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SAUGUS FIRE DEPARTMENT
SAUGUS, MASSACHUSETTS

Population: 25,543Area: 13 Sq MilesAmbulance Provider: American Ambulance
Call Volume: 4,851 in 2020 Members: 59 Full Time
Work Schedule: 24 hr shifts (1-1-1-5)
Official WebsiteFrequency:
Channel 1: 482.2625/pl 94.8
Channel 2: 453.5250
Dispatched by: civilian 9-1-1 dispatchers at Police Station
Staffing Breakdown:
Admin: 1 Chief of Department, 1 Deputy Chief, 2 admin Captains (fire prevention/investigation/ emergency management), 1 admin Lieutenant (Aide to the Chief of Department), 1 civilian admin assistant
Suppression:
5 Captains (4 shift commanders, 1 House captain at Essex St.), 11 lieutenants company officers, 38 firefighters
Shift & Apparatus Staffing:
Shift Strength: 13 or 14 with a minimum of 10 (Captain, 3 lieutenants, 9 or 10 firefighters (min of Captain, 3 LT, 6 FF)
Engine 1- Officer/2-3 Firefighters (house captain 1 shift, LTs the other 3 shifts)
Engine 3- Lieutenant/2-3 Firefighters
Ladder 1- Lieutenant/2-3 Firefighters
Car 3 - shift captain
FIRE STATIONS
STATION
LOCATION
PHOTOS
Headquarters Station 27 Hamilton Street - (E3, E4, L1, R1)
Station 1 120 Essex Street - (E1, E2, Sq1)
APPARATUS
UNIT ID
SPECIFICATIONS
PHOTOS
ENGINES
Engine 12012 Pierce Arrow XT 1250/1000
Engine 22003 Pierce Enforcer 1250/1000/F (exE1)
Engine 3 2018 Pierce Enforcer 1250/750/30B
Engine 4 2007 Pierce Enforcer 1500/1000/30F (exE3)
LADDERS
Ladder 1 2005 Pierce Dash 250/250/105' RMA
FORESTRY
Squad 1 2006 Ford F-550/Pierce 500/300
SPECIAL UNITS
Rescue 1 1997 Freightliner/3D rescue (in svc 2016 - ex Emergency Management/Massport)
SHIFT COMMANDER
Car 3 2021 Ford Expedition 4X4



RETIRED APPARATUS / FORMER STATIONS
STATION ADDRESS/INFO
STATION NAME
PHOTOS
???? Fire Station
Hamilton Street Headquarters NO PHOTO
ENGINES BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1920 Seagrave Engine 1 NO PHOTO
1942 Mack L 1000/500 (Continental refurb in 1978, orig 150 gal tank) Engine 3
1943 Mack  1000/500 Engine 1 NO PHOTO
1956 American LaFrance 700 - 750/300 Engine 1 NO PHOTO
1961 Mack B/Maxim  350/500 Engine 2 & 3 NO PHOTO
1966 Mack C 1250/500 Engine 4
1969 Mack CF 1250/500 (refurb by Continental) Engine 1
1985 Pierce Arrow 1250/500 Engine 2
1987 Pierce Arrow 1250/500/50F Engine 1, Engine 4
1996 Pierce Sabre 1250/1000 Engine 3, Engine 4
FORESTRY BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1975 Dodge Power Wagon/Pierce 300/200 Squad 1
1977 Dodge/Seagrave 100/300 Squad 2
LADDERS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1919 American LaFrance 14-6  city service Ladder 1 NO PHOTO
1952 Mack LS/Maxim  150/150/65' MMA (to West Newbury) Ladder 1 NO PHOTO
1953 American LaFrance 700/1981 Middleborough Refurb 100' MMA (ex Westmont, NJ - purch 1981) Ladder 1
1987 Pierce Arrow 1250/300/95’ tower Tower 1
SPECIAL UNITS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1964 Chevy/Morse  rescue (to DPW) Rescue 1
1991 Ford E-350/Wheeled Coach (converted ambulance) Rescue 1
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (DISBANDED 2015)
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
???? Unit 41
???? Lighting Plant
???? Rescue 1
1942 Ford/Howe Parade Truck
1968 Ford F-600 rescue (ex Beverly EMA) Rescue
1975 Dodge/Pierce 250/200 brush (ex Saugus FD) Hose/Pump Wagon
1984 Ford F-350/ converted ambulance Generator/Pump Truck
1997 Ford E-450 Command post (ex Cataldo Amb) Command Post
1997 Freightliner/3D Support Unit (ex Massport R1) Squad 45



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