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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
Repair Shop311 Liberty Street at City ComplexNO PHOTO
Station 2868 Pleasant St. (Fire Alarm/HQ)
Station 3834 Kempton Street (Emergency Management, no FD vehicles)NO PHOTO
Station 53665 Acushnet Ave.
Station 6151 Purchase Street
Station 7700 Cottage Street -
Station 81599 Acushnet -
Station 9799 Ashley Blvd
Station 11754 Brock Ave.
Airport StationAirport Road at Maintenance Garage
Fire Museum?
FIRE SUPPRESSION/RESCUE
UNIT ID
SPECIFICATIONS
STA
PHOTOS
Engine 1 2014 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/500 2
Engine 51994 Luverne 1500/750/50 foam (ex E11)5
Engine 62003 Pierce Dash 1250/750 (served as E5 when E6 was disbanded)6
Engine 7 2014 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/500 7
Engine 82008 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/5008
Engine 92001 Pierce Saber 1250/750 9 -
Engine 112005 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/500 11
Engine 12 2002 Pierce Saber 1250/750 (rsv/exE1) ?
Engine 17 1999 Pierce Saber 1250/750 (rsv/exE7) ?
Engine 21 1989 Maxim 1250/750 (exE6/E26/E8) Repair
Engine 25 1991 KME P-24 1000/600/55F 4X4
(ex Mass Military, acquire 2012) used during severe weather
7
Engine 27 1989 Spartan/Maxim 1250/500 (rsv)(ex E1)?
Ladder 12009 Pierce Arrow XT 100' TDA 2
Ladder 3 2016 Pierce Arrow XT 95' Mid-Mount Tower 6
Ladder 3 2000 Pierce Sabre 105 RMA (to become spare)6
Ladder 42004 Pierce 1500/500/105' RMA 8
Spare Quint 51997 Simon-Duplex/LTI 1500/500/75' (ex Montclair, NJ) (exE5)
(will be disposed of when new L3 goes in svc)
?
Air Bank Unit2000 Freightliner/Middleboro (exR1)1
Crash 9 1990 Oshkosh T-1500 ARFF Airport
ARFF Unit 2002 Rosenbauer Panther ARFF
(acquired 2016 from government surplus - ex Vermont ANG)
? NO PHOTO
SUPPORT/COMMAND
UNIT ID
SPECIFICATIONS
STA
PHOTOS
Command Post?2
Fire Prevention 1Ford Explorer2
TrainingChevy Tahoe?
Foam Trailer500 gallons of 1/3% AR-AFFF plus 100 gallons of Hi-Ex?
Antique?Museum
Antique?Museum
Horse Drawn?Museum
Horse Drawn Ladder?5
MARINE UNITS
UNIT ID
SPECIFICATIONS
STA
PHOTOS
Marine 411970's 41' w/ 250 GPM pump (ex USCG 41455, obtained in 2012)?
Marine 31 2016 Moose Boats 37' Catamaran (on order) ?NO PHOTO
FireBoat1984 25 Parker3
RETIRED VEHICLES / FORMER STATIONS
DESCRIPTION
PHOTOS
Engine 1- 1968 Maxim
Engine 1 / Engine 25- 1989 Maxim 1250/700/50 foam NO PHOTO
Engine 2- 1971 Maxim
Engine 3- 1954 Maxim
Engine 4- 1954 Maxim
Engine 4- 1970's Maxim
Engine 5- 1956 Maxim
Engine 5- 1982 Ford C/E-One
Engine 5A- 1987 Maxim 1250/500 (Ex E8) Sold in 2004NO PHOTO
Engine 6- 1956 Maxim
Engine 8- 1968 American LaFrance
Engine 8- 1989 Maxim 1250/500NO PHOTO
Engine 10- 1947 Ahrens Fox
Engine 11- 1971 Maxim
Engine 26- 1987 Ford/Maxim 1250/500
Ladder 1- 1994 Simon/Duplex/LTI 100 TDA
Ladder 3- 1948 Seagrave
Ladder 4- 1950 Seagrave
Ladder 4- 1989 Maxim 100 TDA (privately owned after being retired)
Ladder 25- 1980 Maxim 100' (ex Springfield)
Platform 1- Hendrickson/Calavar 125'
Foam Unit- 1969 International/Maxim 150 Dry Chem 200/500 AWD



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