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SOMERVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT
SOMERVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS

Population: 79,000 Area: 4.2 Sq Miles Ambulance Provider: Cataldo Ambulance
Call Volume: 13,688 Members: 152 Full Time
Work Schedule: 24hr shifts
Official Website - Local 76's WebsiteFrequency: 483.3875/483.2625 dispatched by Fire Alarm Operators out of Fire HQ
Shift & Apparatus Staffing:
Shift Strength: 29
1 Deputy in C2 at HQ, 1 District Chief in C3 at Sta 7
E1, E2, E3, E6, E7, Twr1, L2, L3, R1- officer/2 FF's each
FIRE STATIONS
STATION
LOCATION
PHOTOS
Headquarters Station 266 Broadway - (E2, L2, R1, R2, C2)
Station 3 255 Somerville Avenue - (E3, K5)
Station 4 651 Somerville Avenue - (E1, Twr1)
Station 6 2 Newbury Street - (E6, L3)
Station 7 265 Highland Avenue - (E7, C3)
APPARATUS
UNIT ID
SPECIFICATIONS
PHOTOS
ENGINES
Engine 1 2009 Pierce Saber 1250/500/30F
Engine 2 2018 Spartan ERV MetroStar 1250/500/30F
Engine 3 2021 Spartan/Toyne 1250/500/30F
ex Engine 32002 Pierce Enforcer 1250/500
Engine 4 2002 Pierce Enforcer 1250/500 (rsv, exE2)
Engine 51999 Pierce Saber 1250/500 (rsv/exE6)  
Engine 6 2015 Pierce Saber 1250/500/30F
Engine 7 2015 Pierce Saber 1250/500/30F
LADDERS
Ladder 2 2007 Seagrave Marauder II 100' TDA (aerial repainted in 2014)
Ladder 3 2015 Pierce Arrow XT 100' TDA
Ladder 4 1995 Pierce Arrow 100 RMA (rsv/exL3)
Tower 1 2013 Pierce Arrow XT 95' tower
SPECIAL UNITS
Rescue 1 2010 Pierce Impel heavy rescue
Rescue 2 1994 International 4900/E-One tech rescue (ex Malden)
Water & Ice Rescue 2004 Chevrolet Box Van
SHIFT COMMAND/UTILITY/BOATS
Car 2 2020 Ford Expedition 4X4 - shift Deputy Chief
Car 3 2020 Ford Expedition 4X4 - shift District Chief
Fire Investigation Ford ex ambulance
S2 John Deere Gator (Sta3)
S3 John Deere Gator (Sta3) NO PHOTO
Marine Unit 1 Boat
Marine Unit 2 Boat



RETIRED APPARATUS / FORMER STATIONS
STATION ADDRESS/INFO
STATION
PHOTOS
Union Square (E3, L1) Union Square
Broadway at Cross Street (E2, L2) Broadway Station
ENGINES / HOSE WAGONS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1849 Hunneman steamer Engine 1 NO PHOTO
1866 Hunneman steamer Engine 1 NO PHOTO
1869 Hunneman  hand drawn Winter Hill #2 NO PHOTO
1871 E. Teele & Company  hand drawn George E. Foster #3 NO PHOTO
1873 Dole & Osgood  hand drawn John F. Wool #1 NO PHOTO
1873 Louer & Rice  hand drawn Hose #2 NO PHOTO
1874 Hunneman  hand drawn G.O. Bradstraw #4 NO PHOTO
1883 Silsby  steamer Engine 1 NO PHOTO
1886 Hunneman  hand drawn Wagon 1 NO PHOTO
1889 E. Teele & Company  hand drawn Hose #5 NO PHOTO
1890 Silsby  700 GPM steamer Engine 4 NO PHOTO
1893 American LaFrance  steamer Engine 2 NO PHOTO
1894 Fire Extinguisher MFG (2) 60 gal chemical Chemical A NO PHOTO
1900 Charles T. Holloway  chemical/hose Hose #7 NO PHOTO
1903 American Fire Engine  1000 GPM steamer Engine 1 & 4 NO PHOTO
1907 American LaFrance  800 GPM steamer Engine 6 NO PHOTO
1908 Combination Ladder Company  hand drawn Hose #3 NO PHOTO
1908 Combination Ladder Company  hand drawn Hose #6 NO PHOTO
1910 Pope-Hartford  hose wagon Hose 7 NO PHOTO
1913 Christie/Ahrens  700 GPM steamer Engine 1 NO PHOTO
1913 American LaFrance Type 12  hose wagon Hose 5 NO PHOTO
1913 Robinson  hose wagon Wagon 1 NO PHOTO
1915 Ahrens Fox/Dept  800 GPM hose wagon Hose 8, Wgn 2 NO PHOTO
1916 Ahrens Fox  800 GPM Engine 2 NO PHOTO
1920 Seagrave  750 GPM Engine 6 NO PHOTO
1920 Seagrave  750 GPM Hose 7, Engine 7 NO PHOTO
1921 Seagrave  hose wagon Wagon 7 NO PHOTO
1922 Seagrave  750 GPM Engine 3 NO PHOTO
1923 Seagrave Metropolitan  1300 GPM Engine 4 NO PHOTO
1923 Seagrave  hose wagon Wagon 4 NO PHOTO
1927 Ahrens Fox  1000 GPM Engine 1 NO PHOTO
1928 Ahrens Fox  100/100 hose wagon Wagon 1 NO PHOTO
1929 Ahrens Fox  100/100 hose wagon Wagon 3 NO PHOTO
1929 International/1932 O'Connor  500/100 Engine 8 NO PHOTO
1931 Seagrave  1000 GPM Engine 7 NO PHOTO
1932 Seagrave Sentinel  1000/100 Engine 5 NO PHOTO
1932 Seagrave 1000/30 Engine 6
1932 Seagrave  hose wagon Wagon 6 NO PHOTO
1932 Seagrave  hose wagon Wagon 2 NO PHOTO
1948 Bullalo  1000/200 Engine 2 NO PHOTO
1949 American LaFrance 700 - 1000/150 Engine 7 NO PHOTO
1951 American LaFrance 1000/150 Engine 3
1951 American LaFrance 1000/150 Engine 4 NO PHOTO
1953 Ward LaFrance  750 GPM Engine 7 NO PHOTO
1954 American LaFrance 700 - 1000/150 Engine 1
1954 American LaFrance 1000/150 Engine 5
1954 International/Robinson  300 gal hose wagon Wagon 4 NO PHOTO
1954 International/Robinson  300 gal hose wagon Wagon 7 NO PHOTO
1958 International/Howe  300 GPM hose wagon Wagon 2 NO PHOTO
1960 Ford F-750  1800 gallon Tanker 1 NO PHOTO
1962 Pirsch  1000/200 Engine 6 NO PHOTO
1963 International/Pirsch 300/300 Engine 1 Wagon
1963 Marmon-Harrington  1000/500/100F Engine 8 NO PHOTO
1963 International/Pirsch  300/300 hose wagon Wagon 1 & 4 NO PHOTO
1965 International/Pirsch  300/300 hose wagon Wagon 3 NO PHOTO
1965 Pirsch 1000/200 Engine 2
1965 International/Pirsch 300/300 Engine 3
1972 Mack CF 1000/500 (ex FDNY) Engine 3
1972 Mack CF 1000/500 Engine 6
1974 Diamond Reo 300/500 Eng 2, 1, and 6 hose wagons
1973 Diamond Reo/Worcsester 300/500 Engine 7 Wagon
1973 Maxim S 1250/500 Engine 7
1974 Diamond Reo 300/500 Engine 1 wagon
1974 Maxim 1250/500 Engine 1
1974 Maxim 1250/500 Engine 2
1975 Mack CF 1000/500 Engine 7
1975 Maxim/1984 Greenwood 1000/500 (ex Swampscott) Spare Engine
1976 Maxim 1250/500 Engine 3
1976 Maxim 1250/500 Engine 4
1976 Maxim S 1250/500 Engine 6
1980 Spartan/1988 Pierce 1500/300 Engine 4
1981 Seagrave WB  1500/500 ex Prairie View, IL -in svc 1993 Engine 7 NO PHOTO
1988 Pierce Lance 1250/500 (involved in accident in late 80's with Maxim E4. Would be repaired and return to duty as E3) Engine 6
1989 Pierce Lance 1250/500/50F Engine 1
1989 Pierce Lance 1500/750 Engine 2
1989 Pierce Lance 1250/500 Engine 3, Engine 5
1990 Pierce Arrow 1500/500 Engine 2, Engine 4
1996 Pierce Saber 1250/500 Engine 7, Engine 5
LADDERS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1863 John Bryant  city service Prescott Lad #1 NO PHOTO
1874 Cook & Rymes  city service Vinal Lad #1 NO PHOTO
1888 E. Teele & Company  city service Ladder 1 NO PHOTO
1894 Seagrave  city service Ladder 2 NO PHOTO
1905 C.N. Perkins  city service Ladder 2 NO PHOTO
1912 Robinson City Service Ladder 2
1918 Seagrave  city service Ladder 3 NO PHOTO
1920 Seagrave  city service Ladder 3 & 5 NO PHOTO
1921 Seagrave city service Ladder 3
1926 Ahrens Fox  75' TDA Ladder 4 NO PHOTO
1932 Seagrave Suburbanite  85' TDA Ladder 1 NO PHOTO
1937 Pirsch 100' TDA Ladder 2 NO PHOTO
1948 American LaFrance 700  100/150/75' MMA Ladder 3 NO PHOTO
1954 Pirsch 100' TDA Ladder 1
1957 American LaFrance 85' TDA Ladder 1
1970 Maxim S  100' TDA Ladder 4, 3 & 5 NO PHOTO
1971 American LaFrance 100' TDA Ladder 2, Ladder 4
1972 Mack CF/Aerialscope 75' (ex FDNY L44) Tower 1
1974 Seagrave/1986 E.J. Murphy 100' RMA(ex FDNY L43) Ladder 2, Ladder 4
1976 Maxim S 100' TDA Ladder 2, Ladder 3
1988 Pierce Tractor/1976 Maxim 100’ TDA Ladder 4
1989 Pierce Lance 105’ TDA Ladder 2, Ladder 4
1994 Pierce Arrow 100’ Tower Tower 1
SPECIAL UNITS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1932 Seagrave Suburbanite  rescue Rescue 1 NO PHOTO
1932 Seagrave Suburbanite  tow truck Wrecker NO PHOTO
1958 International R185/Maynard (to Auxiliary) Rescue Company
1978 Dodge/Flat air supply Air Supply Unit
1979 GMC/E-One air supply Air Supply Unit
1987 GMC/Remke/Betton haz-mat unit Haz-Mat



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