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Edgartown Fire Department
PO Box 2097
68 Pease's Point Way South
Edgartown, MA  02539
Department
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Emergency    911
Emergency    508-693-1212
Non Emer      311
Business        508-627-5167
FAX               508-627-1229
Dispatch        508-693-1214
Dispatch        154.325  91.5   WQAS 838  
Operations    153.770 114.8  WPRS 252
Ambulances   158.790 91.5    WNMJ 229
Police             158.850  91.5    "860"
Dept Freq      154.415
Station           WPQZ 443 Base
Dispatch by   Dukes County Communications

Fire Chief  Alexander Schaeffer     C-210
(2017)

Edgartown, Massachusetts
Dukes County
Martha's Vineyard

Established 1855
2 Fire Stations     8 Apparatus
  45 Personnel  4 Career  41Call
 Apparatus 200s

Area              27.0 Square Miles
Population     4,067  (2010)
Density          150 per sq mile

2000   xx Calls
2010   xx Calls
2019   xx Calls
2020   xx Calls

Sta.1    Sta.2  Sta.2
Sta.3    Sta.4

5 Engines
1 Ladder
1 Brush
2 Ambs
1 Rescue
0 Cars
5 Misc

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Edgartown Fire Association on Facebook
 

 

Leadership - Officers:   
Fire Chief Alexander J Schaeffer               Car 210                   (         )
Deputy Chief R Andrew Kelly                   Car 211
Asst Chief Geoffrey Freeman
Admin Asst Anita Billings
 

IAFF: Local

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Email Contact
General Info:
Fire Chief

 

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Total Personnel
 

Career Personnel
(   )   Fire Chief
(   )   Deputy Chiefs
(   )   Captains
(   )   Lieutenants
(   )   Fire Prevention
(   )   Firefighters
(   )   Admin Sec

Including:
(   )  Paramedics
(   )  Basic EMTs
(   )  First Responders

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Call Personnel:
(   )   Fire Chief
(   )   Deputy Chiefs
(   )   Captains
(   )   Lieutenants
(   )   Call Firefighters     

Including:
(   )    Paramedics 
(   )    Basic EMTs 
(   )    First Responders

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Staffing:
There are (   ) Groups of (   ) Personnel
Minimum staffing is (   ) per shift
Each group works an average (   ) hour week on a (   ) day totation
The work week includes (   ) shifts from ____ to _____
The work schedule is:

Station staffing is:      (   ) Station __  (   ) Station __
Minimum Staffing is: (   ) Station __  (   ) Station __

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Station:
Station (  ) staffing is:          (   ) Officers, (   ) FFs
 

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Dispatch by:
Dispatched by

E911 PSAP:          DUKES - Dukes County Communications
E911 Backup:        BSO - Barnstable Sheriff's Department
911 Secondary:     N/A - Dukes County Dispatches Fire Department

 

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INCIDENTS - FIRE DEPT
2009           823 Calls  (555 were EMS)
2018        1,364 Calls  (620 were EMS)


Apparatus History:
Edgartown Major Apparatus History

1855 - Button Hand Tub Pumper (served 1855-1938)  Currently in Edgartown FD Museum
1927 - Engine 1 - Mack AB
500 gpm Pumper (1927- ) Currently in Edgartown FD Museum
1931 - Engine 2 - Ford AA / Barton 350/200 Forestry
1938 - Ladder 1 - Mack 500/125 City Service Ladder Truck
1949 - Engine 2 - Ford 500/1000 4x4 Pumper (To Chappy 1956)
1952 - Engine 1 - Mack 405 AB 500/500 Pumper (1952-19  )  Current at EFD Museum
1956 - Engine 3 - Ford / Maynard 750/750 Brush Breaker-Engine
1963 - Engine 4  - FWD/Farrar 750/500 Pumper
1971 - Ladder 1 - FWD/Farrar 4x4 750fm/300 75' Aerial Ladder
1977 - Engine 2 - Ford/E-One 1000/750 Pumper  (Chappy 2007)
1983 - Rescue    - Chevy Rescue Truck, Jaws
1983 - 223 - Engine 3 - GMC/E-One 4x4 750/750 Pumper  (Chappy
1985 - Engine 1 - Ford C8000/E-One 1000/500 Pumper
1989 - 224 - Engine 4 - Ford C8000/E-One 1250/500 Pumper
1994 - Utility - Ford F250 Pickup 125 gals
1994 - 251 - Ladder 1 - Emergency One 75' Ladder Truck
1999 - Rescue  - Ford E450/Horton Type III Ambulance
2000 - Rescue 1 - Ford/E-One Rescue Truck
2002 - 230 - Utility - Ford F350 Pickup
2003 - Boat  - Carolina Skiff Boat
2005 - Rescue   - Ford E450/Horton Type III Ambulance
2005 - Boat   - Inflatable (Chappy Boat)
2006 - Car   - Ford Experdition
2007 - Engine 2 - Emergency One 1250/750/20 CAFS Pumper
2009 - Dive - Dive Truck
2011 - 263 - Rescue - International/Horton Type I Ambulance  (Echo 91)
2013 - 267 - Boat - 2007 Safeboat 25'
2014 - 221 - Engine 1 - KME 1500/750/15/30 Pumper - HR
2014 - 233 - Tanker - International/KME 1250/2000 Tanker (Chappy)
2015 - 230 - Forestry - Ford F350 4x4 125/150 Forestry
2016 - 262 - Rescue - Ford F550 4x4/Lifeline Type I Ambulance (Echo 90)
2016 - 200 - Car - Ford F150 4x4 Pickup Command/EMS  (Echo 93)
2018 - 222 - Engine 2 - KME 1500/720/20 Pumper

 

 

NOTES:
Previous Officers

Car 210 - Fire Chief Peter Shemeth
Car 211 - Deputy Chief Alex Scheaffer
Car 212 - Asst Chief Andrew Kelley

Chief Antone Bettencort retired in 2006.  The new chief is Peter Shemeth, a long time deputy chief in Edgartown.

EDGARTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
72 Pease's Point Way South, Edgartown, MA 02539  PO Box 1118
Phone   508-627-4343
FAX     508-627-4577
Police Chief Bruce R McNamee

1979 APPARATUS ROSTER
EDGARTOWN FIRE DEPT
KFC 362
M-30    Fire Chief
M-31    Engine #1 - Pumper. Mack 500gpm, 250gal, master stream, 4" poly supply line
M-32    Engine #2 - Pumper. Ford. 1000gpm, 750gals, foam, 4" poly supply hose
M-33    Engine #3 - Brush/Pumper. Int. 500gpm, 450gals (250gpm pump & roll). (Chappy)
M-34    Engine #4 - Pumper. FWD.SWD. 750gpm, 550gals, (250gpm pump & roll),
M-35    Ladder #1 - Ladder Truck. FWD AWD. 85' Aerial Ladder. 750gpm, 500gal.
M-36    Deputy Chief
M-37    Asst Chief
M-38    F-Troop - Brush Breaker/Pumper. Ford. 500gpm, 750gal, pump & roll
M-39    Rescue #1 - Chevy Van

 

1995 APPARATUS ROSTER
EDGARTOWN FIRE DEPT
STATION #1    Pease Point Way
M-30    C-210   Fire Chief Antone Bettencourt
M-38    C-211   Deputy Chief Look
M-37    C-212   Deputy Chief Thomas
M-37A C-213   Captain Kelly
M-39    C-219   C.D. Director
M-31    E-221   1985 Ford C/E-One 1000/500 Pumper. Red. 1200' 4" LDH
M-32    E-222   1978 Ford F900/E-One 1000/750 Pumper. 1200' 4" LDH Reel.
M-34    E-224   1989 Ford C/E-One 1250/750 Pumper. Red. 1000' 4" LDH
M-35    L-251   1972 Farrar cf/Grove 750fm/300  75' Aerial Ladder
M-36    R-261   1984 Chevy C30 4x4/Heavy Rescue. Jaws.

STATION #2    Chappaquiddick
M-35A  C-214  Captain Cressy
M-33     E-223  1981 GMC 9000 4x4/      750/750 Pumper
M-33     T-233  1976 Dodge 2000 gallon Tanker


 

Updated  01-04-21