NORTHEAST FIRENEWS
APPARATUS FUNDING AND ORDERS




CONNECTICUT

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

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.

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.

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 Fire (Killingly, Conn)- Pierce has completed construction on the new Velocity tower. Delivery is expected in June after outfitting at the local dealer.

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

Durham, New Hampshire Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new tanker from Marion Fire Apparatus. It will replace Engine 2's 1990 E-One.

Fairfield, Connecticut Fire Department- will have their first ever Sutphen, an SL75 aerial, delivered in July/August. This will be designated Engine 1.

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.

Monroe, Connecticut- approves funds to purchase five fire trucks for the districts. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

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- will have their new Rescue 3, a 2017 Sutphen/SVI Heavy Rescue delivered in late April 2017. The new Engine 2 and 3, twin Sutphen Custom Pumpers, are on pace to be delivered in July 2017.

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.

South Windsor, Connecticut Fire Department- will have their 3rd Sutphen pumper delivered around the holidays. This will be designated Engine 6.

Southington, Connecticut Fire Department- will have their 3rd Sutphen pumper delivered in July (a twin to the current E11).

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.

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.

Wallingford, Connecticut Fire Department- will have their 2nd Sutphen, Engine 2, delivered in the Fall. This will be a close twin to their current Engine 1 (a 2014 model).

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

Berwick, Maine Fire Department- has ordered a pair of 2017 Spartan Metrostar/Toyne 1750/750/30F pumpers. Delivery is expected to be in December 2017.

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

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. Engine 4's rig is complete and delivered. Tower 2's rig is nearing completion and expected in July.

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.

Lewiston, Maine Fire Department- is in the process of ordering a Pierce pumper that will replace the 2003 E-One pumper that was badly damaged in a motor vehicle accident. The department is also looking into purchasing one of the former Carver, Mass Pierce pumpers to use as a spare.

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.

New Sharon, Maine Fire Department- has on order a 2017 Ford F-550/Midwest Fire brush truck. Delivery is expected in August.

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

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.

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

South Portland, Maine Fire Department- has on order a new pumper for. Engine 44. The new pumper will be a 2017 Pierce Arrow XT with 500gal water, 200 gal AR-AFFF and is expected to be delivered in late summer of 2017.

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.

Wilton, Maine Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new light rescue.

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- Pierce has begun production on the new Velocity tanker. It will feature a 1500 GPM pump and 2500 gallon water tank. When in service, it will replace Engine 6 and Tank 4.

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.

Acton, Mass Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a 2nd Seagrave pumper to replace Engine 23.

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.

Bedford, Mass Fire Department- funds have been approved to new pumper.

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. As of 6/8/17- Pumpers for Engines 2, 3, 5, 7, 16, 41 and 53 have been completed.

Boylston, Mass Fire Department- Town meeting approved a request to pay the first year of a three-year lease for a new ambulance. Also approved was $20,000 to pay the matching portion of a FEMA grant for a new pumper.

Brewster, Mass Fire Department- has ordered a 2017 Ferrara Ignitor 1750/750/30F that is scheduled to be delivered in August.

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 on order a KME ladder truck.

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

Cambridge, Mass Fire Department- has on order a new Pierce 105' RMA and two (2) Ford F series squad units. Once in service, the two squads will replace the vans currently used by Fire Medics. Also on order is a BLS Ambulance that will be used for special events.

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.

Chelsea, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Pierce 105' RMA for Ladder 2.

Chicopee, Mass Fire Department- funds approved to purchase a new ambulance.

Cohasset, Mass Fire Department- Town Meeting approved funds for 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 and 300 gallon water tank.

Danvers, Mass Fire Department- in 2016, town meeting approved funds to purchase a used pumper that would be used as a front line engine (Engine 3). A suitable engine could not be found with the funds appropriated. Town meeting this year approved additional funds so the department could order a new pumper.

Essex, Mass Fire Department- has received funds to purchase a new brush truck.

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. Update February 2017: the Ferrara Ignitor pumper on order is nearing completion. It features a 1500 GPM pump, 750 gallon water tank and 75 gallon foam cell. Delivery is expected to be sometime in March after outfitting at the local dealer.

Fall River, Mass Fire Department- has awarded the bid for a new heavy rescue to C&S Specialty & EVI. The new rescue will be built on a Spartan chassis and will feature a walk-through style body with light tower on the roof. Also on order are three (3) Ferrara pumpers and a tower-ladder.

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

Framingham, Mass Fire Department- has placed an order with Pierce for a new tower-ladder.

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

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

Great Barrington, Mass Fire Department- has on order a 2017 KME Severe Service 1500/1000 pumper. Delivery is expected around December 2017.

Harwich, Mass Fire Department- has placed an order with SVI for an urban interface pumper built on a Freightliner M2 4X4 chassis. It will feature a 1000 GPM pump, 500 gallon water tank and 20 gallon foam cell. Delivery is expected to be in the late spring of 2018.

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

Holliston, Mass Fire Department- Osage is building a new ambulance for the department which will be assigned as Ambulance 1. Delivery is expected around fall of 2017.

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.

Lancaster, Mass Fire Department- Town meeting approved A 15-year lease for a new pumper, after which it would be owned by the town.

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.

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

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

Nantucket, Mass Fire Department- is in the process of taking delivery of two new tankers. The units were built by Fire One on military surplus chassis and feature 2,000 gallon water tanks and pump/roll capabilities.

North Reading, Mass Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper to replace Engine 3.

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

Reading, Mass Fire Department- has on order a new 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.

Saugus, Mass Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper.

South Deerfield, Mass Fire Department- has on order a KME Panther heavy rescue.

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

Sudbury, Mass Fire Department- has funds approved for a new ladder truck.

Swampscott, Mass Fire Department- town meeting approved funds for a new pumper.

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

Westborough, Mass Fire Department- has signed a contract with SVI to built a new heavy rescue. The truck will have a Spartan MetroStar chassis and feature a 1250 GPM pump, 300 gallon water tank and an 18’ walk around body. Pre Construction will be in the next couple months with delivery in spring of 2018.

Westport, Mass Fire Department- Town Meeting approved funds to purchase a new pumper and a new SUV.

Westwood, Mass Fire Department- has on order two (2) Ferrara pumpers. Delivery is expected to be late fall 2017.

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

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

Wilmington, Mass Fire Department- has on order an E-One Typhoon pumper for Engine 4. A spring or early summer delivery is expected.

Winchendon, Mass Fire Department- town meeting approved funds for a 5 years lease purchase of a new 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.

Worcester, Mass Fire Department- Engine 12's new E-One pumper is nearing completion at the factory. It will be delivered to the department after final inspection and outfitting at the local dealer.

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.

Dover, New Hampshire Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new quint that will replace Engine 4's 2000 Spartan/Smeal.

Dublin, NH- has on order a KME tanker.

Durham, New Hampshire Fire Department- the department has purchased a 2016 Ferrara Inferno 2000/300/100' RM tower former demonstrator. The unit will be delivered after some modifications have been made that were requested by the department.

Gilford, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting has approved funds to purchase a new pumper.

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

Keene, New Hampshire Fire Department- has on order a Pierce Ascendant 107' RMA.

Madbury, New Hampshire Fire Department- Selectmen signed a contract with Marion for a new pumper. The engine will first be used as a demonstrator by the manufacturer and will be delivered to the town in 2018. The town will save up to $50,000 for letting Marion use the engine as a demo prior to delivery.

Manchester, New Hampshire Fire Department- has placed an order with E-One for a new pumper that will be assigned to Engine 6.

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

Milton, New Hampshire Fire Department- has placed an order with Bulldog Fire apparatus for a 2017 Ford F-550/Osage Super Warrior Ambulance to replace ambulance 2. They also have a 2017 Ford F-250 on order to replace Utility 1.

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

Pelham, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting approved funds to purchase a new ambulance.

Plaistow, New Hampshire Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new pumper/tanker.

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

Rollinsford, New Hampshire Fire Department- have signed a contract with Toyne to build a new pumper. Delivery is expected in December or January.

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

Windham, New Hampshire- town meeting approved funds to purchase a new quint ladder truck.

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.

Cranston, Rhode Island Fire Department- has on order a Ford F-450/Frazier ambulance for Rescue 3 due to be delivered in the next few weeks.

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

Johnston, Rhode Island Fire Department- has ordered two (2) E-One pumpers for Engine 2 and Engine 3.

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.

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

Woonsocket, Rhode Island Fire Department- has ordered a new Spartan pumper for Engine 2.

VERMONT

Bethel, Vermont Fire Department- has on order a tanker being built by VTEC on a Kenworth chassis.

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.

Charlotte, Vermont Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new pumper.

Chester, Vermont Fire Department- is in the process of ordering an E-One pumper.

Poultney, Vermont Fire Department- is in the process of purchasing a new pumper.

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

Shelburne, Vermont Fire Department- has ordered a Ferrara 77' quint that will replace Engine 2.

West Weathersfield, Vermont Fire Department- has a Spartan/Dingee pumper under construction.

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




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