NORTHEAST FIRENEWS
APPARATUS FUNDING AND ORDERS




CONNECTICUT

Ansonia, Connecticut Rescue Squad- is in the process of drawing up specifications for a new ambulance.

Avon, Connecticut Fire Department- has placed an order for (2) pumpers with Gowans Knight. A late summer delivery is expected.

Berlin, Connecticut Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper and ladder truck from Pierce. They will replace Engine 2 and Ladder 9.

Bethany, Connecticut Fire Department- funds have been approved for a new pumper.

Bethlehem Fire Department- has funds for a new pumper.

Beacon Falls Fire Department- has funds to replace Engine 1 with a quint.

Bolton, Connecticut Fire Department- funds have been approved for a new pumper.

Bristol, Connecticut Fire Department- has placed an order with Pierce for a 2017 Pierce Enforcer 1500/750/30F pumper. It will be assigned to Engine 2, and will be a twin to the 2015 Enforcer Engine 1.

Cheshire, CT Fire Department- funds have been approved for a new ladder truck.

Colebrook Fire Department- has funds for a new pumper.

Cornwall, Connecticut Fire Department- has placed an order with U.S. Tanker for a 3000 gallon tanker with a 1500 GPM pump built on a Freightliner chassis.

Danbury, Connecticut Fire Department- Engine 22 and Engine 23's new Pierce Velocity pumpers have been completed at the factory. Delivery to the department will take place after outfitting at the local dealer.

Danielson, Connecticut Fire Department- has on order a Pierce ladder truck with delivery expected in May of 2017.

Dayville Fire Company (Killingly, Conn)- has placed an order with Pierce for a new 107’ Ascendant model quint.

Durham, Connecticut Ambulance- has on order a new ambulance.

East Hampton, CT- has approved funds to purchase a new Pierce Arrow XT pumper and Peterbuilt/Pierce 2,000 gallon tanker.

East Hampton. Connecticut Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new ladder truck.

Eastford, Connecticut Fire Department- has on order a new Spartan ERV 1500/1000 pumper with delivery expected in the spring.

Manchester, Connecticut Fire Department- moves up fire truck purchases. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Mansfield, Connecticut Fire Department- has on order a 2017 Dodge/Life Line ambulance.

Milford, Connecticut Fire Department- has awarded the bid to Ferrara for a Multi-Vocational Pumper. Being built on an Inferno chassis, it will be equipped with a Waterous Pump and 500 gallon tank. Delivery in 300 days.

New Hartford Fire Co, New Hartford Conn- has on order a new rescue truck to replace Rescue 6's 1997 International/Pierce.

New Hartford, Connecticut Fire District- has signed a contract with Pierce for a Pierce Enforcer PUC rescue engine. This will replace Rescue 6. Delivery is anticipated to be March 2017.

New Haven, CT- Emergency Unit #1 has a new Ford/PL Custom is on order.

New London, Connecticut Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper and a new ambulance.

Rocky Hill, Connecticut Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase six pieces of apparatus over three years, which will replace ten pieces of apparatus. A 100' quint, medium duty rescue and 65' telesqurt will be built in the first year (2017). Another 100' quint and rescue pumper will be built in the 2nd year (2018). And then another rescue pumper will be built in the last year (2019). Sutphen has been awarded the contract to build all six pieces of apparatus.

Rocky Hill, Connecticut Fire Department- has placed an order with Sutphen for 95' mid-mount platform with 1500 GPM pump and 500 gallon tank.

Sandy Hook Fire Co (Newtown, Conn)- has placed an order with Rescue 1 for a non-walk through heavy rescue built on a Spartan chassis.

Simsbury, Connecticut Fire Department- has a new pumper on order with 4 Guys to replace Engine 16. Simsbury also is in the process of receiving bids for the replacement of Rescue 15. Bids shall be decided on after the new year.

Squantz Engine Co (New Fairfield, CT)- has placed an order with 4-Guys for a Stainless Steel Pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1500 water tank.

Stafford, Connecticut Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new rescue truck.

Stamford, CT- has on order a 100' RMA and heavy rescue with KME.

Torrington, CT- has approved funds to purchase a new Ford Explorer for the fire chief.

University of Connecticut Fire Department (Storrs Campus)- has placed an order with Rosenbauer for a Tower Ladder and a pumper. Delivery is expected in summer of 2016.

Westport, Connecticut Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper, which will be built by Marion.

Wilton, Connecticut Fire Department- has placed an order with Rosenbuaer for a new pumper that will feature a 1500 GPM pump and 750 gallon water tank. This will replace a 1994 E-One pumper.

Willington Fire Dept #1, Willington Connecticut- has on order a Spartan ERV 1500/2000/CAFS pumper-tanker that will replace a 1981 American LaFrance.

Wolcott, Connecticut Fire Department- has placed an order with E-One for a pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. This rig will be assigned to Company 1 and replace a 1989 Simon Duplex/American LaFrance pumper.

MAINE

Augusta, Maine Fire Department- looks to replace broken ladder truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Biddeford, Maine Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a PL Custom ambulance built on a 2016 Dodge chassis.

Bowdoin, Maine Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new pumper/tanker.

Bradley, ME – has received a Federal Grant in the amount of $142,500 for a Brush Fire Truck.

Dixfield, Maine Fire Department- has placed an order with KME through Bulldog Fire Apparatus for a Custom Panther chassis top mount pumper. It will carry 1500 gallons of water and have a Waterous CSU 1500 GPM pump.

Durham, ME- has approved $210,000 to purchase a used fire truck.

Falmouth, Maine Fire Department- has awarded bids to Sutphen for 2 pieces of fire apparatus. The first is a Sp95 mid mount quint tower with a 1500 GPM Hale pump, 300 gallon water tank and 10k generator. This truck will be named Tower 2, replacing the 1997 E-One Hurricane 95' RMA. The second rig is a Sutphen S2 pumper with 1500 GPM Hale pump, 1000 gallon water tank and 8k generator. This truck will be named Engine 4, replacing the 2001 HME/Central States.

Farmingdale, Maine Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new pumper.

Gardiner, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $333,334 for a Fire Pumper Truck.

Gorham, Maine Fire Department- has on order a Ferrara a 107' rear mount aerial built on an Inferno chassis. They also have a Ferrara pumper built on a Cinder chassis on order.

Gray, Maine Fire Department- has on order two (2) Braun ambulances being built on Ford F-450 chassis.

Manchester, Maine Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new pumper.

Mount Desert, Maine Fire Department- has on order a Ferrara CAFS pumper built on an Igniter chassis.

Newcastle, ME – has received a Federal grant in the amount of $49,400 for a Brush Truck.

Old Orchard Beach, Maine Fire Department- has on order a new Sutphen pumper. Delivery is expected to be in September.

Portland, Maine Fire Department- Seagrave is currently building a 100' Quint as Ladder 1. The unit is a heavier duty version of the Seagrave Force aerial and is scheduled for delivery in Spring 2017.

Rome, ME- has approved funds to purchase a 1250 GPM pumper with 1200 gallon tank to replace a 1986 pumper. They also approved funds to purchase a backup utility rescue.

Sanford, Maine Fire Department- has on order a Life Line ambulance.

Sanford, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $301,819 for the purchase of a new pumper.

Sangerville, ME- has approved funds to puchase a Rosenbauer pumper that will replace a 1975 Chevy pumper.

South Portland, Maine Fire Department- is in the process of working with Pierce for a new engine. Engine 44 will be a 2017 Pierce Arrow XT with 500gal water, 200 gal AR-AFFF.

Vassalboro, Maine Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper.

Wayne, Maine Fire Department- has placed an order with KME for a pumper built on a 2-door Freightliner M2 chassis. It will feature a 750 GPM pump. 750 gallon water tank and 20 gallon foam tank. CLICK HERE FOR SPEC DRAWING.

Wells, Maine Fire Department- has on order a Life Line ambulance.

Windsor, Maine Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper built on a commercial chassis with 2 man cab.

York, Maine Fire Department- is looking to replace Engine 6 and Tank 4 with a new pumper/tanker.

York Beach, Maine Fire Department- has funds to replace Rescue 3 and is also looking to replace Rescue 1.

MASSACHUSETTS

Acton, Mass Fire Department- has placed an order with Seagrave for a 1500 GPM Marauder II all stainless steel attack engine with delivery expected summer of 2017. Acton still has their two 1935 Seagrave pumpers which were purchased new. Also on order is a new ambulance.

Adams, Mass Fire Department- has a 2016 Ferrara Inferno HD-100 Mid Mount Platform in production. It features an Extruded Aluminum Body, a Hale QMax 1250-2000 GPM Pump, and a 300 Gallon Water Tank.

Agawam, Mass Fire Department- has on order a 2017 Ford F-550/Rescue 1 light rescue on order to replace Squad 5.

Alford, Mass Fire Department- has placed an order for a 2017 Spartan Metro Star/Darley 1500/1500/40 Rescue Pumper. It also features a 6 man cab and Copolymer Body. It will replace Engine 2's 1997 International/Darley.

Andover, Mass Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new pumper.

Attleboro, Mass Fire Department- has placed an order with Pierce for a pumper that will replace Engine 1.

Bedford, Mass Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new ambulance, a new pumper and a new vehicle for the chief.

Berlin, Mass Fire Department- has placed an order with Smeal for a 100' rear mount ladder truck.

Bolton, Mass Fire Department- has on order an International Terrastar/Horton ambulance. Funds were also approved for a new pumper.

Boston Fire Department- E-One has awarded the bid for 23 pumpers with a prototype due in January. After delivery/acceptance of the prototype, the balance will be delivered over the following 16 months. Additionally, the department will take delivery of the remaining KME pumper that was scheduled to go to Engine 10. Its exact assignment has not been decided, but it is not expected to be assigned to Engine 10.

Bourne, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Life Line ambulance.

Boxborough, Mass Fire Department- has on order a KME Severe Service pumper.

Brockton, Mass Fire Department- has placed an order with Smeal for ladder truck with 100' rear mount aerial.

Brookline, Mass Fire Department- currently is in the specification process for a new Ladder 1. It is expected to be very similar to the new Ladder 2.

Brookline, Mass Fire Department- has purchased a Pierce Ascendant 107' RMA demo unit. It will be placed into service as Ladder 1 until the new KME has been built and placed into service. At that time, the Pierce demo unit will be utilized as a reserve ladder. Ladder 1's 1995 Pierce and the 1997 Pierce reserve ladder have both been removed from service due to frame problems.

Carlisle, Mass Fire Department- has on order an E-One pumper/tanker.

Carver, Mass Fire Department- has on order three (3) Pierce pumpers with delivery expected in the spring of 2016.

Chatham, Mass Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $476,191 for the purchase of a new pumper.

Chelmsford, Mass Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new pumper.

Conway, Mass Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new pumper.

Danvers, Mass Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new KME 102' tower with 2000 GPM pump.

Danvers, Mass Fire Department- Town Meeting approved funds to purchase a pumper for use as a front line pumper. Plans are to purchase a used but recent model pumper for Engine 3, a 2004 E-One Typhoon, which will then be reassigned as reserve Engine 4 replacing a 1989 E-One Hush which will be disposed of.

Everett, Mass Fire Department- has placed an order with E-One for a Boston Spec Metro Ladder truck.

Fall River, Mass Fire Department- the city has approved a federal loan that would pay for 3 engines, 2 ladders and a heavy rescue.

Fall River, Mass Fire Department- has awarded the bid for a new pumper to Ferrara for a 2017 Igniter 1500/750/50F.

Foxborough, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Life Line ambulance.

Franklin, Mass Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new ambulance.

Granby, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Life Line ambulance.

Groveland, Mass Fire Department- voters approved funds for a new ladder with a vote to come on a payment method. Either a one time capital exclusion or a debt exclusion paid over 20 years.

Harvard, Mass Fire Department- voters have approved funds for a new tanker.

Lakeville, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Smeal pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. Delivery is expected towards the end of 2017.

Lawrence, Mass Fire Department- has on order a 100' mid-mount tower ladder from KME.

Lawrence, Mass Fire Department- City Counsel has approved a 5 year capital improvement plan which includes $1.1M for 2 new pumpers. These will be in addition to the new KME pumper on order for Engine 5 and the KME tower on order for Ladder 5. It is not known when within this 5 year period that they will be ordered.

Lawrence, Mass Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $500,000 for a new pumper.

Lexington, Mass Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new ladder truck.

Lowell, Mass Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $1,209,091 for the purchase of a new aerial ladder truck and a heavy rescue truck.

Lynnfield, Mass Fire Department- has on order an E-One pumper that is due to be delivered mid 2017.

Marblehead, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Pierce Saber pumper. Delivery is expected in March or April.

Marion, Mass Fire Department- has on order an E-One pumper.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)- has on order a KME heavy rescue.

Maynard, Mass Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $750,000 for an Aerial Ladder Truck.

Methuen, Mass Fire Department- has on order a 95' KME rear mount tower ladder.

Middleborough, Mass Fire Department- Fouts Brothers has been awarded the bid to build a new tanker.

Middleton, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Ford F-550/LifeLine ambulance. Delivery is expected in early 2017.

Nantucket, MA- has put out for bid an amphibious vessel for shallow water emergency rescues.

New Bedford, MA Emergency Medical Services- has put out for bid two (2) Type III Ad Class 1 Ambulances.

North Brookfield, Mass Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new pumper-tanker. It will replace Engine 3's 1989 Maxim.

Pittsfield, Mass Fire Department- funds were approved to purchase a 2014 Pierce demo ladder truck. The 2009 Pierce tower has been down for 6 weeks in need of extensive repairs and the 1995 Spartan/Darley/RK reserve ladder is permanently out of service.

Plainville, Mass Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new ladder truck.

Reading, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Seagrave pumper and an ambulance.

Salem, Mass Fire Department- will be ordering a Ferrara pumper shortly. It will be assigned to Engine 5 once delivered. The current engine 5 will become spare Engine 6 when the new Ferrara goes into service.

Sandwich, MA- has placed an order with Sutphen for a pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1500 gallon tank.

Sandwich, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Life Line ambulance.

Shrewsbury, Mass Fire Department- has on order a KME pumper.

South Hadley, MA Fire District 1- has put out for bid a new ambulance.

Southborough, Mass Fire Department- has placed an order with E-One for a pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. Delivery is expected in late summer of 2016 and will replace Engine 23's 2000 HME. The new E-One rescue pumper on order has been completed at the factory and will be delivered to the department after outfitting at the local dealer.

Sudbury, Mass Fire Department- voters at town meeting approved the purchase of a new ladder truck and a new ambulance.

Swansea, Mass Fire Department- has on order a pumper from E-One.

Wakefield, Mass Fire Department- has awarded the bid for a new pumper to Seagrave.

Waltham, Mass Fire Department- has awarded the bid for a new heavy rescue to Seagrave.

Waltham, Mass Fire Department- has awarded the bid to Seagrave for a 95' Aerialscope tower. Delivery is expected in summer of 2017.

Warren, Mass Fire Department- has no order a Life Line ambulance.

West Springfield, MA- has on order a 21 foot Keywest rigid hull boat. This boat will replace the out of service Yankee Air boat.

West Springfield, Mass Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper to replace Engine 1's 1999 Sutphen.

Westhampton, Mass Fire Department- has received a Federal grant that will be put towards the purchase of a new tanker.

Weymouth, Mass Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new pumper.

Whitman, Mass Fire Department- has on order a pumper from E-One.

Williamsburg, Mass Fire Department- voters approved funds for the purchase of a new pumper. Wilmington, Mass Fire Department- has on order an International/Horton ambulance. Delivery is expected in early 2017. Also on order is an E-One Typhoon pumper for Engine 4. A spring or early summer delivery is expected for the pumper.

Winthrop, Mass Fire Department- has placed an order with Seagrave for a pumper idential to the one recenly placed into service.

Woburn, Mass Fire Department- is placing an order with Pierce for a 95' tower-ladder with 300 gallon booster tank built on an Arrow XT chassis.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Alstead, New Hampshire Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper/rescue truck.

Belmont, New Hampshire Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper.

Bow, New Hampshire Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a 3000 gallon tanker to replace the two current tankers.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center- has on order a Freightliner/Life Line ambulance.

Deerfield, New Hampshire Fire Department- Selectment to pursue purchasing new fire truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Dublin, NH- has on order a KME tanker.

Hampton Falls, New Hampshire Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new ambulance.

Keene, New Hampshire Fire Department- funds have been approved to order a new ladder truck from Pierce.

Londonderry, New Hampshire Fire Department- has purchased a Pierce 107' Ascendant RMA. Pierce has completed construction of the new quint built on an Impel chassis with 107' Ascendant aerial. The unit will be the first Ascendant ladder truck to be delivered in New Hampshire. Derry and Keene have similiar units on order with delivery expected during 2017.

Meriden, New Hampshire Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $328,572 for a Water Tanker Truck.

New Hampton, New Hampshire Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new ambulance.

Rye, New Hampshire Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new ambulance.

Salisbury, New Hampshire Fire Department- voters have approved funds to purchase a new tanker.

Sandown, New Hampshire Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $496,885 for a Pumper Truck

Seabrook, New Hampshire Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new tower-ladder.

RHODE ISLAND

Central Falls, Rhode Island Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $476,191 for a Pumper Truck.

Cranston, Rhode Island Fire Department- has ordered a pumper built on a Spartan chassis for Engine 3. Delivery is expected in early 2017.

East Providence, Rhode Island Fire Department- has placed an order with C & S Specialties for three (3) Spartan Gladiator pumpers. They will feature 1500 GPM pumps, 500 gallon water tanks and 30 gallon foam cells.

Exeter Rhode Island Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $443,334 for a Pumper Truck.

Hope Jackson (Scituate, Rhode Island)- is in the process of ordering a Spartan/Smeal pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank.

Manville, RI Fire Department- moves foward with purchasing new ladder truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Misquamicut Fire Dist (Westerly, Rhode Island)- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper to replace a 1994 International/KME.

Narragansett, Rhode Island Fire Department- the new Rosenbauer ladder truck had been completed at the factory and will be delivered to the department after outfitting at the local dealer.

North Jackson, Rhode Island Fire Department (Scituate)- approved a bid award to Lifeline Emergency Vehicles for a Ford F550 AWD ambulance to replace Rescue 2.

North Providence, Rhode Island Fire Department- is in the process of finalizing specifications with E-One for a new rescue pumper for the Squad.

West Warwick, Rhode Island Fire Department- has placed an order for a new Pierce Enforcer pumper. WWFD has also purchased former Duxbury, MA Engine 2's 2005 Pierce Arrow XT pumper. It is being assigned as Engine 6, replacing a 1971 Maxim that is now permanently out of service. The 2004 Pierce currently assigned to Engine 4 is out at the Pierce factory being rebuilt due to rot caused by road salt. When it returns, it will be assigned to Engine 5 and the new Enforcer that is on order will be assigned to Engine 4.

Woonsocket, Rhode Island Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $681,819 for an Aerial Ladder Truck.

VERMONT

Barre City, Vermont Fire Department- has on order an HME 2000/500/104' platform.

Bradford, VT- has approved funds to purchase a 75' quint.

Burlington, Vermont Fire Department- voters approved a TIF bond which the fire department was a part of. As part of the bond, the department will have funds to purchase 5 new pieces of fire apparatus.

Cambridge, Vermont Rescue- has a Chevrolet/Demers ambulance on order.

Enosburgh, Vermont Fire Department- has on order a HME Ahrens-Fox Custom Pumper with 1750 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank.

Essex, Vermont Fire Department- has placed an order for a Pierce Arrow XT pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. Essex has also ordered a Pierce tanker built on a Kenworth chassis with 1500 GPM pump and 4000 gallon water tank.

Rockingham, Vermont- has approved funds to purchase two pumpers- one for the Rockingham Vol Fire Department and the other for the Saxtons River Fire Department.

Rutland Town, Vermont Fire Department- has on order a Spartan Metro Star/Toyne 1500/1500 pumper. It will be assigned to Engine 1 and is expected to be delivered in spring of 2017.

St. Albans Town, Vermont Fire Deprtment- is in the process of purchasing a new tanker.

St. Michaels College, Vermont Fire Department- has ordered a new pumper from E-One.

Williston, Vermont Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper.

Wolcott, Vermont Fire Department- has on order a Freightliner SD108/Toyne 1500/1250 pumper. Delivery is expected in spring of 2017.




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