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FRANKLIN FIRE DEPARTMENT
FRANKLIN, MASSACHUSETTS

Population: 33,000Area: 29.88 sq miles Ambulance: Fire Dept
Call Volume: 4,628/yr Members: 52 Full Time
Admin: 1 Chief, 1 Operations Deputy, 1 Admin Deputy, 1 EMS Captain
Suppression: 4 Battalion Chiefs, 4 Captains, 4 Lieutenants, 36 Firefighters
Work Schedule: 24 hr shifts (1-1-1-5)
Official WebsiteFrequency: 472.700 Dispatched by: Metacomet Emergency Communications Center
Shift & Apparatus Staffing:
Shift Strength: 12 - Battalion Chief, Lieutenant & 5 Firefighters at Headquarters. Captain & 4 Firefighters at Station 2.
Engine 1- Lieutenant/2 Firefighters
Engine 2- Captain/2 Firefighters
Tower 1/Rescue 1- 2 Firefighters cross-staffing each piece
Rescue 2- 2 Firefighters
FIRE STATIONS
STATION
LOCATION
PHOTOS
Station 1 (HQ) 40 West Central (Opened 2008) - (E1, E3, Twr1, B1, R1, A1, A3)
Station 2 600 King Street - (E2, TE, B2, B3, A2, A4, ISU)
APPARATUS
UNIT ID
SPECIFICATIONS
PHOTOS
ENGINES
Engine 1 2021 E-One Typhoon 1500/750/30F
Engine 2 2021 E-One Typhoon 1500/750/30F
Engine 3 2013 Pierce Impel 1500/1000/30A (exE2)
Engine 4 2007 Pierce Quantum 2000/750/30F (exE1/E3)
LADDERS
Tower 1 2008 Pierce Quantum 100 RM Twr
FORESTRY
Brush 12004 Ford F-350 4x4 250/225
Brush 22004 Ford F-350 4x4 250/225
SPECIAL UNITS
Rescue 1 2018 Ferrara Inferno 2000/750/30F (ex Engine 1)
AMBULANCES
Ambulance 1 2013 Ford F-550/Horton ambulance (ex R1)
Ambulance 2 2021 Ford F-550/Horton 4X4 ambulance
Ambulance 3 2017 Ford F-550/Horton 4X4 ambulance (exR3)
Ambulance 4 2014 Ford F-550/Horton 4X4 ambulance (exR2/R4)
SHIFT COMMANDER/UTILITY VEHICLES/BOATS
Incident Support 1999 Chevy Mini-Bus
Battalion 1 2015 Ford Interceptor 4X4 - Shift Commander (exC3)
Car 4 2011 Ford Escape 4x4 – Station 2 Officer/EMS
Car 7 2010 Ford F-350 - support (ex DPW, in svc 2017)
Antique Ladder 1 1949 American LaFrance 700 Series 75' MMA
UTV 2015 Kubota 4x4 Rescue Vehicle
Boat 1 2019 11' Achilles RIB NO PHOTO



RETIRED APPARATUS / FORMER STATIONS
STATION ADDRESS
STATION NAME
PHOTOS
40 West Central Street JG Ray Station
AMBULANCES BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1988 Ford/Wheeled Coach Ambulance
1993 Ford/Road Rescue Ambulance
2004 International/Horton Rescue 3
2006 International/Horton ambulance Rescue 1/Rescue 3
2006 International/Horton ambulance Rescue 2 / Rescue 3
2009 International 4400/Horton ambulance Rescue 2
2019 Dodge Ram 5500 4X4/Frazer ambulance (returned to MFG) Ambulance 2
ENGINES BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1868 Hunneman hand drawn Franklin #1 NO PHOTO
1924 Maxim 500 GPM Engine 1
1931 Maxim 500 GPM Engine 2
1955 American LaFrance 750/150 Engine 1
1960 International/Farrar 750/500 Engine 7
1966 International/Farrar 750/750 Engine 3
1974 ?/Farrar 500/500 Engine 4
1977 American LaFrance Century 1500/500 Engine 2, Engine 4
1987 Hahn 1500/500 Engine 1, Engine 3
1988 International/KME 1000/1000 Engine 3
1995 E-One Sentry 1250/500 Engine 2, Engine 3
1997 E-One Cyclone II 1500/500 Engine 1, Engine 3
2000 E-One Cyclone II 1500/750 (repainted 2008) Engine 4
FORESTRY/TANKERS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1968 Kaiser/Dept  250 GPM Brush 6 NO PHOTO
1976 AM General/1998 Dept  1300 gal Tanker 1 NO PHOTO
1984 Chevy 4X4 Brush 5 NO PHOTO
1985 Hendrickson Tanker 1
1986 Chevy 1 1/4 ton 125/225 Brush 3
LADDERS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1926 Maxim city service Ladder 1
1949 American LaFrance 700 Series 75' MMA (to Bellingham, now restored by Franklin Firefighters) Ladder 1
1984 Duplex/1985 LTI 106' RMA Ladder 1
SPECIAL UNITS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1985 Chevy Kurbmaster utility/rescue Squad 8



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