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HYANNIS MARINE UNIT

HYANNIS MARINE 2 (809)
The "Raven" was recently repowered and repainted white.
June 2024

 


WELLFLEET SQUAD

WELLFLEET SQUAD 80
2024 Ford F150 Pickup
June 2024
 


WELLFLEET  ENGINE

WELLFLEET ENGINE 95
2024 Emergency One Typhoon eMax Pumper
1500/1000
June 2024

 


CHILMARK ENGINE

CHILMARK ENGINE 121
2023 Ford F550 4x4/Fouts Bros Pumper
1500/300/15
June 2024

 


EDGARTOWN AMBULANCE

EDGARTOWN AMBULANCE ECHO 91
2022 Ford F550 / Life Line Type I
June 2024

 


EDGARTOWN BOAT

EDGARTOWN BOAT
2024 Inmar Inflatable Boat / Yamaha 20 hp
 June 2024

 


OAK BLUFFS CAR

OAK BLUFFS CAR 510
2024 Chevy Tahoe 4x4 SUV
Fire Chief
June 2024

 

 


OAK BLUFFS FORESTRY

OAK BLUFFS FORE3STRY 530
2016 Chevy Silverado 2500
125/100
June 2024

 

 


OAK BLUFFS AMBULANCES

OAK BLUFFS AMBULANCE OSCAR 90
2020 Ford F450 / 2015 Life Line Type III
(Rechassied twins Echo 90 & 91)
June 2024
 

OAK BLUFFS AMBULANCE OSCAR 91
2020 Ford F450 / 2015 Life Line Type III
(Rechassied twins Echo 90 & 91)
June 2024
 

OAK BLUFFS AMBULANCE OSCAR 92
2013 Ford F450 / 2005 Life Line Type III
(Mechanical Spare)
June 2024

 

 


TISBURY BOAT

TISBURY BOAT
2022 Eastern Boats
Harbormaster / Fire / Police
June 2024

 

 


WEST TISBURY BOAT

OAK BLUFFS AMBULANCE OSCAR 91
2020 Ford F450 / 2015 Life Line Type III
(Rechassied twins Echo 90 & 91)
June 2024

 


ONSET CARS

ONSET CAR 2
May 2024
 

ONSET CAR 3
2024 (2017) Ford Explorer SUV
Deputy Car
Original Car 1
April 2024
 

 

 


SANDWICH ENGINE

SANDWICH ENGINE 454 (E-4)
2024 Ferrara Cinder Pumper
1500/1000
May 2024 

 


PLYMOUTH CARS

PLYMOUTH CAR 4
2024 Ford Explorer 4x4 SUV
Fire Prevention
(Identical Twin for Car 5 also)
May 2024

 


HYANNIS CAR

HYANNIS CAR 802 - B
2024 RAM Deputy Chief 'Operations'
May 2024

 


WAREHAM ENGINE TANKER

WAREHAM ENGINE-TANKER 3
2024 Spartan Metro Star

 


WAREHAM ENGINE

WAREHAM ENGINE 5
2024 Rosenbauer Commander
1500 / 750 / 30 Pumper
May 2024

 

 


WEST BARNSTABLE FORESTRY

 WEST BARNSTABLE FORESTRY 295
2019 (1997) Stewart & Stevenson LMTV
150 / 600 Forestry
Painted Red in April 2024
April 2024

 


PLYMOUTH ENGINE

PLYMOUTH ENGINE 1
2011 Emergency One Cyclone II Pumper
Recently Rehab - New Color Scheme
April 2024

 

 


LAKEVILLE TOWER

LAKEVILLE LADDER TOWER 1
2024 Spartan / Smeal 1500/400 100' Tower
April 2024

 


LAKEVILLE CAR

LAKEVILLE CAR 1
2023 Ford Expedition 4x4 SUV
Fire Chief
April 2024
 

 


LAKEVILLE CAR

LAKEVILLE CAR 2
2020 Ford F150 4x4 Pickup
Deputy Chief
April 2024

 

 


PLYMOUTH CAR

PLYMOUTH CAR 11
2012 Ford f350 4x4 Pickup
EMA
April 2024

 


PLYMOUTH CAR

PLYMOUTH CAR 15
2001 Ford F150 Pickup
Station 5
April 2024

 

 


ORLEANS CAR

ORLEANS CAR 171
2023 Ford F150 4x4 Pickup Fire Chief
March 2024

 


WELLFLEET QUINT LADDER

WELLFLEET LADDER 93
2023 (2005) Seagrave Maurader Quint
1500/500  75' Aerial Ladder
(Formerly Wellesley, MA Q-3)
March 2024
 

 


ONSET CAR

ONSET CAR C1
2024 Chevy Tahoe SUV Fire Chief
March 2024

 


CARVER AMBULANCE

CARVER AMBULANCE 1
2024 Ford E450 / Lifeline Type III Ambulance
March 2024

 


CARVER EMS CARS

 

CARVER EMS C1
2021 Chevy Traverse 4x4 SUV
EMS Director
Mar 2024

 

CARVER EMS C3
2024 Chevy Tahoe 4x4 SUV
EMS Community Car
Mar 2024

 

 


COMM CAR

COMM CAR 329
2016 Chevy Tahoe 4x4 SUV
Fire Prevention
Was C-321
Mar 2024

 


COMM PICKUP

COMM CAR 321
2023 Chevy 2500 4x4 Pickup
Shift Commander
Mar 2024

 


COMM PICKUP

COMM SERVICE 322
2023 Ford F350 / Utility Pickup - Mechanic
Feb 2024

 

 


WEST BARNSTABLE ENGINE

WEST BARNSTABLE ENGINE 297
2024 (2001) Freightliner / Ferrara 1250/500 Pumper
(former P-Town E195)
Feb 2024

 

 


YARMOUTH AMBULANCE



YARMOUTH AMBULANCE 54
2023 RAM / Horton Type I Ambulance
Feb 2024

 

 
A LOT OF APPARATUS IN THE WORKS....
It can be difficult sometimes, keeping track of the apparatus that has been planned, ordered, is in production, or has been delivered. Production times can go a year or longer these days. A quick look at some of the apparatus in the works, includes:

 

LADDER TRUCKS
1 Dennis - Planning for a new Ladder to replace the 1994 E-One Ladder 110
2 Hyannis - Ordered a Pierce Ascendant 107' Quint (to be a 2nd Ladder Co in Hyannis, in addition to Tower 829)
3 Mashpee - Ordered E-One 1500/500 100' Aerial Ladder Quint (to replace the 2001 Pierce Tower 356)
4 Orleans - Will be replacing the 2008 Sutphen 70' Quint Tower with a new Pierce Enforcer 2000 gpm / 300 gals Ascendant ms 100' Quint Tower.
5 Wellfleet - Wellfleet will soon be putting the 2005 Seagrave 1500/400
                     100' Quint Aerial Ladder in service as Ladder 93.

6 Lakeville - Ordered Spartan/Smeal 100' ms Quint Tower for Ladder 1
7 Marion - Ordered a new E-One 100' Quint Aerial Ladder to replace the 1991 E-One Tower 1.
8 Plymouth - Ordered a new E-One Typhoon 1750/540 100' Quint Aerial Ladder for Ladder 2.

 
ENGINES
1 Barnstable - Ordered Pierce Enforcer Pumper to replace the 1996 Pierce Quantum Engine 205.
2 Falmouth - Took delivery a new Pierce Arrow XT 1500/750 Engine, assigned to Engine 21. The 2018 Pierce present E21 reassigned to E22. The 2009 Pierce E22 reassigned to E-20 Spare.
3 Falmouth - Ordered another Pierce Engine in anticipation of the opening of the new Hatchville Station in 2024.
4 Harwich - Ordered a Mini-Pumper style Engine to replace Engine 69.
5 Sandwich - A new Ferrara Engine on order. Expected to be called Engine 4 / E-454 at Station 3. Expected April 2024.
6 Wellfleet - A new E-One Engine on order for Engine 95 due March 2024.
7 West Barnstable - A new Pierce Saber 2000/3000 Engine-Tanker on
                               order to replace the 1985 Pierce ET-296.

8  Chilmark - Took delivery of a Ford F550/Fouts Bros FOUR 1500 Mini-Pumper for Engine 122.

9 Kingston - Ordered new Engine for Engine 1.
10 Mattapoisett - Recently put new E-One 1500/1000 in Service as E-3.
11 Middleborough - Ordered a Mini-Pumper.
12 Onset - Ordering a new Engine for Engine 2.
13 Plymouth - New E-One Typhoon 1500/1000 on order for Engine 2.
14 Plymouth - New E-One Typhoon 1500/1000 on order for Engine 5.
15 Wareham - New Engine on order for Engine 2
16 Wareham - new Rosenbauer Demo delivered for Engine 5

 
ADDITIONAL
Quite a few other apparatus are also planned or ordered, including a few Forestry units, Tankers, a bunch of Ambulances, cars and utility vehicles.

If you know of anything Not Included here, please let us know!
 

 

 


 



 

PLANNED & ORDERED

THE FUTURE OF APPARATUS
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APPARATUS NEWS
 

AQUINNAH
 
MINI-PUMPER
Aquinnah may look at a mini-pumper size unit
to replace the 2000 Ford Rescue Truck 361.
It could serve as a rescue truck and also operate off road in
areas difficult for the larger engine.
Sept 2018

 

BARNSTABLE COUNTY

REHAB
Barnstable County has recently set up a
Chevy C5500 Duramax / Goshen Coach
as a rehab bus.
It is housed at Orleans Station 1.
Sept 2019

 

BARNSTABLE

 PICKUP
Barnstable has a new 2023 (2022) Ford F350/Reading Utility Pickup
truck as Car 200. Includes an 81 gallon Diesel tank and pump
Sept 2023

ENGINE
Barnstable has ordered a new Pierce Enforcer for Engine 205.
The truck will replace the 1996 Pierce Quantum Pumper.
Estimated 24 - 30 months to build!
2024-2025 delivery
Nov 2022


 

BOURNE 

NEW AMBULANCES
Bourne took delivery of (2) new Ambulances.
They are 2023 (2022) Ford F550 / LifeLine Type I Ambulances.
They are assigned to Ambulance 135 & Ambulance 136.
Placed in service in May 2023

REASSIGNED AMBULANCE
The 2016 International / Lifeline Type I Ambulance
formerly Ambulance 136 has been reassigned as
Ambulance 132 and remains in service as a 5th Ambulance.
May 2023

SPARE AMBULANCE
The 2019 Ford F550 / Lifeline Type I Ambulance 134
will be used as a Spare Ambulance.
Ambulance 133 is unchanged.
The plan is to maintain (2) Ambulance in service
South of the Canal and (2) South of the Canal,
plus (1) Spare.
May 2023

REASSIGNED
The 2017 (2006) Chevy 3500/Lifeline Type I former
Ambulance 135 will be kept as a Community Support
type of vehicle.

BOATS
The Bourne Boats have been reassigned as Marine 130,
Marine 130 Alpha
Marine 130 Bravo
Marine 130 Charlie
This opened up numbers (such as 132) to be used for an Ambulance.

 

 

BREWSTER

 

 

CARVER
 
Carver recently put a new Deputy Car in service as C2.
May 2023

 

CARVER EMS
Carver Ambulance 1 a new 2024 Ford E450 / Lifeline Type III
in service March 2024.

Carver EMS C1 a 2021 Chevy Traverse and
C3 a 2024 Chevy Tahoe
March 2024

 

 

CAPE COD GATEWAY AIRPORT

Report that funding may have been approved for new
ARFF Truck that would replace the 1992 E-One Truck 820/
August 2023

 

 

CCNS
 

 

CHATHAM

High Water
Chatham recently acquired a 1998 former military LMTV
to use as a high water rescue unit.  The unit had previously served
as West Barnstable's Forestry 288 since 2017. Chatham and
other communities experienced storm related flooding situations
in recent years and these types of vehicles are becoming more
common.
Aug 2018 / Update Nov 2018
 
 

CHILMARK

ENGINE
Chilmark took delivery of a Ford F550/Fouts Bros FOUR
1500/285 Mini-Pumper style Engine.
Due Sept 2023.
Aug 2023 / Update Jan 2024

 

 


COMM


APPARATUS
COMM is looking into future apparatus needs,
including potential replacement of the 2001 Pierce Quantum
Quint L-307 which was refurbished in 2017.
Also, potential replacement of older COMM Engines 305,
a 2006 Pierce Quantum, and Engine 306, a 2005 Pierce Quantum.
Update Jan 2024
 

Car 322
A 2023 Ford F350 / Utility Pickup for Mechanic.
Feb 2024


Car 321
A new 2023 Chevy 2500 Pickup with cap for the Shift Commander.
March 2024

Car 329
Former C321, 2016 Chevy Tahoe, reassigned to Fire Prev C329
March 2024

 

AMBULANCE
Funding for a new ambulance was approved in 2021
District Meeting. The new Ambulance 324, a 2023 International/Horton
Type I Ambulance went in service Dec 2023

The former A-324, 2014 International/Horton Type I
was reassigned to Ambulance 327 in Dec 2023
May 2021 / Update Jan 2024
 

AMBULANCE
Another new Ambulance was funded at the 2023
Annual District Meeting.
May 2023




COTUIT

BREAKER 267
Cotuit has decided to release ownership of its 2001 International
Brush Breaker 267. Reports are that the truck has gone to
Joint Base Cape Cod and will be refurbished to serve there.
Cotuit has housed and operated  brush breakers since
the late 1930s, including Barnstable County Breakers,
Town of Barnstable breakers, and the Cotuit Fire District Breakers.
July 2023

FORESTRY
A skid unit pump and small tank has been installed in pickup 260
to provide brush response.

Also a former DCR Kubota UTV brush unit in trailer
will be supported by Cotuit. The original skid unit and tank
have been transferred to unit 260, enabling the Kubota
to be used for searches, beach access, or off road duties.
Updated Aug  2023
 

SECOND AMBULANCE
Cotuit is expected to house a 2016 Ford/Lifeline Type I Ambulance
that formerly served as Sandwich Ambulance 459.
An arrangement between Cotuit and Sandwich allows
for Cotuit to maintain and use the Ambulance as a backup
to their Ambulance 262. It will be Ambulance 275.
 If Sandwich ever has multiple ambulances
out of service, it could also utilize the Ambulance as A-5.
Updated Aug 2023

Cotuit has a new Deputy Car assigned C270.
April 2023
 

 

DENNIS

AMBULANCES
Dennis has (2) new Ford/Horton Type I Ambulances on order.
Hoping to order a third new ambulance soon.

DIVE TRUCK
The current Dive Truck is coming up for replacement.

 

 

DCR

 

 

DUXBURY
 
 

 

 

EASTHAM

QUINT LADDER 157
Eastham recently put their first aerial ladder truck in service.
The 2023 Pierce Enforcer 1500/500  77' Quint Aerial Ladder
is identified as Ladder 157.
In Service June 2023.
Updated Aug 2023
 

BOAT
Eastham had a 23' Safeboat Rescue Boat on order since Sept 2021.
Unknown status.
Updated Aug 2023

 

EDGARTOWN

CAR 200 / Echo 93
2022 RAM 1500 EMS Support Vehicle
Aug 2023

AMBULANCE ECHO 91
Edgartown put a 2022 Ford F550/Lifeline Type I Ambulances
in service as Echo 91.
Oct 2022
 


FALMOUTH

ENGINE
Falmouth has taken delivery of a new 2023 Pierce Arrow XT Engine.
It will be a 1500/750 Pumper similar to the other Falmouth Engines.
The new engine is expected to serve as Engine 21.
The present Engine 21 is expected to be reassigned as Engine 22.
The present Engine 22 will become the Spare Engine.
Updated Aug 2023 / Update Jan 2024

ENGINE
Falmouth has ordered another Engine that will serve
as the new Hatchville Station comes on line.
May 2023

AMBULANCE
Falmouth recently put a new 2023 Ford F550/Lifeline Type I Ambulance
in service as Ambulance 34 assigned to Station 1.
Ambulance 39, previously assigned to Station 1, has been reassigned
to Woods Hole Station 2.
Ambulance 36, previously at Station 2 has been reassigned as
the Spare Ambulance at Station 5.
Updated Aug 2023

AMBULANCE
Falmouth has also ordered another Ford F550/Lifeline Type I Ambulance
that will come in a year or two given the construction time.
It will enable an ambulance at the new Hatchville Station
as well as a Spare.
May 2023 / Updated Aug 2023

CARS
Falmouth recently put a new 2023 Ford Expedition in service
as the Shift Commander Car 28.
The 2013 Ford Expedition, formerly Car 28, will be retained
as a utility vehicle.
Updated June 2023

The 2016 Ford Interceptor EMS Supervisor Car, formerly Car 33,
has been reassigned as Car 31.
The 2014 Ford Expedition Paramedic Car, formerly Car 34,
has been reassigned as Car 32.
Updated Aug 2023

BOAT
Falmouth has also been authorized to replace their older
Boston Whaler Rescue Boat.
Dec 2021
 


HARWICH
 
ENGINE
Harwich was authorized to purchase a new "Mini-Pumper" style Engine
that will replace the retired Engine 69 and serve a Forestry role.
May 2023

AMBULANCE
Harwich recently placed a new 2023 Ford F550/Lifeline Type I Ambulance
in service as Ambulance 75.
The former Ambulance 75 is being retained as a Spare Ambulance.

CARS
Harwich recently put (2) 2023 Ford F150 4 door pickups in service,
one assigned to Chief Car 61 and the other to Deputy Car 62.

The previous Car 61 was reassigned to Utility Car 60.
The previous Car 62 reassigned to Station 2 Utility Car 63.
Harwich also has a former HAR PD Car as School Car 76.

 


HYANNIS

QUINT AERIAL LADDER
Hyannis will be adding a new Pierce Ascendant 107' Quint Aerial Ladder
to the fleet (approved May 2023).
This will be operated in addition to the present 2017 Pierce Quint Ladder Tower.
Having both an Aerial Ladder and Tower will significantly improve the
ability of Hyannis FD to operate a Ladder Company at all times.
Updated Aug 2023
 

UTILITY VEHICLES
Plans to replace a couple of the utility vehicles.
Expecting Pickup Truck for a Fire Prevention vehicle.
Expecting a Pickup Truck with Utility Body for Mechanic
Update Oct 2021

 

 

JOINT BASE CAPE COD

AMBULANCE
A former Nantucket Ambulance, was bought by the Sandwich FD
as Ambulance 6. The vehicle is being shared by Sandwich / Joint Base
Cape Cod. It will be assigned to JBFD as Ambulance 425.
March 2024

 

BRUSH BREAKER
Joint Base has reportedly taken possession of the 2001 International/
EJ Murphy 300/750 Brush Breaker formerly Cotuit Breaker 267.
Reports are that the truck will be refurbished and operated by
JBCC Fire Department.
Updated Aug 2023

BRUSH BREAKERS
The (2) older Joint Base Brush Breakers,  the 1995 (1983) Breaker 408
and the 1995 (1976) Breaker 409 are also due to be replaced. 
More to follow.
Updated Aug 2023

DUTY CAR
JBCC has ordered a Ford F350 Pickup to serve as the Duty Officer
vehicle Car 403.
Updated Aug 2023

HEAVY RESCUE 421
Joint Base recently put a 2023 Ford F550/Rosenbauer in service
as Rescue 421. It will serve as a smaller Heavy Rescue for extrication.
The 2020 Pierce large Heavy Rescue 411 is being utilized
more for its Command Post capabilities.
Posted Feb 2023 
Updated Aug 2023
 

UTV
A Polaris Ranger has been acquired.
Feb 2023

 

 

KINGSTON

BRUSH BREAKER
Kingston has been authorized to build a new large Brush Breaker
to replace the current Breaker 75.
May 2023

AMBULANCES
Voters approved funding to remount both Ambulance 1 and 2
on new chassis.
May 2023

ENGINE
Kingston has a new Engine on order to replace the 2014 Ferrara Engine 1
that was taken out of service for mechanical reasons.
May 2022

 

LAKEVILLE

TOWER
Lakeville has received a new Spartan/Smeal
100' midship quint Tower.
June 2022 / Updated Mar 2024
 

AMBULANCE
Lakeville has a new Ambulance 2
June 2022
 

 


MARION

 QUINT AERIAL LADDER
Marion has reportedly ordered a new E-One HR100 Quint Aerial Ladder.
It will be replacing the 2007 (1991) E-One Quint Aerial Tower that
has been serving as Tower 1.
Aug 2023

BRUSH TRUCK
Marion also has apparently received a grant to purchase a new
Brush Truck.
Aug 2023

FORESTRY 127
Marion recently put the former Harwich Forestry 71
LMTV in service as Forestry 127.
Sept 2022/ Updated June 2023

 

MARTHA'S VINEYARD AIRPORT

 

 

MASHPEE

CAR 370
Mashpee has a new 2023 Ford F350 Pickup Utility vehicle.
It replaces the 2006 Pickup C370.
Aug 2023

LADDER
Mashpee has been approved funding for a new Ladder Truck.
Expected to be an E-One Quint Aerial Ladder due March 2024.
Aug 2023

 

MATTAPOISETT

ENGINE
Mattapoisett recently took delivery of a 2023 E-One
Rescue Pumper that will be assigned as Engine 3.
It is a 1500/1000 Pumper.

The older Engine 4 will be maintained as well.

Updated June 2023
 

MIDDLEBORO

MINI PUMPER
Middleborough has apparently been approved to purchase a Mini-Pumper.
Aug 2023

ENGINES
Middleboro recently put a 2022 Ferrara 2000/1000 Pumper
in service as Engine 3.
The 2005 HME Engine 6 has been taken out of service
Aug 2023

 

 

NANTUCKET

ENGINE 7
Nantucket took delivery of a commercial pumper for Engine 7.
It is a 2020/21 Freightliner / Rosenbauer EXT
1250 / 1500 Pumper. delivered in Spring 2022.
It replaced the 1989 Ford F800/E-One 1000/750
assigned to Engine 7.
Update Aug 2022

ENGINE 4
Nantucket has taken delivery of another engine to replaced E4.
The new engine is a 2022 (2020) Rosenbauer 2000/1000/30
Demo unit that will be similar to the present Engine 4.
Both new engines will go to HQ and E2 will go back to Sconset.
Aug 2022

AMBULANCE

Nantucket expecting delivery of a new Ambulance for A-1.
Expected to be a 2020 Ford F550/Horton Type I.
Due Spring 2020
Jan 2020

CARS
Nantucket expecting delivery of new Chief Car 1.
2020 Ford Expedition.
Present 2016 Ford Expedition planned to go to Fire Prev.
Jan 2020

TUCKERNUCK TRUCK
A 1987 Humvee will be setup with a skid unit and placed
on Tuckernuck Island along with a Ford F350 already there.
Jan 2020

 

NANTUCKET AIRPORT

 

 

OAK BLUFFS

 Car 510
New 2023 Chevy Tahoe Fire Chief car
Jan 2024

 

AMBULANCE OSCAR 91
New 2020 Ford E450 Chassis / 2015 Lifeline Box
Formerly Oscar 92
July 2021 / Update Oct 2021

FORESTRY 530
2016 Chevy Silverado 2500 125/100 Forestry
Formerly Chief's vehicle
Oct 2021


EMS CAR OSCAR 93
2020 Chevy Tahoe EMS Car
June 2021


ONSET

NEW ENGINE
Onset was approved funding for a new Engine that would replace
the current Engine 2.
A Rosenbauer Commander custom pumper has been ordered.
1500/750/40
May 2023 / updated Feb 2024

CAR 1
Onset also approved a new Chief Car.
2024 Chevy Tahoe 4x4 SUV.
March 2024


Expecting to move the current car to Asst Chief or Deputy
May 2023

TANKER 1
The 2018 International/KME 1250/1800 Tanker
formerly known as Engine 3, has been re-lettered Tanker 1
May 2023


BRUSH BREAKER
Onset continues to work on a new brush breaker to replace
Breaker 148 that went out of service in 2017.
The department has a 2004 BMY Harsco 5 ton former military
chassis and will be using in house skills to build the new truck.
It will have a 350 gpm pump and 750 tank.
Oct 2017 / Update Nov 2018.

 

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ORLEANS

 

ORLEANS CAR
A 2023 Ford F150 Pickup with cap has been put in service as Car 171.
The Fire Chief Car.
March 2024

ORLEANS CAR
A new Deputy Car 179 is on order. Due Spring 2024.
When in place, the current C179 will be reassigned to Car 167.
March 2024

NEW LADDER TOWER
Orleans voters approved a new Pierce Enforcer 2000 gpm / 300 Gals mid-mount Ascendant Quint 100' Ladder Tower to replace the current 2008 Sutphen 70' Ladder Tower 176.
May 2023/Update Jan 2024
 

NEW AMBULANCE
Orleans voters also approved a new Ambulance.
May 2023


 

PLYMOUTH

Plymouth FD will be changing their color scheme with future apparatus.
The Black over Red paint will be accented with a gold stripe.
Update Jan 2024

CARS
Plymouth expecting (2) new Fire Prevention vehicles.
C4 & C5 are both 2012 Explorers currently.
Also possibly a new Shift Command Car.
Jan 2024

TANKER 1
Plymouth has ordered a new Freightliner M2/E-One
2000 gallon Tanker to replace their 1989 Mack Tanker 1.
May 2022

ENGINE 1
The 2011 E-One Cyclone II 1500/750/30F Pumper
was recently (2023) refurbished by Greenwood, becoming the first of the
Plymouth apparatus to display the new Black over Red colors.
Jan 2024

ENGINE 2
Plymouth has ordered a new E-One Typhoon 1500/1000/30 Pumper
to replace the 2008 E-One Engine 2.
Sept 2022
Updated Aug 2023

ENGINE 5
Plymouth has ordered a new E-One Typhoon 1500/1000/30 Pumper
to replace the 2008 E-One Engine 5.
2023
Updated Aug 2023

LADDER 2
Plymouth has ordered a new E-One Typhoon 1750/450 100' Aerial Ladder Quint
to replace the 1997 Simon/LTI  75' Aerial Ladder.
AUG 2023
 

CAR 8
Plymouth has a new 2022 Ford F350/Utility body Pickup for Mechanic.
The older Car 8 will be reassigned as Car 18 and maintained.
Sept 2022

 

PLYMPTON

FORESTRY 183
Plympton recently got a new Ford/BRAT Forestry truck for F183.
500 gpm/400 gallons
April 2022

 

PROVINCETOWN
 
AMBULANCE
Provincetown has an Ambulance on Order.
It is expected to replace A-197.
Due in May 2024
Update Jan 2024

Provincetown's newest Ambulance 596 is a 2023 Ford F550/Osage
Type I Ambulance.
May 2023
 

HIGH WATER
Provincetown has also acquired a surplus military LMTV
to be used as a High Water Vehicle.
Updated Jan 2019

 

 

 

ROCHESTER


 

SANDWICH

SPECIAL OPS
Sandwich recently acquired a 2006 Step Van that will be used
as a "Special Operations Unit" in support of Dive and Drone Operations.
It was a former Army Corps of Engineers vehicle.
Expected to be ready for service April 2024.
Potentially Car 19
Jan 2024

AMBULANCE
Sandwich reportedly will take delivery of a former Nantucket Ambulance.
A 2016 GMC / Horton will low milage.
Plan is to share it with Joint Base as a Sandwich Ready Spare.
Sandwich A-6 / 466 and JBCC A-425. A BLS Unit.
Potentially in service Feb-Mar 2024.

COMMAND VEHICLE
A new Command Vehicle has been ordered and is
expected in Oct 2024
Jan 2024

AMBULANCES
Sandwich has an Ambulance on order
Gas motor vehicle.
Expected in Oct 2024.
 

Sandwich took delivery of a 2023 Ford E350 (gas)
Lifeline Type III Ambulance as Ambulance 459 (A-1).


The former Ambulance 459 (A-5) is being shared by Sandwich
and Cotuit Fire Department (A-275). It is maintained in Cotuit
as a second (spare) ambulance, unless needed by Sandwich.
June 2023 / Update Jan 2024
 

ENGINE
Sandwich has a Ferrara Engine on order.
Originally to have been delivered in Nov 2023
to replace the 2009 Sutphen Engine 1.
Update is that is will be Engine 4 (454)
and is due in April 2024 assigned to Station 3.

The Sutphen Engine 1 is expected to retained.
Updated Jan 2024
 

The 2019 (1998) Pierce Saber 500/500
that had been known as Squad 4 (454)
was disposed of in 2023.
June 2023 / Update Jan 2024
 



 

 

TISBURY

 

 

TRURO

CAR 480
Truro has a new 2023 Ford F350 Utility Body Pickup Truck
Feb 2023
 

AMBULANCE 489
The former Lower Cape Ambulance A-598
will become Truro A-489
 

WAREHAM

Delivered
ENGINE-TANKER 3
2024 Spartan Metro Star 4 dr CF / Alexis
1250/2000 Engine Tanker.
To Replace Tanker 1.
Some major issues with original order resulted in a delay
in delivery of the current apparatus.
Post April 2022 / Updated June 2023 / Updated June 2024
 

Delivered
ENGINE 5
2024 Rosenbauer Commander 4dr CF
1500/750/30A Pumper
Posted Feb 2024 / Update June 2024
 

ENGINE
Wareham got funding at the 2023 Annual District Meeting
for a new Engine.
June 2023
 

MINI PUMPER
On Order
2024 Ford F550 4x4 / Firematic Rescue BRAT
150/300/10 Mini-Pumper
Approved 2023 / Ordered Feb 2024

 

WAREHAM EMS

 

 

WELLFLEET  FIRE

SQUAD 80
2023 Ford F150 Pickup
Due Feb 2024
Update Jan 2024
 

LADDER 93
2024 (2005) Seagrave Marauder 1500/500 75' Quint
Originally Wellesley Quint 3.
Acquired by Wellfleet in 2022, with some refurbishing in 2023.
Previous 1986 Duplex/LTI 1500/400 75 Quint Ladder 93
went out of service in May 2022.
Posted June 2022 / Update Jan 2024 / Update June 2024
 

ENGINE
On Order
2024 Emergency One 1500/1000 Pumper
to replace Engine 95.
Due Spring 2024.
Posted Sept 2022/Update Jan 2024/Update June 2024
 

AMBULANCE
On Order
2023 Ford F550 / Horton Type I Ambulance 98.
Approved Spring 2022.
Due Spring 2024
Posted Nov 2021  / Updated Jan 2024 / Update June 2024

 

WEST BARNSTABLE

 ENGINE 297
2024 (2001) Freightliner / Ferrara 1250/500 Pumper
Formerly Provincetown Engine 5 (195).
Acquired due to mechanical problems with ET-296 and L297.
Feb 2024


ENGINE-TANKER 296
The 2021 District Meeting approved replacement of the
1985 Pierce Arrow 2000/3000 Engine Tanker.
WBFD Signed contract with Pierce for a Saber 2000/3000
Engine-Tanker in Sept 2022.
May 2021 / Update Sept 2022

 

WEST TISBURY

 

 

YARMOUTH
 

FORESTRY
The 1994 Ford F350 Forestry 46 is planned to be replaced.
March 2024


FORESTRY
Yarmouth expected to build a new Forestry Unit to replace the
1975 AM General Forestry 49 in service since 2012.
May 2023

 


MUST BE MY SIGN

Goes without sayin'

 

 
 



 

RECENT APPARATUS

FEATURED APPARATUS RECENT DELIVERIES
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FALMOUTH ENGINE



FALMOUTH ENGINES 20
Reassigned to Spare Assignment
Formerly Engine 22
Feb 2024

 


FALMOUTH ENGINE



FALMOUTH ENGINES 22
Reassigned to Spare Assignment
Formerly Engine 21
Feb 2024

 


FALMOUTH ENGINE

FALMOUTH ENGINE 21
2023 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/750 Pumper
Dec 2023

 


SANDWICH SPECIAL OPS

SANDWICH SPECIAL OPS
Approx 2006 Step Van
To support Dive & Drone Operations
Expected April 2024
Jan 2024

 



CARVER CAR

CARVER CAR 2
2023 Chevy Tahoe 4x4 Deputy Car
Jan 2024

 



COMM AMBULANCE

COMM AMBULANCE 324
2023 International / Horton Type I Ambulance
Dec 2023


 


COMM AMBULANCE

COMM AMBULANCE 327
2014 International / Horton Type I Ambulance
Originally Ambulance 324
Dec 2023

 

 


HYANNIS CAR

HYANNIS CAR 4 (804)
2023 (2022) Dodge RAM Pickup - EMS Officer
Oct 2023 
 


HYANNIS CAR

HYANNIS CAR 5 (805)
2023 (2022) Dodge RAM Pickup - Fire Prevention
Oct 2023 

 


MATTAPOISETT ENGINE

MATTAPOISETT ENGINE 3
2023 Emergency One Typhoon 1500 / 1030
Oct 2023 

 

HARWICH CAR

HARWICH CAR 76
Ford Former Cruiser Utility Car
Sept 2023


 


BARNSTABLE PICKUP

BARNSTABLE CAR 200
2023 (2022) Ford F350 / Reading Utility Pickup
Sept 2023

 

 


MASHPEE PICKUP

MASHPEE PICKUP 370
2023 Ford F350 / Knapheide Utility Pickup
Aug 2023



SANDWICH AMBULANCE

SANDWICH AMBULANCE 459 - "A-3"
2023 Ford E550 (GAS) / LifeLine Type III Ambulance
June 2023




PROVINCETOWN AMBULANCE

PROVINCETOWN AMBULANCE 596
2023 Ford F550 / Osage Type I Ambulance
June 2023


 

 
 

 


 


REFURBISHED APPARATUS
REFURBISHED & NEW LOOKS
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WELLFLEET LADDER

WELLFLEET LADDER 93
2023 (2005) Seagrave Maurader Quint
1500/500  75' Aerial Ladder
(Formerly Wellesley, MA Q-3)
March 2024
 

 


ONSET BREAKER

ONSET BREAKER 148
(2017) 2004 BMY Harsco 5 ton former Military
350/750
(bars being added spring 2024)
April 2024
 

 

 

 


EASTHAM AMBULANCE

EASTHAM AMBULANCE 162
The 2016 Ford / Lifeline Type I Ambulance was recently
refurbished and will be kept in service as a Third Ambulance.
April 2023

 

 

 


 


 


REASSIGNED APPARATUS
CHANGES IN ASSIGNMENT
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COMM CAR


COMM CAR 329
2024 (2016) Chevy Tahoe SUV
Fire Prevention
(Formerly Car 321 Shift Commander)
March 2024

 



COTUIT - SANDWICH AMBULANCE

COTUIT - SANDWICH AMBULANCE 275
20223 (2016) Ford F550 / Lifeline Type I Ambulance
Former Sandwich A5 - Now housed by Cotuit as 2nd Ambulance
Shared "Spare" if needed by either Department
Oct 2023


 


 

 

 


 


RETIRED
APPARATUS
 
THE END OF THE LINE
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APPARATUS

 


 

Retired Apparatus 
2024


CHILMARK ENGINE - RETIRED

CHILMARK ENGINE 121 - RETIRED
1986 Ford F800 / E-One 1000/1000 Pumper
Retired Sept 2023 -
Replaced by 2022 Ford F550/Fouts 1500/300 Mini-Pumper
Nov 2023
 


SANDWICH  SQUAD - RETIRED

SANDWICH SQUAD 4 (454) - RETIRED
2019 (1998) Pierce Saber 500/500 Squad
Originally Dalton, MA
Served Sandwich 2019-2023
Nov 2023




 


 


OLDER APPARATUS

REMEMBERING SOME OF THE OLDIES
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HYANNIS ANTIQUE ENGINE

HYANNIS ENGINE 5
1949 Mack L 750 gpm Pumper
Nov 2023
 


HYANNIS ANTIQUE ENGINE

 

HYANNIS ENGINE 1
1927 Ahrens Fox 1000 gpm Pumper
June 2023
 


COMM ANTIQUE ENGINE

COMM ENGINE 3
1930 Ford Model A Pumper
Originally served Centerville-Osterville from 1930 until the 1940s.
Went on to serve as Mashpee's first fire truck.
Was privately owned and restored.
Purchased by COMM Firefighters Association.
July 2021

 


MATTAPOISETT ANTIQUE ENGINES

MATTAPOISETT FIRE DEPARTMENT
1927 Maxim Engine 1
1949 Ford / Maxim Engine 4
Photos June 2021

 


NANTUCKET ANTIQUE ENGINE

 

NANTUCKET ENGINE 4
1937 American LaFrance Pumper
Dec 2019

 


CHATHAM OLD MAXIM ENGINE 1

CHATHAM ENGINE 1 ANTIQUE
1926 Maxim 500 gpm Pumper
Photos July 2019

 

 


PROVINCETOWN OLD ENGINE 4

PROVINCETOWN ENGINE 4 ANTIQUE
1936 American LaFrance
500 gpm Pumper
Refurbished approx 2009
Housed at old home, P-Town Station 4 Johnson Street.
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TISBURY OLD LEGION PUMPER

V

TISBURY LEGION PUMPER M-15
1949 American LaFrance Pumper
Served Tisbury 1949-1974 (25 yrs)
Was COMM Muster Truck 1975-2017 (32 yrs)
Returned to Tisbury in 2017 (1 yr)
Photos Sept 2018

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EASTHAM
1946 Ford / Maxim 500 gpm Pumper
Original Eastham Engine 1
Dec 2021

 



 

ON THE ROAD

FEATURED APPARATUS ON DISPLAY
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