         356           482
1965          123         379           589
1966          211         437           648
1967          244         473           717
1968          252         480           732
1969          296         614           910
1970          303         702        1,005
1971          362         758        1,120
1972          283         827        1,110
1973          307         937        1,244
1974          382      1,555        1,773
1975          475      1,219        1,694
1976          453      1,217        1,720
1977          608      1,533        2,041
1978          524      1,504        2,028
1979          486      1,509        2,075
1980          589      1,607        2,196
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989


1950            45         161           206
1960            48         258           306
1970          303         702        1,005
1975          475      1,219        1,694
1980          566      1,603        2,169
1985          986      1,631        2,617
1990          675      1,681        2,356
1992
1993
1994
1995       1,060      2,121        3,181
1996       1,139      2,146        3,285
1997       1,250      2,181        3,431
1998          882      2,575        3,456
1999       1,071      2,727        3,798
2000                                       3,747
2001                                       3,967
2002       1,198      2,777        3,975
2003                                      
2004                                       4,299
2005                                       4,491
2006                                       4,425
2007                                       4,669
2008                                       4,676
2009                                       4,510
2010                                       4,587
2011                                       4,948
2012                                       4,441
2013                                       4,620
2014                                       4,686
2015                                       4,979
2016                                       5,103
2017                                       4,963
2018                                       5,404
2019                                       5,480
2020                                       5,030


 

 

Updated January 5, 2021

 

 


Dennis Radio

Dennis Fire Radio Call Sign.............. WQGK 516.........."Dennis Fire"  Nov 2009
Formerly ............................................KCD 492.............."Dennis Fire"
Dennis Dispatch ID.............................Dennis Fire Alarm
Dennis Fire Frequency........................33.86 Mhz..............PL 114.8
Dennis County Frequency...................33.70 Mhz..............PL 114.8
Dennis Fire 800 Talkgroup..................37488....................Simulcast 33.86
Dennis Fire 400 Freq..........................453.325 Mhz......... PL 151.4
Dennis Radio Tone Test......................1805 Hours
Dennis Apparatus Numbers.................100-119

Dennis Police Radio Call Sign..............KCA 366..............County Callsign
Dennis Police Dispatch ID...................KYY 951.............."Dennis Police (Base)"
Dennis Police Frequency.....................Trunking................ On Trunked Radio System
Dennis Police Old Freq.......................155.985 Mhz.........Old Dennis PD
Dennis Police County Freq..................155.565 Mhz........ Old Ch.1
Dennis Police 800 Trunk Group...........38244...................Primary Police Operations
Dennis Police 800 County Group.........36496...................County Talkgroup
Dennis Police Unit IDs........................."I" Item Cars

Dennis Water District..........................47.74
Dennis Water District.......................... 
 

 


Dennis Station Apparatus Assignments

Station 1...........West Dennis
Engine 112.......1997 Emergency One 1500 / 500 / 40 Pumper - HR
Engine 114.......2016 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/500/20 Pumper - HR Jaws
Engine 115.......2012 E-One Typhoon 1500/500 Pumper - HR 
Ladder 110.......1994 Emergency One 110' rm Aerial Ladder Truck  (2011 refurb)
Forestry 108.....1999 Ford F450 / Gary's Truck  225 / 400 Forestry Truck
Amb 104..........2015 Ford F550 / Horton Type I Ambulance   (EMS 345)
Amb 106..........2016 Ford F550 / Horton Type I Ambulance   (EMS 346)
Amb 107..........2012 Ford F450 / Horton Type I Ambulance   (EMS 347)
Dive 116..........2011 Ford F450 / Horton Type I Dive Rescue Truck (was 105)
Car 100............2018 Ford F350 4x4/Warner Utility Pickup Truck 
Car 101............2020 Ford Explorer SUV 4x4 Fire Chief Mark Dellner (black)
Car 102............2017 Ford Explorer SUV 4x4 Asst Chief Donlan (black)
Car 103............2010 Ford Explorer SUV 4x4 Deputy Robert Brown (black)
Marine 117.......1972 17' Boston Whaler / Evinrude 50 hp Rescue Boat
Marine 118.......2007 (2012) Safe Boat 25'  / (2) 115 HP Rescue Boat
DEP.................. 2007 DEP Spill Trailer

Station 2 .........North Dennis
Engine 111....... 2007 Pierce Dash 1500 / 500 / 30 /40  Pumper - HR
Amb 105.......... 2018 Ford F550 / Horton Type I Ambulance   (EMS 345)
Marine 119.......1990s ('07) Boston Whaler 22' / 115 HP Rescue Boat

  

02/28/2020

 

 


The Sample Run Cards
(As listed at BCC 1-16-2002)

 

DIST 1 STRUCTURE     COVERAGE
1ST E112-E106-E115-L110-R103    
WF H72-L41-R104       WD-E107  WD-R62  ND-E233
2ND E107-E43-R63-C51-EMS-C229   WD-E69  WD-R242  HA-E64
3RD E69-E233-H241-L66-C61   WD-E64  ND-E44  EH-E175  HA-E185
4TH E64-E44-C231   WD-E185  ND-E205  HA-E175  EH-E155  SY-E48
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS YA-HA-BR  
BREAKERS F240-BT235-ET295-B316  
FORESTRY YA-HA-BR    
TANKERS BR-CH  
AMBS YA-HA-YA-BR-HA-BR-HY-CH-OR-HY  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

DIST 2 STRUCTURE     COVERAGE
1ST E112-E106-E115-L110-R103-E69    
WF H72-L66-R104   WD-E107  WD-R54  ND-E233  HA-E185
2ND E107-R54-C61-EMS-C229   WD-E43  WD-R242
3RD E43-E233-H241-L41-C51    WD-E45  ND-E234  SY-E48  BR-E175
4TH E45-E234-C231   WD-E48  ND-E44  SY-E826
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS HA-YA-BR  
BREAKERS F240-BT235-B295-B316  
FORESTRY HA-BR-YA  
TANKERS BR-CH  
AMBS HA-YA-HA-YA-BR-CH-BR-CH-OR-HY  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

DIST 3 STRUCTURE     COVERAGE
1ST E106-E112-E107-L110-R103    
WF H241-L41-R104     WD-R63  ND-E44   
2ND E115-E44-R63-EMS-C229   WD-E69  ND-E233  HA-E64
3RD E233-E69-H72-L237-C231   WD-E45  WD-R54   ND-E205 
4TH E205-E43-C61    WD-E64  ND-E234  HA-E185  BR-E175
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS BR-YA-BA  
BREAKERS F240-B235-B295-B316     
FORESTRY YA-BR-HA  
TANKERS BR-WB  
AMBS YA-BR-YA-HA-YA-BR-HA-HY-BA  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 4 STRUCTURE     COVERAGE
1ST E106-E112-E107-L110-R103    
WF H72-L237-R104     WD-R63  ND-E44   
2ND E233-E115-R63-EMS-C229   WD-E43  WD-R53 
3RD E44-E43-H241-L66-C61    WD-E69  ND-E205   YP-E823  HA-E65
4TH E205-E69-C51   WD-E65  ND-E823   HA-E185 
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS BR-HA-YA  
BREAKERS F240-B235-B295-B316  
FORESTRY BR-HA-YA  
TANKERS BR-CH  
AMBS BR-HA-BR-YA-HA-OR-CH-HY  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 5 BRUSH     COVERAGE
1ST F240-B235    
WF      
2ND F67-F49-B295   WD-F187  ND-B461
3RD      
4TH      
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS    
BREAKERS    
FORESTRY    
TANKERS    
AMBS    
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 6E ROUTE 6     COVERAGE
1ST E112-E106-R103-R104-E69-R63    
WF      
2ND      
3RD      
4TH      
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS    
BREAKERS    
FORESTRY    
TANKERS    
AMBS    
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 6W ROUTE 6     COVERAGE
1ST E112-E106-R103-R104    
WF      
2ND      
3RD      
4TH      
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS    
BREAKERS    
FORESTRY    
TANKERS    
AMBS    
         


 

 

 

 

 

Note:  The run cards above are a partial listing provided for quick reference only.  Additional coverage assignments for other fire departments were left off for simplicity purposes.  These run cards are in effect as of the date posted with them.  It is interesting to use the run cards to track and compare the flow of apparatus to fires in various parts of town.  It is important to remember that these cards reflect resources available when they were written.  Additional apparatus, changes in station assignments, staffing issues, and individual department policies may have changed since these cards were written.  This may  have an effect on the actual apparatus response to incidents when they occur.