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2024 CONNECTICUT APPARATUS ORDERS and DELIVERIES, DEPARTMENT and OTHER STATE NEWS



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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.

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.

Canton Fire Department has placed an order with Northeastern Fire Associates for a Marion walk-in heavy rescue built on a Spartan chassis with 2-door cab. Nov 2022.

Clinton Fire Department has placed an order with 4-Guys for a pumper/tanker built on Spartan chassis w/ Gladiator 4-door cab. Features including a stainless steel body, 1000 GPM pump and 2500 gallon water tank. Mar 2022.

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.

East Litchfield, CT has placed an order with 4-Guys for a pumper built on a Spartan chassis with MetroStar 4-door cab. Features include a stainless steel body, 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. It will replace a 1991 Pierce and delivery is expected in April of 2023. Mar 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.

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.

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.

Woodbridge Fire Department had ordered a Rosenbauer pumper. It will be built on a Commander chassis with an extruded aluminum EXT body, 2250 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. Jan 2022.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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




2024 CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT NEWS

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

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




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




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