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2021 NEW HAMPSHIRE DELIVERIES AND NEWS ARCHIVE




2021 NEW HAMPSHIRE APPARATUS DELIVERIES

New Hampshire- Grafton County Dispatch takes over disapatching for several Cos County communities. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Amherst, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 021 Spartan/Toyne Rescue Pumper 1500/1000 for Engine 1. Posted in July.

Bath, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2020 Freightliner 2,000 gallon tanker for Tanker 2. It replaces a 1992 International. Posted in January.

Brookline, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 HME Ahrens-Fox AF1 Top Mount Custom Pumper for Engine 2. It features a 1500 GPM pump, 1045 gallon water tank and 30 gallon foam tank. Posted in June.

Brookline, New Hampshire Fire Department- has placed into service a 2021 Dodge Ram 5500/Alexis 500/250 as Forestry 1. Posted in July.

Candia, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Pierce Saber 1500/1000/20A for Engine 2. It replaces a 2003 HME/Ferrara 1500/1000. Posted in May.

Center Ossipee, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Enforcer PUC stock pumper with 1500 GPM pump, 1000 water tank, 6 man cab, light tower and husky foam system. It is designated Squad 1. Posted in July.

Chesterfield, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Freightliner SD108/Rosenbauer 1500/1250 for 6 Engine 2. Posted in May.

Claremont, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2020 Sutphen/Dingee pumper with 1500 GPM pump, 2000 gallon water tank and 30 gallon foam tank for Engine 4. With the delivery, Engine 1's 2006 E-One and Engine 2's 1980 International will be retired. Posted in February.

Dover, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Ford F-550/PL custom ambulance. Posted in February.

Epping, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2020 Ford E-450/PL Custom ambulance for Ambulance 1. Posted in May.

Farmington, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Spartan pumper with 2000 gallon water tank. Posted in August.

Gilford, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Ford F550/LifeLine ambulance for Ambulance 1. Posted in March.

Hampton, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Ford F-450/PL Custom ambulance for Ambulance 2. Posted in August.

Henniker, New Hampshire Fire Deprtment- recently placed into service a 2020 Ford F-550/PL Custom for Ambulance 2. It replaces a 2012 Ford ambulance. Posted in March.

Hinsdale, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 International HV507/Unruh Fire brush truck with 750 GPM pump and 800 gallon water tank. Designated Brush 1, it replaces Engine 7's 1990 Ford F-350 brush unit. Posted in February.

Hollis, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2020 Sutphen/Dingee pumper with 1500 GPM pump, 1000 gallon water tank and 30 gallon foam tank for Engine 1. Posted in March.

Keene, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2020 Rosenbauer Cobra 2000/300/100' Mid-Mount Tower Ladder for Tower 1. It replaces a 1997 Simon-Duplex which has been sold to Walpole, NH. Posted in May.

Laconia, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Sutphen pumper for Engine 5. Posted in March.

Lebanon, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 E-One Typhoon Cyclone II pumper with 1500 GPM pump, 1500 gallon water tank and 30 gallon foam tank for Engine 7. It replaces Engine 4's 1996 Simon-Duplex/Smeal. Posted in March.

Lyndeborough, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Freightliner M2/Midwest Fire 1250/2300 for Tanker 2. It replaces a 1984 International 4900/Valley 750/2500. Posted in March.

Merrimack, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of two (2) 2021 Pierce Saber 1500/750 pumpers for Engine 1 and Engine 2. Posted in September.

Nashua, New Hampshire Fire Deparment- has taken delivery of a 2020 Pierce Arrow XT 105’ RMA for Ladder 3. The previous Ladder 3 will be reassigned as Spare Ladder 4. Posted in April.

New Castle, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 E-One Typhoon EMax for Engine 1. Posted in May.

Newport, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2020 Ford F-450/PL Custom ambulance for Ambulance 3.

North Hampton, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2020 Ford E-450/PL Custom ambulance for Ambulance 1. The previous Ambulance 1, a 2013 Ford E-450/PL Custom, has been reassigned as Ambulance 2. Posted in February.

North Walpole, New Hampshire Fire Department- recently took delivery of a 2020 Ferrara Cinder 1500/1000/30F for Engine 1. Posted in April.

Northwood, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2020 Dodge 5500/PL Custom ambulance for Ambulance 2. It replaces a 2007 Ford/AEV. Posted in January.

Northwood, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Spartan MetroStar/4-Guys engine/tanker. It features a 1500 GPM pump and 3000 gallon water tank plus a 30 gallon foam cell. Posted in September.

Ringe, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Ford F-550/Rosenbauer 4X4 light rescue. Posted in September.

Rochester, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Freightliner M2-106/Toyne Walk Around Heavy Rescue for Rescue 8. Posted in June.

Strafford, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2020 Ford F-550/Life Line ambulance for Ambulance 2. Posted in February.

Tamworth, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Dodge Ram 5500/Alexis 4X4 brush unit with 120 GPM skid pump and 300 gallon water tank.

Twin Mountain, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 International Navistar/E-One Pumper for Engine 3. Posted in June.

Walpole, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2021 Pierce Saber 2000/750 for Engine 1. Posted in June.

Woodsville Fire Dist (Haverhill, New Hampshire)- has taken delivery of a 2021 Ford F-350/AEV 4X4 ambulance. Posted in April.




2021 NEW HAMPSHIRE APPARATUS & VEHICLE NEWS

Allenstown, New Hampshire Fire Department- has placed into service a 2020 Ford F-350 with a 270 gallon water tank and 5 gallons foam as Forestry 1. They also have placed into service a 2021 Polaris Ranger 1000 with a 70 gallon water and rescue skid. Posted in July.

Alton, New Hampshire Fire Department- has purchased a 2000 Spartan/Luverne ladder truck for Ladder 1. It features a 1750 GPM pump, 500 gallon water tank and 75' rear-mount aerial. The truck had previously served in Sharpsburg, PA. Posted in February.

Barrington, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting approved funds to purchase an Ultra-Terrain Vehicle. Posted in March.

Bartlett, New Hampshire Fire Department- receives 2004 military surplus wildland vehicle. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

Dunbarton, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting approved funds to purhcase a new body for their tanker truck. Posted in March.

Francestown, New Hampshire Fire Department- has repurposed the 2001 Ford F-550 chassis of former Rescue 1 into a new brush unit, replacing the 1968 Jeep as Brush 1. Posted in September.

Goshen, New Hampshire Fire Department- has acquired a 2012 Ford F-550 4X4/Darley 200/360 for Rescue 1. Posted in March.

Hudson, New Hampshire Fire Department- the body of Squad 1's 2015 Ford F-550/Alexis light rescue is in the process of being remounted to a new chassis. The current chassis will then have a forestry package mounted to it and become the new brush truck. Posted in September.

Keene, New Hampshire Fire Department- has placed into service a 2021 Ford F-350 4X4 as Car 2. Posted in March.

Linwood, New Hampshire Ambulance- has remounted Ambulance 3's 2008 PL Custom body to a new 2020 Ford E-450 chassis. Posted in May.

Littleton, New Hampshire Fire Department- Boston loans 2011 KME to department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

Londonderry, New Hampshire Fire Department- recently took delivery of a 2021 Ford Expedition 4X4 for the shift commander's vehicle. Posted in April.

Mont Vernon, New Hampshire Fire Department- will be requesting funds to purchae a new Sutphen Monarch pumper at the next town meeting. Posted in February.

North Hampton, New Hampshire Fire Department- Ladder 1's 1984 E-One has been retired. No replacement is currently planned. Posted in June.

Portsmouth, New Hampshire Fire Department- is using a loaner 1994 Pierce Arrow 1500/200/100' RM Twr after Ladder 2's 2005 E-One was removed from service. The loaner previously served with the University of Connecticut Fire Department and the department currently has on order an E-One tower. Posted in August.

Rochester, New Hampshire Fire Department- the department has changed the E-One tower's designation from Truck 1 to Truck 9. The rig has been renumbered to reflect this change. Posted in January.

Stark, New Hampshire Fire Department- has acquired a 1989 Mack MC/Saulsbury rescue truck. It had previously served in Wyckoff, NJ and Elmont, NY. Posted in May.

Surry, New Hampshire Fire Department- has taken delivery of a 2003 E-One Cyclone 2000/750 for Engine 1. The unit previously served with the Washington Fire Company in Conshohocken PA. Posted in March.

Temple, New Hampshire Fire Department- receives surplus military vehicle for wildland fires. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

Walpole, New Hampshire Fire Department- has purchased a 1997 Simon-Duplex/LTI 100' RMA for Ladder 1. It had previously served in Keene. Posted in May.




2021 NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT NEWS

Atkinson, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting passed an article to hire 2 full time firefighter/EMTs. Posted in March.

Barnstead, New Hampshire Fire Department- has appointed Al Poulin as the new Fire Chief. From Barnstable Fire: "Chief Poulin brings over 37 years of experience to the Department. He started in Manchester NH 1982, and worked his way up to District Fire Chief which he held for 11 years. With over 37 years on the job Chief Poulin brings with him an immense amount of skills, experience, and knowledge in the Fire and EMS profession." Posted in January.

Bristol, NH Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal share of $38,880.95 for Firefighting Hose

Concord, New Hampshire Fire Department- Deputy Chief Sean Brown has been appointed as the new fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Conway, New Hampshire Fire Department- opening of new fire station approaches. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Derry, New Hampshire Fire Department- swears in 10 new firefighters, promotes several others. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

Dover, NH Fire Department- has been awarded a federal share of $82,387.36 for 3 – Ambulance Stretcher Power Lift Systems

East Kingston, New Hampshire Fire Department- awarded grant for turnout gear. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Enfield, New Hampshire Fire Department- has appointed Philip Neily as the new fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Gilmanton, NH Fire Department- has been awarded a federal share of $44,761.90 for Vehicle Exhaust Removal Systems

Goffstown, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting approved funds to hire 4 firefighter/EMTs. Posted in March.

Hampstead, New Hampshire Fire Department- the article at town meeting to renovate the fire station did not pass. Posted in March.

Hampton, New Hampshire Fire Department- Fire Chief Jamison Ayotte has resigned to take a position with the Pelham, NH Fire Department. Posted in May.

Keene, New Hampshire Fire Department- Fire Chief Mark Howard set to retire in the spring. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

Littleton, New Hampshire Fire Department- Mike McQuillen has been sworn in as the new Fire Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Manchester, New Hampshire Fire Department- the following individuals have retired from the department. District Chief James Michael with 35 years of service, Captain Scott Merrill with 36 years of service, Captain Daniel O’Rourke with 35 years of service. Posted in January.

Manchester, New Hampshire Fire Department- Fire Chief Dan Goonan to retire after 36 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Milford, New Hampshire- the article at town meeting requesting funds to replace the dispatch center did not pass. Posted in March.

Nashua, New Hampshire Fire Department- to upgrade several fire stations. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Nashua, NH Fire Department- has been awarded a federal share of 128,781.82 for Firefighter Wellness & Fitness assessments

Newbury, New Hampshire Fire Department- has opened their new fire station located at 919 Route 103. Posted in September.

North Conway, New Hampshire Fire Department- construction of new fire station ahead of schedule. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

North Conway, New Hampshire Fire Department- construction has been completed of the new Station 1 located at 70 Norcorss Circle. Posted in May.

North Hampton, NH Fire Department- has been awarded a federal share of $49,632.50 for an Air Compressor System

Northwood, NH Fire Department– has been awarded a federal share of $31,333.33 for a Vehicle Exhaust Removal System

Somersworth, New Hampshire Fire Department- breaks ground on new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

Swanzey, New Hampshire Fire Department- firefighters press for new station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Swanzey, New Hampshire Fire Department- the article at town meeting requesting funds to build a new fire station failed to pass. Posted in March.

Wakefield, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting approved funds to purchase new cardiac monitors. Posted in March.

Weare, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting approved funds to hire 2 full time firefighter/EMS's. Posted in March.

Westmoreland, New Hampshire Fire Department- weights 2.7 million dollar bond for new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Westmoreland, New Hampshire Fire Department- anonymous mailer spreads fire station proposal disinformation. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Westmoreland, New Hampshire Fire Department- the article at town meeting requesting funds to build a new fire station failed to pass. Posted in March.




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