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CONNECTICUT APPARATUS ORDERS and FUNDING

Ansonia Fire Department has placed an order with Firematic for a Pierce Enforcer walk around heavy rescue. January 2024.

Atwood Hose has placed an order with Northeastern Fire Assoc for a Spartan/Marion heavy rescue. May 2024.

Avon Fire Department has placed an order with Firematic for a Pierce Enforcer PUC with 1500 GPM pump, 1000 gallon water tank and 30 gallon foam tank. March 2023.

Bantam Fire Company in Litchfield has signed a contract with Gowans and Knight to refurbish the 18’ 4 Guys rescue body from the 1995 Freightliner chassis and re-mount it to a new 2022 Spartan FC94 LTD chassis. Nov 2021.

Beacon Hose Company No 1 has placed an order with Firematic for a Pierce Saber pumper. May 2022.

Berlin Fire Department has placed an order with Firematic for a Pierce Velocity pumper. March 2023.

Colebrook Fire Department has ordered a 4-Guys pumper built on a Spartan Metro Star chassis. Jun 2022.

Colchester Fire Department has ordered a stock Freightliner/Pierce 3000 gallon tanker. Delivery expected in May/June 2024. Posted February 2024.

Cromwell Fire Department has placed an order with New England Fire Equipment for a PL Custom ambulance built on a Ford F-550 4X4 chassis. February 2024.

Danbury Fire has placed an order with Firematic for a Pierce Saber pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 750 gallon water tank. Oct 2023.

Darien Fire Department has placed an order with Seagrave for an Attacker walk-in heavy rescue with tandem rear axles. Jan 2023.

Deep River Fire Department currently has in production a pumper being built by Gowans-Knight on a Spartan chassis. When completed and in service, it will replace a 1983 Pierce Dash. Posted July 2022.

Deep River Fire has placed an order with On Scene LLC for a new tanker built by Spencer MFG on a commercial chassis. Feb 2023.

East Hartland Fire Department has ordered a 4-Guys pumper on a Spartan Metro Star chassis with 1500 GPM pump, 1000 gallon water tank and a foam system. Jun 2022.

Fairfield Fire Department has placed an order with Firematic for a Pierce Enforcer pumper. April 2023.

Guilford Fire Department has placed an order with Pierce for an Enforcer pumper with 1500 GPM pump, 725 gallon water tank and 25 gallon foam tank. May 2021.

Haddam Fire Department has placed an order with Firematic Supply for a Pierce Enforcer non-walk through heavy rescue and two (2) Pierce Enforcer 1500/1000 top-mount pumpers. Sept 2023.

Hamden Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for two (2) E-One pumpers. One is a Typhoon E-Max with a rasied roof and the other is a flat roof with low hosebed. Oct 2022.

Long Hill Fire in Trumbull has placed an order with Pierce for an Enforcer pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 650 gallon water tank. May 2021.

Long Hill Fire in Trumbull has placed an order with Hudson Valley Fire Equip for a Seagrave Marauder 1500/750 pumper. February 2024.

Manchester Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One 100' RM ladder truck. July 2023.

Mansfield Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One quint RM ladder truck. Oct 2023.

Marlborough Fire Department's new Spartan/Rescue 1 heavy rescue has been completed at the factory. Delivery will take place after outfitting at the local dealer. July 2023.

Middlebury Fire Department has placed an order with Firematic for a Pierce Velocity pumper tanker with 1250 GPM pump, 2500 gallon water tank, 100 gallon foam tank, and a Cummins X15 605hp engine. Nov 2022.

Milford has approved funding to purchase a new quint type ladder truck. Feb 2023.

Milford Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood EV for a Horton ambulance built of a Ford F-550 chassis. May 2024.

Mohegan Fire Co in Montville has placed an order with KME for a Panther MFD pumper with 2000 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. May 2021.

Mortlake Fire Department in Brooklyn has placed an order with Smeal for a pumper built on a Spartan MetroStar chassis. Features include a Cummings 450 HP motor, Allison transmission, 1500 GPM Hale pump, 1250 gallon water tank and 20 gallon foam tank. Nov 2021.

Naugatuck Fire has placed an order with Firematic for a new Pierce pumper. Apr 2022.

New Britain Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for two (2) E-One custom pumpers. Aug 2022.

New Haven Fire has contracted with FWD Seagrave for construction of one (1) Seagrave Capital chassis 95’ Aerialscope mid mount tower ladder with a stainless-steel cab and body, Harrison 8kw generator, Whelen scene lights, and a Motorola radio system. They have also ordered two (2) Seagrave Capital chassis 1500 gpm / 500 gallon pumpers with stainless steel cabs and bodies, Harrison 8kw generator, Whelen scene lights and a Motorola radio system. Delivery is expected in 2025 for all 3 trucks. June 2023.

Newington Fire Department has conducted final inspection of their new Pierce rear-mount tower ladder for Truck 2. Delivery will take place after outfitting at the local dealer. Feb 2023.

Portland Fire Department has funds to purchase a new tanker to replace Tanker 6's 1985 GMC/Saulsbury 3000 gallon. They also have been given funding to purchase a new pumper next year. Sep 2022.

Portland Fire has placed an order with Marion for a pumper built on a Spartan chassis.
. August 2023.

Ridgefield voters approved $1.8 million to purchase to new pieces of apparatus from Pierce. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Sep 2022.

Seymour Fire Department has contracted with FWD Seagrave for construction of a Seagrave Marauder Force 100’ rear-mount aerial with a stainless-steel cab and body. The truck will be equipped with seating for six, waterway, an Onan 10 kw hydraulic generator, Whelen scene lights, a Wil-Burt light tower and customized storage compartments to meet the department needs. This is expected to be assigned to the Great Hill station and replace Rescue 17. Delivery is expected in 2025. June 2023.

Sharon Fire Department has ordered a 4-Guys tanker built on a Kenworth T-800 chassis with 3000 gallon water tank. Posted June 2022.

Shelton Fire has placed an order with Seagrave for two (2) Marauder pumpers with 1500 GPM pumps and 750 gallon water tanks. Posted August 2022.

South Killingly Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a new E-One pumper. Jan 2023.

Southbury Fire Department has placed an order with NEFEA for a Spartan Gladiator/Smeal 2000/300/100' MM Tower. Posted in December.

Stamford EMS has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Horton ambulance built on a Ford F-350 series chassis. Sep 2022.

Stamford EMS has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Horton ambulance built on a Ford F-550 chassis. March 2023.

Sterling Fire's new rescue/pumper has been completed at the factory. Built by Marion on at Spartan chassis, the new unit will be delivered to the department after outfitting at the local dealer. Feb 2023.

Stony Hill Fire Department in Bethel has placed an order with Firematic for a Pierce Enforcer-Ascendant 1500/500/20F/107' RMA. June 2024.

Suffield Fire Department has placed an order with E-One for a tanker built on a Kenworth chassis. Dec 2021.

Thompsonville Fire District of Enfield has placed an order with Northern Fire Associates for a Marion pumper built on a Spartan chassis. Sep 2022. Update September 2023: final inspection has been completed and delivery will take place sometime during the fall.

Tolland to buy new fire rescue truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Jul 2022.

Torrington Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One custom pumper. May 2023.

Trumbull Center Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One 100' rear-mount aerial ladder truck built on a single rear axle chassis. Jul 2022.

Vernon Fire Department has placed an order with Firematic for a Pierce Enforcer pumper-tanker. Jun 2022.

Wallingford Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One custom pumper. December 2023.

Wallingford Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One 100' ladder truck. December 2023.

Watertown Fire Department has placed an order with C&S Specialty for a ladder truck built by Toyne on a Spartan chassis w/ 100' rear mount aerial. May 2023.

Weston Fire Department has placed an order with Firematic for a Pierce Enforcer non-walkthrough heavy rescue. May 2023.

West Hartford has placed an order with Firematic for a Pierce Velocity 100' MM Tower. May 2023.

West Haven Fire had placed an order with Pierce for an Enforcer pumper with 1250 GPM pump, 630 gallon water tank and 20 gallon foam tank. Mar 2022.

Willimantic Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for two (2) Ford F-550/Horton ambulances. Mar 2022.

Wilton Fire has signed a contact with Pierce for an Arrow XT 105' heavy duty rear mount ladder truck. May 2022.

Windsor Locks Fire Department has signed a contract with FWD Seagrave to remove and re install their Salisbury rescue body onto a to new Seagrave Marauder four door chassis. The body will receive some factory modifications prior to re installation on the new chassis. The new chassis will be equipped with a 10" raised roof, seating for six, EMS compartment, a front bumper mounted Ramsey 12,000 lb winch and bumper storage compartments. The original truck cab sustained heavy, unrepairable damage from a motor vehicle accident earlier this year on I-91 while lane blocking for an unrelated motor vehicle accident. June 2023.

Woodbury Fire Department has placed an order with 4-Guys for a pumper/tanker built on an International chassis with 2-door cab. Features include a stainless steel body, 1250 GPM pump and 2500 gallon water tank. Mar 2022.




2024 CONNECTICUT APPARATUS DELIVERIES (New and Used)

Beacon Hose Co #1 has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-450/AEV ambulance for BH-7. Posted in February.

Bolton Fire is set to take delivery of a 2023 Pierce Velocity 1500/1000 for Engine-Tank 134. Posted in January.

Bolton Fire Department recently placed into service a 2023 Ford F-550 brush truck as Forestry 134. Posted in April.

Canton Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Spartan/Marion walk-in rescue for Rescue 5. Posted in March.

Clinton Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Spartan Gladiator/4 Guys 1000/2500 for Tanker 962. Posted in March.

Colchester Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Pierce Enforcer 2000/750/30F for Engine 228. Posted in January.

East Litchfield Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Spartan MetroStar/4 Guys 1500/1000 for Engine 26. Posted in May.

Easton EMS to receive $396,000 to renovate their facility. CLICK FOR ARTICE. Posted in January.

Franklin Fire Department has acquired a 2010 Spartan/Marion 2000/1000 pumper. The unit previously served in Colchester. Posted in June.

Georgetown Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Ford F-550/PL Custom ambulance. Posted in May.

Hartford Fire Department has taken delivery of (2) two 2023 E-One Typhoon 1250/560/30F pumpers for Engine 1 and Engine 7. Posted in January.

Killingworth Fire Department has taken delivery of Rescue 8-9's remounted heavy rescue. Gowans-Knight refurbished the 1994 Saulsbury body and mounted it to a new 2023 Spartan chassis with 4-door cab. Posted in January.

Ledyard Fire Dist No 1 has taken delivery of a 2024 Kenworth T880/Spartan ER 1500/3000 tanker for R-14. Posted in May.

Long Hill Fire District in Trumbull has taken delivery of a 2024 Seagrave 95' Aerialscope for Truck 204. Posted in May.

Mashantucket Pequot Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 HME/US Fire Apparatus 2000/750 for Engine 2. Posted in February.

Middletown Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Spartan MetroStar/Smeal 2000/480/20F/75' RMA for Truck 2. Posted in January.

Milford Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 E-One Typhoon 1500/750 for Engine 7. Posted in March.

New London Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 E-One Typhoon 1500/750 for Engine 3. Posted in February.

Newtown Hook and Ladder has placed into service a 2023 Ford F-350/Swab utility as Squad 1. Posted in February.

Niantic Fire in East Lyme has taken delivery of a 2024 Spartan MetroStar/Smeal 1500/750 for B-13. Posted in June.

Noroton Heights Fire Department in Darien recently placed into service a 2023 Spartan Metro Star/Marion 1750/500/75' RMA as Truck 20. Posted in May.

North Stonington Fire Department has purchased Colchester's former Ladder 128, a 1996 Simon-Duplex/LTI 1500/500/75' RMA. Posted in February.

Sharon Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Kenworth/4 Guys 1500/3000 tanker for Engine 4. Posted in January.

Southington Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Sutphen Monarch Extreme Duty SPH100 2000/440/100' tower ladder MM Tower for Truck 1. Posted in April.

Tolland Fire Department recently took delivery of a 2009 Pierce Arrow XT 105' RMA for Truck 240. It replaces a 1989 Pierce. Posted in January.

Westport Fire Department has placed into service two (2) 2024 Spartan MetroStar/Marion 1500/650 pumpers as Engine 4 and Engine 5. Posted in June.

Winsted Fire Department in Winchester has taken delivery of a 2023 Spartan MetroStar/Smeal 1500/1000 for Engine 14. Posted in February.

Wolcott Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 E-One Cyclone 1500/2000 for Tanker 3. Posted in April.

Woodbridge Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Rosenbauer Commander 2250/1000 for Engine 9. Posted in April.




2024 CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT NEWS

Connecticut Fire Academy celebrates 30 years. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

East Haven Fire Department swears in newest firefighter/paramedic. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Hamden Fire has appointed Shelly L. Carter as Assistant Fire Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Naugatuck Fire Chief Paul Russell retires after 34 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

New Canaan Firefighter Harry Russell Sworn In at Town Hall Ceremony. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

New Haven swears in 1st female assistant fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

New London Fire Department Veteran To Be Promoted To Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Somers interim fire chief vows to 'keep continuity' while town looks for permanent leader. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Southington Fire Department Acquires New Life-Saving Tools. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Wallingford names new acting Fire Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Westport has appointed Deputy Chief Nick Marsan as the new Fire Chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.




2024 CONNECTICUT OTHER NEWS

JANUARY

State police are looking for man who stole radios from Middlefield fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

New report details cause of death for Burlington firefighter who collapsed while fighting fire in 2021. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Three Norwalk firefighters have died from cancer since 2021; new state law improves access to benefits. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Family of fire victim donates $6,000 check to Monroe fire companies. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

State leaders recognize new law protecting firefighters with cancer. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Tolland Remembers Firefighter Who Died In The Line Of Duty. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

FEBRUARY

Grant helps Connecticut fire departments safely remove foam containing toxic chemicals. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

MARCH

Retired Milford Fire Battalion Chief Springs Into Action To Save Life. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

APRIL

Street corner outside New Haven firehouse to be named for fallen firefighter. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Vernon hosts national launch of VR training system to assist first responders. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Teenager serves her community working with both fire, police departments in New Milford. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Fallen North Haven firefighter to be honored at national memorial in Maryland. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

In Middletown, fire crews welcome 'help from above'. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

MAY

Memorial Posted For 2 Longtime Tolland Firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

JUNE

Orange volunteer firefighter rescues teenager in Mexico. CLICK FOR ARTICLE




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