NORTHEAST FIRENEWS
2015 NEW HAMPSHIRE DELIVERIES AND NEWS ARCHIVE




2015 NEW HAMPSHIRE APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Amherst, NH Engine 2- 2015 HME/Ahrens Fox
Bartlett, NH Ladder - 2015 E-One 2000/500/20F/78'
Bedford, NH Engine 3- 2015 International 7600/4 Guys 1500/2500
Bedford, NH Engine 4- 2014 HME/Ahrens Fox 1500/990
Bristol, NH Engine 4- 2015 Spartan/Smeal 1500/2500
Canaan Fast Squad, NH Ambulance 3- 2016 Ford E-450/Osage ambulance
Dover, NH Engine 9- 2015 Spartan/Smeal 1500/1000
Durham, NH Engine 1- 2015 Spartan Metrostar ELFD/Marion 1500/750/40F
Epsom, NH Engine 1- 2015 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/1000
Gilford, NH Ambulance 2- 2015 International TerraStar/PL Custom ambulance
Gilmanton, NH Engine 1- 2014 HME/2015 US Tanker 1750/1000/30F
Greenland, NH Engine 2- 2015 KME 1500/1000/3000' LDH
Henniker, NH Ambulance 2- 2015 Ford F-550/? ambulance
Hopkinton, NH Ambulance 1- 2015 Dodge ambulance
Hudson, NH Squad 1- 2015 Ford F-550/Alexis light rescue
Loudon, NH Ambulance 1- 2014 International TerraStar/PL Custom ambulance
Meredith, NH Rescue 1- 2015 Spartan Gladiator/Rescue 1 heavy rescue
Milford, NH Ladder 1- 2015 HME Spectr 111' RMA
Nashua, NH Ladder 2- 2015 Pierce Arrow XT 95' mid-mount tower
Newington, NH Ambulance 1- 2015 Dodge/PL Custom ambulance
Newport, NH Ambulance 1- 2015 Chevy G4500/Road Rescue ambulance
Pease Air Force Base, Portsmouth NH- 2015 KME P-20 3,000 gallon ARFF Unit
Pelham, NH Engine 4- 2015 Seagrave Marauder II pumper
Peterborough, NH Ambulance 4- 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter/Demers ambulance
Peterborough, NH Tanker 1- 2015 Mack/KME 1250/2500
Portsmouth, NH Ambulance 1- 2014 International Terrastar/AEV ambulance
Portsmouth, NH Engine 3- 2015 E-One Typhoon 1500/750
Salem, NH Rescue 1- 2015 International/Horton ambulance
Salem, NH Tower 1- 2015 Sutphen SPH100 1500/400/100' mid-mount tower
Salem, NH Squad 1- 2015 Pierce Impel heavy rescue
Sunapee, NH Tanker 4- 2015 International/E-One 750/3000




2015 NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS

Alston, New Hampshire Fire Department- Fire Chief Scott Williams has retired after 30 years of service.

Amherst, New Hampshire Fire Department- Acting Chief Matthew Conley has been appointed as the permanent Fire Chief.

Amherst, New Hampshire- Fire and EMS have been combined into one department and are no longer two separate angencies.

Atkinson pushes for new pumper. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Belmont, New Hampshire Fire Department- voters reject article for funding to purchase ladder truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Bow new public safety center falls short of required votes. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Bristol, New Hampshire Fire Department- a 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe 4X4 has been placed into service as Car 1.

Bristol, New Hampshire Fire Department- has placed into service a 2015 Chevy Tahoe as Car 1.

Chester, New Hampshire Fire Department- Tanker 2's 1980 AM General 200/1000 4X4 has returned to service after being refubished by RBG.

Concord, New Hampshire Fire Department- former Engine 4's 2004 Seagrave 1500/750 has returned from being refurbished and will re-enter service as Engine 3 at the Heights Station.

Concord, New Hampshire Fire Department- Battalion Chief Guy Newbery is retiring after 35 years of service.

Derry, New Hampshire Fire Department- Chief George Klauber will retire from the department on January 31st. A 2014 Chevy Tahoe has been placed into service as K2 and a 2014 Chevy Suburban will be delivered soon for Car 1. Also, congratulation so Rob Atwater on being promoted to Lieutenant.

Derry, New Hampshire Fire Department- Battalion Chief Michael Gagnon has been selected to be the interim fire chief upon the retirement of Fire Chief George Klauber on January 31st.

Derry looks to cut 28 percent across the board, which would result in laying off 1/3 of the fire department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE 1 - CLICK FOR ARTICLE 2.

Derry Fire has signed a contract with Auburn and Chester to continue providing dispatch services for the next 5 years. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Derry, New Hampshire Fire Department- Station 4 was closed due to budget cuts, but reopened after voters repealed the action that forced the station's closing.

Derry, New Hampshire Fire Department- Dispatcher Charles Tinkham has been named Dispatcher of the Year by the Association of Public Safety Dispatchers Association (APCO), Atlantic Chapter.

Dover, New Hampshire Fire Department- Fire Chief Richard Driscoll has announced he will retire in September.

Dover, New Hampshire Fire Department- has named Deputy Fire Chief Randy Provencher as Interim Fire Chief after the retirement of Chief Richard Driscoll.

Dover, New Hampshire Fire Department- has named Retired Dover Assistant Fire Chief Eric Hagman as Interim Fire Chief.

Dover, New Hampshire Fire Department- has promoted the following:
Assistant Chief Eric Hagman to Chief of Department
Captain Paul Haas to Assistant Chief
Lieutenant Michael Drouin to Deputy Chief

Durham, New Hampshire Fire Department- Assistant Fire Chief Jason Cleary has retired after 33 years of service.

Durham, New Hampshire Fire Department- has named Dave Emanuel as the new Assistant Chief.

Hampton, New Hampshire Fire Department- Jameson Ayotte has been appointed as the new fire chief.

Hampton, New Hampshire Fire Department- Firefighter Firefighter Sean Morrison has successfully completed the paramedic program.

Hampton, New Hampshire Fire Department- William Kennedy has been promoted to Deputy Chief.

Hampton, New Hampshire Fire Department- has promoted Lieutenant Mike McMahon to Captain/ Shift Commander and Firefighter Sean Murray has been promoted to Lieutenant.

Hampton, New Hampshire Fire Department- firefighters from Hampton and Londonderry step up to help Hampton Firefighter Kyle Jameson who is fighting cancer. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Hopkinton, New Hampshire Fire Department- the addition to the fire station has been completed. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Hudson, New Hampshire Fire Department- voters turn down proposal to build new fire station, but approve renovations. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Keene, New Hampshire Fire Department- recently placed into service a 2014 Ford F-550 Duralift Bucket Truck for use with the Fire Alarm and Traffic Division.

Keene, New Hampshire Fire Department- Lieutenant Harry Nelson has retired after 30 years of service.

Keene, New Hampshire Fire Department- has promoted Jarrod Houston to the rank of Lieutenant.

Keene, New Hampshire Fire Department- Captain Gary LaFreniere has retired after 38 years of service.

Keene, New Hampshire Fire Department- Deputy Chief Ron Leslie will retire at the end of May.

Keene, New Hampshire Fire Department- has appointed Lieutenant Jeffrey Chickering as the new Deputy Chief.

Laconia, New Hampshire Fire Department- the fire department offices have temporarily been relocated. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Laconia, New Hampshire Fire Department- fire crews have returned to the Headquarters Fire Station after renovations were completed last week.

Lisbon, New Hampshire Fire Department- has purchased a 1997 HME/Ferrara/RK 75' quint. It previously served in Fishkill, NY.

Londonderry, New Hampshire Fire Department- will be hiring 4 new firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Londonderry, New Hampshire Fire Department- Central Fire Station renovations deemed a priority. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Loudon, New Hampshire Fire Department- has placed into service a 2004 E-One Cyclone II 95' Mid-Mount Tower.

Lyndeborough, New Hampshire Fire Department- Assistant Fire Chief Brian Smith has been elected to replace Fire Chief Rick McQuade when he retires at the end of the month.

Manchester, New Hampshire Fire Department- District Chief Mark Pelletier has retired after 32 years of service.

Nashua, New Hampshire Fire Department- has appointed Steven Galipeau as the new fire chief.

Nashua, New Hampshire Fire Department- has sold Tower 1's 1998 Pierce to Orleans, VT. Tower 1 will run with spare Ladder 3 until the new Pierce Arrow XT 95' tower is delivered late summer. The new tower will be lettered as Ladder 2. Ladder 2's current piece will be relettered as Ladder 3 and run with Engine 3 at the Spit Brook Road Station. The spare Ladder 3 will be relettered as Ladder 4.

Nashua, New Hampshire- AMR won the ambulance contract bid for the city and will continue to provide ALS service to Nashua. Starting October 1st an additional ALS will be available, bringing the total available ALS trucks to 4.

New Hampshire- Manchester traces roots to 1840 engine. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Nashua officials propose fire station expansion. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Nashua, New Hampshire Fire Department- Fire Chief Brian Morrissey has announced he will retire this spring. Assistant Chief Steve Galipeau has been named as his successor.

New Castle, New Hampshire Fire Department- hires first paid firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Newport says they can no longer provide mutual aid. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Pittsfield, New Hampshire Fire Department- Fire Chief Rob Martin has announced he will retire at the end of the year.

Rye, New Hampshire Retired Fire Chief William "Skip" Sullivan was honored for his 46 years of service to the fire community, receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award by the New Hampshire Fire Academy. (I've known Skip for a long time, this is very much deserved. Congratulations Skip!) CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Salem, New Hampshire Fire Department- Fire Chief Kevin Breen has announced he will retire on June 1st.

Salem, New Hampshire Fire Department- Chief of Operations Paul Parisi has been named acting fire chief effective June 1st.

Salem, New Hampshire Fire Department- Acting Fire Chief Paul Parisi has been named as the new permanent Fire Chief.

Sandown, New Hampshire Fire Department- the department's ambulance caught fire at a medical call. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Seabrook, New Hampshire Fire Department- Captain Clay Fowler has retired after 43 years of service.

Stoddard, New Hampshire Fire Department- has elected Stephen J. McGerty to be the new Fire Chief.

Funds for new Wilmot engine questioned. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Windham, New Hampshire Fire Department- Lieutenant James Brown has retired after 48 years of service.




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