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FITCHBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT
FITCHBURG, MASSACHUSETTS

Population: 41,000 Area: 27.8 sq miles Ambulance Provider: FFD BLS/Medstar ALS
Call Volume: 8000 Dept Type: Full Time
# of Members: 77 Shift Rotation: 24s, 1-3 Shift Staffing: 17
Official WebsiteFrequency: 470.550
Fireground: 472.725
Dispatched by: FF in FAO at HQ
Apparatus Staffing:
HQ- LT/3 FF staffing E4, Capt/2 FFs staffing TL3, 2 FFs staffing R3, DC, and 1 FF in FAO
Station 1- LT/2 FF staffing E1
Station 2- LT/2 FF staffing E2
FIRE STATIONS
STATION
LOCATION
PHOTOS
Headquarters Station 33 North Street (opened 11/1999)
(E3, E4, E5, E6, E7, TL2, TL3, R1, R2, R3, R4, Bus, 10-F2)
Station 1 42 John Fitch HWY at Summer Street
(E1)
Station 2 231 Fairmount Street
(E2)
APPARATUS
UNIT ID
SPECIFICATIONS
PHOTOS
ENGINES
Engine 1 2016 KME Panther MFC 1500/750
Engine 2 2019 KME Panther 1750/750/20F
Engine 31988 Mack/KME/Maxim 1500/1000
(refurb by Bulldog 2007, RSV)
Engine 4 2019 KME Panther 1750/750/20F
Engine 5 2015 KME Panther MFC 1500/750 (ex E4)
LADDERS
Tower Ladder 22003 Pierce Dash 85' Tower (exTL3)
Tower Ladder 32011 KME Severe Service 102 RMA Tower
FORESTRY
Engine 7 2005 Ford F450/CET 4x4 300/300/8F
SPECIAL UNITS
Rescue 1 2016 Ferrara Cinder heavy rescue
Rescue 2 2007 International/KME heavy rescue/SCUBA (ex Spec Ops)
10-F2 2012 Ford F-350/Brigham/Tempes 125,000 CFM Vent Unit
AMBULANCES
Rescue 3 2016 Ford F-550/AEV ambulance
Rescue 4 2011 Ford F-450/Custom Works ambulance (ex R3)
SHIFT COMMANDER/UTILITY
Deputy Chief 2014 Ford Interceptor SUV
Transport Bus 2005 Ford mini-bus



RETIRED APPARATUS / FORMER STATIONS
STATION
LOCATION
PHOTOS
Headquarters Olive Street
Fire Alarm ????
Moran Square Summer Street
Water Street Water Street - closed 1982
Westminster Street Westminster Street - closed 1967
AMBULANCES BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1985 GMC/Horton Ambulance 1
Ford Rescue 3
2007 Ford ambulance Rescue 3
ENGINES BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1876 horse drawn Hose 2
1909 Knox Pumper Engine
1912 American LaFrance Engine
1918 Netco Hose 2
1938 Chevrolet Fitchburg, MA
1940 Chevrolet Fitchburg, MA
1942 Ford Fitchburg, MA
1956 International/Farrar 500 GPM Engine 6
1964 FWD/Farrar 1250/600 Engine 1
1964 FWD/Farrar 1250/600 Engine 2
1971 FWD/Farrar 1250/600 Engine 3
1973 Maxim 1500/500 Engine 5
1973 Maxim/1972 Snorkel 1500/300/50' tsq Engine 1, Engine 4, Engine 5
1978 Mack CF 1500/500 Engine 3, Engine 8
1978 Mack 1500/1000 Engine 6
1982 Mack CF 1500/1000 Engine 2, Engine 5
1991 KME Rennegade 1500/750 Engine 1, Engine 5
1997 Pierce Saber 1500/750 Engine 4, Engine 1, Engine 5
2004 Pierce Enforcer 1500/750 Engine 2
2005 KME Predator 1250/2000 Engine 6
LADDERS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1919 ???? Ladder
1925 Seagrave 75' Ladder 1
1947 International Ladder
1949 Seagrave 85' MMA Ladder 3
1977 Seagrave 100 RMA Ladder 3, Ladder 1 (to Townsend)
1980 Maxim 90 RMA refurb by E.J. Murphy in 1997 Ladder 2
SPECIAL UNITSBY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1981 GMC Utility SCUBA 1 (ex Salvage Unit)



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