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The West Barnstable Fire Department was established in 1949.......................West Barnstable is one of the 5 independant fire districts within the Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA......................West Barnstable operates from 1 fire station which is staffed days only 7 days a week, relying heavily on call personnel.........................WBFD protects an area of about 13.5 square miles with a population of approximately 2,000......................There were 450 incidents in West Barnstable in 2002.......................200  Fire calls and 250 EMS incidents.................

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West Barnstable Fire Department
2160 Meetinghouse Way
West Barnstable, MA  02668
Department
Stations
Apparatus
Sta.Appar
Personnel
Radio
Run Cards
History
News
Community
Emergency 911
Emergency 508-362-3131
Business     508-362-3241
FAX            508-362-3683
Dispatch     508-563-4200
Radio          33.04   114.8
800 Talk     37840
Fire Alarm  WQDR 782
Dispatched by BSO

Fire Chief Joseph Maruca  (2005)

West Barnstable Fire District
Barnstable, Massachusetts
Barnstable County
Mid Cape Cod Region

Established 1949
1 Fire Station     7 Apparatus
44 Personnel  8 Career  36 Call
Apparatus 280-299

Area             13.5 Square Miles
Population    2,000   (2000)
Density        148 per sq mile

Fire          xxx
EMS        xxx
Total        629
  
(2016 stats)

Sta.1    Sta.2
Sta.3    Sta.4

1 Engines
2 Tankers
1 Ladder
2 Brush
1 Ambs
1 Cars
2 Misc

   West Barnstable Website

Total Personnel: 44

Career Personnel: 8
(1) Fire Chief
(1) Deputy Chief
(0) Captain
(4) Shift Lieutenants
(0) Senior Privates
(1) Firefighter
(1) Admin Asst

Including:
(6) Paramedics,
(0) EMT-I,
(1) EMTs,
(   ) First Responders

IAFF: Local 3642. Personnel are civilian.

Staffing:
There are (5) shift personnel providing 24 hour coverage 0800-0800.
(1) Lieutenant/Medic per shift
(1) Fulltime FF/Medic (TU-FR 08-1800)
(4) Personnel working 24 hour shifts (1 per shift) 1-0-1-0-0-0-0-0  (new 1/1/06)
Station staffing is as follows: (2) Station 1 days M-F 0800-1800
Station staffing (1) nights 1800-0800
The minimum staffing is (1) Station 1 0800-0800
Call personnel may be supplementing fulltime staffing on nights, weekends

Dispatched by:
Barnstable County Sheriff's Department dispatchers
Working (8) hour shifts

Station:
Station 1 staffing is (2) personnel days and (1) nights

Officers:
Fire Chief  Joseph Maruca      (Car 291)  Sept 22, 2005
Deputy  David Paananen (P)   (Car 292)  May 2014

Group 1:  Lieut. Ed Clough  (P)    (Car 299)
Group 2:  Lieut. Chris Greim (P)
Group 3:  Lieut. William Murray (P)
Group 4:  Lieut. Troy Jewett (P)

Call Personnel: 36
(1) Call Captain,
(2) Call Lieut.,
(0) Call Sr Pvt,
(28) Call FFs 
(5) Other

Including:
(1) Paramedic,
(0) EMT I,
(15) EMTs,
(3) First Responders
The department relies heavily on call personnel and has a large call force with liberal living area requirements enabling members to live well outside the district. It is one of the few active Call Departments in the mid Cape area. Some members provide day and night station coverage.


Staff Capt Ed Crowley (P) (Car 288)
G1 -
G2 -  Lt Kevin Duquette
G3 -  Lt John Garafoli
G4 - 
 

Updated 09/08/17

Barnstable Police Department

Barnstable Police Department
1200 Phinney's Lane
Hyannis, MA 02601
Emergency 911    Emergency  508-775-1212
Business  508-775-0387     Fax  508-790-0062

Police Chief Paul MacDonald  (Easy 1) 2006

 


West Barnstable Information


Barnstable Incorporated as a town 1639
West Barnstable Fire District Established in July 1949

West Barnstable Fire District
Area 13.5 Square Miles
Population Approx 2,000
Fire District Tax $1.60 Residential per thousand
Fire District Tax $2,46 commercial per thousand
2006

Town of Barnstable Website

City/Town Name: Town of Barnstable
1990 Population: 40,949
2000 Population: 45,187
2003 Population: 48,907
Registered Voters: 33,783
2000 School Enrollments: 7,763
2000 School Enrollments: 6,667
Population Over 65: 8,285
Square Miles: 60.17
Public Road Miles: 348.44
Income Per Capita 1999: $25,554
Median Family Income: $54,026
EQV Per Capita: $240,195
Avg. Tax Bill: $2,784
Residential Tax Rate: 7.92 
Commercial Tax Rate: 9.04
Operating Budget: $112,989,323
 

Massachusetts Municipal Association

City/Town Name: Town of Barnstable
Community Profiles: http://www.mass.gov/dhcd/iprofile/020.pdf
City/Town Hall Address: 367 Main St.
City/Town: Hyannis
State: MA
Zip Code: 02601
Business Hours: 8:30 a.m.­4:30 p.m. (Mon­Fri)
County: Barnstable
World Wide Web Address: http://www.town.barnstable.ma.us/
Area Code: 508
Main Telephone: 862-4000
Main Fax: 775-3344
TTY/TDD:
Police Department: 775-0387
Fire Department: WB Fire Department  362.3241
Public Works: 790-6300
Planning: 790-6290
Schools: 790-6440
Library: 428-5757
Town Clerk: 862-4044
City Council: 862-4610
Board of Selectmen:
City Clerk:

 

DHCD Community Profile

Added Jan 6, 2002
Updated April 4, 2006

 


West Barnstable 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 West Barnstable Fire Department was established in July 1949.  The West Barnstable Fire Department was the last of Barnstable's 5 fire districts to form.  The original fire house was on Route 6A.  The building, a 2 bay cinderblock firehouse housed the department's pumper and a county brush breaker for many years.  In 1973 the department added its first ambulance, a used Cadillac purchased for $1.00 from the Cotuit Fire Department. As the department grew and additional apparatus purchased, additional space was rented in a former chicken house off Parker Road.  In 1988, a new fire house was constructed on Route 149.  

FIRE CHIEFS


Fire Chief John P Jenkins - 1973-2005
Fire Chief Joseph Maruca  2005-

FIRE STATIONS HISTORY

1633 Main Street - Built 1950's  
2160 Meetinghouse Way (Rte 149) - Built 1988

FIRE APPARATUS HISTORY

1975 Apparatus Roster

West Barnstable Station
Engine 1.........292.......1956 Ford / Bean 500 gpm / 500 gallon high pressure Pumper
C-14.............C-14......1958 Maxim 800 gallon Brush Breaker  (County)
Tanker 1........296........1960's International / 1000 gpm / 5000 gallon Tractor Trailer Tanker
Rescue...........293........1950's Cadillac Ambulance (former Cotuit 262)
Car 1.............291.........Fire Chief

MAJOR FIRES & INCIDENTS HISTORY

Major Fire and Emergency Incidents
1988 - Oct 10 - West Barnstable Call Firefighter Paul R Caron, age 43, died from injuries sustained when his private vehicle went off the road and struck a tree while responding to an emergency call at 2318 hrs.
1989 - Jan 19 - A tragic fire took the lives of a mother, age 43, and 2 children, ages 9 and 12, on Apollo Drive in West Barnstable.  The fire was later determined to have been set by the father who was charged with murder and arson.
1994 - Feb 8 - A 2 alarm fire destroyed a historic building at the corner of Route 6A and Route 149.  Over 100 animals and exotic fowl were killed in the fire.

INCIDENT HISTORY - RUN STATS

Incident History
Year           Fire             EMS               Total
1950
1960
1970
1975
1980                                                       309
1985
1990           166             173                   339
1992           182             228                   410
1993           179             209                   388
1994           184             218                   402
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000                                                        431
2001                                                        443
2002            200             250                   450
2003                                                        555
2004                                                        504
2005                                                        536
2006                                                        504
2007                                                        534
2008                                                        561
2009                                                        533
2010                                                        569
2011                                                        649
2012                                                        608
2013                                                        654
2014                                                        630
2015                                                        758
2016                                                        629

 

 


Updated 03/12/17

 


West Barnstable Radio

WBFD Fire Radio Call Sign...................WQDR 782....."West Barnstable Fire"
WBFD Dispatch Call Sign......................WQDR 782....."Barnstable County Control"
WBFD Dispatch ID...............................West Barnstable Fire Alarm
WBFD Former Call Sign........................KCF 319
WBFD Fire Frequency..........................33.04 Mhz..............PL 114.8     1/07
WBFD County Frequency.....................33.70 Mhz..............PL 114.8
WBFD Fire 800 Talkgroup...................37840....................Simulcast 33.04
WBFD Radio Tone Test.......................1800 Hours
WBFD Apparatus Numbers..................280-299
Dispatch by...........................................Barnstable Sheriff's Department Dispatchers

Barnstable Police Radio Call Sign...........KCA 374..............County Callsign
Barnstable Police Dispatch ID................KCA 374............."Barnstable Police"
Barnstable Police Frequency..................855.2125 Mhz.......Conventional 800
Barnstable Police Old Freq....................155.970 Mhz.........Old BPD radio
Barnstable Police County Freq...............155.565 Mhz........ Old Ch.1
Barnstable Police 800 Trunk Group........38096...................Not utilized
Barnstable Police 800 County Group......36496...................County Talkgroup
Barnstable Police Unit IDs......................"E" Easy Cars

The Water District..................................There is no water system in West Barnstable
                                                              (Some hydrants from Barnstable & COMM exist)

 


WBFD Station Apparatus Assignments

Station 1..........West Barnstable
Engine 294.......2002 Pierce Dash 1500/750/40 CAFS Pumper - HR Jaws
Eng.Tank 296..1985 (2005 refurb) Pierce Arrow 2000/3000 Pumper Tanker
Tanker 286......1990 (2008) Oshkosh 500/5000 Tanker
Ladder 297......2002 (2006) Pierce Quantum 1500/400  75' Quint Aerial Ladder Truck
Forestry 288....1998 (2017) LMTV 4x4 100/500 Forestry
Breaker 295.....1967 ('82) International 5 ton Mil 6x6 / Young 300/1000 Brush Breaker (OOS)
Patrol 290........2011 Ford F550 4x4 100/200 Forestry Truck
Ambulance 293......2007 Chevy 4500 / Lifeline Type I Ambulance (EMS 330)
Squad 287........2004 Ford F350 4x4 Utility
Car 291............Fire Chief  Car (POV)
Car 292............Deputy Chief (POV)
Car 280............2007 Chevy 2500 4x4 4 Door Pickup Truck
Ice....................8' Ray Ice Sled
Lighting Plant...2005 Magnum 6000w Generator/Light tower
Air Supply........2011 Scott Cascade Trailer
 
09
/08/17

 

 


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

 
DIST 1 STRUCTURE   COVERAGE
1ST E294-L297-ET296-B295-F290-R293    WB-E305
WF      
2ND E305-E202-R203-T464-E453-C441    WB-E302  OS-E265  FO-E406
3RD L206-E302-B316-C301-E822-ET352-EMS-C229   WB-E451  SA-E406  FO-E355
4TH C201-E451-T414-E233-ET186-R324   WB-E826  HY-E43
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS L206-L307-LT450-LT829-L126-L41-L110-L26  
BREAKERS B316-B267-B6-B461-B5-B463-B354-B128  
FORESTRY F317-F460-E306-F46-F67-F238  
TANKERS T464-ET352-T414-ET186-T96-T484  
AMBS CO-SA-BA-CO-SA-CT-HY-CO-SA-MA  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 2

STRUCTURE

 

COVERAGE

1ST

E294-L297-ET296-B295-F290-R293  

 

 WB-E305

WF

 

 

 

2ND

E202-R203-C201-E305-T464-E822

 

WB-E302  OS-E265

3RD

L206-E302-B316-C301-E453-ET352-EMS-C229

 

WB-E826  HY-E43  FO-E406

4TH

C441-R324-E826-T414-E233-ET186

 

WB-E303  MM-E355

5TH

     
       
 

SPECIAL CALLS

   

LADDERS

 L206-L307-LT829-LT450-L126-L41-L110-L26

 

BREAKERS

B316-B267-B6-B461-B5-B463-B354-B128

 

FORESTRY

F317-F460-E306-F46-F67-F238  

 

TANKERS

T464-ET352-T414-ET186-T96-T484

 

AMBS

BA-CO-HY-CO-SA-CT-SA-YA-CO-YA

 
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 2-11 STRUCTURE   COVERAGE
1ST C441-C460-LT450-E451-E452-E453-R458-R459   SA-E123  ES-ET296  FO-E407  SG-E125
WF     OR-E64  OR-R182  EH-E185
2ND E123-ET296-L126-R361-C141-EMS-C229   SA-E407  SA-R262  ES-E294  FO-E355  WB-E202
3RD E407-E294-L297-R262-C291   SA-E355  SA-R134  ES-E205  FO-E265  WB-E302
MM-E305
4TH E125-E302-LT829-R324-C361   SA-E125  SA-R324  ES-E302  FO-E265  WB-E826   
SG-PL E6
5TH E125-E302-LT829-R324-C361   SA-E265  SA-R36  ES-E826  FO-E351  WB-E42   
MA-E25
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS BO-WB-BA-CO-HY-FA-YA-PL-WA  
BREAKERS BO-WB-OT-MA-CO-BO-FA-MA-PL-B6-WA  
FORESTRY    
TANKERS WB-OT-MA-FA  
AMBS BO-WB-MA-CT-CO-BA-BO-FA-MA-CO-HY  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 3

STRUCTURE

 

COVERAGE

1ST

E294-L297-ET296-B295-F290-R293

 

WB-E305

WF

 

 

 

2ND

E305-E302-C301-T464-R458 

 

WB-E202  OS-E265

3RD

L206-E202-C201-B316-E822-ET352-EMS-C229

 

WB-E826  HY-E43 

4TH

E826-R262-C261-T414-E233-ET186  

 

WB-E452  ES-E453  FO-E406

5TH

   

  

       
 

SPECIAL CALLS

   

LADDERS

L206-L307-LT829-LT450-L126-L41-L110-L26

 

BREAKERS

B316-B267-B6-B461-B5-B463-B354-B128

 

FORESTRY

F317-F460-E306-F46-F67-F238  

 

TANKERS

T464-ET352-T414-ET186-T96-T484 

 

AMBS

CO-BA-CO-CT-HY-SA-CO-MA-SA-YA

 
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 3-1   STRUCTURE   COVERAGE
1ST E294-L297-ET296-F290-R293    WB-E304
WF      
2ND E304-E302-C301-R458   WB-E265  OS-E303  MM-E355
3RD L206-C301-E826-E265-EMS-C229    WB-E452  ES-E453  FO-E406
4TH E205-R203-L307-E452-C261   WB-E453  ES-E451  SA-E123  SG-E122
5TH E453-C441-E822-R262      WB-E42  HY-E43 
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS L206-L307-LT829-LT450-L126-L41-L110-L26  
BREAKERS B316-B267-B6-B461-B5-B463-B354-B128  
FORESTRY F317-F460-E306-F46-F67-F238    
TANKERS T464-ET352-T414-ET186-T96-T484  
AMBS CO-BA-CO-CT-HY-SA-CO-MA-SA-YA  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 4 STRUCTURE - SANDY NECK   COVERAGE
1ST F290-ET296-B295-R293   WB-E304
WF     OR-E64  OR-R182  EH-E185
2ND F317-B267-C4-BA BOAT   WB-E304  
3RD F108-F67-C3-EMS-C229   WB-E304  
4TH F238-F187-F90-F276    WB-E304  
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS    
BREAKERS    
FORESTRY    
TANKERS 464-352-414  
AMBS SA-SA-BA-CO-CT-CO-HY-BO-MA  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 5 STRUCTURE - NON HYD HI HAZARD   COVERAGE
1ST      
WF      
2ND E202-L206-C201-E304-E302-C301-T464-E453-ET352-R262-R134-C231-EMS-C229   WB-E265  WB-E451  OS-E303  MM-E355
SA-E123  SG-E122  FO-E407
3RD E265-C261-E451-E452-C441-B316-E822-LT829-E355-C371-T414-E233-R103-C61   WB-E205  WB-E305  CE-E826  HY-E43  SA-E122
SG-E124  MM-E351  MA-E23  BA-E42
4TH E205-E305-E826-E234-ET186-T96-T484   WB-E42  BA-E44  CE-E43  HY-E48  YP-E106
5TH      
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS    
BREAKERS    
FORESTRY    
TANKERS    
AMBS    
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 6 BRUSH   COVERAGE
1ST F290-B295-ET296-R293   WB-E305
WF      
2ND E294-B316-C301-B267-T464-B6-C2   WB-E305
3RD E305-B461-B463-C441-B5-ET352-C371-B408-P18     EMS-229   WB-E205  WB-B128
4TH B128-C141-B409-B354-B15-ET186-C231   WB-E205  WB-B129  SA-MYLES BRK
5TH B129-B127-B353-B16-T414-MYLES 5&6    WB-E205  WB-BTF 2A  MA-BTF 2B
       
  SPECIAL CALLS    
LADDERS    
BREAKERS    
FORESTRY    
TANKERS    
AMBS    
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIST 1 HAZ MAT / AIRCRAFT   COVERAGE
1ST E294-ET296-L297-B295-F290-R293   WB-E304
WF      
2ND E202-C201-E304-C301-T464    WB-ET352
3RD E822-ET352-OT ARFF-EMS-C229   WB-E302
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.