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MANCHESTER EIGHTH UTILITIES FIRE DISTRICT
MANCHESTER, CONNECTICUT

OTHER MANCHESTER FIRE COMPANIES:
MANCHESTER FIRE-RESCUE-EMS

Population: 57, 740Area: 27.7 Sq MilesAmbulance Provicer: ASM Ambulance
Call Volume: 2,500/yr Dept Type: Comb FT/Vol
# of Members: 5 FT FF/EMS, 1 FT Chief/ Vol Shift Rotation: Shift Staffing: 4 FF/EMTs + Chief M-F days (2 FF at HQ, 2 FF at Stat 3)
1 FF/EMT weekend days at HQ
Official Facebook PageFrequency: 451.5250 MHz (R) DPL 311
Operations: 452.2625 MHz (R) 167.9
Fireground: 458.6875 MHz DPL 071
Dispatched by:
FIRE STATIONS
STATION
LOCATION
PHOTOS
Station 1 138 Main Street (opened 1998) - (E2, Sq5, R7, Twr1)
Station 2 357R Hilliard Street (opened 1978) - (E3, Antique)
Station 3 1039 Tolland Turnpike - (opened 1976 as TMFD Sta 5 - acquired by MFD 8th in 1989) - (E1, E4)
Station 4 32 Main Street (Training - opened 1921, ex HQ)
APPARATUS
UNIT ID
SPECIFICATIONS
PHOTOS
ENGINES
Engine 1 2018 Pierce Saber 1500/1000 (stock model purch 2019)
ex Engine 1 2002 E-One Cyclone II 1500/530
Engine 22004 E-One Typhoon 1250/1000
(demo, acquired in 2006)
Engine 3 1993 HME/Saulsbury 1500/500
Engine 42002 E-One Cyclone II 1500/530
Squad 5 2015 Pierce Arrow 2000/500 rescue-engine
LADDERS
Tower 1 2003 E-One Cyclone II 2000/280/95' tower-ladder
(acquired in 2004 after So.Windsor FD
cancelled their order for the truck)
SPECIAL UNITS
Rescue 7 2016 Ford F-550/2000 EVI 250/275 (remounted from 2000 Ford)
UTILITY/MARINE/ANTIQUE
Squad 9 2012 Chevy Tahoe - EMS response vehicle
Unit 8 2012 Chevy Tahoe - duty officer/command vehicle
Service 1 Ford F-350
Marine 1 2007 Zodiak 14' pneumatic rescue boat w/25 hp motor NO PHOTO
Antique Engine 2 1948 American LaFrance 750/250
ADDITIONAL PHOTOS
FLEET - 2012



RETIRED APPARATUS / FORMER STATIONS
ENGINES BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1888 Hand Cart -
1921 Mack AB hose & chemical tank truck, in service until 1936 Engine 1 NO PHOTO
1923 Mack AC "Bulldog" 500 GPM & chemical tank engine, in service until 1948 Engine 2 NO PHOTO
1936 REO/Buffalo 500/100, became E3 in 1952, became E4 in 1960, in service until 1968 Engine 1
1948 American LaFrance 700 series 750/250, in service until 1982 Engine 2
1952 American LaFrance 700 series 750/300, in service until 1969 Engine 1
1960 Ford C850/Farrar 750/500, in service until 1993 Engine 3
1969 Mack CF 1000/500, refurb in 1987 to 1250 GPM & new Ranger body, in service until 2002 Engine 1
1982 Mack CF 1500/500, in service until 2006 (acquired by Southport, ME) Engine 2
1968 Mack CF 1000/500, in service until 2002 Engine 4
1990 Mack MC/Saulsbury 1250/500, in service until 2015 (acquired by Helmet Peak, AZ) Engine 6
LADDERS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1978 Mack CF/Baker 75' Tower, in service until 2004 (obtained by Barnstead, NH) Tower 1
RESCUE UNITS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1974 Chevy C50/E-One 250/500 (4th vehicle produced by E-One), in service until 1985 Rescue 5
1974 Chevy C50/Bart Truck Equipment utility body (special hazards truck), in service 1986 to 2003 Utility 1
1985 GMC 6000/1974 E-One body, in service until 1996 Rescue 5
1985 GMC 6000/1986 Bart utility body, in service from 2003 to 2012  Utility 1 NO PHOTO
1996 International 4900/Saulsbury 250/435 rescue/attack pumper Rescue 5
2000 Ford F550/EVI 250/275 (body remounted to 2016 Ford) Rescue 7



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