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DUXBURY FIRE 

APPARATUS & VEHICLES

The Duxbury Fire Department uses and maintains a wide array of vehicles that help achieve the mission of protecting the people of Duxbury. Take a tour of the Apparatus Bay to see some of the vehicles in use.

QUICK FACTS

  • The aerial on Ladder 1 can extend 105 feet.

  • Ladder 1 is equipped is a 2,000 gallon per minute pump.

  • Each Fire Engine carries 750 gallons of water and 1,000 feet of 4” supply hose.

  • Truck 47 & 48 each have a four-wheel-drive chassis with a 28,000 pound GVW.

  • Duxbury has 3 ALS (Advanced Life Support/Paramedic) Ambulances which carry life-saving equipment and medications. 

FIRE APPARATUS

 

LADDER 1

2004 Pierce Dash

Ladder 1 is a 2003 Pierce Dash aeriel quint. Ladder 1 has a 105' four section aeriel ladder along with a large assortment of ground ladders. Also equipped is a 2,000 gallon per minute pump and a 400 gallon booster tank. Various sized attack and supply lines are carried. Scene lighting runs along the entire exterior to provide illumination at emergency scenes. On the front bumper sits the original bell from our 1922 American LaFrance/Brockway engine that served the Town of Duxbury for many years.

ENGINE 1

1995 E-One Sentry

Engine 1 is a 1995 Emergency One Sentry custom 1,500 GPM pumper that was purchased in May 1995. Engine 1 was refurbished in December 2012 and placed back in service in 2013. It is powered by a 6 cylinder Cummins 300 HP diesel engine with an Allison 5 speed automatic transmission. It carries 750 gallons of water and 1,000 feet of 4” supply hose as well as lesser amounts of 1 3/4” hose and 2 1/2” hose.  It has a Foam-Pro Class A/B foam system and two 20-gallon foam cells.  It also carries the Jaws of Life and a full compliment of firefighting equipment.     

ENGINE 2

2016 Pierce Dash CF

Engine 2 is a 2016 Pierce Dash CF PUC pumper.  It is equipped with a 750 gallon water tank and a 1,500 GPM pump. Engine 2 also carries ALS medical equipment, a full complement of firefighting equipment, and the Jaws of Life, among other tools. 

ENGINE 3

2018 Pierce Dash CF

Engine 3 is a 2018 Pierce Dash CF PUC pumper.  It is equipped with a 750 gallon water tank and a 1,500 GPM pump. Engine 3 also carries ALS medical equipment, a full complement of firefighting equipment, and the Jaws of Life, among other tools. 

TRUCK 47

1988 Maxim/International

Truck 47 is a 1988 custom Maxim brushbreaker built on International model 1854 four-wheel drive chassis with a 28,000 pound GVW.  It has a 210 horse-power International DT-466C turbo-charged diesel engine with Spicer 5 speed manual transmissions and air brakes.  This truck was designed around other brushbreakers in the area but has many other features that makes it more versatile. It carries 750 gallons of water, has a gasoline-powered portable pump rated at 350 GPM, a Foam-Pro 1601 Class A foam System, and carries 1 3/4” hose for structural firefighting and 1” forestry hose for natural cover fires.  This truck was refurbished in 2008 along with its twin, Truck 48. 

TRUCK 48

1988 Maxim/International

Truck 48 is a 1988 custom Maxim brushbreaker built on International model 1854 four wheel drive chassis with a 28,000 pound GVW.  It has a 210 horse-power International DT-466C turbo-charged diesel engine with Spicer 5 speed manual transmissions and air brakes.  This truck was designed around other brushbreakers in the area but has many other features that makes it more versatile. It carry 750 gallons of water, has a gasoline powered portable pump rated at 350 GPM, a Foam-Pro 1601 Class A foam System, and carries 1 3/4” hose for structural firefighting and 1” forestry hose for natural cover fires.  This truck was refurbished in 2008, long with its twin Truck 47.

Truck 49

2016 Ford F-550 BRAT

Truck 49 is a 2016 Ford F-550 Brat that was obtained by a federal grant written by a Duxbury Firefighter in 2015. Truck 49 has a 300 gallon water tank with a pump in order to fit in tight areas to fight forest fires. 

AMBULANCES

AMBULANCE 1

2020 Ram 5500

Duxbury Fire recently took delivery of Ambulance 1 which is a 2020 Ram 5500. A1 is an ALS (Advanced Life Support) Ambulance. It carries all the life-saving equipment and medications that our Firefighter/Paramedics use in the field.

AMBULANCE 2

2012 Cheverolet G4500

Ambulance 2 is a 2012 Cheverolet G4500 with a Braun box. It was delivered in November 2012 and placed in service on 11/30/2012 and is an ALS (Advanced Life Support) Ambulance.  

AMBULANCE 3

2017 Ram 5500

Duxbury took delivery of Ambulance 3 is a 2017 Ram 5500. It serves as an ALS (Advanced Life Support) Ambulance. It carries all the life-saving equipment and medications that our Firefighter/Paramedics use in the field.

COMMAND VEHICLES

CAR 1

2016 Cheverolet Tahoe

Car 1 is a 2016 Chevy Tahoe which is used as the Fire Chief's Command vehicle. Car 1 is equipped with portable fire extinguishers, portable lighting, medical equipment, and basic firefighting tools. Car 1 also has two-way radios in the back that enables the chief to talk to surrounding area fire departments. It is also set up with a workspace for viewing maps, floor plans, and to use a laptop computer. 

CAR 2

2018 Cheverolet Tahoe

Car 2 is a 2018 Chevy Tahoe which is used as the Deputy Chief's command vehicle. Car 2 is equipped with portable fire extinguishers, portable lighting, medical equipment, and basic firefighting tools. Car 2 also has two-way radios in the back that enables the Deputy Chief to talk to surrounding area fire departments. It is also set up with a workspace for viewing maps, floor plans, and to use a laptop computer. 

CAR 3

2018 Cheverolet Tahoe

Car 3 is a 2018 Chevy Tahoe which is used as the Shift Commander's vehicle. Car 3 is equipped with portable fire extinguishers, portable lighting, medical equipment, and basic firefighting tools. Car 3 also has two-way radios in the back that enables the captain to talk to surrounding area fire departments. It is also set up with a workspace for viewing maps, floor plans, and to use a laptop computer. 

CAR 4 

2011 Cheverolet Tahoe

Car 4 is a 2011 Chevy Tahoe that is used by the Administrative Captain. This vehicle served as Car 1 until it was repurposed in 2016. Car 4 is equipped with portable fire extinguishers, portable lighting, medical equipment, and basic firefighting tools. Car 4 also has two-way radios in the back that enables the captain to talk to surrounding area fire departments. It is also set up with a workspace for viewing maps, floor plans, and to use a laptop computer. 

CAR 5

2010 Cheverolet Tahoe

Car 5 is a 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe.  Car 5 is Duxbury's EMS Command Car.  It carries medical equipment, including a defibrillator, water rescue equipment, basic firefighting equipment, and is used for towing trailers including Plymouth County Technical Rescue Team's equipment trailer, Spill trailer, etc. It also has communications equipment to communicate with all other area fire departments.  This vehicle used to be Car 2 and was repurposed in 2018 for its new role.  

SUPPORT VEHICLES

SQUAD 1

2008 Ford F350

Squad 1 is a 2008 Ford F350 4X4. It is equipped with portable fire extinguishers, portable lighting, medical equipment, and an assortment of hazardous material equipment and firefighting tools. This vehicle used to assigned to the police department and was handed down to us.  Squad 1 is also used to tow our boats and all our emergency trailers.

SQUAD 2

1992 International

Squad 2 is a 1992 International/Front Line ambulance that was converted to our Dive Truck.  It was refurbished in 2012.  It now carries all of our equipment for our specialized Underwater Rescue and Recovery Team.  It carries such things as wet and dry dive suits, dive tanks, weights, and a small generator with portable lighting for night emergencies. This truck can also tow either of our boats to an emergency.

The beneficial mission of this truck is that when it arrives on scene, our divers can get their suits on in a heated/cooled environment out of the view of on-lookers. They can also use it as a rehab area when they come out of the water.  

MARINE 1

2009 Parker

This 2009 Parker is named the "William B. Luce Jr." in memory of a Duxbury call firefighter who died in the line of duty at a house fire in Duxbury in 1982. 

MARINE 2

Zodiak Inflatable

Marine 2 is an inflatable Zodiak style boat. This watercraft is used on the small ponds and lakes throughout Duxbury.

ORV 1

2008 Polaris Ranger

ORV-1 (Off-Road Rescue Vehicle) is a 2008 6x6 Polaris Ranger.  This unit is equipped with an EMS skid unit capable of rapid patient extrication from the beach and forest areas with ease.  It also carries EMS equipment and some basic firefighting equipment. This unit was aquired through a grant written by a Duxbury firefighter. 

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Address

668 Tremont Street 

Duxbury,  MA 02332

United States

Office Hours
7:30 am to 3:00 pm (Mon. - Fri.)

 

Phone 

(781) 934-5693

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