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2022 NEW HAMPSHIRE APPARATUS ORDERS AND FUNDING

Alton Fire Department has placed an order with Desorcie Emergency Products for an E-One pumper tanker with 10 wheel chassis. Sep 2022.

Bedford Fire Department has placed an order with Rosenbauer for a mini-pumper built on a Ford F-550 chassis. It will feature a 1250 GPM pump, 300 gallon water tank and 30 gallon foam tank. Jul 2021.

Berlin gets grant for new fire truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Sep 2022. 

Bow Fire Department received funds to purchase a new brush truck. Mar 2022.

Bridgewater Fire has been approved funds to purchase a new ambulance for Ambulance 1. Mar 2022.

Canterbury Fire Department has received funds to purchase a new pumper to replace Engine 3's 1997 HME/Central States. Mar 2022.

Cheshire EMS has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for five (5) Wheeled Coach ambulances- two (2) Ford Transit type II ambulances, three (3) Ford E-350 Type III ambulances and 1 Horton ambulance built on a Ford F-550 chassis for a total of six ambulances. Apr 2022.

Chichester Fire Department has placed an order with Lakes Region Fire Apparatus for an Alexis pumper built on an HME 1871 MFDxL 12” raised roof Chassis. Features include: Cummins L9 370-HP Diesel Engine, Allison 3000 EVS Automatic Transmission, Hale 1500 gpm pump and 1000 gallon water tank. Jun 2022.

Concord Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer 100' RM Tower. Aug 2022.

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

Derry Fire Department has placed an order with Horton for a new ambulance built on an International 4300 chassis. Aug 2021.

Derry Fire Department has ordered a new Pierce pumper/tanker. Jul 2022.

Dover Fire Department has placed an order with E-One for a pumper built on a Cyclone II chassis with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. Delivery is expected in June of 2022. Jun 2021.

Franconia Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire & Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer pump. Features include and enclosed pump house, light tower, 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. Jun 2022.

Freedom Fire Department has placed an order with Lakes Region Fire Apparatus for a new rescue truck. Some information on the truck includes: International CV515 SFA 4x4 Cab Chassis, Alexis 12' Response 1 Rescue, Stokes Basket Compartment, Locking Roll-up Doors, Rub Rails - LED Lighted Ground and Warning, Knight LED Light Tower, 11' Murphy Ladder, Front/Rear, Trailer/Winch Hitch and Warn Zeon 10 Multi-Mount Winch. Apr 2022.

Gilmanton Fire Department has placed an order with Lakes Region Fire Apparatus for an Alexis pumper/tanker. Features include: Spartan Gladiator Cab and Chassis, 500HP Cummins X12 motor, Allison 4000 EVS transmission, Hale 1500 GPM pump, 2000 gallon water tank, 30 gallon foam tank, Foam Pro foam system, Task Force Tips Hurricane RC Monitor 1250 GPM, Zico hydraulic Ladder Rack and One (1) 10" x 10" square stainless steel Newton dump. Apr 2022.

Goffstown, New Hampshire Fire Department- has placed an order with PL Custom for a 2021 Ford F-450 4x4 ambulance. Oct 2021.

Goffstown Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire & Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer pumper. Features include a low hose bed, 1500 GPM Waterous pump and 1000 gallon water tank. Jun 2022.

Grantham Fire Department has placed an order with Lakes Region Fire Apparatus for an HME Ahrens-Fox 1871W Custom Pumper. It will feature a Cummins L9 - 450 HP motor, Allison 3000EVS Automatic transmission, Hale Q-Max 1750 GPM pump, 1000 gallon water tank and 30 gallon foam tank. Jul 2021.

Greenville Fire Department has placed an order with Lakes Region Fire Apparatus for an HME Ahrens-Fox 1871W Custom Pumper. Features include a 1500 GPM pump, 1206 gallon water tank, Cummins L9 - 450 HP motor and Allison 3000EVS Automatic Transmission. May 2022.

Hampton Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a new E-One custom pumper. Jul 2022.

Hooksett Fire Department has placed an order with Rosenbauer for a Commander EXT pumper. Features include: Rosenbauer Commander 65" Cab & 11" Raised Roof, Cummins Inc L9 450HP motor and Allison 3000EVS transmission, Hendrickson SteerTek front parabolic suspension and FireMaax rear air-ride, Fire Research Corporation 360-degree inView camera system, Hale Products 2000 GPM Q-Max fire pump with SmartFOAM 2.1A foam system, 1000 gallon UPF water tank w/ 20 gallon foam cell. Sep 2021.

Hudson Fire Department has on order a Seagrave Marauder pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 750 gallon water tank. Oct 2020.

Jackson Fire Department has placed an order with Lakes Region Fire Apparatus for an HME Ahrens-Fox custom pumper tanker. Features include: 1871W - MFDxl - 12" Custom Chassis, 6x4 Chassis Vocation, Cummins X12 - 500 HP motor, Allison 4000EVS Automatic Transmission, Two-Tone Cab Exterior Paint, 1750 GPM pump, 2400 gallon water tank, 30 gallon foam tank. Jun 2022.

Jaffrey Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer pumper with 1500 GPM Waterous pump and 1000 gallon water tank. Aug 2022.

Keene Fire Department has placed an order with Specialty Vehicles, Inc. and Rosenbauer for a custom cab pumper/tanker built on a Commander chassis with Cummins X15 600HP motor. Features include extruded aluminum EXT body, Waterous 1500gpm pump, 2500 gallon water tank, electric drop down racks for 3000 gallon portable tank and ground ladders, right, left and rear electric dump chutes. Oct 2021.

Kensington Fire Department had funds approved to purchase a new ambulance. Mar 2022.

Lancaster voters approved funds to purchase two (2) new ambulances for the fire department. Mar 2022.

Manchester Fire Department has placed an order with E-One for a 100' rear-mount tower ladder. May 2022.

Manchester Fire Department has placed an order with Rosenbauer for a pumper to replace Engine 9. Mar 2022.

Merrimac Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire & Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer 100' Ascendant Mid-Mount Aerial Tower. This truck will feature a Hale 1500 GPM pump and a Cummins X12 500hp motor. May 2022.

Milford Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire & Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer PUC pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 500 gallon water tank. May 2022.

The New Hampshire Fire Academy has placed an order with Specialty Vehicles, Inc. for a Rosenbauer pumper on a 2024 International HV-607 chassis. Specs include a 3/16” aluminum body, 1250gpm Waterous pump, 750 gallon water tank, Class A foam system, hose reel, Whelen emergency and scene lighting and much more. May 2022.

New Hampton Fire Department has funding approved to puarchase a new ambulance. Mar 2020.

New Hampton Fire Department has funding approved to purchase a new pumper. Mar 2019.

Newport Fire Department has place an order with Allegiance Fire & Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer pumper with 1250 GPM Waterous pumper and 1000 gallon water tank. Jun 2022.

Ossipee Corner Fire Department has placed an order with Lakes Region Fire Apparatus for a new Alexis pumper built on a Spartan Metro Star chassis. Features include a 1500 GPM pump, 1250 gallon water tank, 30 gallon foam tank, 450HP Cummins L9 motor and Allison 3000 EVS transmission. Jun 2022.

Pelham Fire Department has funds approved to purchase a new ambulance. Mar 2021.

Pittsfield Fire Department has funds approved to purchase a new ambulance. Mar 2020.

Pittsfield Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a new E-One custom pumper. Jul 2022.

Plaistow Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire & Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer 100' Ascendant Aerial Tower. Features include a Waterous 2000 GPM pump, on-board air system for the basket, two monitors at the tip, Pierce Husky 3 foam system and a Cummins X12 500hp motor. Apr 2022.

Plaistow Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire & Rescue for a Ford E-450/Road Rescue Ultramedic ambulance. May 2022.

Plymouth Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire Apparatus for a Pierce Enforcer pumper. Features include a 1500 GPM pump, 1000 gallons of water, a double decker hose bed, with 1000' of LDH and 400' of 2.5" hose on the top deck and a large selection of preconnected hose lines on the lower deck. Apr 2022.

Rye Fire Department have funds approved to purchase a new ambulance.

Rye Fire Department has on order a 2023 Ford F-600/E-One w/ 1250 GPM pump and 450 gallon water tank. It will be replacing Engine 1's 1993 International. Sep 2022.

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

Somersworth Fire Department has placed an order with Pierce for an Enforer pumper. It will feature a 1500 GPM pump and 750 gallon water tank. Aug 2021.

Springfield Fire has been approved funds to purchase a new pumper to replace Engine 2's 1998 GMC/Ferrara. Mar 2022.

Stratford Fire Department has placed an order with Lakes Region for a an HME Ahrens-Fox Custom 3000 Gallon tanker with 1750 GPM pump. Additional features include: 1871W Custom Chassis, 6x4 Chassis Vocation, Stability Enhancement System, Cummins X12 - 500 HP motor and Allison 4000EVS Automatic Transmission. May 2022.

Stratham Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a new Horton Type 1 ambulance built on a Ford F-550 chassis. Mar 2022.

Troy Fire has been approved funds to purchase a new ambulance to replace Ambulance 1. Mar 2022.

Wakefield Fire Department has ordered a walk around HME Ahrens-Fox rescue built on an International Navistar MV607 chassis. Jun 2021.

Whitefield voters approved funds to purchase a new ambulance to replace Ambulance 2. Mar 2022.

Winchester EMS has received funding to purchase a new ambulance to replace Ambulance 1. Mar 2022.

Windham Fire Department has placed an order with Pierce for an Enforcer pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. Jul 2021.




2022 NEW HAMPSHIRE APPARATUS DELIVERIES (New and Used)

Bedford Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2021 Rosenbauer King Cobra 1750/400/30F/101' tower for Tower 1. Posted in October.

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

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.

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.

Cheshire EMS has taken delivery of a 2022 Ford E-350/Wheeled Coach ambulance for Ambulance 1. Posted in July.

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

Danbury Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2014 Ford F-550/HME 1500/400/CAFS for Engine 3. It has previously served with a department in western NY. Posted in October.

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

Enfield Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 E-One Typhoon 1500/1250 for Engine 4. Posted in September.

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.

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

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

Lee Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Spartan Metrostar/Marion 1500/1000 for Engine 1. Posted in July.

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.

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.

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

Nashua Fire Department has taken delivery of two (2) 2022 Pierce Arrow XT pumpers with 1500 GPM pumps and 750 gallon water tanks. They will be assigned to Engine 3 and Engine 5. Posted in July.

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

Newbury Fire Department is set to take delivery of a 2022 Ford F-550/Rosenbauer walk-in light rescue for Rescue 1. Posted in September.

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.

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.

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.

Wilton Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2022 Spartan Metrostar/Toyne 1500/1800 for Engine 1. Posted in August.




2022 NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT NEWS

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

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

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.

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.

Derby Fire Marshal Phil Hawks Retires. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

Derry has officially named its new fire chief: Assistant Fire Chief James Richardson. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June. Derry Fire Department Ladder 3 and Ladder 4 have swapped apparatus. The 2021 Pierce 110' tower is now Ladder 4 and the 2017 Pierce 107' RMA is now Ladder 3. Posted in September.

Derry Fire Department awarded grant for ambulance loading system. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

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.

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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.

Hinsdale town meeting approved funds to refurbish Engine 3's 2000 Pierce/Dash. 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.

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

Laconia's Tim Joubert is ready to become the next Fire Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in October.

Lebanon fire chief Chris Christopoulos set to retire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in October.

Litchfield Fire's request for funds to purchase a new pumper failed to pass at town meeting. Posted March 2022.

Manchester Fire Chief Parent set to retire after 33 years with Fire Department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

Manchester Deputy Fire Chief Ryan Cashin nominated to become Manchester's next Fire Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September. 

Manchester Fire confirms Ryan Cashin as new fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in October.

Mason Fire Department receives grant to help purchase new vehicle. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

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.

New Ipswich Fire Department seeks upgrades. CLICK FOR ARTICLE  Posted in September.

North Conway Fire chief stepping down. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

North Conway has new fire chief: Chad McCarthy. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in August.

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.

Portsmouth fire chief Todd Germain retires. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

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

Rollinsford fire department celebrates 100 years with a field day. CLICK FOR ARTICLE  Posted in September.

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.

Tilton-Northfield Fire & EMS looks at expanding fire station, or land swap. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in September.

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.

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 OTHER NEWS

JANUARY

Charity hockey game planned to benefit the organization that helped injured Manchester fire captain Steve Desruisseaux. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

MARCH

Battel of the Badges hockey tournament raises $210,000 for charity. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

APRIL

Salem boy donates $11 to firefighters with heartfelt note. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Bedford Hosts Training Exercise To Better Prepare Area Firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

MAY

Kid 'hero,' who dreams of being a firefighter, honored by Swanzey FD after alerting family to blaze. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Brothers honored for life-saving actions in Nelson last month. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

JUNE

Four year old raises $400 for Gilford Fire Department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Road to recovery: Following intensive rehab injured Manchester firefighter returns to work. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

JULY

False alarm inadvertently triggered at Seabrook Station nuclear power plant temporarily closes beaches. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

AUGUST

Miford Firefighter's True Act of Kindness Turns Day Around for Woman in a Wheelchair. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

SEPTEMBER

Clinicians, firefighters team up to provide mental health support for first responders. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Senator Hassan, New Hampshire Delegation Welcomes More Than $1.5M in Federal Funding to Support Firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Annual remembrance: Firefighters pay respects to members who died in the line of duty. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

OCTOBER

Public invited to send off 25 Honor Flight veterans and first responder escorts at Manchester-Boston Regional Airportfor D.C. trip. CLICK FOR ARTICLE 

Nashua Citizens' Academy Began Monday With Fire Rescue. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

	
	
	

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