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COTUIT BOAT

COTUIT MARINE 266
2014 (2018) Metal Shark 29' Defiant
Twin Honda 225 HP outboards
Sept 2018


WAREHAM SQUAD

WAREHAM SQUAD 4
Former Military Hummer
Utility vehicle
Sept 2018


MARION BOAT

MARION MARINE 225
2007 (2018) Safeboat 25' Rescue Boat
Twin Suzuki 250 HP
Sept 2018


 
 


BREWSTER AMBULANCE

 

BREWSTER AMBULANCE 242
2018 Ford F550 / LifeLine Type I Ambulance
August 2018

 


ORLEANS PICKUP

 

ORLEANS CAR 167
2018 Ford F150 Pickup
August 2018

 


HYANNIS PICKUP



HYANNIS NEW "SERVICE 1"
2018 Dodge RAM 2500
August 2018
 


SANDWICH "ACTING" ENGINE

SANDWICH ENGINE 451 (ACTING)
1989 Pierce Lance 1500/1000
(Formerly Brewster Engine 233)
Replaced 2007 Sutphen

 

SANDWICH ENGINE 451
(Engine 1)
The 2007 Sutphen 1250/750 Pumper
Found recently to have severe frame corrosion which has resulted in the
vehicle being taken out of service.  Sandwich does not have a spare, and now
with 3 staffed stations, has left Sandwich an engine short.  As a result, they
have borrowed the recently retired 1989 Pierce Lance former Brewster Engine 233.
The search for a new replacement engine is in progress.
August 2018

 


CHATHAM HIGHWATER

CHATHAM HIGHWATER
Chatham has taken delivery of the 1998 Military LMTV
that previously served as West Barnstable Forestry 288
since 2017.  The vehicle will be used for storm / high water
rescue situations in Chatham.
Aug 2018

 


WEST BARNSTABLE ADDITIONS

WEST BARNSTABLE HUMVE
West Barnstable has been working on a Humve.
August 2018

 

WEST BARNSTABLE FORESTRY
West Barnstable acquired this 5 ton military vehicle to serve as the replacement
for Forestry 288.  The previous LMTV was transferred to Chatham FD.
The new WBFD vehicle will have a tank and pump and be capable of
various duties.
August 2018

 

 


BARNSTABLE AMBULANCE

BARNSTABLE AMBULANCE 204
2007 Chevy 4500 / LifeLine Type I Ambulance
Formerly West Barnstable Ambulance 293
July 2018

 


EASTHAM TRAILER

EASTHAM BEACH-WATER TRAILER
2018 EZ-Haul carries beach and water rescue equipment
June 2018

 


DUXBURY ENGINE

DUXBURY ENGINE 3
2018 Pierce Dash CF 4 door Pumper
1500 gpm - 750 gallons
June 2018
 

 


ONSET ENGINE-TANKER

 

ONSET ENGINE 3
2018 International 4x4 / KME
1250 gpm / 1800 gallons
May 2018

 


SANDWICH AMBULANCE

SANDWICH AMBULANCE 457
2018 Ford F550 4x4 / Life Line Type I Ambulance
May 2018

 


BOURNE CAR

BOURNE CAR 141
2017 Chevy Tahoe
Chief Car
May 2018
 


WEST BARNSTABLE AMBULANCE

WEST BARNSTABLE AMBULANCE 293
2018 Ford F550 4x4 / Life Line Type I Ambulance
May 2018
 

 


MUST BE MY SIGN

Goes without sayin'

 

 

 





 

RECENT APPARATUS
FEATURED APPARATUS RECENT DELIVERIES
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CARVER EMS AMBULANCE

CARVER EMS AMBULANCE 2
2017 Ford E450 / Life Line Type III Ambulance
April 2018

 


CHATHAM AMBULANCE

CHATHAM AMBULANCE 182
2018 Ford F550 4x4 / LifeLine Type I Ambulance
April 2018

 


DUXBURY AMBULANCE

DUXBURY AMBULANCE 3
2018 Dodge Ram 5500 / Demers Type I Ambulance
April 2018
 

 

 


WELLFLEET AMBULANCE

 WELLFLEET AMBULANCE 99
2018 Ford F550 / Horton Type I Ambulance
April 2018

 


YARMOUTH AMBULANCE

 

YARMOUTH AMBULANCE 56
2018 Dodge Ram 5500 / Horton Type I Ambulance
April 2018

 


BREWSTER SQUAD ENGINE

 BREWSTER SQUAD ENGINE 241
2018 Ferrera Inferno
1750 / 750 / 30
Heavy Rescue Engine replaced E233 & HR241
April 2018

 


CHATHAM ENGINE

 

CHATHAM ENGINE 185
2018 Rosenbauer Commander Pumper
2000 / 750 /30
April 2018

 


CHATHAM ENGINE

 

CHATHAM ENGINE 186
2018 Rosenbauer Commander Pumper
2000 / 750 /30
April 2018


 


LAKEVILLE ENGINE

 

LAKEVILLE ENGINE 1
2018 Smeal Pumper
1500 / 750
April 2018

 


"LAKEVILLE" ENGINE

 

LAKEVILLE ENGINE 4
Freetown, Engine 4, On Loan to Lakeville
1986 Ford / Ranger
1250 / 1000
(Lakeville E2 and E3 out of service)
April 2018

 

 


WEST BARNSTABLE ENGINE

WEST BARNSTABLE ENGINE 294
2018 Rosenbauer Commander
1500 / 750 /30
April 2018
 

 


CARVER SQUAD

CARVER SQUAD 1
2017 Ford F350 4x4 / BFX Forestry
105 / 200
April 2018

 

 


DUXBURY HIGH WATER

DUXBURY HIGH WATER 9
1994 Stewart & Stevenson LMTV
April 2018

 

 


HARWICH FORESTRY

HARWICH FORESTRY 71
Former military LMTV
Combined high water and forestry use.
500 gallon skid unit - formerly Mashpee B353
April 2018
 


 


SANDWICH BREAKER

 

SANDWICH BREAKER 462
1991 BMY Harasco 5 ton / 2017 Fire One Brush Breaker
150 / 750
April 2018
 

 


BARNSTABLE CAR

 

BARNSTABLE CAR 210
2017 Chevy Tahoe
Deputy Car
April 2018

 


 


BREWSTER PICKUP

 

BREWSTER CAR 230
2017 Ford F350 / Knapheide Pickup
April 2018

 


CHATHAM PICKUP

 

CHATHAM CAR 180
2018 Ford F250 Pickup Truck
April 2018
 


DUXBURY CAR

 

DUXBURY CAR 3
2018 Chevy Tahoe 4x4 SUV Shift Commander
April 2018



KINGSTON CAR

 

KINGSTON FIRE CHIEF C-1
2017 Chevy Tahoe
April 2018

 


MARION CAR

MARION CHIEF C-1
2018 Chevy Tahoe
April 2018

 


ONSET CAR

 

ONSET CHIEF C-1
2017 Ford Explorer
April 2018



ONSET CAR

ONSET CHIEF C-10
2011 Ford Expedition
Duty Officer Vehciel
Former C1
April 2018

 


HYANNIS - WHAT'S YOUR NUMBER?

Hyannis Fire Department has begun using a different apparatus radio ID system
as of  February 19, 2018.  Essentially it is as follows.
Hyannis is planning to transfer dispatch responsibilities to the new civilian
Barnstable Police dispatch center in the spring.

C801 = Car 1 = Fire Chief
C802 = Car 2 = Deputy
C803 = Car 3 = Duty Officer Car
C804 = Car 4 = EMS Officer
C805 = Car 5 = Fire Prevention Officer
C806 = Car 6 = Fire Prevention Officer
C807 = Car7 = Training Captain
C800 = Car 8 = Mechanic Vehicle
FOX  = Engine 1 =Antique Ahrens Fox
E822 = Engine 2 = E-One Pumper
E823 = Engine 3 = Pierce Pumper
MACK = Engine 5 =Antique Mack
E826 = Engine 6 = Pierce Pumper
LT829 = Tower 1 = Pierce Tower Ladder
A831 = Ambulance 1 =Ambulance
A828 = Ambulance 2 =Ambulance
A825 = Ambulance 3 =Ambulance
A827 = Ambulance 4 = Ambulance
H821 = Rescue 1 = Pierce Heavy Rescue
Marine 808 =Marine 1 =  Fireboat
Marine 809 =Marine 2 =  Small Boat
Dive810 =Dive 1 =  Dive Truck
New Pickup = Service 1 = Pickup
C830 = Service 2 = Service Van  


 


MASHPEE AMBULANCE

MASHPEE AMBULANCE 363
EMS 318
2018 Ford F550 / LifeLine Type I Ambulance
Jan 2018

 


BOURNE ENGINE

BOURNE ENGINE 123
2001 HME / Smeal 1250/750/30 Pumper
Back from major refurb with new paint and stripe
Jan 2018


 


JOINT BASE ENGINE

JOINT BASE CAPE COD ENGINE 406
2017 Rosenbauer Commander Pumper
1500/500 Pumper
Jan 2018

 


MASHPEE ENGINE

MASHPEE ENGINE 352
2017 Emergency One Typhoon eMax Pumper
1500/530/30
New Engine 352 to be assigned to Station 2
(Engine -Tanker 352 reassigned to ET-358)
Jan 2018


 

 


HYANNIS AMBULANCE

HYANNIS AMBULANCE 828
2017 Dodge Ram 5500 4x4 / LifeLine Type I Ambulance
Jan 2018

 


YARMOUTH ENGINE

YARMOUTH ENGINE 43
2017 Pierce Dash CF PUC Pumper
1500/500
Assigned to Station 1
Jan 2018

 

 


DENNIS  CAR

DENNIS CAR 101
2017 Ford Explorer 4x4 SUV Fire Chief Car
Jan 2018


DENNIS CAR

DENNIS CAR 102
2012 (2017) Ford Explorer 4x4 SUV Asst Chief Car
Was Car 101
Jan 2018

 


DENNIS CAR

DENNIS CAR 109
2008 (2017) Ford Explorer 4x4 SUV Utility Car
Jan 2018

 
 


HARWICH BOAT

HARWICH BOAT
(2017) Zodiac Hurricane 18' Rigid Hull Inflatable
90 HP Yamaha
Jan 2018

 


EASTHAM CARS

EASTHAM CARS 151 & 152
Identical 2017 Ford Explorers for Fire Chief and Deputy Chief
Jan 2018

 

 


PLYMOUTH ENGINE

PLYMOUTH ENGINE 6
2017 Emergency One Cyclone II Pumper
1500/1000
Jan 2018
 


PLYMOUTH ENGINE

PLYMOUTH ENGINE 9
2007 International / Pierce Contender Pumper
1250/1000
Originally Engine 6 - Reassigned to Reserve Engine 9
Jan 2018

 


ONSET BOAT

ONSET MARINE 2
2016 Mercury 13' Inflatable Boat
25 HP Mercury
Oct 2017

 


ONSET BREAKER

ONSET FUTURE BREAKER 148
The Onset Fire Department is currently working in house on a
new brush breaker  to replace the recently retired Breaker 148.
The 2004 BMY Harsco 5 ton Military chassis will be equipped
with a 750 gallon tank, 350 gpm pump, and class A foam system.
It is expected to be ready in the spring of 2018.
Oct 2017

Rear of future brush breaker bar work fabrication.

 

 

 


 




 

REFURBISHED APPARATUS
REFURBISHED & NEW LOOKS
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COMM LADDER 307

COMM LADDER 307
The 2001 Pierce Quantum 1500/500  105' Quint Aerial Ladder
has returned from a complete refurbishing by Pierce in 2017-2018.
The refurb took the truck apart and rebuilt it. Its appearance shows
a few changes including updating the front of the cab and painting
roll up doors on the body.
(May 2018)




SANDWICH FOAM TANKER


SANDWICH FOAM TANKER 465
1973 GMC (2004) Foam Tanker
1500 gallons
Out of service, new chassis being fitted with foam tank.
April 2018

 

 


BOURNE ENGINE

BOURNE ENGINE 123
2001 HME / Smeal 1250/750/30 Pumper
Refurb in 2017
Jan 2018

 

 

 


BOURNE TOWER

BOURNE TOWER 126
2006 American LaFrance / LTI  100' Aerial Tower
2017 refurb with upgraded paint and stripe
Jan 2018

 

 

 


HARWICH LADDER

HARWICH LADDER 66
1992 E-One 110' Aerial Ladder
Refurb/Repainted
Mar 2017

 

 


SANDWICH TANKER

SANDWICH TANKER 464
2008 (2016) Freightliner 6x6 / 2002 Fire One Tanker
300 gpm - 2500 gallons
Dec 2016

 

 








 

REASSIGNED APPARATUS
CHANGES IN ASSIGNMENT
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BARNSTABLE AMBULANCE

BARNSTABLE AMBULANCE 204
2007 Chevy 4500 / LifeLine Type I Ambulance
Formerly West Barnstable Ambulance 293
July 2018

 


KINGSTON AMBULANCE

KINGSTON AMBULANCE A3
2010 Ford E450 / 2004 PL Custom Type III Ambulance
Formerly A1 - Reassigned A3 in 2017
April 2018

June 2017
 


ONSET CAR

 

ONSET CAR C-10
2011 Ford Expedition
Duty Officer Car
Formerly C-1
April 2018

 

 


YARMOUTH BOAT

 

YARMOUTH MARINE 463
Former Orleans Marine 601
Reassigned to Yarmouth
April 2018
 


CHATHAM ENGINE

CHATHAM ENGINE 188
2001 Pierce Dash Pumper
1500/500/30
Previously Engine 185, reassigned to Engine 188
April 2018

 

 


YARMOUTH ENGINE

YARMOUTH ENGINE 45
2011 Pierce Impel PUC Pumper
1500/500/30/30
Originally Engine 43 - Reassigned to Engine 45
To be first due at Station 3
Jan 2018

 


YARMOUTH ENGINE

YARMOUTH ENGINE 47
2005 Pierce Enforcer Pumper
1500/500
Was Engine 45 - Reassigned as Engine 47
To be assigned to Station 1
Jan 2018

 


MASHPEE ENGINE

MASHPEE ENGINE 353
1999 Emergency One Cyclone Pumper
1500/750
Engine 355 reassigned to Engine 353
Reserve engine Station 1
Jan 2018

 

 


MASHPEE TANKER

MASHPEE ENGINE-TANKER 358
1980 GMC / E-One / 1992 Greenwood Engine Tanker
1000 / 2000
Reassigned from Eng-Tanker 352 to Eng-Tanker 358
Station 1
Jan 2018

 

 


COMM DIVE TRUCK

COMM DIVE 319
2009 International / Horton Type I
Dive Truck
Formerly Ambulance 326
Mar 2017

 









 

PLANNED & ORDERED
THE FUTURE OF APPARATUS
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APPARATUS NEWS

AQUINNAH
Engine 321
Aquinnah put a 2017 KME Panther 1750/1000 Pumper in service
 as E321 replacing the 1994 Ford/E-One 1250/1000 pumper. 
It was approved at the May 2016 town meeting.
U/D April 2018

 Ambulance
Tri-town Ambulance Alpha 90
2018 Ford E450 / Braun Ambulance
Sept 2018

 

 Humvee
Aquinnah also has acquired a military Humvee which
will eventually be outfitted with a skid unit for beach
rescue and off road access.
May 2017

Boat
A surplus 24' USCG boat has also be acquired.
Once outfitted with motors and electronics,
it would serve as a water rescue vehicle.
May 2017

Tri-Town Ambulance Alpha 90
Aquinnah has a new 2018 Ambulance.
April 2018

 

BARNSTABLE
Barnstable voters approved funding for a 2nd Ambulance
at the 2018 District meeting.
Barnstable has put the 2007 Chevy 4500/LifeLine Type I former
West Barnstable Ambulance 293 in service as Ambulance 204.
 Update Sept 2018

 

BOURNE 
Engine
Bourne is expecting delivery of a 2018 Emergency One Pumper.
The new engine would replace the 1995 International/E-One
currently assigned to Engine 125. It is likely the new engine
may be assigned a different number and several engines would
be reassigned.
Update April 2018

Brush Breaker
Bourne is believed to still be in the process of building another
brush breaker to replace the aged 1974 Breaker 127.  A former military
2.5 ton chassis is expected to be barred up and a body built by
FireOne who built Breaker 129 in 2013. 
Posted in 2016.  Updated April 2018

Ambulance
Bourne's 2016 International/Lifeline Type I Ambulance 135
that was damaged in an MVC in July 2017 is expected to be
replaced.  Currently a 2006 Chevy 4500/Lifeline unit has been
used for A-135.
Posted Oct 2017  Update April 2018
 

BREWSTER
 Brewster has taken delivery of a 2018 Ford F-550 4x4 / Life Line Type I
Ambulance for Ambulance 242.
Update Sept 2018

CARVER
 

CCNS
 

 

CHATHAM
 

 

CHILMARK
 


COMM

Ambulance
A new ambulance was approved at the 2018 District Meeting.
It will replace the 2009 International/Horton A-325.
June 2018

Car 323
COMM approved funding for a new SUV to serve as the EMS
officer vehicle at the May 2018 District meeting. Will be Chevy
Tahoe. Present C-323 to become C-308 replacing older vehicle.

 



COTUIT
 BOAT
Cotuit has a 2015 29' MetalShark former USCG boat
to replace Marine 266.
June 2018

 

DENNIS
Ambulance
Dennis is expecting delivery of a new Ambulance.
Expected to be the same Ford/Horton style.
Updated April 2018

 

 

DUXBURY
 

 

EASTHAM
Forestry
Eastham has ordered a new Forestry Truck.
June 2018

 

 

EDGARTOWN
 Ambulance
Edgartown put a 2017 Ford F550 / Life Line Type I Ambulance
in service as Echo 90 in May 2017.

Engine 222
Edgartown traded in their 2007 E-One CAFS Pumper Engine 222
that experienced a variety of mechanical issues over the years.
The proceeds going towards a new KME pumper, similar to the
2014 KME 1500/700 Engine 1 (221).
Posted May 2017    Updated April 2018

 

FALMOUTH
Engine
Falmouth has ordered a new Pierce Arrow XT Pumper.
The engine, expected to be very similar to the 2016 Pierce Arrow XT
Engine 25. The new engine will fill the vacancy created when the
1996 Emergency One Foam Engine 22 had to be taken out of service
for mechanic reasons in July 2017.
Since that time, the 1995 International/E-One spare Engine 20
has been filling in for Engine 22 in Woods Hole leaving the
department with no spare engine.  Whenever an engine must
be taken out of service, the engine from Station 4 is typically
relocated, resulting in the closing of the West Falmouth Station 4. 
Posted July 2017   Updated April 2018

 Ambulance
Falmouth is ordering a new Ambulance.
Jan 2018   Updated April 2018
 

Fire Alarm Truck 19
Falmouth planning to replace high mileage 1991 Fire Alarm C-19.
 

Breaker 16
Falmouth disposed of their 1980 Ford / Farrar Brush Breaker 16
in 2017.  This follows the previous disposals of Breaker 15 and 17
a few years before, now leaving Falmouth with just 1 breaker.
Updated April 2018

PLANNED
Falmouth looking for 2 new Ambulances and a Ladder Truck
to be funded in next year to replace aging vehicles.
Sept 2018
 


 

HARWICH
Engine 68
Harwich has ordered a 2018 Freightliner M2 4 door 4x4 / SVI Wildland Interface
style Pumper from SVI in Colorado. It will have a 1000 gpm pump and
500 gallon tank.  Scheduled to replace the 1987 Pierce Arrow Engine 68
(formerly COMM Engine 303).  Expected in Oct 2018.
Update Sept 2018


Boat
Harwich also got a surplus rigid hull inflatable boat in 2017.
Update April 2018

 


HYANNIS
Hyannis Numbering
Hyannis made a major change in radio ID numbers in Feb 2018
switching from using "county" numbers to using in house numbers.
Feb 108

 Hyannis has a new 2018 Dodge Ram Pickup Truck = Service 1
Sept 2018

 

 

JOINT BASE CAPE COD
ARFF
JBCC continues to anticipate delivery of a new ARFF Truck
(at some point)
July 2017    Update April 2018

 

KINGSTON
 

 

LAKEVILLE
Engine 1
Lakeville recently took delivery of a 2018 Smeal 1500/1000 Pumper
for Engine 1.  The new engine replaced the 1995 International/KME
which was traded in.
Update April 2018

Engine 2
The 2003 Pierce Saber 1250/750 Pumper acquired in 2012 by Lakeville has been
taken out of service after failing an inspection due to mechanical issues.
Update April 2018

Engine 3
Shortly after Engine 2 went out of service, so did the 1991 Pierce Dash
Engine3 acquired by Lakeville in 2011.  This engine is expected to go
back into service, but in the meantime, Lakeville borrowed a 1986
Ford / Ranger 1250/1000 pumper from Freetown FD.  It is lettered
Engine 4.
Updated April 2018


 

MARION
Car
Marion recently placed a new Chevy Tahoe in service as Chief Car 1.
April 2018

Breaker
Marion has acquired a former military 5 ton chassis that is expected to
be used to build a new brush breaker to replace their 1953 Reo / Young
Brush Breaker 127.
April 2018

Marine 225
Former USCG 25' Safeboat
Sept 2018 

 

 

MASHPEE

 

 

MATTAPOISETT

 

 

MIDDLEBORO
 

 

NANTUCKET
Tankers 1 & 2
Nantucket's (2) 1998 Stewart & Stevenson LMTV / 2017 Fire-One
250 gpm / 2000 gallon tankers were put in service in May 2017.
One at central station and one at Siasconset station.
Update April 2018
 

Utility Vehicles
Nantucket put a former military 1986 Humvee in service as Utility 6
in 2016 with a 90 gpm / 150 gallon skid unit to serve as a brush
and beach access vehicle.
A second 1987 Humvee has been similarly setup and will be
assigned to Tuckernuck Island..  It would replace a 2000s
Ford F350 pickup on the island.
Dec 2015    Update April 2018
 

Brush Truck
Nantucket took delivery of a former military 5 ton chassis to be
used as a brush breaker for the island.
2015
 

Ambulances
Nantucket took delivery of a 2016 Ford F550 4x4 /Horton Type I Ambulance 4 in 2016
and a 2017 Ford F550 4x4 /Horton Type I Ambulance 2 in 2017.
Dec 2015   Updated April 2018
 

Cars
2016 Ford F150 for Chief Car 1
2016 Deputy Car 2
 

NANTUCKET AIRPORT
Airport 3 - 2015 Oshkosh Striker 2000/1500/210 ARFF Truck
in June 2015
Posted Dec 2015    u/d April 2018
 

 

OAK BLUFFS
Engine 4
Oak Bluffs 2003 E-One Engine 4 was refurbished in 2017
with the department's new black over red colors.
May 2017   U/d April 2018

Dive Truck 541
Oak Bluffs took over operation of the former Edgartown Dive Truck
which is now Oak Bluffs Dive 541.

Rehab
The Oak Bluffs FD also got a newer Rehab Unit for Oscar 85.
May 2017


 

ONSET

Brush Breaker
Onset has a 2004 BMY Harsco 5 ton former Military chassis
which will be used to build a new brush breaker in house.
The new breaker will have a 350 gpm pump and 750 gallon tank.
The fabrication is being done by Onset FD personnel.
Expected to be ready Spring 2018 to replace B-148.
Oct 2017   Update April 2018
 

Onset planning a new Engine 1 for next year.
To replace 1988 Maxim.
Aug 2016   Update April 2018

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ORLEANS
 A new 2018 Ford F150 in service as Car 167.
Sept 2018

 

PLYMOUTH
Engine
Plymouth recently placed a new 2017 E-One Cyclone 2
 1500 / 1000 Pumper in service as Engine 6 at Station 6. 
The 2007 International / Pierce 1250/1000 former Engine 6 has been
reassigned to the spare fleet as Engine 9. 
The previous E9 1994 Pierce Arrow was retired.
Update Sept 2017
 

Tower
The 2007 Pierce Dash 1500/200 100' Tower 1 was sent out to be
refurbished by Pierce in Wisconsin in Sept 2017.
Update April 2018
 

Ladder
Plymouth is planning a 3rd Ladder company.
A 100' Aerial Ladder truck would add to the fleet.
It may be assigned to a new North Plymouth Station 7 in the future.
April 2018

 

PLYMPTON


 

PROVINCETOWN
 Engines
Provincetown's 2002 Freightliner / Ferrara 1250/500 Engine 190
and 2003 HME/Ferrara 1250/500 Engine 193 were both damaged
going thru high salt water responding to calls during 2018 winter storms.
Both were planned to be replaced.
Funding approved at May 2018 Town Meeting
On Hold.
Updated Sept 2018

Cars
There is also word that Provincetown may be adding another
command car and possibly a pickup truck.
April 2018

 

ROCHESTER
Tanker
Rochester is planning for the replacement of their
1988 Spartan/FMC 1500/3000 Tanker.
April 2018

 

SANDWICH
Engine 451
The 2007 Sutphen 1250/750 Pumper was taken out of service
in August 2018 due to severe corrosion of the frame.
Sandwich is borrowing the old Brewster Engine 233
1989 Pierce lance as acting Engine 451 (E-1) until a
new replacement vehicle can be acquired.
Sept 2018

Foam Tanker
Sandwich is in the process of replacing the 1973 GMC of
Foam Tanker 465  with a 2009 Freightliner former military chassis
that will carry the 1500 gallon poly foam tank built by Fire-One in 2004.
Update April 2018

Command Car
Sandwich new Chief Car
On order a new Command Car Ford Truck
Sept 2018

 

 

 

TISBURY
Engine 622
Tisbury has ordered a new KME engine to replace their
1987 Ford/E-One 1250/750 Engine 622.
May 2017    Update April 2018
 

 

TRURO
 

 

WAREHAM
Ladder Truck
Wareham is expected to be seeking funding to replace
their 1987 Emergency One 110' Ladder truck.
April 2018

Wareham has a Spartan/EVI 6 wheel walkin Heavy Rescue
Under construction.
Sept 2018

Wareham awaiting delivery of new Squad 2
to be Ford F450 crew cab with utility body
Sept 2018

Wareham also recently put a former military Humvee
in service as Squad 4, utility vehicle
Sept 2018
 

 

WAREHAM EMS
Ambulance
Wareham has an ambulance on order.
June 2018
 

WELLFLEET  FIRE
 

 

WEST BARNSTABLE

Engine
West Barnstable has also taken delivery of the new Engine 294.
The 2018 Rosenbauer Commander 1500 / 750 Pumper
replaces the 2002 Pierce Dash CAFS pumper that was suffered considerable
corrosion problems.
Updated April 2018
 

Forestry
West Barnstable took delivery of a 1998 military LMTV 4x4
in 2017 for Forestry 288.  The truck will carry approximately 500 gals
and has a small forestry pump.  The truck is still painted
military green but is expected to ultimately be painted red.
(Vehicle may be replaced by a larger surplus chassis.)
The LMTV may be going to Chatham FD
Sept 2017   Updated April 2018
 

 

 

WEST TISBURY
 Engine
West Tisbury took delivery of a  KME 4 door cab forward engine 
for Engine 722.  Expected to be 1250 gpm / 1000 gallons.
May 2017    Updated April 2018

 

YARMOUTH

Utility Vehicle
Yarmouth planning a pickup type vehicle to be used as a utility
and trailer towing vehicle.
April 2018

 

 









 

 

OUT OF SERVICE
RECENTLY RETIRED APPARATUS
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HARWICH ENGINE
RETIRED

HARWICH ENGINE 68 RETIRED
The 1987 Pierce Arrow, originally COMM Engine 315 (then E303), which
has served as Engine 68 in Harwich since 2011 has retired. It was the first
4 door engine at COMM when delivered and became the first black over red
apparatus to serve in Harwich.  I was on the original committee designing this
truck and worked on it at COMM for many years.  Hopefully it will go on
to serve a 3rd life with another department.
July 2018

 


BREWSTER ENGINE
RETIRED

BREWSTER ENGINE 233
1989 Pierce Lance  Pumper
1500/1000
Being replaced by new Squad-Engine 241
Retired (eliminated) April 2018
 


BREWSTER HEAVY RESCUE
RETIRED

BREWSTER HEAVY RESCUE 241
2005 Peterbuilt / Marion Heavy rescue
Also being replaced by new Squad-Engine 241
Retired (eliminated) April 2018

 


CHATHAM ENGINE-TANKER
RETIRED

CHATHAM ENGINE-TANKER 186
1989 Pierce Arrow
1250/1500
Retired, replaced by new Rosenbauer pumper
(Chatham no longer has a tanker)
April 2018


CHATHAM ENGINE
RETIRED

CHATHAM ENGINE 188
1986 Pierce Arrow Pumper
1250/750
Retired, replaced by 2001 Pierce Dash former Engine 185.
April 2018
 


WEST BARNSTABLE ENGINE 
RETIRED

WEST BARNSTABLE ENGINE 294
2002 Pierce Dash CAFS Pumper
1500/750
Retired, replaced by 2018 Rosenbauer Pumper
April 2018
 


WEST BARNSTABLE BREAKER
RETIRED

WEST BARNSTABLE BREAKER 295
1967 (1982) International/Ted Young Brush Breaker
300/1000
Last "Barnstable County" Brush Breaker built
Out of service for several years being "rebuilt"
Project abandoned.
April 2018
 

 


FALMOUTH BREAKER RETIRED

FALMOUTH BREAKER 16
1980 Ford / Farrar Brush Breaker
250/750
Retired 2018
 

 


YARMOUTH ENGINE OUT OF SERVICE

YARMOUTH ENGINE 47
1985 Pierce Arrow Pumper
1250/500
Served as E43 - E45 - E47
Retired Fall 2017
Jan 2018

 


JOINT BASE LADDER OUT OF SERVICE

 

JOINT BASE CAPE COD LADDER 406
1994 (2011) Pierce Arrow Quint
1250/500/30  55' Telesquirt
Originally Groton CT Sub Base
Out of Service 2017

 


MASS MILITARY TANKER

MASS MILITARY RESERVATION TANKER 414
The 1987 International / KME 500/2000Tanker
Retired 2016
Replaced by new 2016 International / KME Tanker

 
 


FALMOUTH ENGINE OUT OF SERVICE

FALMOUTH ENGINE 22
The 1996 Emergency One 1250/750/50 Foam Pumper
has been taken out of service "Long Term"
due to significant structural problems.
It is "unlikely" to return to service.
The 1995 International / E-One Engine 20
reserve pumper is filling in in Woods Hole
leaving the department in a position similar to
last year when the department did not have enough
engines to fill its 5 firehouses and no spare engine.

 

The department is evaluating it's options for replacing
worn out apparatus as calls are up again from last year.

 


LAKEVILLE LADDER OUT OF SERVICE

LAKEVILLE LADDER 1
The 1989 Maxim 2000/300  110' Aerial Ladder
has been taken out of service and is unlikely to be repaired
(motor problems). The truck started out in Middleboro and was
bought by Lakeville in 2009.
Jan 2016

 


RETIRED
SANDWICH BREAKER

SANDWICH BREAKER 463
1953 Studebaker Military 6x6 / 1975 Ted Young Brush Breaker
Rebuilt 2002-2003 in house Sandwich FD
250 gpm pump & roll - 1000 gals - Class A
Out of Service 2016
 


RETIRED ONSET LADDER

Onset Fire District 1971 Maxim 85 foot aerial Ladder 1
Out of service Dec 4, 2015
Replaced by 2015 Rosenbauer 78' quint ladder.

 


RETIRED FALMOUTH ENGINES

West Falmouth Station #4 and Engine 24.
1987 Ford C8000/E-One 1250/500 taken out of service Nov 2015.
 

Falmouth Engine 20 - 1989 Ford C8000/E-One 1250/500
Reserve engine - taken out of service Nov 2015

 

Breaker 17, 1977 Dodge Power Wagon taken out of service.
Nov 2015

 

 


RETIRED COMM BRUSH BREAKER

 

COMM BREAKER 316
It appears the old 1967 Maxim Brush Breaker has quietly been retired
from service after 47+ years. The "Maxim" logo has been removed
and the truck has a number of age related problems that can no longer
be fixed. The truck was originally owned by the Town of Barnstable
Forest Fire Department and operated by the Centerville-Osterville
Fire District at Osterville for many years.
June 2015 

 

 


RETIRED OAK BLUFFS ENGINE

OAK BLUFFS ENGINE 522
1980 GMC / E-One
Retired May 2015
Replaced by Spartan / 4 Guys Rescue Pumper
Photo May 2015

 

 


RETIRED EDGARTOWN ENGINE

EDGARTOWN ENGINE 225
1978 Ford / E-One Pumper
1000 / 750
Retired in 2014
Replaced by new Tanker 233

 

 


RETIRED SANDWICH ENGINE

SANDWICH ENGINE 452
1994 KME Renegade 1250/750
Retired Mar 2015

 


RETIRED MASHPEE
 BREAKER

Mashpee Breaker 353
1971 AM General / 2001 V-Tech
250/500
Taken out of service April 2014

 


RETIRED
FALMOUTH BREAKER

Falmouth Breaker 15
1971 International / Thibault
1000 gallon brush breaker retired Jan 2014
The breaker was originally bought by the
Barnstable County Forest Fire Department
as Breaker C-15 in North Falmouth.

 

 


RETIRED BOURNE ENGINE


Bourne Engine 121
1987 Pierce Arrow
Retired 2012

 


RETIRED HARWICH ENGINE

Harwich Engine 64
1992 emergency One Pumper
1500/500
Originally Engine 69
Assigned E64 in 2001
Out of Service 2013
New Engine on order

 


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
 

 

 


RETIRED MASHPEE ENGINE

Mashpee Engine 351
1989 Simon-Duplex-Middlesex Pumper
Refurbed by Greenwood in 1997
Retired in 2013
Replaced by 2013 E-One Typhoon e-Max

 

 

 

 

OLDER APPARATUS
REMEMBERING SOME OF THE OLDIES
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BREWSTER ENGINE 239
1974 Mack R600 1250/500 Pumper
Served 1974 - 2009

 









 

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HYANNIS AERIAL TOWER TRAINING

 

HYANNIS TOWER TRAINING
Pierce Aerial Instructor "Duane" waves as he completes his last day of
work with Hyannis and with Pierce.  Congrats and best wishes!
July 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 






 

 

 





 

 
 



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