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NORTHEAST FIRENEWS
2022 MAINE DELIVERIES AND NEWS ARCHIVE




2022 MAINE APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Albion Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Freightliner 114SD/Midwest Fire 1500/3000 for Tank 4. Posted in January.

Brunswick Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 International/E-One pumper tanker for Tank 2. Features include: Cummins L9 450 HP engine, Allison EVS automatic transmission, Hale 1500 GPM Q-Max pump, and 2600 gallon water tank. Posted in June.

Cushing Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Freightliner M2-112/E-One tanker for Tanker 1. Features include: 450 HP Cummins engine, 1500 GPM Hale pump, 3000 gallon UPF tank and a rear stainless steel Newton swivel dump. Posted in April.

The Cutler Naval Installation recently took delivery of a 2021 Pierce Saber 1250/750/50B for Engine 84. It replaces a 2003 International/Pierce. Posted in February.

Eagle Lake Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Freightliner M2-112/Midwest Fire 1250/3000 for Engine 1. Posted in March.

Franklin Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 International HV613/Metalfab 1250/3000. Posted in April.

Goodwins Mills Fire has taken delivery of a 2022 Pierce Saber 1500/2500 for Tanker 84. The also recently took delivery of a 2021 Ford F-550/Life Line ambulance for Ambulance 85. Posted in April.

Greenville Engine 2 has placed into service a 2021 Freightliner M2-106/Midwest 1250/1000. Posted in March.

Kennebunk Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Sutphen 2000/1000/30F for Engine 2. Posted in March.

Lubec Fire Department has placed into service a 2021 Freightliner M2-106/Midwest 1000/3000 as Tanker 1. Posted in March.

Orland Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Freightliner/Pierce 4X4 pumper for Engine 511. Features include a 1250 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. Posted in June.

Portland Fire Department recently took delivery of a 2021 Ford F/Braun ambulance for MEDCU 6. Posted in January.

Saco Fire Department has placed into service a 2022 Ferrara Inferno 1500/2500 as Tank 6. It replaces Engine 1's 1993 Freightliner FL80/Central States 1250/2500, which has been sold to the Weston, ME Fire Department. Posted in June.

Sanford Fire Department recently placed into service a new ambulance built on a 2022 Ford F-550 chassis as Ambulance 3. Posted in June.

Shapleigh Rescue has taken delivery of a 2022 Ford F-550 4x4/PL Custom ambulance for Ambulance 1. Posted in March.

Skowhegan Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Pierce Enforcer PUC 1500/750 for Engine 13. It replaces a 1999 HME. Posted in June.

Strong Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Spartan MetroStar/Toyne 1500/1000/25A for Engine 3. Posted in May.

Yarmouth Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 International/E-One 1000/2500 pumper/tanker for Tank 83. Posted in June.




2022 MAINE APPARATUS & VEHICLE NEWS

Bangor Fire looks to buy used fire truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Biddeford Fire Department has changed Engine 28's designation to Squad 28. The current unit assigned is a 2005 E-One Typhoon pumper.

Bradford Fire Department has acquired a 1993 HME/3D 1250/1000 for Engine 171. The unit had previously served in Middlebury, VT as Engine 1.

Massachusetts- Cheshire Fire Department recently placed into service a 2014 Dodge Ram 4500 4x4 250/400 as Brush 6. Posted in June.

LaGrange Fire Department has purchased former Leicester Mass Engine 4: 1998 Freightliner/Central States 1250/750/20A/20B. Posted in June.

Lebanon Fire Department has purchased a 2019 International/Sutphen 1250/1000 pumper. It had previously served in Petersburg, West Virginia. Posted in February.

Lee Fire Department has purchased a 1990 Autocar/White/KME 1500/2500 pumper/tanker from the Springtown Vol Fire Company in Pennsylvania. It will replace Engine 701. Posted in February.

Lincoln Fire Department has placed into service a 2001 Pierce Dash 95' Mid-Mount Tower as Ladder 535. It had previously served as Ladder 2 in Cambridge, Mass. Posted in June.

Livermore fire chief says the department needs a new fire truck sooner than later. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Livermore voters approve firetruck purchase. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Osborn Fire Department has placed into service a 1986 Ford C/Maxim 1000/1000 as Engine 1. It previously served in East Brookfield and Spencer, Mass. Posted in February.

Palermo Fire Department recently purchased a 1997 Pierce Quantum 1500/750 designated Engine 4. It had previously served in Burlington, Mass. Posted in June.

Steuben Fire Departmant has acquired a Ford F-750 used forestry/tanker from Pilot Point, TX. Posted in April.

Unity Fire Department raises funds for new ladder truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Maine- Unity Fire Department has aquired a 1995 E-One Cyclone 1000/500/95F/75’ RMA. Designated Ladder 1, it previously served in Dixfield, ME. Posted in March.

Van Burne Fire Department raising funds for "snowbulance". CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Windsor residents to vote on new fire truck, town spending plan at annual Town Meeting. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.




2022 MAINE DEPARTMENT NEWS

Auburn received $2.5 million from Congress for new public safety building. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Augusta firefighter/paramedic returns from retirement to help department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Bangor's ‘Firefighter Jake' has taught the public about fire safety for 26 years. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Bath Iron Works Fire Department has occupied their new fire station located at 520 Washington Street. Posted in May.

Boothbay Harbor's new firefighter talk about joining the department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Brownville adds first responder unit. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Bucksport's maritime firefighter training center to finally start construction after pandemic delays. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Camden- filmmaker works with Camden Fire to demonstrate ice rescue. Posted in February. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Caribou firefighter tests European style fire helmet. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Durham rescue workers recognized for helping deliver baby. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Durham Firefighter/EMS Joe Lemont to receive EMT of the year award. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Frenchville firefighters receive safety grant. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Greene paramedic to receive Maine EMS Lifetime Achievement Award. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Greenville Fire Department gets 1st full time chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Greenville to replace fire station riddled with code violations. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Howland unveils new municipal building. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Jefferson Fire Chief Morris set to retire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Kennebunkport new towers to improve communications for public safety. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Kennebunk task force to explore fire departments splitting costs. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Kennebunk retiring fire chief reflects on 45-year career. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Lewiston Fire Department hires 3, promotes 2. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Jay Fire Chief also hired to lead Livermore Falls Fire Department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Livermore Falls Selectmen voted to purchase a 200 X 300 foot piece of property to build a fire department substation on. Posted in April.

Maine Forestry Service selects Robby Gross as new Chief Forest Ranger. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Maine Forest Service unveils plaque to honor firefighter killed in 1953. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Maine State Fire Service Pioneer retires. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Mariaville's Karen Murray takes over as fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Mount Desert new fire station bond is on March 8th warrant. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Mount Desert voters approved $1 million to expand fire department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Mount Desert hires six new firefighter/EMTs. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Mount Desert Fire to take over ambulance as volunteers become scare. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Mount Desert Fire Department paramedic receives lifetime EMS award. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

New Sharon Fire has appointed Felicia Bell, 36, as the department's first female fire chief. Posted in January.

Newburgh residents approve funds for new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Norridgewock Fire Chief recognized for 50 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

North Yarmouth's fire chief receives state recognition. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Oakland to provide information as it seeks to hire first fulltime firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Oakland to get first full-time firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Orland seeks contractor for new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. CLICK FOR FOLLOW UP ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Orono and Old Town firefighters are working shorter weeks under new union contracts. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Peru fire chief retiring after leading the department 35 years. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Raymond home destroyed by fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Rockland Fire Department proposes adjustments for department survival. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Salem Fire sends out SOS. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Sanford buys land for new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Scarborough's new fire chief considers staffing to be biggest challenge. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Scarborough Fire Chief retires after 46 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Scarborough's former fire station to reopen as fish market. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Scarborough welcomes Kevin Duross as new deputy chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Shapleigh selectmen hear residents' concerns about EMT, firefighter shortage. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Construction set for new public safey building in Skowhegan. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Thomaston Fire Captain Tony Leo has been appointed as Assistant Fire Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Trenton Fire has named Deputy Chief Steve Heckman the new fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Unity firefighter that died in 1954 trying to rescue a family from a flash flood will have a bridge named after him. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Waterville City Council to consider ambulance. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Waterville: Debate erupts over $1.72 million plan to restructure Waterville fire operations. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Westbrook Fire hires Steve Langerman as new deputy fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Westbrook interim fire chief hired permanently. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Winter Harbor Fire chief to become full time position. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Volunteer York firefighters are now considered town employees. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Wales equipping decontamination room for fire department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.




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