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



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MASSACHUSETTS APPARATUS ORDERS AND FUNDING

Acton has approved funding for the fire department to order a new ladder truck. May 2024.

Adams Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One custom pumper. Dec 2022.

Agawam Fire Department has placed an order with NEFEA for a Spartan Gladiator/Smeal 2250/500/100' RM Tower. December 2023.

Amherst Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One Typhoon custom pumper. Mar 2022.

Amherst Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One 100' RM Tower. Jan 2023.

Amherst Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Horton ambulance built on a Ford F-550 chassis. April 2023.

Ashburnham Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Horton ambulance built on a Ford F-550 chassis. December 2023.

Ashland Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer Ascendant 100' Mid-Mount Aerial Tower. March 2023.

Athol Fire Department gets funding for new brush truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE Sept 2022.

Auburn Fire has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for two (2) Chevy 5500HD/Road Rescue 4X4 ambulances. Nov 2023.

Avon Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire & Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer pumper with 1250 GPM pump and 750 gallon water tank. May 2022.

Ayer Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One custom pumper. Jun 2022.

Barre Fire Department has signed a contract with Allegiance Fire Rescue for a new International CV/Road Rescue Ultra medic ambulance. This new rig will replace the current Ambulance 1. In addition, the town approved funding to purhcase a pumper to replace Engine 5. The department also received an AFG grant in the amount of 476,120 for the purchase of a new tanker to replace Forestry 2. Oct 2022.

Barre Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant to purchase a new pumper-tanker. March 2023.

Bedford Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood EV for an E-One custom pumper. June 2024.

Belchertown Fire Department has on order a Pierce Enforcer-Ascendant 100' Mid-Mount tower. Posted December 2021.

Bellingham Fire Department has placed purchased a Pierce Saber 1500/750 stock pumper from Alegiance Fire/Rescue. January 2024.

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

Berlin Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an ambulance built by Wheeled Coach. Jan 2023.

Berlin Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Saber 1500/1500 pumper.
. August 2023.

Billerica Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a custom built E-One pumper. March 2023.

Boston Fire Department has ordered 9 pumpers. The bid for the pumpers was awarded to E-One, all built to the specifications of the current pumpers in the fleet. They will be delivered 3 per fiscal year with the first 3 being completed by the end of June 2022, the next 3 by the end of June of 2023 and the final 3 by the end of June 2024. August 2022. Update August 2023: six of the 2022 pumpers have been delivered and assigned to Engine 10, Engine 21, Engine 24, Engine 42, Engine 51, and Engine 52.

Boston has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for six (6) E-One Cyclone-Metro 100' RMA ladder trucks. Jan 2023.

Boston has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for 9 E-One Typhoon pumpers. As with the previous order, E-One will construct 3 pumps per year for a 3 year period. February 2024.

Boylston Fire Department has placed an order for a new E-One rescue-pumper. April 2022.

Bridgewater Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant to purchase a new brush truck. March 2023.

Brockton Fire Department has placed and order with Allegiance Fire Apparatus for 3 (three) Pierce fire trucks. The first is an Enforcer 1500 GPM rescue-pumper, the 2nd is an Enforcer 105' RM ladder truck and the 3rd is an Enforcer 100' RM Tower. Apr 2022.

Brookline Fire Departmen has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for (2) Pierce Enforcer pumpers with 1500 GPM pumps and 500 gallon water tanks. March 2023.

Burlington Fire has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Velocity 100' RM Tower. Nov 2023.

Cambridge Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer 1500/500 pumper. February 2024.

Cambridge Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer 100' RM ladder truck. February 2024.

Canton Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood EV for a Horton ambulance built on a Ford F-550 chassis. June 2024.

Chelsea Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer Ascendant 100' MM Tower w/ rear steer. Jan 2023.

Dalton Fire District Expects July Delivery of Ladder Truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. May 2023.

Dedham Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood EV for an E-One 100' RMA ladder truck. July 2024.

Devens Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Horton ambulance built on a Ford F-550 chassis. Oct 2022.

Dighton Fire Department has on order a 2022 KME Predator 1500/1000 pumper. Jan 2022.

Dracut Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for 3 pieces of apparatus- an HP95’ Mid mount Tower; a Typhoon Custom Pumper with 1500 GPM pump, 750 gallon water tank and 30 gallon A foam tank, 750/30A; and mini pumper with 1250 GPM pump and 300 gallon water tank built on a Ford F-550 chassis (delivered May 2024). In addition, the department will be sending Engine 1's 2009 E-One Typhoon out to be refurbished, which will become a spare after the new pumper is in service. The department has also ordered a Ford F-350 utility truck, a 16’ rescue boat, and a new SBA compressor. The fire chief noted that this is the largest single equipment investment in the history of the Dracut Fire Department. Jun 2022.

Dracut Fire Department hsa placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a second E-One 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. It will be assigned as Squad 1 when completed and delivered. June 2023.

Dudley Fire Department has on order a new Sutphen pumper. Dec 2022.

Eastham Fire Department has placed an order with Pierce for a quint built on an Enforcer chassis with 75' Ascendant aerial. Jul 2021.

East Longmeadow Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire and Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer PUC 1500 GPM pumper. Jul 2022.

East Longmeadow Fire has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer PUC 1500 GPM Pumper with 759 gallon water tank. This will join the 1500 GPM Enforcer PUC ordered in 2022. Additional features include a Cummins 450hp L9 engine, TAK-4 independent front suspension, heavy-duty 13.38” hot-dipped galvanized frame rails, and a Pierce Husky 3 foam system and Hercules CAFS.

Egremont Fire Department has placed an order with Lakes Region Fire Apparatus for an HME Ahrens-Fox AF622-Mini EVO. It will be built on a 2021 Ford F-550 4X4 Chassis with 1500 GPM Hale pump and 400 gallon water tank. June 2021.

Fairhaven Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant to purchase a new ambulance. March 2023.

Fall River Fire Department has placed an order with New England Fire Equipment for a Spartan/Smeal pumper and a Spartan/Smeal 105' TDA. March 2024.

Falmouth Fire Department has placed an order with Pierce for an Arrow XT pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 720 gallon water tank. Oct 2021.

Falmouth Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Arrow XT pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 720 gallon water tank. This is in addition to the pumper ordered in 2021. March 2023.

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

Franklin Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer-Ascendant 100' MM Tower. February 2023.

Gardner Fire Department has ordered a new pumper and rescue truck. Both units are being built by Sutphen. Jan 2023.

Gill Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire and Rescue for a Pierce Responder pumper built on a Freightliner 4X4 chassis with 4 door cab. Features include a 1250gpm pump, 1000 gallon water tank, booster reel and cab-operated remote bumper turret. Jul 2022.

Gill Selectboard approves ordering new brush truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Nov 2022.

Glouceter Fire Department to order (2) two new pumpers from Pierce and a new ambulance. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted May 2022.

Gloucester Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Horton ambulance built on an International chassis. Sep 2022.

Grafton Fire Department has on order a Seagrave Marauder pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon tank. May 2022.

Hamilton Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 750 gallon water tank. April 2023.

Hampden Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant to purchase a new brush truck. March 2023.

Hancock Fire Department has placed an order with Specialty Vehicles for a new Rosenbauer tanker built on an International HV-607 chassis. Features include: 3/16” FX aluminum body, 1250 GPM Waterous pump, 2500 gallon water tank, Ziamatic Corp. (Zico) folding tank rack system, Enclosed hard suction hose storage, Booster reel, Rosenbauer EZ Climb rear access ladder, Amdor Inc. brand roll up doors, Newton brand rear and side electric tank dumps and Whelen Engineering LED emergency and scene lighting package. Funding for the truck had been provided through a Federal FEMA grant. Dec 2021.

Hanover Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a new Horton ambulance built on a Dodge Ram 5500 chassis. Feb 2023.

Harvard has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $761,904.76 for a ladder truck. Sep 2021.

Hingham Fire Department has place an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a new custom built E-One pumper. Aug 2022.

Hinsdale Fire Department has placed an order with VRS Sales for a new Toyne EP Transporter Tanker built on a Freightliner SD series chassis. It will feature a Hale 750 GPM pump, 3000 gallon water tank, Toyne welded stainless steel body, three (3) Newton dumps and a Zico drop down porta tank rack. Oct 2022.

Holden Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One 100' RM ladder truck with a single rear axle. Aug 2023.

Hopedale Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood EV for an E-One custom pumper. January 2024.

Hudson Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer 1500/750 pumper. January 2024.

Lawrence Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One 100' RM Quint. July 2023.

Leicester Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Horton ambulance built on a Dodge 5500 chassis. Aug 2023.

Littleton Fire Department has on order a new Life Line ambulance with delivery expected in the spring of 2024.

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

Longmeadow Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Horton ambulance built on a Dodge 5500 chassis. December 2023.

Lowell Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One 100' RM ladder truck on a single rear axle chassis. Sept 2022.

Lowell Fire is placing a large order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for 9 pieces of apparatus made by Pierce including 7 pumpers, 2 rear-mount 100' ladder trucks and 1 mid-mount 100' tower. April 2023.

Ludlow Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Arrow XT rear-mount tower. Jul 2022.

Lynn Fire Department has on order a new E-One pumper for Engine 3. Sep 2021.

Lynn Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for two (2) E-One custom built pumpers. Nov 2022.

Lynn Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant to purchase a new pumper. March 2023.

Malden Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for two (2) E-One custom pumpers. July 2023.

Malden Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One HR100 ladder truck. January 2024.

Manchester By the Sea Fire Department has received funding approval to purchase a new quint. July 2023.

Marion Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One 100' RM Quint. July 2023.

Marion Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant for a new brush truck. July 2023.

Marlborough Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood EV for an E-One custom pumper. April 2024.

Marshfield Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Skeeter Brush Truck built on an International CV 4x4 chassis and carry a 500 gallon water tank with super single tires. March 2023.

Marshfield Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Horton ambulance built on a Ford F-550 chassis. June 2023.

Mashpee Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One 100' RM Quint. August 2023.

Mendon Fire currently has on order a Spartan/Toyne pumper for Engine 1. August 2023.

Middleborough Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant for a new mini-pumper. July 2023.

Milford Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $406,089.09 for a Firefighting Water Tanker Truck. Sep 2021.

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

Monson Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire and Rescue for a Road Rescue ambulance built on a Ford E series chassis. Jul 2022.

Nahant Fire Department has placed an order with Sutphen for a new heavy duty Monarch pumper. Sep 2022.

Nantucket Fire Department has placed an order with New England Fire Equipment for a 2025 Spartan MetroStar/Smeal 2250/1000 pumper. March 2024.

Needham Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One 100' quint tower. June 2023.

New Bedford Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire & Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer 100' Tractor Drawn Aerial ladder truck. Jun 2022.

New Bedford EMS has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Ford F-550/Horton ambulance and a Ford Transit/Wheeled Coach ambulance.
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North Andover Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Road Rescue ambulance built on an International MV chassis. Nov 2023.

North Attleboro Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Horton ambulance built on a Ford F-550 chassis. May 2022.

Northborough Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Saber pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. July 2023.

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

Onset Fire Department has placed an order with Specialty Vehicles for a Rosenbauer Commander 1500/750/40A pumper. February 2024.

Peabody has approved funding to purchase a new pumper. July 2023.

Plymouth Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a pumper and a ladder. The pumper will be an E-One Typhoon with 1500 GPM pump, 1000 gallon water tank and 30 gallon foam tank. It is slated to replace Engine 2. The ladder truck will be an E-One Typhoon with 1750 GPM pump, 450 gallon water tank and 100' rear-mount aerial. That truck is slated to replace Ladder 2. July 2023.

Plymouth Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One custom pumper. March 2024.

Quincy Fire has received funding to purchase a new pumper for Engine 3 and a new ladder for Ladder 1. Mar 2022.

Quincy has approved funds to purchase an additional 2 engines and 1 ladder to the 1 engine and 1 ladder currently on order. March 2024.

Randolph Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $227,272.73 for a brush fire truck. Aug 2021.

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

Reading Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a new ambulance built by Horton on a Dodge 5500 chassis. April 2023.

Reading has placed an order with Seagrave for a 100' RM Ladder truck. 2023.

Revere Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for two (2) E-One Typhoon pumpers and and E-One Metro ladder truck. June 2023.

Rockland Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant to purchase a new pumper. March 2023.

Saugus recently placed an order with Allegiance Fire & Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer-Ascendant 100 Mid-Mount Tower and a Pierce Enforcer 1250/750 pumper. March 2023.

Seekonk Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer 1500/750 pumper. May 2024.

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

South Deerfield Fire has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Enforcer 1500 GPM Pumper with 1000 gallon water tank. Additional features include an L-shaped tank with low hosebed, a top mount pump panel with speedlays, a Husky 3 foam system, a Cummins L9 engine and Pierce heavy-duty, hot-dipped galvanized 13.38” frame rails. April 2023.

Southborough Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood EV for an E-One 78' RM Ladder truck. May 2024.

Springfield Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for two (2) Pierce Enforcer PUC 1500 GPM pumpers for Engine 2 and Engine 3 as well as a Pierce Enforcer rescue-pumper with 1500 GPM pump for the Rescue Squad. Jul 2022.

Sterling Fire has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for Ford F-550/Horton ambulance. June 2023.

Stoughton Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Horton ambulance built on a Ford F-550 chassis. May 2023.

Stow Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Road Rescue ambulance built on a Ford F-550 4X4 chassis. November 2023.

Swansea Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One 95' tower ladder. Oct 2022.

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

Templeton Fire Department has placed an order with C&S Specialty for a Toyne Custom Transporter 4x4 Tanker built on a Freightliner 108SD 4x4 chassis. It will feature a 2000 UPF Poly tank and Toyne Bolted stainless steel body. Delivery is expected in August 2025. August 2023.

Topsfield Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Horton ambulance built on a Ford F-550 chassis. Aug 2023.

Townsend Fire Department has on order a Seagrave pumper. Jun 2022.

UMass Memorial EMS in Worcester has placed an order with Greenwood EV for two (2) Horton ambulances built on Ford E-450 chassis'. Nov 2023.

Uxbridge Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a Horton ambulance built on a Ford F series chassis. Jun 2022.

Waltham Fire Department has placed an order with Seagrave for a pumper to replace Engine 7. Specifications are similar to the current Engine 3. Dec 2021.

Waltham Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood EV for an E-One 100' RM ladder truck. July 2024

Wareham Fire District has placed an order with Lakes Region Fire Apparatus for an Alexis pumper built on a Spartan MetroStar chassis. It will feature a 1250 GPM pump and 2000 gallon tank. April 2022.

Wareham Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grant for a new mini-pumper. July 2023.

Warren Fire Department has on order a Life Line ambulance.

Warwick Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood EV for a custom Spartan/E-One pumper. June 2024

Webster town meeting approved funds to purchase a new pumper that will replace both Engine 3 and Tanker 1. Funds were also approved to purchase a new Fire/Dive boat that will replace Marine 22 and Marine 23. May 2024.

West Barnstable Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Saber pumper/tanker with 2000 GPM pump and 3000 gallon water tank. Oct 2022.

West Bridgewater has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One custom pumper. June 2023.

Westfield Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce Velocity pumper with 1250 GPM pump and 770 gallon water tank. Nov 2022.

Westwood Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One 100' RM quint. Nov 2023.

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

Whitman Fire Department has been awarded a Federal grand for a new brush truck. July 2023.

Wilbraham Fire Department has placed an order for a Road Rescue ambulance built on a Ford F-550 4X4 chassis. Dec 2021.

Wilbraham Fire has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Ford E-450 Road Rescue ambulance. June 2023.

Winthrop Fire Department has placed an order with Seagrave for a new Marauder 1500 GPM pumper. Oct 2021.

Winthrop Fire Department has placed an order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for an E-One custom pumper. March 2024.

Woburn Fire Department has placed an order with Allegiance Fire/Rescue for a Pierce 105' Quint. July 2023.

Yarmouth Fire Department has placed and order with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles for a CET brush truck built on a Ford F series chassis. December 2023.




2024 MASSACHUSETTS APPARATUS DELIVERIES (New and Used)

Acushnet Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Kenworth TK480/Fouts Bros 1000/3000 for Tanker 1. Posted in February.

Agawam Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Ford E-450/PL Custom ambulance for Rescue 1. Posted in June.

Andover Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 International MV/Horton ambulance for Ambulance 1. Posted in March.

Arlington Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 E-One Typhoon 1500/530 for Engine 2. Posted in May.

Arlington Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Horton 4x4 ambulance for Rescue 1. Posted in July.

Ashfield Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Spartan/Fouts Brothers 1500/1000 for Engine 1. Posted in January.

Athol Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Spartan MetroStar/Toyne 1500/1000/25A for Engine 2. Posted in April.

Auburn Fire Department is taking delivery of a 2024 International MV/Pierce 1500/2000 for Tanker 1. Posted in June.

Belchertown Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Kenworth T880/Pierce 1500/2500 for Tanker 1. Posted in March.

Belchertown Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 International CV/Road Rescue 4x4 ambulance for Ambulance 3. Posted in May.

Bolton Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Fouts F.O.U.R. 4x4 1500/300/15F for Engine 74. Posted in February.

Bolton Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Seagrave Marauder 1500/1000/30F for Squad 75. Posted in June.

Boston has taken delivery of three (3) 2023 E-One Typhoon 1250/560/30A pumpers for Engines 14, 33, and 37. Posted in April.

Boston EMS has taken delivery of two (2) 2024 Ford F-550/First Priority light rescues for Special Operations. Posted in May.

Boylston Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 E-One Typhoon 1500/1000/30F for Engine 2. Posted in May.

Bridgwater Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/CET 4x4 280/400/20F for Forest Fire 1. Posted in April.

Brockton Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Pierce Enforcer 105' RMA for Ladder 2. Posted in July.

Cambridge Fire Department has taken delivery of two (2) 2024 Pierce Enforcer 1250/500 pumpers for Engine 2 and Engine 5. As of this writing the current Engine 2 is slated to be reassigned to Engine 8 and the current Engine 5 to Engine 9. The current Engines 8 and 9 will become spares. Posted in May.

Cambridge Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 International MV/Rosenbauer All-Electric Rescue for Haz-Mat 1. Posted in July.

Canton Fire recently took delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Greenwood 4x4 315/300/10F for Squad 2. Posted in January.

Carver EMS has taken delivery of a 2024 Ford E-450/Life Line ambulance for Ambulance 1. Posted in April.

Charlton Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Spartan FC-94/4 Guys 1000/2500 for Tanker 2. Posted in March.

Charlton Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance for Ambulance 1. Posted in June.

Chelmsford Fire Department recently placed into service a 2024 Pierce Saber 1500/750 for Engine 1. The 2020 Pierce previously operated by Engine 1 was reassigned to Engine 3. Posted in June.

Essex Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Spartan/E-One 1500/500 75' RMA for Ladder 1. Posted in March.

Devens Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Kenworth/Fouts Brothers 750/2200 for Tanker 1. Posted in May.

Dighton Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 KME Predator 1500/1000/30A for Engine 3. Posted in May.

Dracut Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Ford F-550/E-One 4x4 1250/300/20F for Squad 3. Posted in May.

Fall River Fire Department has placed into service a 2024 Chevy Tahoe as Car 2, a district commander's vehicle. Posted in June.

Fall River Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Ford F-550/Bulldog 4x4 225/300 for Brush 1. Posted in July.

Fall River EMS has taken delivery of a 2022 Chevrolet G4500/Wheeled Coach ambulance for Medic 8. Posted in January.

Fall River EMS has taken delivery of a 2022 Ford F-550/Wheeled Coach 4x4 ambulance for Medic 2. Posted in February.

Fall River EMS has taken delivery of a 2024 Ford F-550/Braun 4x4 ambulance for Medic 6 and a 2023 Chevrolet G3500/Crestline ambulance for Medic 7. Posted in April.

Florida Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Spartan/E-One 1250/2000 for Engine 2. Posted in April.

Foxborough Fire Department has taken delivery of (2) 2024 Ford F-550/Road Rescue 4x4 ambulances for Ambulance 2 and 3. Posted in May.

Georgetown Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 HME Ahrens-Fox 1871-SFO 1500/1000 for Engine 4. Posted in April.

Grafton Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Seagrave Marauder 1500/1000 for Engine 1. Posted in July.

Hatfield Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/E-One 4x4 1250/270/30F for Engine 2. Posted in May.

Hingham Fire Department has placed into service a 2024 Chevy Silverado 4-door with cap as Car 3, the shift commander's vehicle. Posted in March.

Hingham Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance for Medic 2. The current Medic 2 will be reassigned to Medic 4. Posted in June.

Hopedale Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Horton 4x4 ambulance for Ambulance 1. Posted in February.

Hopedale Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 E-One Typhoon 1500/750/30F for Engine 3. Posted in April.

Hopkinton Fire Department has taken delivery of two (2) 2024 Pierce Enforcer 1500/750/20F pumpers for Engine 1 and Engine 2. They also have placed into service a 2023 Ford F-350 4X4 as Squad 1, the shift commander's vehicle. Posted in March.

Hudson Fire Department is set to take delivery of a 2024 Pierce Enforcer 1500/750 for Engine 3. Posted in May.

Hull Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Chevrolet 3500HD/Wheeled Coach ambulance for Rescue 4. This will replace Rescue 1's 2010 International. Posted in April.

Lakeville Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Spartan/Smeal 2000/400/100' MM Tower for Tower 1. Posted in March.

Lee Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 KME Severe Service 1500/750 for Engine 3. Posted in May.

Lee Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-450/Braun Liberty 4x4 ambulance for Rescue 1. Posted in May.

Lenox Fire Department has placed into service a 2001 Pierce Contender 1250/1000 as Engine 2. It had previously served in Altamont, NY. Posted in January.

Leominster has taken delivery of a 2023 Pierce Arrow XT 1500/675 for Engine 3. Posted in March.

Leverett Fire Department has placed into service a 2023 Ford F-350 4x4 125/250 as Brush 1. Posted in May.

Lexington Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 E-One Typhoon 1250/500/30F for Engine 4. The current Engine 4 will be reassigned to Engine 2. Posted in June.

Leyden Fire Department has acquired a 1999 Ford F-550/J&B 750/250/25F for Engine 1. It had previously served with the Maplewood Fire Company in PA. Leyden has also placed into service a 2024 Dodge Ram 3500/Knapheide utility for Squad 2. Posted in July.

Lowell Fire Department has purchased a 1999 E-One 110' RMA ladder truck for use as a spare. It previously served in Marlbourough, MA. Posted in February.

Lowell Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Pierce Enforcer 105' RMA for Ladder 4. Posted in June.

Lynnfield Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Horton 4x4 ambulance for Rescue 3. Posted in April.

Malden Fire has placed into service a 2024 Chevy Tahoe as Car 2, the shift deputy's vehicle. Posted in January.

Marshfield Fire Department has taken delivery of two (2) 2024 Ford F-550/Horton ambulances for Paramedic 1 and Paramedic 2. Posted in June.

Massachusetts Fire Academy has taken delivery of a 2024 KME Severe Service 109’ RMA for Ladder 3. It will be assigned to the Bridgewater campus. Posted in June.

Mashpee Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance for Ambulance 4. Posted in June.

Medford Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Chevy Silverado pickup with cap for the shift deputy's vehicle, Car 2. Posted in March.

Mendon Fire Department has acquired a 2001 E-One 2000/500/100' RMA, which is the department's first aerial ladder. It had previously served in Manchester By the Sea. Posted in July.

Merrimac Fire has taken delivery of a 2023 E-One Typhoon 1500/500 100' RMA for Ladder 22. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Milford Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 International/Bulldog Dozer 4x4 600/1250/30F for Tanker 1. Milford also has acquired Medway's former Brush 2, a 1996 Ford F-350 250/350. Posted in April.

Milford Fire Department has placed into service a 1975 AM General 6x6 300/1200 as Tanker 2. It previously served in Hopedale. Posted in April.

Millis Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Pierce Enforcer PUC 1500/750 for Engine 1. Posted in April.

New Bedford Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 E-One Typhoon 1500/500 for Engine 8. Posted in July.

New Bedford Fire Department recently placed into service a 2022 Ford F-550/Ward MCB 4x4 light rescue as Squad 2. It will be utilized for Rail System Tech Rescue. Posted in July.

New Marlborough Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford E-450/Horton ambulance for Rescue 1. Posted in January.

North Andover Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 International CV/Road Rescue ambulance for Ambulance 2. Posted in April.

Northborough Fire Department recently placed into service a 2022 Chevrolet 3500 4x4 as Car 3, the shift commander's vehicle. Posted in April.

Northern Berkshire EMS has taken delivery of two (2) 2024 Chevrolet G3500/Wheeled Coach ambulances for Units 4 and 7. Posted in April.

Norfolk Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Rosenbauer Commander MP3 1500/1000/30A for Engine 2. Norfolk is also set to take delivery of a 2024 International HV607/Pierce 1250/3000 for Tanker 1. Posted in May.

Northampton Fire has placed into service a 2023 Freightliner/2011 PL Custom remount ambulance as Ambulance 5. Posted in June.

Northbridge Fire Department recently took delivery of a 2024 Ford F-350 4x4 pickup for M-1. Posted in April.

Norwood Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 E-One Typhoon 1500/730/50F for Engine 6. Posted in March.

Oakham Fire Department has placed into service a 1994 International/GPC 500/500 as Forestry 2. The unit has previously served with a department in California. Posted in April.

Oxford Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Custom Body Works 4x4 ambulance for Ambulance 2. Posted in April.

Peabody Fire has placed into service a 2023 Chevy Tahoe as Car 2, the shift commander's vehicle. Posted in January.

Pelham Fire Department has placed into service a 2019 Ford F-550/E-One 4x4 1250/300/20F as Squad 2. It previously served in Hyde Park, NY. Posted in May.

Pembroke Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Ford E-450/Life Line ambulance for Ambulance 2. Posted in April.

Petersham Fire Department recently placed into service a 1999 International/KME 1500/1300/30F as Engine 2. It previously served in Valatie, NY. Posted in April.

Plymouth Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Freightliner M2/E-One 2100 gallon tanker for Tanker 1. Posted in July.

Randolph Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Dodge Ram 5500/BRAT 4x4 250/300/20F for Squad 2. Posted in February.

Revere Fire Department has acquired a 1995 Pierce Saber 1250/1250 for use as a spare. It previously served in Bolton. Posted in April.

Rochester Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Ford F-550/Horton 4x4 ambulance for Rescue 210. Posted in July.

Rowe Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Marco 4x4 500/300/10F CAFS for Engine 302. Posted in May.

Salem Fire Department has purchased a 1998 E-One Cyclone II 1250/500 for use as a spare pumper. It previously served in Braintree. Posted in June.

Sandwich Fire Department recently acquired a 2012 Chevrolet G4500/Horton ambulance and designated it Ambulance 6. The unit previously served with Nantucket Fire and will be a spare ambulance shared with Joint Base Cape Cod. Posted in February.

Sandwich Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Ferrara Cinder 1500/1000 for Engine 4. Posted in June.

Sharon Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance for Ambulance 1. Posted in Sharon.

Shirley Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance for Ambulance 1. The current Ambulance 1 will be reassigned to Ambulance 2. Posted in June.

Somerset Fire has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Greenwood 4x4 300/300/10F for Forestry 1. Posted in January.

Southborough Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Ford F-550/Braun ambulance for Ambulance 29. Posted in March.

Springfield Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Pierce Enforcer Ascendant 100’ MMA Tower for Truck 2. The current Truck 2 will be reassigned to Truck 4. Posted in April.

Springfield Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Pierce Enforcer PUC 1500/500 for the Rescue Squad. Posted in June.

Stoneham Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Seagrave Marauder 1500/750 for Engine 4. Posted in February.

Stoneham Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Seagrave Marauder 1250/750/30F for Engine 1. Posted in May.

Stoughton Fire Department recently placed into service a 2024 Ford F-150 as Car 5, the shift commander's vehicle. Posted in April.

Tewksbury Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Horton 4x4 ambulance for Ambulance 1. Posted in January.

Tewksbury Fire has taken delivery of a 2023 Pierce Enforcer 1500/100/20F stock pumper for Engine 1. Posted in January.

Townsend Fire Department has placed into service a 1999 Freightliner/KME rescue. It previously served in Lake Huntington, NY. Posted in April.

Turners Falls Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/PL Custom 4x4 ambulance for Ambulance 2. Posted in May.

UMASS Memorial Life Flight has taken delivery of a 2024 International/Life Line Critical Care Ground Transport ambulance. Posted in April.

Walpole Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Horton ambulance for Ambulance 2. Posted in April.

Waltham Auxiliary Fire recently placed into service a 2002 E-One Typhoon air supply unit. It previously served as Engine 2 and 3 in Weston and had the pump and tank removed. Posted in July.

Ware Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Life Line 4x4 ambulance for Ambulance 1. Posted in May.

Wareham Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Rosenbauer Commander 1500/750/30A for Engine 5. Posted in February.

Wareham Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Spartan MetroStar/Alexis 1250/2000 for Engine 3. Posted in May.

Wellesley Fire Department has placed into service a 2024 Ford F-350/Stahl utility as the Emergency Response Unit. Posted in January.

Wellfleet Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 E-One Typoon e-Max 1500/1000/30F for Engine 95. Posted in June.

West Barnstable Fire Department has acquired a 2001 Freightliner FC80/Ferrara 1250/500 for Engine 297. It previously served in Provincetown. Posted in April.

Weston Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550/Spencer light rescue/mobile cascade for Squad 1. Posted in June.

Westover Air National Guard Base recently placed into service a 2022 Freightliner/Rosenbauer 4x4 Heavy Rescue as Rescue 14. Posted in May.

Westport Fire Department has placed into service two (2) 2022 Ford F-350 4x4 utililty vehicles as Squad 1 and Squad 2. Posted in April.

Williamsburg Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2024 Ford F-550/E-One 4x4 light rescue for Rescue 1. Posted in May.




2024 MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT NEWS

Amherst Fire Chief Walter 'Tim' Nelson announces retirement after over four decades of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Andover has named Kyle Murphy as the new fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Bedford voters approved funds to build a new fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Bourne rescuers have new sensory kits for people they treat on autism spectrum. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Brewster Fire Department participates in high school intern program. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Cambridge Headquarters Companies (Engine 1, Ladder 1, Rescue 1) have temporarily moved to Station 10 at 15 Hovey Ave. Headquarters will be undergoing an extensive rehab and renovation. Posted in January.

Cambridge Firefighter Kevin Lawson of Ladder 4 retired on January 25th. Posted in January.

Cambridge Firefighter Howard "Howie" T. Smith has retired from the department. Posted in April.

Cambridge Fire Academy holds graduation for Recruit Class 2024-01. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Concord Ladder 1's 2011 E-One recently returned to service after being refurbished by Greenwood Emergency Vehicles. Posted in May.

Dennis Fire Department awarded $19,000 Grant for Ballistic Protection For Active Shooter Response Teams. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Dennis Fire Department is set to open their new Station 2 located at 350 Paddocks Path. Posted in May.

Eastham has appointed Deputy Lisa Albino as the new fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Easthampton Fire Department Puts Paramedic Engine Into Service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Fall River has selected District Fire Chief Jeffrey Bacon to be the next fire chief. The current fire chief, Roger St. Martin, is set to retire on February 10th. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Fall River Fire Department Administrative Assistant Richard Levesque retires after 30 years of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Fall River Fire Department has placed into service a 2020 Dodge Ram 5500/Horton 4X4 former ambulance as the dive rescue. It previously was assigned to Medic 2. Posted in May.

Foxborough Fire Department Becomes First Accredited Department In The State. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Gardner Fire Station loses part of roof during wind gusts. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Greenfield's new fire station has been completed and is set to open in June. It is located at 41 Main Street. Posted in May.

Greenfield cuts ribbon on new fire station; Open House planned. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Haverhill Fire Department welcomes new recruits. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in July.

Holyoke's 1935 Engine 9 getting overhaul with community preservation dollars. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Lawrence Firefighter Mike Swarbrick has retired from the department after 20+ years of service. Posted in April.

Longmeadow Fire Chief retiring after decades of service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

Mass Fire Academy- 31 Firefighters Graduate from State Firefighting Academy. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in January.

Mass Fire Academy graduates 34. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Mass Fire Academy holds Springfield Campus graduation. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Mattapoisett fire station now has 19th century hose cart on display. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Merrimac Fire Chief named to lead state fire prevention board. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Medford Engine 6 has been assigned former reserve Engine 7's 2005 Pierce Dash 1500/750. Posted in May.

Millbury Fire Department has opened their new Headquarters Station located at 130 Elm Street. Posted in April.

Monson Fire has retired Engine 1's 1995 Freightliner/E-One 1250/1000. The truck will not be replaced. Posted in April.

North Adams Swears in New Firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in February.

Northborough's Maxim fire engine celebrates 100th birthday. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.

Northbridge Fire Department is set to occupy their new Headquarters station located at 1681 Providence Street. This will combine the companies from both the previous headquarters and Station 2 in to 1 building. Posted in February.

Onset firefighters graduate academy. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Peabody Fire will be rebuilding Station 5. They are also applying for grant to staff Ladder 2 full time and looking into the possibly of adding another station in the Industrial Park section. Posted in March.

Quincy Fire Lieutenant Ralph Blight has retired after 38 years of service. Posted in January.

Reading Fire Department has promoted Captain Rick Nelson to Assistant Fire Chief. Posted in February.

Salem Fire Department has assigned Engine 1's former 2005 KME Predator 1500/750 to Engine 4. The 2008 KME Engine 4 had been previously assigned was removed from service due to frame problems. Posted in April.

Southborough Fire Chief Steve Achilles will be leaving his post with the fire department to take on a new opporunity with Universal Studios in Orlando, FL. Posted in January.

Southhampton Fire swears in Richard Fasoli as new fire chief. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in May.

Spencer Fire Department hires 4, allowing them to staff 2 firefighters 24/7. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Springfield Fire to receive donated oximeters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in April.

Springfield graduates 17 new firefighter recruits. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in June.

West Springfield uses ARPA funds to equip firefighters with second set of gear. CLICK FOR ARTICLE. Posted in March.




2024 MASSACHUSETTS OTHER NEWS

JANUARY

‘A huge success story:' Leyden's Fire Department continues to grow. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

154 Years of Service at Boston Ladder Co. 6. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Homeless veterans to benefit from Milton firefighter's efforts. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

West Newbury hand tub meets muster. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

A look at Harvard area fire stations: The good, the bad, and the ugly. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Retired Everett firefighter invents tool to help fight electric vehicle fires. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Boston Fire Department to play in 'Battle of the Badges' hockey game to raise funds for Maine shooting victims. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

FEBRUARY

100 years of infamous Bourne fires: Great Sagamore Marsh to Grover Cleveland's summer White House. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Over 300 fire departments in Massachusetts awarded funds for safety equipment. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Greater Gardner fire departments receive state funding for new safety equipment. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

MARCH

First responders climb nearly 800 stairs to top of Boston high-rise to raise money. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Firefighters are responding to more medical calls. Why that has fire chiefs worried. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Falmouth: 'Complete and total risk to public safety.' Falmouth union fights forced dispatcher shifts. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Natick: How historic former firehouse has become heartbeat of Massachusetts town. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Never Forget: 10 years since deadly Back Bay fire took the lives of 2 Boston firefighters. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

APRIL

A decade after deaths of 2 Boston firefighters, senators pass bill to toughen oversight. CLICK FOR ARTICE

High school students design signs for Lowell fire station. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

New Firefighters Offer New Life To Cape Cod Area Departments. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Rochester firefighter to take center stage in comedy event. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Brockton has 10th highest demand for firefighters in national survey. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Vested Interest in K9's, Inc. to donate to the Springfield Fire Department. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

MAY

Springfield Central High School Students Honored for Burn Safety Videos. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Fallen Watertown Fire Chief's Legacy Remembered at Unveiling of Memorial Flagpole. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Firefighters in South Shore Massachusetts hockey league save player in cardiac emergency. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Woburn Fire Department seeks help finding firefighter's missing helmet. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

JUNE

Massachusetts firefighters, Dana-Farber partner to address heightened cancer risks. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

Event honors Springfield firefighter who survived tragic childhood fire. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

JULY

Newburyport Fire Department rolls out new information-gathering service. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

15-year-old Dighton Junior Firefighter candidate saves choking woman at restaurant. CLICK FOR ARTICLE

On Scene is excited to announce our very first Spencer delivery to the Town of Weston! CLICK FOR ARTICLE




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