NORTHEAST FIRENEWS
2019 MASSACHUSETTS DELIVERIES AND NEWS ARCHIVE




2019 MASSACHUSETTS APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Action, MA Engine 23- 2018 Seagrave Marauder 1500/750/30B
Becket EMS, MA Ambulance 1- 2019 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance
Chicopee, MA Engine 8- 2019 Pierce Saber 1250/750
Easton, MA Engine 12- 2019 E-One Typhoon E-Max
Fairhaven, MA Ladder 1- 2018 E-One Cyclone 110' RMA
Falmouth, MA Ambulance 39- 2019 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance
Falmouth, MA Engine 21- 2019 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/750
Foxborough, MA Rescue 27- 2019 Ford F-550/Life Line 4X4 ambulance Hubbardston, MA Engine 1- 2019 KME Panther 1500/1000/30A
Joint Base Cape Cod, MA Engine 410- 2018 Pierce Saber 1500/750/25F
Mashpee, MA Ambulance 362- 2019 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance
Nahant, MA Engine 31- 2019 Sutphen Monarch 1500/750
Newton, MA Ladder 2- 2019 E-One Cyclone 100' RMA
Norfolk, MA Rescue 2- 2019 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance
Phillipston, MA Squad 5- 2019 Ford F-550/CET light rescue w/ 300w/30F
Salisbury, MA Ladder 5- 2019 KME Severe Service Tuff Truck 1500/650/103' RMA
South Hadley, MA District 1 Medic 1- 2019 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance
Westbrough, MA Medic 1- 2018 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance
Worthington, MA Tanker 1- 2018 Freightliner/Firovac/Darley 1000/2966




2019 MASSACHUSETTS NEWS

Adams, Mass Fire Department- proposed change to go to the voters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Ashby, Pepperell and Townsend study feasability of regional dispatch center. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Attleboro, Mass Fire Department- Ladder 1 OOS after being struck by car. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Bernardston, Mass Fire Department- to build garage addition to fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Boston Fire Department- Engine 5 has returned to their quarters following renovations to the building. Engine 50 is expected to return to their quarters in late March or early April. Ground breaking on the new station for Engine 42/Rescue 2 should take place in late spring. Posted in February.

Boston Sparks Association- has purchased a 2012 Freightliner 3500 Modular Ambulance. Designated Squad 10, it will run as a backup to A10 for large scale incidents and run as a 2nd piece when they have mutliple calls. Posted in January.

Bourne, Mass Fire Department- Fire Chief to retire July 5th. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Brewster, Mass Fire Department- receives S.A.F.E. grant. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Brockton, Mass Fire Department- 11 firefighters promoted. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Charlemont & Rowe, Mass Fire Departments- will share fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Dennis, Mass Fire Department- Selectment favor location of new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Greenfield, Mass Fire Department- Rough estimates for new fire station are reviewed. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Harwich, Mass Fire Department- looks to purchase quint to replace engine and ladder. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Holden, Mass Fire Department- appoints new Emergency Response Team Coordinator. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Lakeville, MA Fire Department- Lieutenant William Purcell has been appointed as the new Deputy Chief. Posted in February.

Leyden, Mass- has asked Greenfield to take over firefighting operations for the town. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Lynn, Mass Fire Department- swears in 20 and promotes 5. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Mansfield, Mass Fire Department- Fire Chief Neal Boldrighini has announced he will retire in September 2019. Posted in January.

Mansfield, Mass Fire Department- engine catches fire inside station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Melrose, Mass- Allan I. Alpert has been appointed the Emergency Management Director. Allan was the Director of Emergency Management in Chelsea for over 30 years before retiring.

Nahant, Mass Fire Department- state grant to help fund fire safety program. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

New Bedford, Mass Fire Department- has named District Chief Scott Kruger as Acting Deputy Fire Chief. Posted in February.

Norfolk, Mass Fire Department- Deputy Chief Peter Petruchik has been selected to be the new chief. He will replace Fire Chief Coleman Bushnell at the end of June when Chief Bushnell retires. Posted in February.

Pittsfield, Mass Fire Department- names Engine 6 after former Deputy Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Plymouth, Mass Fire Department- Engine 5 catches fire inside station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Sandwich, Mass Fire Department- Requests funds to purchase a quint. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Southborough, Mass Fire Department- has selected current Portsmouth, NH Fire Chief Steve Achilles to be the next fire chief. Posted in March.

Stoneham, Mass Fire Department- has placed into service a 2018 John Deere XUV utility vehicle as S-1. Posted in February.

Stoneham, Mass Fire Department- Firefighter Steve Verhault has retired after 32+ years of service. Posted in February.

Stoneham, Mass Fire Department- has promoted Lieutenant Rob Dalis to the rank of captain and Firefighter Rick Darragh to the rank of lieutenant. Posted in February.

Stoneham, Mass Fire Department- swears-in six new firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Sudbury, Mass Fire Department- will be hiring 4 firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Wayland, MA Fire Department- Fire Chief David Houghton has announced he will retire on June 30th. Posted in January.

Westminster, Mass Fire Department- receives grant for feasability study for new fire/police facility. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Westport, Mass Fire Department- chief looks to add 1 additional firefighter. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Woburn, Mass Fire Department- poor condition at fire station causes concern. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.




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