NORTHEAST FIRENEWS
2017 MAINE DELIVERIES AND NEWS ARCHIVE




2017 MAINE APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Bowdoin, ME Tanker 8- 2016 Kenworth/E-One 1250/2000
Indian Twp, ME Engine 5- 1999 Mack MC 1250/1000 (purch early 2017)
Limerick, ME Ambulance 2- 2017 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance
Limestone, ME- 1998 Spartan/Smeal 1250/500 Tsqt (purch used)
Linneus ME Engine 4- 2000 Spartan Gladiator/Marion 1250/500 (ex Middletown, CT)
Manchester, ME Engine 41- 2017 Freightliner/E-One pumper/tanker
Old Orchard Beach, ME Engine 72- 2017 Sutphen 1500/750
Penobscot, ME Engine 4- 2016 Freightliner/E-One 1250/?/30F
Portland, ME Ladder 31- 2017 Seagrave Marauder II 1500/500/100' RMA
Skowhegan, ME Truck 11- 2016 Pierce Ascendant 1500/500/107' RMA
Waldo, ME- 1991 GMC Topkick/Darley pumper (ex Bloomington, NY)
York Ambulance, ME Ambulance 5- 2016 Ford Transit/Osage ambulance




2017 MAINE NEWS

Augusta, Maine Fire Department- new station nears completion. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Bangor, Maine Fire Department- Stephen and Tabitha King donate money so department can purchase thermal imager. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

China, Maine Fire Department- struggles with shortage of volunteers. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Clinton, Maine Fire Department- Fire Chief Gary Petley will retire on March 31st after 40 years of service.

Dedham-Lucerne, Maine Fire Department- hires new full time firefighter. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Frenchville, Maine Fire Department- has named Peter Parent as the new Fire Chief.

Fryeburg, Maine Fire Department- 2 members celebrate 70 years with the department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Hallowell, Maine Fire Department- councilors vote to keep fire department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Hallowell and Farmingdale, Maine Fire Departments- to build joint fire station on town line. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Hallowell, Maine Fire Department- has named James Owens as Interim Fire Chief.

Hallowell, Maine Fire Department- council votes to keep fire department and lease space at Farmingdale's new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Hallowell, Maine Fire Department- town to reconsider fire station decision after petition signatures validated. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Hallowell, Maine Fire Department- anonymous donor pledges $1 million towards new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Hallowell, Maine Fire Department- reverses decision to move emergency services to Farmingdale. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Hallowell, ME Fire Department- has reached an agreement to build a new fire station using up to $1 million in donated funds. It will be built a the site of the current fire station.

Lebanon, Maine Fire Department- fire station falling apart. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Linneus, Maine Fire Department- has acquired a 2000 Spartan Gladiator/Marion 1250/500. The unit was donated to the department by the Middletown, CT Fire District.

Lewiston, Maine Fire Department- study says substations should be replaced. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Lewiston, Maine Fire Department- Fire Chief Paul LeClair has retired after 36 years of service.

Lincoln County, Maine- launches new communications system. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Lincolnville, Maine Fire Department- has appointed Steve Gibbons as the new Fire Chief.

Maine- 3 island fire department may share 2 daytime firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Manchester, Connecticut Fire Department- Battalion Chief Dan Huppe has retired after 34 years of service.

Mexico, Maine Fire Department- town way named after late fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Pittston, Maine Fire Department- has broken ground on the new fire station on Route 194 in East Pittston.

Presque Isle, Maine Fire Department- ambulance service taken over by fire department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

St. Albans, Maine Fire Department- has begun the process of building a new fire station after accepting a land donation and some funds required for the station. The town hopes to apply for grants that will cover part of the station costs.

Scarborough, Maine- to keep dispatch duties in house. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Searsmont, Maine Fire Department- town meeting has changed the fire chief's position from being an elected position to an appointed one.

Wilton, Maine Fire Department- will store rescue truck for Livermore Falls. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Windsor, Maine Fire Department- has purchased a 2003 International/KME rescue that previously served Woodsbury, MD.

Winthrop, Maine Fire Department- council accepts bid for new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.




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