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BOSTON RESCUES, MARINE UNITS AND SPECIAL UNITS -
APPARATUS BY COMPANY

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SPECIFICATIONS
YEARS ASSIGNED
OTHER ASSIGNMENTS
RESCUE 1
1911 American LaFrance Type 5 rescue 1917-1920 ex E11
1920 Pierce/Dept rescue car 1920-1930 None
1929 Federal/Perring-Walsh rescue 1930-1947 None
1947 Mack/Lacey heavy rescue 1955-1964 ex R3
1947 Mack/Lacey heavy rescue 1947-1954 None
1947 Mack/Lacey heavy rescue 1954-1956 ex R2
1954 Reo/Swift hose wagon ???? ????
1956 GMC/Mack heavy rescue 1956-1964 None
1962 Ward LaFrance 1250/400 (Rescue-Pump) 1967-1968 ex E13, to E48
1964 Mack/Gerstenslager heavy rescue 1964-1977 None
1968 Ward LaFrance 1250/400 (Rescue-Pump) 1968-1970 to E2
1970 Hahn C-12 1250/500 (Rescue-Pump) 1970-1972 to E4, E20
1977 Ford C/Providence heavy rescue 1977-1986 to R2
1984 Ford C/E-One heavy rescue 1986-1994 to J20 (dive unit)
1993 E-One Protector heavy rescue 1994-2007 ex H6
2007 Pierce Quantum heavy rescue 2007-2015 None
2015 KME Severe Service heavy rescue 2015- Current None
RESCUE 2
1925 American LaFrance Foamlite/Childs rescue ????-1931 ex Foamlite 1
1931 American LaFrance 212 rescue 1931-1947 None
1947 Mack/Lacey heavy rescue 1947-???? to R1
1955 Reo/Boyertown heavy rescue ????-1972 ex Dive Unit
1972 International/Gerstenslager heavy rescue 1972-1986 None
1977 Ford C/Providence heavy rescue 1986-1987 ex R1
1986 Ford C/1987 E-One heavy rescue 1987-1996 None
1996 E-One Cyclone heavy rescue 1996-2009 None
2009 KME Predator heavy rescue 2009- Current None
RESCUE 3 - DISBANDED 1954
1919 American LaFrance Type 40 rescue ????-1930 ex EW 8, EW 51
1929 Federal/Perring-Walsh rescue 1930-1947 None
1947 Mack/Lacey heavy rescue 1947-1954 to R1
AIR SUPPLY/MASK SERVICE
1979 Ford/Sutphen/Resco

????-1983

????
1983 Ford F-350/E-One Mask Repair Unit 1983-1998 None
1998 Ford F-550/E-One 1998-2009 None
2009 Ford F-550/KME 2009-2016 None
2015 Ford F-550/EVI 2016- Current Orig Motor Squad
ANSUL/FOAM UNITS
1925 American LaFrance Foamlite/Childs (Foamlite 1) ???? ????
1930 American LaFrance 212 80 lb ansul ???? ????
1968 Ford F-500/Dept Ansul Unit 1969-1971 to LP1
COLLAPSE UNITS
1993 E-One Protector 1993-1994 to R1
1993 Ford L8000 Ultimaster 1994-2012 None
1997 Freightliner/Hackney 2012- Current ex HM1
COMMUNICATION UNITS
1956 GMC ???? None
1980 Chevy   ???? None
1984 Ford E-350/Wheeled Coach 1984-1995 None
1995 Chevy/Grumman 1995- Current None
DIVE RESCUE UNITS
1955 Reo/Boyertown ???? to R2
197? International ???? None
1984 Ford C/E-One ????-2011 ex R1
2011 International 4400/1984 E-One 2011- Current body ex R1
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESPONSE
1974 International/Hackney Haz/Mat Unit ???? ????
1979 Ford C/Hackeny Haz/Mat Unit 1987-1997 chassis ex Wgn 25/E9
1991 GMC/1993 E-One - Decon Unit 2006-2013 H5
1994 International 4700/G&W - Decon Unit 1994-2006 None
1997 Freightliner/Hackney Haz/Mat Unit 1997-2012 to Collapse Unit H6
1999 International - Decon Unit ???? None
2012 Spartan Gladiator/EVI Haz/Mat Unit 2012- Current None
2013 Spartan Gladiator/EVI - Decon Unit (Decon 1) 2013- Current None
2018 Freightliner/Hackney - Decon Unit (Decon 2) 2018- Current None
LIGHTING PLANTS
1925 Ford (LP1) None None
1928 GMC (LP1) None None
1929 GMC (LP2) None None
1947 Mack/Lacey (LP1) None None
1947 Mack/Lacey (LP2) None None
1947 Mack/Lacey (LP3) None None
1968 Ford F-500/Dept (LP1) 1971-1981 ex Service 1
1970 International/Gerstenslager (LP2) None None
1981 GMC/Sutphen/1970 Gerstenslager (LP1) 1985-1992 chassis ex Wgn 8
1992 Ford/E-One (H2) 1992-2014 None
2014 Ford F-550/KME w/ 55 gal foam (H2) 2014- Current None
REHABILITATION UNITS
1996 Freightliner/1997 E-One 1997-2008 None
2008 GMC/Specialty/Marque 2008-2018 None
2018 Ford F-550/Wheeled Coach 4X4 2018- Current None
TECHNICAL RESCUE
1991 GMC/1992 E-One tunnel rescue (H4) 1992-???? Tech Rescue
1991 GMC/1992 E-One tunnel rescue (H5) 1992-2006 to Decon 1
2003 Ford F-550/Pierce special operations (H8) 2003- Current None
2011 Ford F-350/Omaha special operations 2011- Current None
2018 Freightliner/Hackney tech rescue 2018- Current  
MARINE UNITS
1873 Atlantic Iron Works 2500 GPM Fire Boat "William M. Flanders" - Engine 31 1884-1889 N/A
1889 ???? 6400 GPM Fire Boat "John M. Brooks" - Engine 31 1889-1895 N/A
1895 ???? 6000 GPM Fire Boat "Angus McDonald" - Engine 31/Engine 44 1931-1947 N/A
1909 Bertlsen and Peterson 6000 GPM Fire Boat "John P. Dowd" - Engine 47 1909-1941 N/A
1911 Bertlsen and Peterson 3000 GPM Fire Boat "Thomas A. Ring" - Engine 31 1911-1930 N/A
1931 George Langley Shipyard 12000 GPM Fireboat "Matthew Boyle" - Engine 44 1931-1954 ex USN
1941 Hodgden Bros/Goudy/Stevens 6000 GPM Fire Boat "James F. McTighe" - Engine 31 1947-1972 N/A
1941 Hodgden Bros/Goudy/Stevens 6000 GPM Fire Boat "Joseph J. Luna" - Engine 31/Engine 47 1972-1976 ex USN
1972 ???? 6000 GPM Fire Boat "Firefighter" - Engine 47/Marine 1 1972-2011 N/A
1992 ???? 1000 GPM Fire Boat "St Florian II" - Marine 2 1992-2006 N/A
2006 Boston Whaler Fire Boat "Norman Knight" - Marine 2 2006-2011 N/A
2010 RIBCRAFT 30' Dive Boat - Marine 3 2010- Current N/A
2011 70' Fireboat 12,000 GPM "John Stanhope Damrell" - Marine 1  2011- Current N/A
2016 Armstrong Marine 32X12 catamaran 500 GPM/40 Foam "Father Dan" - Marine 2 2016- Current N/A



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