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PORTSMOUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT
PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE

Population: 21, 485Area: 16.8 Sq MilesAmbulance Provider: Portsmouth Fire
Call Volume: 5,000/yr Members: 59 Full Time
1 Chief, 2 Deputies, 2 Prevention, 12 Line Officers and 48 Firefighters
Work Schedule: 24 hr shifts (1-2-1-4)
Official WebsiteFrequency: 153.770Dispatched by:
Shift & Apparatus Staffing:
Shift Strength: 15, min of 13
Station 1- 1 officer/2 FFs on E1, 2 FFs on A1
Station 2- 1 officer/2 FFs on Tr2, 2 FFs on A2
Station 3- 1 officer/2 or 3 FFs on E3, A3 staffed when shift at full strength, R7 cross-staffed by E3
Note: A3 staffed at full-strength (15) from 0730-1730. Crew is then detailed to other companies for the night.
FIRE STATIONS
STATION
LOCATION
PHOTOS
Station 1 (HQ) 170 Court Street - (E1, A1, E6, U2, M2)
Station 2 3010 Lafayette Road (opened May 2010) - (Tr2, Tr5, A2, F1, U1)
Station 3 International Drive - Pease International Trade Port (Renovated 2018) - (E3, A3, E4, R7)
APPARATUS
UNIT ID
SPECIFICATIONS
PHOTOS
ENGINES
Engine 1 2020 E-One Typhoon 1500/530
Engine 3 2015 E-One Typhoon 1500/750
Engine 4 2006 E-One Typhoon 1250/500 (rsv - exE3)
Engine 6 2011 E-One Typhoon 1500/500/30B (rsv - exE1)
LADDERS
Truck 2 2021 E-One Cyclone 2000/300/95' Tower
Truck 5 2008 Ferrara 2000/300/100' aerial platform (rsv - exTwr5)
FORESTRY
Forestry 1 2003 Ford F-350 150/225
SPECIAL UNITS
Rescue 7 2018 E-One Typhoon heavy rescue
AMBULANCES
Ambulance 1 2017 Ford F-550/Horton ambulance
Ambulance 2 2019 Ford F-550/Horton ambulance
Ambulance 3 2014 International Terrastar/Horton ambulance (ex A1)
SHIFT COMMANDER/UTILITY/ANTIQUE
Command Chevy Tahoe
Utility 1 Chevy Silverado 2500 NO PHOTO
Utility 2 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500
Marine 1 26' Ribcraft rigid hull inflatable with a small pump (kept at State Pier)
Marine 2 Zodiac 14.5' inflatable boat NO PHOTO



RETIRED APPARATUS / FORMER STATIONS
STATION ADDRESS/INFO
STATION NAME
PHOTOS
2700 Lafayette Rd Station 2
AMBULANCES BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
Ford/AEV ambulance Ambulance 1
Ford Ambulance Ambulance 2
2007 Ford E-450/Lifeline Ambulance 3
2009 Ford E-450/AEV Ambulance 1
2013 Ford E-450/AEV ambulance Ambulance 2
ENGINES BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1938 Seagrave Combination 3
1965 Howe Defender 750/500 Engine 2 NO PHOTO
1968 Ford C/Maxim 750/500 Engine 2 NO PHOTO
1974 American LaFrance 1000/500 Engine 4 NO PHOTO
1975 Mack CF 1250/1000 (rebuilt by Dingee in 1992) (ex Rochester NH acquired in 2013 by PFD Charitable Assoc) PFD Charitable Assoc  
1980 Ward LaFrance 1500/500 Engine 2 NO PHOTO
1983 Mack CF 1500/500 Engine 5
1987 E-One HUSH 1500/500 Engine 4
1988 Mack CF/KME 1500/500 Engine 3
1994 IHC/Central States 1250/500/50' Engine 3, Engine 7
2000 Spartan/E-One 1500/500 Engine 1, Engine 6
LADDERS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1970 American LaFrance 85' Snorkel Ladder 2
1977 American LaFrance 100' Ladder 1
1994 Pierce Arrow 1500/200/100' RM Twr (on loan 2021 - ex Univ of Connecticut) Loaner Ladder 2
1996 HME/Central States/RK 1500/200/109' RMA Ladder 2, Ladder 5
2005 E-One 2000/400/75' RMA Ladder 2
SPECIAL UNITS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
1985 Chevy/Betton rescue Rescue 1
BOATS BY YEAR
ASSIGNED TO
PHOTOS
Boat Marine 2
2007 Metalcraft Firestorm 30' fireboat w/ 2400 GPM pump (to New Castle and Newburyport, MA) Marine 1



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