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<< || Otis Air Force Base / Joint Base Cape Cod || >>
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod
Otis Air National Guard Base - Mass Military Reservation
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
- 03C - Since 2007

 

< 01     >MAIN TERMINAL > Listing of Airports and ARFF Apparatus
< 03    > OTIS AFB > OTIS/MMR/Joint Base Cape Cod, MA - Pre-1970
< 03A > OTIS AFB > OTIS/MMR/Joint Base Cape Cod, MA - 1970-1990
< 03B > OTIS AFB > OTIS/MMR/Joint Base Cape Cod, MA - 1990-2007
< 03C > OTIS AFB > OTIS/MMR/Joint Base Cape Cod, MA - Since 2007


- Cape Cod -
Otis Air Force base
Otis Air National Guard Base
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod
(Became Massachusetts Military Reservation 2008)
(Became Joint Base Cape Cod 2014)
Bourne / Sandwich, Massachusetts

 

Airport Diagram


Runway 5/23 (NE/SW)
8000' x 200'

Runway 14/32 (SE/NW)
9500' x 200

Otis Airport Tower
121.0
Otis Airport Ground
121.6

Cape Approach
118.2

Military Airport
Originally Camp Edwards and Otis Air Force Base
ARFF originally by Military and civilian personnel
of Otis Fire Department, presently civilian personnel.
(Became Massachusetts Military Reservation 2008)
(Became Joint Base Cape Cod 2014)



About Airport

 


The new Otis Fire Headquarters built in 2007
This resulted in closing of old crash station and Station 2 (formerly Sta.4)


Otis Headquarters from the runway

 

Engine 406
1997 KME P24 1000/600/55AFFF Pumper

 

Engine 407
1991 KME P24 1000/600/55AFFF Pumper

 



Engine 410
2006 American LaFrance 2000/750 Pumper


Squad 415
2007 Ford / ALF mini pumper Squad.

 

MMR Ladder 406
1994 Pierce Arrow 1250/500/30B  55' Tele-Squirt
First aerial device on base.
Came from Groton, CT Sub Base in Dec 2011
Replaced 1997 KME Engine 406

 

MMR Ladder 406
1994 KME 1250/750 Pumper
Came from Groton Sub Base Dec 2011
Replaced 1991 KME Engine 407
 

 

MMR Rescue 411
2000 Sterling / Hackney Rescue Truck
Originally Pepsi delivery truck
Acquired in 2011
Replaced 1989 GMC Rescue 411

 

Rescue 411 before painting

MMR Breaker 408
1983 (1995) AM General military 6x6
300/950 Brush Breaker

MMR Breaker 408
1976 (1995) Gibson military 6x6
300/950 Brush Breaker

 


Massachusetts Military Reservation Foam 405 at airport drill in Hyannis Oct 2009.

MMR Foam 405
1986 Oshkosh P-19 with Air Force One in background.
August 2010.

 

MMR Foam 405
During morning pump check. March 2012

 


MMR Foam 403
Back to the future...
1977 (Aug 2008) Oshkosh P4 takes the place of the 2002 Oshkosh as Otis prepares to become the
Mass Military Reservation Fire Department.
Photo Sept 2008 

 

Foam 403 doing morning pump checks. March 2012.

 


Foam 404
1975 Oshkosh P4 replaced 2006 Stryker in 2008.

Foam 404 March 2012.

 

 


MMR Crash Trucks March 2012.

 

MMR took delivery of a used 1987 Oshkosh P-19 from Cape Canaveral
in June 2012. It replaced one of the 1976 Oshkosh P-4 trucks.

MMR FOAM 404
1987 Oshkosh P-19
1000 gpm / 1000 gals / 180 AFFF

 

MMR Foam 403
1994 Teledyne P-23 ARFF Crash Truck
Acquired from Cocoa Beach, FL in Sept 2012
2000 gpm - 3300 gallons - 500 gals AFFF - 500 lbs dry chemical
Replaced 1976 Oshkosh P-4

 

Foam 405
1993 Emergency One Titan ARFF Truck
1500 / 1500 / 200
Refurbed in 2003
Acquired by MMR in 2012
Replaced 1986 Oshkosh P19

 

Engine 407

2014 Emergency One Typhoon Pumper
1500 / 680 / 40
In Service 2015
Replaced 1994 KME Pumper
Note: Department being renamed to Joint Base Cape Cod

 

 

 

 


Massachusetts Army National Guard 179th & 180th Engineers
at Mass Military Reservation operate (2) 2007 Pierce / Oshkosh TFFT
Fire Trucks capable of 1000gpm with 1000 gal tanks, 60 AFFF, and
30 Class A. Also equipped with generator and extrication tools.

 

 

2010 Pierce / Oshkosh HEWATT tender
500 gpm / 2500 gallons
One each for 179th and 180th Engineers

 

 

 

 

 

 

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