NORTHEAST FIRENEWS
APPARATUS FUNDING AND ORDERS




CONNECTICUT

Ansonia, Connecticut Rescue Squad- is in the process of drawing up specifications for a new ambulance.

Barkhamsted, CT Fire District- has two 2018 Spartan/Marion pumpers on order. One will be Pleasant Valley Engine 1 the other will be Riverton Engine 4.

Bethany, Connecticut Fire Department- funds have been approved for a new pumper.

Bethlehem Fire Department- has funds for a new pumper.

Beacon Falls Fire Department- has funds to replace Engine 1 with a quint.

Bristol, Connecticut Fire Department- has on order a 2018 Pierce Enforcer. It will replace Engine 4's 1997 Pierce Lance.

Danielson Fire (Killingly, Conn)- Pierce has completed construction on the new Velocity tower. Delivery is expected in June after outfitting at the local dealer.

Durham, Connecticut Ambulance- has on order a new ambulance.

Durham, New Hampshire Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new tanker from Marion Fire Apparatus. It will replace Engine 2's 1990 E-One.

Fairfield, Connecticut Fire Department- will have their first ever Sutphen, an SL75 aerial, delivered in July/August. This will be designated Engine 1.

Mashantucket Pequot, Connecticut Fire Department- has on order a 2017 Sutphen 1500/1000 pumper.

Monroe, Connecticut- approves funds to purchase five fire trucks for the districts. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

Nepaug, CT Fire Department- has a 2017 Spartan/Gowans Knight pumper currently in production.

New Haven, CT- Emergency Unit #1 has a new Ford/PL Custom is on order.

New Haven, Connecticut Fire Department– has received a Federal grant in the amount of $272,728 for a Heavy Rescue Truck.

New London, Connecticut Fire Department- has on order a new pumper.

North Haven, Connecticut Fire Department- has on order a Sutphen SPH-100 mid-mount tower.

North Madison, Connecticut Fire Department- has on order a Pierce pumper.

North Stonington, Connecticut Fire Department- has contracted with New England Fire Equipment to build a new brush truck on a Ford F-550 chassis.

Rocky Hill, Connecticut Fire Department- has on order two (2) Sutphen pumpers.

Simsbury, Connecticut Fire Department- has a new pumper on order with 4 Guys to replace Engine 16. Also on order is a 2017 Ford F-550/Gowans Knight light rescue for Rescue 15.

South Windsor, Connecticut Fire Department- will have their 3rd Sutphen pumper delivered around the holidays. This will be designated Engine 6.

Southington, Connecticut Fire Department- will have their 3rd Sutphen pumper delivered in July (a twin to the current E11).

Squantz Engine Co (New Fairfield, CT)- has placed an order with 4-Guys for a Stainless Steel Pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1500 water tank.

Stamford, CT- has on order a 100' RMA and heavy rescue with KME.

Wallingford, Connecticut Fire Department- will have their 2nd Sutphen, Engine 2, delivered in the Fall. This will be a close twin to their current Engine 1 (a 2014 model).

West Hartford, Connecticut Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $200,000 for an Ambulance.

Westport, Connecticut Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper, which will be built by Marion.

Willimantic Fire Dept (Windham, CT)- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $859,091 for an Aerial Truck.

Wolcott, Connecticut Fire Department- has placed an order with E-One for a pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. This rig will be assigned to Company 1 and replace a 1989 Simon Duplex/American LaFrance pumper.

MAINE

Augusta, Maine Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper and a new ambulance.

Berwick, Maine Fire Department- has ordered a pair of 2017 Spartan Metrostar/Toyne 1750/750/30F pumpers. Delivery is expected to be in December 2017.

Biddeford, Maine Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a PL Custom ambulance built on a 2016 Dodge chassis.

Bradley, ME – has received a Federal Grant in the amount of $142,500 for a Brush Fire Truck.

Dixfield, Maine Fire Department- has placed an order with KME through Bulldog Fire Apparatus for a Custom Panther chassis top mount pumper. It will carry 1500 gallons of water and have a Waterous CSU 1500 GPM pump.

Durham, ME- has approved $210,000 to purchase a used fire truck.

Farmingdale, Maine Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new pumper.

Fort Kent, Maine Fire Department– has received a Federal grant in the amount of $119,048 for a Brush Fire Truck.

Gardiner, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $333,334 for a Fire Pumper Truck.

Gorham, Maine Fire Department- has on order a Ferrara a 107' rear mount aerial built on an Inferno chassis. They also have a Ferrara pumper built on a Cinder chassis on order.

Gray, Maine Fire Department- has on order two (2) Braun ambulances being built on Ford F-450 chassis.

Houlton, Maine Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $333,334 for a Pumper Truck.

Mount Desert, Maine Fire Department- has on order a Ferrara CAFS pumper built on an Igniter chassis.

Newcastle, ME – has received a Federal grant in the amount of $49,400 for a Brush Truck.

New Sharon, Maine Fire Department- has on order a 2017 Ford F-550/Midwest Fire brush truck. Delivery is expected in August.

Raymond, Maine Fire Department– has received a Federal grant in the amount of $261,905 for a Pumper.

Rome, ME- has approved funds to purchase a 1250 GPM pumper with 1200 gallon tank to replace a 1986 pumper. They also approved funds to purchase a backup utility rescue.

Sanford, Maine Fire Department- has on order a Life Line ambulance.

Sanford, Maine Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $301,819 for the purchase of a new pumper.

Sangerville, ME- has approved funds to puchase a Rosenbauer pumper that will replace a 1975 Chevy pumper.

Sedgwick, Maine Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new pumper.

Vassalboro, Maine Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper.

Wayne, Maine Fire Department- has placed an order with KME for a pumper built on a 2-door Freightliner M2 chassis. It will feature a 750 GPM pump. 750 gallon water tank and 20 gallon foam tank. CLICK HERE FOR SPEC DRAWING.

Wells, Maine Fire Department- has on order a Life Line ambulance.

Wilton, Maine Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new light rescue.

Windsor, Maine Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper built on a commercial chassis with 2 man cab.

York Beach, Maine Fire Department- has funds to replace Rescue 3 and is also looking to replace Rescue 1.

MASSACHUSETTS

Acton, Mass Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a 2nd Seagrave pumper to replace Engine 23.

Bedford, Mass Fire Department- funds have been approved to new pumper.

Bolton, Mass Fire Department- has on order an International Terrastar/Horton ambulance. Funds were also approved for a new pumper.

Boston Fire Department- E-One has awarded the bid for 23 pumpers with a prototype due in January. After delivery/acceptance of the prototype, the balance will be delivered over the following 16 months. Additionally, the department will take delivery of the remaining KME pumper that was scheduled to go to Engine 10. Its exact assignment has not been decided, but it is not expected to be assigned to Engine 10. As of 8/10/17- Pumpers for Engines 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 14, 16, 17, 18, 21, 28, 33, 39, 41, 42, 52 and 53 have been completed/delivered.

Boston Fire Dept- has put out for bid a 95' towerladder.

Boylston, Mass Fire Department- Town meeting approved a request to pay $20,000 for the matching portion of a FEMA grant for a new pumper.

Brewster, Mass Fire Department- has ordered a 2017 Ferrara Ignitor 1750/750/30F that is scheduled to be delivered in August.

Brookline, Mass Fire Department- currently has on order a new KME ladder truck for Ladder 1.

Brookline, Mass Fire Department- has placed an order with KME for a new pumper that will be assigned to Engine 6.

Cambridge, Mass Fire Department- has on order a new Pierce 105' RMA and two (2) Ford F series squad units. Once in service, the two squads will replace the vans currently used by Fire Medics. Also on order is a BLS Ambulance that will be used for special events.

Chatham, Mass Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $476,191 for the purchase of a new pumper.

Chelsea, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Pierce 105' RMA for Ladder 2.

Chelsea, Mass Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $545,455 for a Heavy Rescue Truck.

Cohasset, Mass Fire Department- Town Meeting approved funds for new pumper.

Danvers, Mass Fire Department- in 2016, town meeting approved funds to purchase a used pumper that would be used as a front line engine (Engine 3). A suitable engine could not be found with the funds appropriated. Town meeting this year approved additional funds so the department could order a new pumper.

Devens, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Ferrara MVP heavy rescue pumper with 2000 GPM pump and 1000 gallon tank.

East Hampton Mass Fire Department- has on order a Ferrara Igniter top mount pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 750 gallon tank.

East Longmeadow, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Pierce Ascendant 107' RMA'.

Essex, Mass Fire Department- has received funds to purchase a new brush truck.

Fall River, Mass Fire Department- the city has approved a federal loan that would pay for 3 engines, 2 ladders and a heavy rescue.

Fall River, Mass Fire Department- has awarded the bid for a new pumper to Ferrara for a 2017 Igniter 1500/750/50F. Update February 2017: the Ferrara Ignitor pumper on order is nearing completion. It features a 1500 GPM pump, 750 gallon water tank and 75 gallon foam cell. Delivery is expected to be sometime in March after outfitting at the local dealer.

Fall River, Mass Fire Department- has awarded the bid for a new heavy rescue to C&S Specialty & EVI. The new rescue will be built on a Spartan chassis and will feature a walk-through style body with light tower on the roof. Also on order are three (3) Ferrara pumpers and a tower-ladder.

Foxborough, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Life Line ambulance.

Framingham, Mass Fire Department- has placed an order with Pierce for a new tower-ladder.

Franklin, Mass Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper.

Granby, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Life Line ambulance.

Great Barrington, Mass Fire Department- has on order a 2017 KME Severe Service 1500/1000 pumper. Delivery is expected around December 2017.

Hanson, Mass Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $189,524 for a Brush Truck.

Harwich, Mass Fire Department- has placed an order with SVI for an urban interface pumper built on a Freightliner M2 4X4 chassis. It will feature a 1000 GPM pump, 500 gallon water tank and 20 gallon foam cell. Delivery is expected to be in the late spring of 2018.

Harvard, Mass Fire Department- voters have approved funds for a new tanker.

Lakeville, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Smeal pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank. Delivery is expected towards the end of 2017.

Lawrence, Mass Fire Department- City Counsel has approved a 5 year capital improvement plan which includes $1.1M for 2 new pumpers, for a total of 3 including the grant money. Rigs to Engine 5 and Engine 9 have already been delivered.

Marion, Mass Fire Department- has on order an E-One pumper.

Medway, Mass Fire Department- has placed an order with KME for a new Severe Service XMFD pumper with 2000 GPM pump, 1000 gallon water tank, 30 gallons of Class A Foam and 250 gallons of Class B Foam. Funding was through the Powerplant Expansion Project and when placed into service will replaced Engine 4's 1990 Pemfab/FMC.

Nahant, Mass Fire Department– has received a Federal grant in the amount of $452,381 for a Pumper Truck.

North Reading, Mass Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper to replace Engine 3.

Northborough, Mass Fire Department- has on order a new Dodge 5500 Chassis that will be used for a new brush truck.

Onset, Mass Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $271,429 for a Tanker Truck.

Richmond, Mass Fire Department– has received a Federal grant in the amount of $190,477 for a Quick Attack Pumper Truck.

Salem, Mass Fire Department- will be ordering a Ferrara pumper shortly. It will be assigned to Engine 5 once delivered. The current engine 5 will become spare Engine 6 when the new Ferrara goes into service.

Sandwich, MA- has placed an order with Sutphen for a pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1500 gallon tank.

Saugus, Mass Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new pumper.

Somerville, Mass Fire Department- has on order a new Spartan pumper.

South Hadley, MA Fire District 1- has put out for bid a new ambulance.

Sudbury, Mass Fire Department- has funds approved for a new ladder truck.

Swampscott, Mass Fire Department- town meeting approved funds for a new pumper.

Warren, Mass Fire Department- has on order a Life Line ambulance.

Westborough, Mass Fire Department- has signed a contract with SVI to built a new heavy rescue. The truck will have a Spartan MetroStar chassis and feature a 1250 GPM pump, 300 gallon water tank and an 18’ walk around body. Pre Construction will be in the next couple months with delivery in spring of 2018.

Westport, Mass Fire Department- Town Meeting approved funds to purchase a new pumper and a new SUV.

Weymouth, Mass Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new pumper.

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

Winchendon, Mass Fire Department- town meeting approved funds for a 5 years lease purchase of a new pumper.

Windsor, Mass Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $292,858 for a Pumper Truck.

Winthrop, Mass Fire Department- has placed an order with Seagrave for a pumper idential to the one recenly placed into service.

Woburn, Mass Fire Department- is placing an order with Pierce for a 95' tower-ladder with 300 gallon booster tank built on an Arrow XT chassis.

Worthington, Mass Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $262,781 for a Tanker Truck.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Barrington, New Hampshire Fire Department- has been awarded a Federal grant in the amount of $227,273 for a Firefighter Rehab Vehicle (to be shared with 10 communities).

Bow, New Hampshire Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a 3000 gallon tanker to replace the two current tankers.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center- has on order a Freightliner/Life Line ambulance.

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

Dover, New Hampshire Fire Department- has placed an order with E-One for a Metro ladder truck. It will feature a 1500 GPM pump, 500 gallon water tank, 30 gallon foam tank and 100' rear-mount aerial. Delivery is expected to be in the late summer or fall of 2018. It will replace Engine 4's Spartan/Smeal.

Dublin, NH- has on order a KME tanker.

Durham, New Hampshire Fire Department- has on order a Spartan Metro Star/Marion with LFD Cab, 1500 GPM Q Max pump, 750 gallon water tank, 40 gallon foam tank, 6kw generator and light tower.   This will become Engine 2. Delivery in May or June of 2018.

Gilford, New Hampshire Fire Department- town meeting has approved funds to purchase a new pumper.

Keene, New Hampshire Fire Department- has on order a Pierce Ascendant 107' RMA.

Madbury, New Hampshire Fire Department- Selectmen signed a contract with Marion for a new pumper. The engine will first be used as a demonstrator by the manufacturer and will be delivered to the town in 2018. The town will save up to $50,000 for letting Marion use the engine as a demo prior to delivery. The rig will be a 2018 Spartan Metro Star Marion 1500 q-max, 1000 water, 20 foam, and 6kw generator.  This is a presold demo which they have allowed Marion to show for the entire show season next year.  Delivery will be in early October 2018.

Manchester, New Hampshire Fire Department- has placed an order with E-One for a new pumper that will be assigned to Engine 6.

Meredith, New Hampshire Fire Department– has received a Federal grant in the amount of $148,572 for a Brush Truck.

Milton, New Hampshire Fire Department- has placed an order with Bulldog Fire apparatus for a 2017 Ford F-550/Osage Super Warrior Ambulance to replace ambulance 2. They also have a 2017 Ford F-250 on order to replace Utility 1.

New Hampton, New Hampshire Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new ambulance.

New London, New Hampshire Fire Department- has on order an E-One pumper/tanker.

Plaistow, New Hampshire Fire Department- has on order a Pierce Enforcer Pumper/Tanker with 1500 GPM Waterous single stage pump, 3000 gallon water tank, and 30 gallon foam tank. The truck will be named Tanker 6, the current Tanker 5 (1993 Pierce Arrow) will be kept as a reserve. Delivery is expected sometime in the spring of 2018.

Portsmouth, New Hampshire Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new rescue truck.

Rollinsford, New Hampshire Fire Department- have signed a contract with Toyne to build a new pumper. Delivery is expected in December or January.

Rye, New Hampshire Fire Department- funds have been approved to purchase a new ambulance.

Salisbury, New Hampshire Fire Department- voters have approved funds to purchase a new tanker.

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

Warner, New Hampshire Fire Department- has on order a Pierce pumper to replace their Spartan/Valley pumper.

Windham, New Hampshire- town meeting approved funds to purchase a new quint ladder truck.

RHODE ISLAND

Bristol, Rhode Island Fire Department- has placed an order for a Spartan pumper to replace Engine 3.

Central Falls, Rhode Island Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $476,191 for a Pumper Truck.

Cranston, Rhode Island Fire Department- has placed an order with E-One for three (3) new pumpers.

Hope Jackson (Scituate, Rhode Island)- is in the process of ordering a Spartan/Smeal pumper with 1500 GPM pump and 1000 gallon water tank.

Johnston, Rhode Island Fire Department- has ordered two (2) E-One pumpers for Engine 2 and Engine 3.

Manville, RI Fire Department- moves foward with purchasing new ladder truck. CLICK FOR ARTICLE.

North Jackson, Rhode Island Fire Department (Scituate)- approved a bid award to Lifeline Emergency Vehicles for a Ford F550 AWD ambulance to replace Rescue 2.

North Providence, Rhode Island Fire Department- is in the process of finalizing specifications with E-One for a new rescue pumper for the Squad.

Providence, Rhode Island Fire Department– has received a Federal grant in the amount of $974,419 for an Aerial Ladder Truck and an Ambulance.

Woonsocket, Rhode Island Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $681,819 for an Aerial Ladder Truck.

VERMONT

Bethel, Vermont Fire Department- has on order a tanker being built by VTEC on a Kenworth chassis.

Bradford, VT- has approved funds to purchase a 75' quint.

Cambridge, Vermont Rescue- has a Chevrolet/Demers ambulance on order.

Charlotte, Vermont Fire Department- voters approved funds to purchase a new pumper.

Chester, Vermont Fire Department- is in the process of ordering an E-One pumper.

Poultney, Vermont Fire Department- is in the process of purchasing a new pumper.

Randolph Village, Vermont Fire Department- has ordered a Spartan Metro Star/Toyne 2000/1000/30A-CAFS pumper. Delivery is expected in April 2018.

Shelburne, Vermont Fire Department- has ordered a Ferrara 77' quint that will replace Engine 2.

West Dummerston, Vermont Fire Department- has received a Federal grant in the amount of $76,096 for a Brush Truck.

West Weathersfield, Vermont Fire Department- has a Spartan/Dingee pumper under construction.

Williston, Vermont Fire Department- has placed an order for a Spartan Seal Pumper to replace their current Engine 1.




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