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NEW BEDFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT
NEW BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS

Population: 100,000Area: 24 Sq MilesAmbulance Provider: New Bedford EMS
Call Volume: 9,900 Dept Type: Full Time - ISO Class 1
# of Members: 280 Shift Rotation: Shift Staffing:
Official WebsiteFrequency: 1- 470.5125 2- 471.0375 Dispatched by FF's at HQ
Apparatus Staffing:
FIRE STATIONS
STATION
LOCATION
PHOTOS
Station 2 - HQ 868 Pleasant Street (Fire Alarm)
(E1, L1, Air Unit, CP)
Station 3834 Kempton Street
(Emergency Management, no FD vehicles)
NO PHOTO
Station 5 3665 Acushnet Ave.
(E5, Ant Lad)
Station 6 151 Purchase Street
(E6, L3)
Station 7 700 Cottage Street
(E7, E25)
-
Station 8 1599 Acushnet
(E8, L4)
-
Station 9 799 Ashley Blvd
(E9)
Station 11 754 Brock Ave.
(E11)
Airport StationAirport Road at Maintenance Garage
(Cr9)
Repair Shop 311 Liberty Street at City Complex
(E21)
NO PHOTO
Fire Museum(Antiques kept here)
APPARATUS/VEHICLES
UNIT ID
SPECIFICATIONS
PHOTOS
ENGINES
Engine 1 2014 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/500
Engine 5 2017 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/500
Engine 62003 Pierce Dash 1250/750 (served as E5 when E6 was disbanded)
Engine 7 2014 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/500
Engine 82008 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/500
Engine 9 2017 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/500
Engine 112005 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/500
Engine 15 1994 Luverne 1500/750/50F (rsv/ex E11/E5)
Engine 17 1999 Pierce Saber 1250/750 (rsv/exE7)
Engine 25 1991 KME P-24 1000/600/55F 4X4
(ex Mass Military, acquire 2012) used during severe weather
Engine 27 1989 Spartan/Maxim 1250/500 (rsv)(ex E1)
LADDERS
Ladder 1 2009 Pierce Arrow XT 100' TDA
Ladder 3 2016 Pierce Arrow XT 95' MM Twr
Ladder 42004 Pierce 1500/500/105' RMA
Ladder 23 2000 Pierce Sabre 105’ RMA (rsv, exL3)
SPECIAL UNITS
ISU 1 2000 Freightliner/Middleboro Air Supply Unit (exR1)
ARFF Unit 2002 Rosenbauer Panther ARFF
(acquired 2016 from government surplus - ex Vermont ANG)
NO PHOTO
Crash 9 1990 Oshkosh T-1500 ARFF
Command Post ?
OTHER VEHICLES
Fire Prevention 1 Ford Explorer
Training Chevy Tahoe
401 2016 Ford Explorer - Emergency Management NO PHOTO
Emergency Mngmt GMC utility truck - Emergency Management NO PHOTO
Foam Trailer 500 gallons of 1/3% AR-AFFF plus 100 gallons of Hi-Ex
Antique ?
Antique ?
Horse Drawn ?
Horse Drawn Ladder ?
Marine 41 1970's 41' w/ 250 GPM pump (ex USCG 41455, obtained in 2012)
Marine 31 2016 Moose Boats 37' Catamaran (on order) NO PHOTO
FireBoat 1984 25’ Parker



RETIRED VEHICLES / FORMER STATIONS
ENGINES BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1947 Ahrens Fox 1000 GPM Engine 10
1954 Maxim 1000/250 Engine 3, Engine 24
1954 Maxim 1000/250 Engine 4, Engine 6, Engine 21
1954 Maxim 1000/250 Engine 6 (different rig than above)
1956 Maxim 750/300 Engine 5
1964 American LaFrance 1000/350 Engine 8
1969 Maxim 1000/300 Engine 1, Engine 9, Engine 11
1974 Maxim 1250/350 Engine 2, Engine 1, Engine 11
1975 Maxim 1250/500 Engine 4, Engine 11
1983 Ford C/E-One 1000/500 Engine 3, Engine 5
1987 Ford C/Maxim 1250/500 Engine 9, Engine 26
1987 Maxim 1250/500 Engine 8, Engine 5A NO PHOTO
1989 Maxim 1250/700/50F Engine 1, Engine 25NO PHOTO
1989 Maxim 1250/500 Engine 1, Engine 8, Engine 7, Engine 25, Engine 27NO PHOTO
1989 Maxim 1250/750 Engine 6, Engine 26, Engine 8, Engine 21
2001 Pierce Saber 1250/750 Engine 9
2002 Pierce Saber 1250/750 Engine 1, Engine 12
LADDERS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1948 Seagrave 75' MMA Ladder 2, Ladder 3, Ladder 4, Ladder 5
1950 Seagrave 85' TDA Ladder 1, Ladder 4
1973 Maxim 100' Ladder 25 (ex Springfield)
1978 Hendrickson/Calavar 1500/500/75' Platform 1
1989 Maxim 100’ TDA Ladder 4
1994 Simon/Duplex/LTI 100 TDA Ladder 1
1997 Simon-Duplex/LTI 1500/500/75' Engine 5 (ex Montclair, NJ)
SPECIAL UNITS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1969 International/Maxim 150 Dry Chem 200/500 AWD Foam Unit



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