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Apparatus - Stations - Department - Incidents
TRURO
FIRE DEPARTMENT
Barnstable County
Updated
March 6, 2022

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TRURO AMBULANCE

Truro Ambulance 486
2021 RAM 4x4 / Braun Type I Ambulance

Dec 2021




 

 


TRURO TANKER

Engine Tender 484
2019 Freightliner 114SD / Pierce FXT
1000/3000

July 2019



 

RETIRING TRURO TANKER

TRURO TANKER 484
1987 GMC Top Kick / Maxim 350/2000 Tanker
Believed to be the LAST SERVING MAXIM on Cape Cod
Retiring July 2019

 

 

TRURO CAR

TRURO CAR 471
2015 Ford Expedition 4x4 SUV
Fire Chief Car

Sept 2015

 


TRURO ENGINE


TRURO ENGINE  482
2013 International Workstar 4x4/Rosenbauer Timberwolf
Urban Inferface Pumper
1250/750/30

July 2013

Replaced 1976 Chevy/Maynard 750/800 Pumper


 

RETIRED TRURO ENGINE

Truro Engine 482
1976 Chevy / Maynard Pumper
750/800
Originally Engine 2 (282)
Retired in 2013
Replaced by 2013 International / Timberwolf Pumper

 




 


TRURO APPARATUS

FUTURE TRURO TENDER
1996 Military 5 ton received from surplus
being converted into 1200 gallon tender for Truro

 

FUTURE TRURO RURAL FIRE TRUCK
1994 former Military 2.5 ton surplus apparatus.
Expected to be available for use in emergency situations,
weather emergencies, or off road access problems.
Eventual plans for equipping with a tank and pump
for off road fire fighting.

 


Truro New Engine



TRURO ENGINE 483
Truro FD took delivery of their new 2006 HME / Ferrara Pumper
in Oct 2006.  It has 1500gpm, 1000gals, Class A & B FoamPro CAFS system.
It has hydraulic generator, lighting, deckgun, 4" LDH, hard suction, etc..
The new engine is the first cab forward in Truro and also the first to have a white roof.
Replaced 1969 Chevy / Maynard pumper.
To go in service later in October 2006.

Oct 2006


Old E483 retires

Truro New Chief Car


Car 471
2004 Ford LTD Crown Victoria Fire Chief Car
Jan 2004


Truro New Ambulance


Truro Rescue 486
2003 Ford E450 / Braun Type III Ambulance
Delivered June 2003 

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Truro Fire Department Chief Car

Car 471

Photo Sept 2002

1993 Ford LTD Fire Chief Car
Former police cruiser.

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Truro Fire Department's Forestry Truck

Forestry 480

Delivered 2001

2001 Ford F350 4x4 / Fire One Forestry Truck
250 gpm / 200 gallons / Class A foam
Replaced Squad 480

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Truro's Newest Rescue


R487 - EMS Rescue 371
Truro recently placed a 1999 Ford E450 Super Duty / Braun Ambulance in service at Truro Fire Headquarters. It is white with an orange stripe.

 
 


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New Truro Fire Chief

TRURO FIRE CHIEF
The new Truro Fire Chief Tim Collins started in October 2015.
He replaced Chief Brian Davis who served as Chief since 2008.
Chief Collins has been in fire and EMS since the late 1970's
starting with Dartmouth FD and then working fulltime for the
Lakeville FD as a Lieutenant and paramedic.
Welcome Chief!

 

 
Truro Chief
Brian Davis named Fire Chief September 2008.
Truro Chief
Long time Truro fire chief Thomas "Punchy" Prada retired after 20 years as chief and 49 years on the department. March 2008. Deputy John Garran serving as acting chief until a replacement is named.
Truro Runs in 2001
Truro responded to 612 calls in 2001, up 17 calls from 2000.  The 2.9% increase puts TFD at 1.7 calls per day.
 
 

 

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