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2020 MAINE APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Arundel, ME Engine 44- 2020 Ferrara Cinder 1500/1000/30F
Bangor, ME Engine 1- 2020 Pierce Enforcer PUC 1500/750
Bar Harbor, ME ENgine 5- 2020 E-One Typhoon 1500/1000
Boothbay Harbor, ME Engine 3- 2020 International/E-One 1500/500/30A 4X4
Casco, ME Ambulance 2- 2019 Ford F-550 4X4/Horton ambulance
Cranberry Isles, ME Tanker- 2020 International HV607 4×2/E-One PM100 Vacuum pump/2500 gal
Dedham-Lucerne, ME Tanker 373- 2020 Freightliner 114SD/Spartan 1500/2500
Harrington, Maine Tanker 4- 2020 International HV607/Metalfab 1250/3000
Harrison, ME Engine 2- 2019 Freightliner/HME Ahrens Fox 1500/3000
Jay, ME Engine 1- 2020 Freightliner M2-112/E-One 2000/3000/30F
Lisbon, ME Engine 7- 2019 Pierce Enforcer 1500/1000/CAFS
Litchfield, ME Engine 67- 2020 Pierce Saber 1500/1000
Milford, ME Engine 802- 2020 Freightliner M2-112/E-One 1500/2000/F
Milo, ME Engine 1325- 2020 International HV607/E-One 1250/2500
Old Town, ME Ambulance 379- 2020 Ford/PL Custom ambulance
Rumford, ME Tanker 5- 2019 Freightliner/2020 Midwest Fire 1000/2000
Portland, ME Medcu 4- 2020 Ford E-450/Braun ambulance
Standish, ME Rescue- 2019 Ford E-450/Wheeled Coach ambulance
Waterboro, ME Engine 2- 2020 E-One Typhoon 1500/1000
Westbrook, ME Engine- 2020 E-One Typhoon 1500/780/30F
York Beach, ME Rescue 1- 2019 Ford F-550/E-One 1000/285/15F




2020 MAINE NEWS

Maine- Rumford and Mexico consider joint fire station. CLICK FOR ARICLE. Posted in February.

Maine- 20 departments to receive gas detection equipment. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

Albion, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $18,857.14 for large diameter fire hose.

Anson, Maine Fire Department- receives donated 1992 pumper from Newbury, Mass. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Auburn, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $101,481.82 for health and cancer screenings, 2 protective gear washers and 2 – protective gear dryers.

Bangor, Maine Fire Department- Firefighter Sherman Mason has retired after 32 years of service. Posted in January.

Bangor, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $99,728.35 for mobile and portable radios.

Biddeford, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $25,520.00 for firefighter personal escape devices.

Brunswick, Maine Fire Department- nudges along new fire station plan. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Buckfield, Maine Fire Department- has received a $3,040 grant from the state Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry that will be used to purchase new hose, coats and hose jackets. Posted in January.

Caribou, Maine- residents and councilors discuss future of Caribou EMS. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Casco, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $69,788.57 for an air compressor – air refill system.

Dedham, Maine Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $158,809.52 for firefighter breathing apparatus.

East Millinocket, Maine Fire Department- Fire Chief Les Brown is retiring after 43 years of service. Posted in August.

Eddington, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $65,055.45 – REGIONAL grant award for vehicle extrication training for 5 fire departments.

Eddington, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $20,476.19 for a protective gear washer & dryer.

Ellsworth, Maine Fire Department- Fire Chief Richard Tupper has announced he will retire in January with nearly 35 years of service. Posted in September.

Fairfield, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $125,240.00 for firefighter breathing apparatus.

Falmouth, Maine Fire Department- consultant recommends closing Foreside Fire Station and hiring more firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Falmouth, Maine Fire Department- sees support for 1.3 million dollar staffing plan. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Fort Fairfield, Maine Fire Department- approves funds to purchase a used ladder truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

Fort Fairfield, Maine Fire Department- has taken over the ambulance service for the community. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

Fort Fairfield, Maine Fire Department- has appointed Deputy Chief Timothy Browning as the new Fire Chief. Posted in September.

Fryeburg, Maine Fire Department- has purchased a 2009 Ferrara Intruder 1750/1050. It previously served with a department in Texas. Posted in January.

Fryeburg, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $15,723.43 for firefighter training.

Goodwin Mills, Maine Fire Department- recently acquired a 2006 Ford F-550/Toyne 500/200 for Forestry 87. Posted in June.

Gorham, Maine Fire Department- Fire Chief Robert Lefebvre has retired after 36 years of service. Posted in June.

Hancock, Maine Fire Department- has acquired a 2005 Freightliner/E-One 1250/1000/20F and assigned it as Engine 4. Posted in May.

Harpswell, Neck, Maine- Firefighter loses home in fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Harrison, Maine Fire Department- Lakes Region Fire Apparatus has completed the refurbishment of the 2006 Ford F-550 Wildland CAFS 250/400/20A/20B. Posted in February.

Holden, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $113,333.33 for firefighter breathing apparatus

Hope, Maine Fire Department- funds approved to repair one of the town's two fire trucks. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Kennebunk, Maine Fire Department- hopes to fire 8 more firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Kennebunk, Maine Fire Department- purchases Tesla command vehicle in effort to go green. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Kennebunk, Maine Fire Department- has placed into service a 1995 Mack MR/Ranger rescue as Squad 5. It previously served in West Boylston, Mass. Posted in August.

Kittery, Maine Fire Department- proposes selling former fire station property and using funds to expand current fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Kittery, Maine Fire Department- former Engine 5's 2004 Pierce has returned from being refurbished and has been reassigned as Engine 1. Posted in May.

Lebanon, Maine Fire Department- has named Volunteer Chief Kurk Flynn of Newport Center VT as the Fire Chief in Lebanon. Posted in August.

Liberty, Maine- municipality considers taking over volunteer ambulance association that will dissolve later this year. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Littleton, Maine Fire Department- receives new vehicle with FEMA grant. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Livermore Falls, Maine Fire Department- options sought for replacing ladder truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Maine State Fire Training Academy- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $228,878.76 for firefighting equipment and training props.

Mount Desert, Maine Fire Department- funds approved for new fire station concept plan. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

Newport, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $15,140.95 for a protective gear washer and dryer.

Nobleboro, Maine Fire Department- members elect new fire chief and deputy chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Norridgewock, Maine Fire Department- voters agree to hire two full-time firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Northeast Harbor, Maine Fire Department- new fire station proposal on hold. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Norridgewock, Maine Fire Department- has added 2 full-time Firefighter/EMT positions. Posted in July.

Oakland, Maine Fire Department- Deputy Chief Hardy Taylor has retired after 60 years of service. Posted in January.

Oakland, Maine Fire Department- has opened and occupied their new Station 1 and will hold a public open house on April 25th. The old station will be demolished to make a parking area for the new fire, police, and town hall buildings. Posted in February.

Old Orchard, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $47,143.50 for wellness & fitness program & equipment.

Orrington, Maine Fire Department- has moved into their new fire station at 271 Center Drive. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Paris, Maine Fire Department- retired Chief returns to the department as deputy. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Portland, Maine Fire Department- promotes Angela Calvo to Division Chief of Emergency Medical Services and Training. She is the first female in the department's history to be promoted to the rank of Division Chief. Posted in July.

Portland, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $216,600.00 for wellness & fitness training.

Portland, Maine Fire Department- Ladder 4's 2000 Pierce Dash has returned to the department after being refurbished by Pierce. Posted in August.

Randolph, Maine Fire Department- officials announce plan for new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE - NOTE- you have to allow ads in order to view this article. Posted in August.

Sabattus, Maine Fire Department- has hired Troy Cailler to be the new Fire Chief. He previously served with the Lewiston Fire Department and co-runs the Tri-County Training Association. Posted in March.

Scarborough, Maine Fire Department- Oak Hill Fire Companies have moved into their new quarters at 275 Route 1, which is the new Public Safety Building. Posted in May.

South Portland, Maine Fire Department- Cash Corner Fire Station demolished to make way for new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

South Portland, Maine Fire Department- new Cash Corner Station is on time and on budget. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

Veazie, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $34,352.38 for a cardiac monitor – defibrillator.

Wesley, Maine Fire Department- recently acquired a 1989 Pemfab/Ranger 1500/1000. It had previously served with the Richmond-Carolina Fire Department in Rhode Island. Posted in April.

Winslow, Maine Fire Department- the fire department has begun providing BLS ambulance service with a GMC ambulance that was recently purchased. Delta Ambulance will provide ALS and ambulance back-up. Posted in July.

Winslow, Maine Fire Department- seeks to purchase another ambulance. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

Winslow, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $97,904.76 for firefighter breathing apparatus.

Wiscasset, Maine- processions honors firefighter that passed away from 9/11 related cancer. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

York Beach, ME Fire Department- Captain Mark Gay has retired after 48 (yes 48) years of service. Posted in June.




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