NORTHEAST FIRENEWS
2017 NEW HAMPSHIRE DELIVERIES AND NEWS ARCHIVE




2017 NEW HAMPSHIRE APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Alstead, NH Engine 1- 2017 HME Silver Fox
Amherst, NH Ambulance 1- 2017 F-450 4X4/Demers ambulance
Bedford, NH Engine 1- 2017 HME/Ahrens Fox 2000/1000
Belmont, NH Engine 2- 2017 Pierce Enforcer 1500/1000
Bow, NH Tanker 1- 2017 Peterbilt/HME 1500/3000
Canaan Ambulance, NH Ambulance 2- 2017 Ford/Osage ambulance
Chichester, NH Ambulance 1- 2016 Ford F-550/AEV ambulance
Concord, NH Engine 7- 2017 Pierce Enforcer 1500/750
Dover, NH Ambulance 3- 2017 Ford F-450/PL Custom 4X4 ambulance
Durham, NH Truck 3- 2017 Ferrara Inferno 2000/300/100' RM Twr
Franklin, NH Engine 1- 2017 Sutphen Monarch
Hampton Falls, NH Ambulance 7- 2017 Ford E-450/PL Custom ambulance
Henniker, NH Ambulance 1- 2016 Ford F-450/Life Line 4X4 ambulance
Hooksett, NH Ambulance 3- 2017 Ford F-550 ambulance
Hudson, NH Engine 1- 2017 Seagrave Marauder II 1750/750
Lebanon, NH Engine 9- 2017 E-One Cyclone 1500/1000/30F
Linwood Ambulance, NH- 2017 Ford E-450/PL Custom ambulance
Londonderry, NH Ladder 2- 2016 Pierce Ascendant 2000/500/107' RMA
Manchester, NH Engine 6- 2017 E-One Typhoon 2000/750
Meriden, NH Engine 1- 2017 Spartan/Dingee
Milton, NH Ambulance 2- 2017 Ford F-550//Osage ambulance
Moultonboro, NH Tanker- 2017 International/HME 2000/3000
Nashua, NH Engine 4- 2016 Pierce Arrow XT 1250/750
New Hampshire Fire Academy Engine 3- 2017 HME Ahrens Fox
North Conway, NH Engine 3- 2017 E-One Typhoon 1500/1000/30F
Northwood, NH Rescue 1- 2017 Interntional/Valley/Northeastern 1500/500
Ossipee Corner, NH Rescue 1- 2017 Ford F-550/EVI light rescue
Pelham, NH Ambulance 3- 2017 Ford F-550 4X4/Horton ambulance
Raymond, NH Ambulance- 2017 Ford E-450/2004 Life Line ambulance
Salem, NH Engine 1- 2017 Pierce Impel 1500/1000
Seabrook, NH Tower 1- 2017 KME 102' RM Tower
Tri-Town Ambulance, NH Ambulance 8- 2017 Ford F-550/PL Custom 4X4 ambulance
South Hampton, NH Ambulance 1- 2005 Ford/PL Custom ambulance (ex Exeter, NH)
Weare, NH Forestry 1- 2016 Dodge 5500/Hews
Winchester, NH Engine 1- 2017 Pierce Saber 1500/1250
Windham, NH Tanker 2- 2017 Mack Granite/Rosenbauer 1500/3000




2017 NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS

Alton, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting rejects request to fund new ladder truck purchase. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Amherst, New Hampshire Fire Department- has placed into service a 2016 Ford Explorer as Medic 1. This unit is the department's ALS intercept vehicle.

Barnstead, New Hampshire Fire Department– has received a Federal grant in the amount of $231,315 for 33 – Firefighter Breathing Apparatus.

Belmont, New Hampshire Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $18,843 for Turnout Gear – Washer Dryer Units.

Bow, New Hampshire Fire Department- Fire Chief Dana Abbott has retired after 50 years of service.

Brookline, New Hampshire Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $134,400 for Firefighter Breathing Apparatus.

Carroll, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting approved funds to build a new pulic safety/town offices complex.

Claremont, New Hampshire Fire Department- Fire Chief Richard Bergeron has announced he will retired at the end of December after 40 years of service.

Concord, New Hampshire Fire Department- Firefighter Mike Corcoran has retired after 24 years of service.

Concord, New Hampshire Fire Department- Paramedic Lieutenant H. Bobby Silvestriadis (28 years of service) and Firefighter James Cournoyer (30 years of service) will retire on August 1st.

Concord, New Hampshire Fire Department- Battalion Chief Bill Weinhold has retired after 28 years of service. Lieutenant Chris Andrews will retire in mid September after 27 years of servce.

Conway, New Hampshire Ambulance- budgeteers reverse decision and support renewing ambulance contract. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Conway, New Hampshire Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $33,334 for an Air Compressor Refill System.

Danville, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting voted down a request for funds to purchase a new pumper.

Deerfield, New Hampshire Fire Department- Fire Chief Mark Tibbetts has announced he will retire at the end of the year.

Dunbarton, New Hampshire Fire Department– has received a Federal grant in the amount of $132,381 for 20 – Firefighter Breathing Apparatus.

Durham, New Hampshire Fire Department- has hired Randall Trull as the new Deputy Fire Chief. Deputy Trull had previously served as Fire Chief in Berlin (NH).

East Conway, New Hampshire Fire Department- has put its 3000 gallon tank body on a used Mack "RD" chassis; it was originally on an International chassis.

East Kingston, New Hampshire Vol Fire Department- announces promotions. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Farmington, New Hampshire Fire Department- has moved into the new Public Safety Complex located at 160 Main Street.

Franconia, New Hampshire Fire Department- has purchased an taken delivery of a used Simon-Duplex 100' (ish) RM ladder truck. The unit originally served Swedeland, PA and will be placed into service after outfitting, lettering and training. The unit has a pump and tank, although the sizes and the year of the truck are not confirmed at this time.

Freedom, New Hampshire Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $91,334 for 14 – Firefighter Breathing Apparatus.

Goffstown, New Hampshire Fire Department- has opened their new Headquarters Station on Church Street.

Hancock, New Hampshire Fire Department- has named Thomas Bates as the new Fire Chief.

Hudson, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting approved funds to build a new fire station on Lowell Road. It will replace the current fire station located on Burns Hill Road.

Keene, New Hampshire Fire Department- 19 Engine 2's 2013 KME Predator 1500/1000 had a small fire in one of the front warning lights. The rig was outside when the incident happened and the damage was minimal.

Killington, Vermont Fire Department- moves foward on building new fire station and purchasing new fire apparatus. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Laconia, New Hampshire Fire Department- sells former Lakeport Fire Station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Lebanon, New Hampshire Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $369,741 to hire 2 new firefighters.

Lempster, New Hampshire Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $42,858 for Vehicle Extrication Equipment.

Littleton, New Hampshire Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $124,000 for Firefighter Breathing Apparatus.

Madison, New Hampshire Fire Department- has appointed Assistant Fire Chief Richard Clark as the new Fire Chief.

Manchester, New Hampshire Fire Department- Station 9 to close due to budget cuts. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Manchester, New Hampshire Fire Department- Aldermen vote to keep Station 9 open. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Milton, New Hampshire Fire Department- has opened and occupied their new Headquarters Fire Station at 865 White Mountain Highway.

Milton, New Hampshire Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase new portable radios for the department.

Nashua, New Hampshire Fire Department- Firefighter Bill Farrell has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.

Nashua, New Hampshire Fire Department- looks to expand Split Brook Station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Nashua, New Hampshire Fire Department- The renovation/expansion project for Station 3 has started and is expected to last about 6 months. Included in the project is a third bay will be added with second floor above. Expanded living quarters above the new bay will include a PT room, training/study room, laundry room, new bathrooms. Gear storage rooms will be added in apparatus areas, extractor will be installed, kitchen, office, and crew quarters in floor 1 will be completely overhauled.

Nashua, New Hampshire Fire Department– has received a Federal grant in the amount of $78,273 for Tech Rescue Equipment and Training.

Nashua, New Hampshire Fire Department- has appointed Assistant Fire Chief Brian Rhodes as the new Fire Chief.

New Boston, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting voted down the request for funds to build a new Fire/EMS facility.

The New Hampshire Executive Council approved the nomination of NH State Fire Marshall William J. Degnan for another four year term.

New Hampshire Firefighting Academy- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $149,714 for Firefighting Equipment and Protective / Turnout Gear.

Newton, New Hampshire Fire Department- has donated used equipment to the Dominican Republic. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Newton, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting approves funds to build a new fire station.

North Hampton, New Hampshire Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $123,665 for 18 - Breathing Apparatus and a PPE Washer/Dryer.

Northampton and Rye, New Hampshire Fire Departments- explorer merging fire departments. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Portsmouth, New Hampshire Fire Department- funds have been approved to upgrade and refurbish Station 3.

Portsmouth, New Hampshire Fire Department- has promoted Brian Ryll to the rank of Lieutenant.

Raymond, New Hampshire Fire Department- Fire Chief Kevin Pratt has retired after 42 years of service.

Rindge, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting voted down a request for funds to purchase a new pumper.

Rochester, New Hampshire Fire Department- Fire Chief Norm Sanborn has retired after 42 years of service.

Rochester, New Hampshire Fire Department- has selected Bedford (NH) Deputy Chief Mark E. Klose to be the new Fire Chief in Rochester.

Rochester, New Hampshire Fire Department- has sworn in Mark Klose as the new Fire Chief.

Rye, New Hampshire Fire Department- retiring Concord, Mass Fire Chief Mark Cotreau has been selected to be the new Fire Chief in Rye.

Salem, New Hampshire Fire Department– has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $354,393 for 49 Firefighter Breathing Apparatus, extra Face Pieces and an Air Compressor / Refill System.

Salem, New Hampshire Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $1,587,388 to hire 8 new firefighters.

Spofford, New Hampshire Fire Department– has received a Federal grant in the amount of $61,905 for an Air Compressor and 2 – Thermal Imaging Cameras

Spofford, New Hampshire Fire Department– has received a Federal Regional grant in the amount of $173,734 for Firefighting Hose, Adaptors, and Nozzles.

Sunapee, New Hampshire Fire Department– has received a Federal Regional grant in the amount of $52,096 for an Air Compressor – Air Refill System.

Tilton-Northfield, New Hampshire Fire Department– has received a Federal Regional grant in the amount of $191,020 for Portable and Mobile Radios.

Unity, New Hampshire- to rely on mutual aid after fire department resigns. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Warner, New Hampshire Fire Department- Engine 2 rolled over after encountering servere weather on March 10th. Fortunately, there was only 1 minor injury. The 2011 Spartan MetroStar pumper sustained heavy damage. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Wilton, New Hampshire Fire Department- Fire Chief Raymond Dick has stepped down after 35 years of service.

Wilton, New Hampshire Fire Department- has placed in service a 2008 Spartan/Rosenbauer 109' RMA. Designated Ladder 1, it replaces a 1980 Seagrave ladder. The new ladder was purchased from Command Fire Apparatus in Lancaster, PA and had previously served in the Chicago area.




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