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2022 NEW HAMPSHIRE DELIVERIES AND NEWS ARCHIVE




2022 NEW HAMPSHIRE APPARATUS DELIVERIES

Boscawen Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Ford F-550/HME Ahrens Fox 1500/400/15F for Rescue 1. Posted in March.

Center Harbor Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Pierce Enforcer pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1250 gallon water tank for Engine 3.

Concord Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Pierce Enforcer 1500/750 for Engine 4. Posted in February.

Durham Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Ford F-350 w/ utility body for Rescue 5. Posted in March.

Gorham Fire has placed into service a new 2022 Ford E-450/Road Rescue ambulance. Posted in April.

Keene Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Ford F-550/PL Custom ambulance for Ambulance 2. Posted in January.

Littleton Fire Department's new 2022 Pierce Enforcer has been completed and is expected to be delivered to the department sometime in June. Lettered as Engine 1, the pumper features a Cummins L9 400 hp motor, Waterous 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank.

Moultonborough Fire Department recently took delivery of a 2021 Ford F-550/Kimtek 400 Gal/5F for Forestry 1. Posted in February.

New Hampshire Fire Academy has taken delivery of a 2022 Rosenbauer Commander 2000/500/30F/100’ RMA for Ladder 1. Posted in June.

Newmarket Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 E-One Typhoon eMAX 1500/780 for Engine 5. Posted in March.

Pelham Fire Department has taken delivery of a new Marion pumper built on a 2021 Spartan MetroStar chassis. It features a Cummins engine, 1500 GPM Waterous pump, 1000 gallon water tank, 30 gallon foam tank, and a Stainless Steel Body. It has been assigned to Engine 1, replacing a 1997 Spartan/3D. Posted in January.

Portsmouth Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 E-One Typhoon 2000/300/95’ rear-mount tower for Truck 2. Posted in March.

Tilton-Northfield Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Ford F-550/Horton ambulance for Ambulance 2. Posted in April.

Walpole Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Ford F-550/PL Custom ambulance for Ambulance 1. Posted in March.

Wilton Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Dodge Ram 5500/Dingee 250/300 for Forestry 1. Posted in March.




2022 NEW HAMPSHIRE APPARATUS & VEHICLE NEWS

Berlin fire chief discusses need for new vehicles. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Candia recently placed into service a 2014 Ford E-450/Road Rescue as Ambulance 1. The department is now the ambulance provider for the town with this being their first ambulance. The unit had previously served in Hampton, NH. Posted in February.

Concord Fire Department had reassigned ex Engine 4's 2014 Pierce to reserve Engine 3. Ex Engine 3's 2004 Seagrave has been disposed of. Posted in May.

Dover Fire Department has changed Squad 14's 1997 Freightliner/Hackney heavy rescue designation to Rescue 1. Engine 5's 2001 HME has also been retired. Posted in February.

Epping Fire Department has acquired a 1996 E-One Cyclone II rescue for Rescue 1. It previously served in Northampton Township, PA. Posted in January.

Errol Fire Department has purchased a 2005 Frieghtliner FL M-2/EVI rescue w/ 4x6000 PSI air cascade system. The unit previously served with the Lendora Fire Company in Gloucester Twp, NJ. Posted in April.

Hudson Fire had converted Squad 1's 2015 Ford F-550/Alexis light rescue into a forestry unit. The body has been replaced with a forestry body featuring a 300 GPM pump and 300 gallon water tank. It has been redesignated as Squad 4. Posted in April.

Laconia Fire's Ladder 2, a 1999 American LaFrance, has changed designations to Ladder 5. Posted in February.

Mason Fire Department has purchased a 1998 Freightliner FL80/Dingee 1250/1000 pumper for Engine 1. It has previously served in North Walpole, NH. Posted in June.

Rye recently placed into service a 1989 Ford F-700/E-One 1000/500 as Engine 5. It had previously served in Concord, MA. Posted in May.

Temple Fire Department recently placed into service a 2002 Stewart & Stevenson 150/300 as Brush 1. Posted in March.

Winchester Fire Department has removed from service Engine 2's 1996 Freightliner/3D 1250/1000, which has been sold to Imboden, AR. Posted in June.




2022 NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT NEWS

Alton Fire receives donated drone from Mark O'Connell Foundation. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Candia town meeting passed an article requesting funds to purchase land for a public safety complex. Posted in March.

Concord Fire Chief Heading To Massachusetts. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Derry has officially named its new fire chief: Assistant Fire Chief James Richardson. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Dover Fire Chief Paul Haas retired on January 31st. Deputy Chief Michael McShane has been made Acting Chief. Posted in February.

Dover Fire Deputy Fire Chief Michael McShane has been selected to become Chief of the Dover Fire & Rescue Department. Chief McShane has been serving as Interim Fire Chief following the retirement of Chief Haas in late January. In conjunction with his appointment as Fire Chief, Chief McShane will also serve as the City of Dover’s Emergency Management Director. Per the department's press release, "Chief McShane has 31 years of fire and emergency medical service experience including 17 years with Dover Fire & Rescue. Since joining the Dover Fire and Rescue Department as a Firefighter/EMT-Intermediate in 2005, he has advanced in rank and responsibility serving in various roles that have included Firefighter/Paramedic, Engineer, Lieutenant/company officer, Captain/EMS officer, Assistant Fire Chief and most recently Deputy Fire Chief. Throughout his career, he has been committed to advancing the excellent reputation and level of services provided by the members of our community’s Fire and Rescue Department". Posted in March.

Dover Fire has been approved to add 2 firefighters to each shift, which will allow them to staff a 3rd ambulance. Posted in May.

Farmington town meeting passed an article that would allow the fire department to hire 3 full time firefighters. Posted in March.

Gilford town meeting passed an article requesting funds to perform renovations to the fire station. Posted in March.

Hampstead town meeting passed an article requesting funds to build an addition to the fire station. Posted in March.

Hampton town meeting passed an article that would allow the fire department to hire 4 full time firefighters. Posted in March.

Keene firefighters union raises red flag on backlog of code violations. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Keene Fire Department has promoted Deputy Chief Farquhar to fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Keene's new fire chief puts improving communications and staffing as top priorities. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Laconia Fire Department seeking to expand roster, pins hopes on grant. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Nashua swears in Steve Buxton as new fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Nashua swears in new Assistant Chief, William Atkinson. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

New Boston's request for funds to build a new fire station failed to pass at town meeting. Posted in March.

New Hampshire State Fire Marshal's Office veteran named Deputy Fire Marshal. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

North Hampton town meeting approved funds to build a new public safety complex. Posted in March.

New Castle moves forward with fire protection ordinance. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Nottingham town meeting passed an article that would allow the fire department to hire 3 full time firefighters. Posted in March.

Portsmouth Fire's Cassie Chamberlain becomes department's first female officer. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Rochester Fire: Twelve apply to be Rochester fire chief; City manager hopes to hire before summer. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Salem voters reject request to purchase land for new police and fire stations. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Sandown town meeting passed an article that would allow the fire department to hire 1 full time firefighter/EMT. Posted in March.

Seabrook Fire's request to hire 4 full time firefighters failed to pass at town meeting. Posted in March.

Stoddard Deputy Chief Brian Michaud retired December 31st, 2021 after 30 years of service. Posted in January.

Stratham Fire has appointed Jeff Denton as the new fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Swanzey's request for funds to build a new fire station failed to pass at town meeting. Posted in March.

Swanzey: After latest failed vote, the path forward remains murky for new Swanzey fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Westmoreland voters passed an article for funding to build a new fire station. The new station will be built behind town hall. Posted in March.

Weare town meeting passed an article that would allow the fire department to hire several firefighters. Posted in March.




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