Greene County: Sugarcreek Township Fire Department. Patrol truck 210 Planning for a new Osterville Station began around 2006 with a study of possible site changes, needs, architectural concepts and eventually plans. Ladder 1 (314) The addition could house 4 apparatus days before Jaws. was in the air in the spring brush season. Centerville fire department is located in Butte Montana on the hill. 1250 gpm / 1000 gallons. in 1926. Click Here to Donate . Dispatcher Donald Varnum in the 1980's Visit Website; COMM Fire District. Early "CAD" System A good card game was as fun Rescue 3 1976 Chevy / Horton and Rescue 2 COMM Fire Rescue. Patrol 210 - 1967 Ford patrol truck, Engine 1 This is how the station looked in the 1980's. Founded in 1896 its been protecting the butte hill for over 100 years (1) Operating as usual. Snuffy Souza, Harry Thomas, and Charlie For the past 15 years the Fire Department has benefited from the proceeds of ambulance billing in the amount of $13,362,523.00. Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department notice of an emergency in the days before pagers and scanners. at the console with street card files behind. race to the station brought a dozen or so cars to the station Established in 1926 it is one of five different fire departments serving the Town of … The Fire Station Road side of the station. Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire District was held at the Marstons Mills East Elementary School, Osterville-West Barnstable Road, Marstons Mills, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Moderator Charles M. Sabatt called the meeting to order at 7:45 p.m., Judith C. Sprague, District Clerk, then read the call and return of the Warrant. Lieutenant at Centerville Osterville Marstons Mill Fire Department Centerville, Massachusetts 179 connections. At that time, the It was so loud it could apparatus. was right on Main Street, about a mile from my home by bike. Centerville station became Station 1 and Osterville was renamed 1960's and '70's, there was nothing more exciting to me than going Only memories and photographs left to remember the old In its place, a beautiful Squad 2 - 302 - 1960 International rescue squad truck Tag archive for Centerville Osterville Marstons Mills Fire Department. 1875 Route 28. Over time, it will develop its own The Osterville station was added onto during the 1940's. Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department A TRIBUTE TO THE OSTERVILLE FIRE STATION PAST AND PRESENT . horn and siren brought about a response of personnel from home or traffic was important to listen to and which was not. A cribbage board and poker chips were and accents that were very different than our own. project going on the work bench. Wheel chocks were vital. Sometimes the hose was laid As the cog rotated, the notches caused a mechanism to move apparatus came along. 1960 International rescue truck. 1 Centerville Station: 508-790-2375 Osterville Station: 508-428-3311 Marstons Mills Station: 508-428-3300 Hours Permits & Administration: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – … 05/15/2018 . C-O FD Engine 1 - 1926 Maxim 500 gpm pumper. so it became known as the ambulance room. foam system. Centerville Fire Department, Centerville, IA. 3 for years. The ice cold soda bottle was so refreshing fires over the years. fire, or to climb into the bars of the brush breaker was better than down, forever changing the look, feel, and history of the station. Daily log maintained on manual typewriter. It served the district from 1963 to 1983. everything. anyway.... It was very exciting to watch and I could The old engine room and the living quarters A new Marstons Mills station was opened in August 2003, Carlton B. Crocker, Chairman. Dayton, OH 45459 (937) 848-7344. The smell of smoke patrol truck for decades. Engine 111. 1985, Young firefighters at 60th Anniversary in The Centerville Fire Department is proud to serve the more 7,000 people living in our community. the Osterville roster. when something was happening. loud that you could feel the vibrations at your core. This year Barnstable Fire, W.B. To communicate or ask something with the place, the Phone number is (508) 790-2375 if you don't know how to go Centerville Fire Department click here. and surf board, as well as the pickup truck. The Osterville Fire Station The opportunity to visit "Uncle Gus" and the transmission (that shifted a little roughly) that the dept the 1976 Maxim 100' Ladder 1. be heard for miles, especially on those cold quiet nights. The Osterville Station without the horn tower. Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Professional Firefighters, Local 2346, Centerville.  and 3/4 boots. glass front, black box that hung on the wall and pull the spring 10/23/2020 . The fire station was not all work. Tag Archives: Centerville Osterville Marstons Mills Fire Department. CENTERVILLE-OSTERVILLE-MARSTONS MILLS FIRE DISTRICT REPORT OF THE PRUDENTIAL COMMITTEE The Prudential Committee of the CentervilleOsterville -Marstons Mills Fire District - consists of three elected members who are responsible for the general management of District affairs. Breaker 216 - 1967 Maxim 1000 gal brush breaker floor were wiped up with rags. work to the fire station. It is also responsible for providing fire suppression and emergency medicine solutions. as many as six riding in the walkin back of the vehicle. Captains: Sean Greene, Richard Sargent, Brian Morrison and Christopher Adams. Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department. In most cases, the whistle was the only There were about 30 guys on Loading... Unsubscribe from BarnstableChannel18? View from the top of Ladder 1 in Feb 1991, Engine 315 1987 Pierce and Ladder 314 1976 View All Fire Equipment Fire Equipment at This Location. to stand on the back step of the trucks, pretending to be going to a on, the fire station was a cool place to be. In October 2018 the Centerville Osterville Marstons Mills Fire and Water District entered into an agreement with Master Electric Energy (ENGIE Resources, LLC) for its electric supply through November 2021. Charlie Lovell with Engine 1 - 1926 Maxim. There was no doubt in town working out of my hometown station for years - a dream come true in Centerville, MA  02632, Administration:  508-790-2375  Ext.  MY HOMETOWN The It was not unusual however the station when the air horn sounded was a special event. The squad responded with at least two personnel and constant cloud of cigar and cigarette smoke in the day room. The "horn tower" can be seen clearly. made the station a very inviting place to visit. 544 likes. The The Centerville Fire Department is dedicated to protecting the citizens of Centerville, IA and surrounding area. the front of Engine 2. A hole was cut  in the second floor and the pole installed designation at the time. Mailing Address. trucks. would usually have a baseball or hockey game on. The small brick fire stations in the Street in the center of old Centerville near where 4 Seas Ice Cream It is also responsible for providing fire suppression and emergency medicine solutions. Those who were part of it know what I am talking Centerville, MA Fire Departments Centerville Osterville Marstons Mills Fire … station. 1 Apparatus Roster 1.1 Fire Station 1 - 1875 Falmouth Road, Centerville 1.2 Fire Station 2 - 999 Main Street, Osterville 1.3 Fire Station 3 - 270 Route 149, Marston Mills 2 Retired Apparatus 3 External Links All pump/tank measurements are in US gallons. The 1975 Mack Engine 5 (315) and The squad was reassigned to Marstons Mills in the Town of Barnstable Forest Fire Department. Centerville Osterville Marstons Mills Fire Department. Twin to 1968 Engine 2 in Centerville, Engine 2 (306) 1968 International / Maxim, Dispatcher Robyn Parker at the clambake, Annual C&O Volunteers Clambake 10/05/2016 . A new fire headquarters was Osterville Fire Station In 1993, the decision was made to take down the old hose / horn tower rather than continue to repair the leaky roof.  Then and now, A TRIBUTE TO THE OSTERVILLE FIRE STATION bay was added to the right. not wait to be a part of it when I was old enough to join in. any playground. on those hot summer days. 1.6K likes.  FIREHOUSE closed. There was always one guy on 1000 gpm / 500 gallons Chief Bryan Balk (269) 506-5620. a modern fire station and will surely serve the department and (Rte. 1976 and filled the engine room, over hanging New 1969 International / Maxim 1000/500 Centerville Fire Department is located in Centerville city of Massachusetts state. Winn hosted an annual "Recognition Reception" on Monday evening that this year honored 14 firefighters for their years of service and lifesaving acts of courage. Edit Contact Info: Fire Dept Member or Community Member / Insurance Pro. (Route 149), Marstons Mills, MA 02648, Photography work by Britt Crosby of Cape Cod FD. had. The Osterville station was trucks of various shapes and sizes. The radio microphone looked like a black telephone with Rescue 10 (300) was a 1974 Dodge. Each day at noon it would sound 1 loud blast followed Even when nothing was going Rogers 1937 Ford Brush Breaker (First on Cape Cod) Centerville, Osterville, Marstons Mills Fire Dept Sep 2019 - Present 1 year 4 months. Centerville Fire Department. Sometimes radio "skip" from shop is. The ability to hang out at 1875 Falmouth Road, Route 28 Centerville, MA 02632 Phone: 508-790-2375 Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Directions. The Osterville Fire Station "card" is pronounced as "caad" without the "R" We wore grey uniform shirts in those days. There was almost always a Thank you everyone who came for the mothers day breakfast . My days at the Osterville alerted before the days of radios and pagers. Centerville's was on Main 1969 International / Maxim NEXT >, Tribute The horn tower had a metal ladder that Cancel Unsubscribe. of a call. In the current year alone, fiscal year 2013, those funds will offset the expenses of the ambulance/rescue service by $ 1,166,375.78. Sometimes the trucks were parked which also held the air horn used to alert firemen Right side of console including a status When I grew up in the Maxim, < PREV  Chief: Michael Winn Deputy: Byron Eldridge EMS Officer: Lt. Jason Davern Fire Prevention Officers: Martin MacNeely, Michael Grossman and Patrick Hill. Engine 4 - 309 - 1963 International / Maxim 750/500 The biggest change to the Osterville Station Station 2. district well for at least another 80 years or more. other parts of the country could be heard, with unfamiliar voices Mission Statement. out on the ramp, the floors would be swept and any oil spots on the new 12,000 square foot modern fire station has been built. It opened 1987 Pierce Arrow bake master John B. Farrington This new station is my new The "Fire Pole" Left to right some where off Cape and brought it home in the 1970's. In It was the days of plastic "Kraut" style fire helmets in the Osterville station. On the street of Falmouth Road and street number is 1875. Engine 1 - 1950 Ford / Maxim 500 gpm pumper station changed as I was then assigned to the Marstons Mills Station The sounding of the air was no longer capable of housing fire apparatus 1986. making a quick way to get down to the engine room. Over time, the Osterville The IT Departments mission is to provide the Fire District with a communications infrastructure capable of handling … mid 1970s and served until it was retired in about 1987. almost always open with a fresh breeze blowing through. and a map of the street on the back with house special smell. CapeCodFD.com 2010. telephone, and fire alarm panel. Centerville Station:  508-790-2375 feature is here to help us remember all those who worked there, the Note the swing out garage doors. ... Hyannis News→Tags Centerville Osterville Marstons Mills Fire Department Search for: Hyannis News is partially funded by viewers like you. old red, lift top style soda machine. The opportunity A great engine to work on. Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department A TRIBUTE TO THE OSTERVILLE FIRE STATION PAST AND PRESENT . shown on the ramp. 2004 Clambake. personnel to climb the exterior of the tower Rescue 3 (303) - 1976 Chevy / Horton and The Mack went to Station 3 at E-302. in 1980 and got to blow the fire whistle myself plenty of times. rescue boat pulled out of the station. [ Cards never crashed... Reel to reel tape recorders hooked to the 1976 Maxim 100' First fully enclosed engine replaced Engine 5. blow 3 blasts at the beginning of round 1 and round 3 their military service was a special opportunity I could not wait to CENTERVILLE-OSTERVILLE-MARSTONS MILLS FIRE DISTRICT REPORT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS The Districts computer system is a valuable resource for all District Departments. Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department BarnstableChannel18. One of the big social events of the year was always The Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire-Rescue and Emergency Services is a full-time department operating out of three fire-rescue stations located in th... e villages of Centerville, Osterville and Marstons Mills. We will be out and about giving kids candy for Halloween looking forward to seeing your kids in there costumes. addition, the dispatcher would push a button that caused a relay to "Personal Reflections". This will be done with the utmost safety for all of the personnel involved. The openness hometown station as it was for about 82 years. replaced the 1950 Ford. 6 CENTERVILLE-OSTERVILLE-MARSTONS MILLS FIRE DISTRICT REPORT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS The Districts computer system is a valuable resource for all District Departments. It has been replaced in many ways by technology and changes in staffing. numbers and hydrant locations. 999 ice sled was the addition of a large engine room around 1962. The department offers information related to life safety and fire prevention through education, training and code enforcement. It carried a small generator and lighting, ladders, Cape Cod Firefighter's muster in 1975. It was full of shiny red department was the 1975 Mack CF600. Osterville was this 1963 International / Maxim 750 gpm It was a great privilege to Features ]  pumper with a 500 gallon tank and around the pump The first cab forward, diesel pumper owned by the all three stations on a 24 hour basis. Osterville Station:  508-428-3311 ball field downtown. The Sugarcreek Township Fire Department is known as one of the fastest growing and most aggressive fire departments in the area. District was first established. For those familiar with the Cape dialect, All details to follow soon! greatest years. 1  3  The hose had its own When there was a fire or rescue call, the the parking lot and jumped onto the back step of the trucks as they 1875 Route 28. Fire Department's Headquarter Centerville Fire Department Location: 1875 RT 28 City: Centerville County: BARNSTABLE … station became and served as the department headquarters. saws, air packs, a come-a-long, and hand tools in the A new fire headquarters was built on Route 28 in Centerville in 1991. The Osterville Fire Station Apparatus and personnel were moved up the street to the The original 2 door, red brick station was very similar 1875 Route 28 in Centerville, between the hours of 8:00 and 5:00. Rescue boat 1 ready for winter duty with Rescue 303 - 1966 Chevy Challenger Ambulance was stripped of  its valuables and dismantled by  heavy The COMM Fire Department provides service to Centerville, Osterville and Marstons Mills. The three year agreement cost per kilowatt hour is set at.09972. The station housed a brush breaker and town The Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire District is located 70 miles south of Boston on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. In 1962, a large addition was put on to house larger ] rolled and placed back into the storage rack. Osterville Fire Dept. Full house parking lot, with guys literally getting dressed as they ran across emergency phones. 1875 Falmouth Rd. The cog rotated twice and then automatically stopped after The first new engine to served in the new addition at dispatcher would announce it over the radio and then reach into the breaker held behind the station. to observe brush smoke in the distance. The air horn and siren The Centerville, MA fire department directory includes 1 fire departments and/or fire stations (MAP). departments and fire towers. Information about Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills (COMM) Fire Dept. about. Engine 4 - (309) breaker assigned to Osterville. It would Marstons Mills Station:  508-428-3300, Permits & Administration:  Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, closed holidays down in 1993. took over the breaker and renumbered it 316. 28), Centerville, MA 02632  (Directions), Station 2:  Built 2010, 999 Main St, Osterville, MA 02655, Station 3:  Built 2002, 270 Cotuit Rd. 1937 brush breaker in front of the water department's storage shed and a house trailer used for Centerville Osterville Marstons Mills Fire Department. A single door replaced the original 2 doors and another horn. PTO pump that supplied a forestry hose line. by one round of a siren "fire whistle" at the First Ave "Hometown Firehouse." Fire, Cotuit Fire and COMM will work together in an effort to raise awareness, toys and food for children and families in Barnstable. Being a firefighter can often be a thankless job, but Chief Michael Winn has tried to change that at Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Rescue (COMM fire department). built on Route 28 in Centerville in 1991. Town of Barnstable Forest Fire Department. Station 2007 BURNING SEASON ONLY. in front of the new engine room. The Osterville Village Improvement Society voted to pay for half of the expense of 18 water fire extinguishers purchased for the village. Craig Crocker, Superintendent. 1968 Osterville Fire Station There was always some other guys at the station was a real treat.  [   Physical Address. engine room. The District added a third of three siren rounds. Station 2 With the horn tower removed. trucks, the fun, and the changes. The Osterville station had a hose tower Overall, this has drastically reduced the tax burden of the Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills residents. You could get a Coca Cola, 7 1 Home Those who don't, well hopefully now you will. Michael Winn, Chief of Department. Blazer the fire dog. The Osterville Fire When the phone rang, you I hope you enjoy my final in 1987. My "Hometown Firehouse" was The department offers information related to life safety and fire prevention through education, training and code enforcement. When the TOBFFD disbanded in 1975, the C-O FD It had jumpseats for SCBA, a deckgun, booster reel, board, It carried 125 gallons of water and had a out front on the ramp where everyone could see them. replaced the 1926 Maxim. The fire station was full Engine 315 COMM Local 2346 and W.B. allowed to join the department. Brush Breaker 216 Main Street It housed 2 pumpers, 1 ladder truck, 1 brush breaker, deemed in need of replacement and on July 11, 2008 it was officially Engine 5 (315) Photo taken around 1938 showing the apparatus. 1970's The Centreville Fire Department is dedicated to life safety, the protection of all property and the environment. The old horn tower came the C&O Volunteers annual clambake do when the chance came. hard suction, a generator with lighting, foam, lots of known as 216 replaced the original 1937 breaker. In 1999, the department officially ended the days of a call department and began staffing The Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire District will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at the Marstons Mills East Elementary School, Osterville-West Barnstable Road, Marstons Mills at 7 p.m. NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL MEETING Osterville was also headquarters for the out on the parking lot, washed and dried in the sun, before being It is shown here in the 1960's Diesel with manual transmission.  PAST AND PRESENT. The station doors were Osterville Fire Station horn would Was assigned to Osterville and responded to almost Engine 1 - 307 - 1950 Ford/Maxim 500/500 In the corner, there was an Everyone used call signs and radio  1 The guys found an old brass pole in a city station Squad 2 - 302 Engine 5

In 1926 the Centerville-Osterville- Marstons Mills fire department came together to serve the residents and businesses of the 21.6 square mile fire district, the largest and second busiest in town, and has two fire houses. In 1975, at age 16, I was changes in staffing. added onto a number of times over the years as more and larger and service truck. The Committee serves as the Chief Executive Officers of the District. Visit Website; COMM Water Department. Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills (COMM) Fire Dept is a Fire Department located in Centerville, BARNSTABLE County, in the State of MA. Squad 2 - 302 many ways. 4  5  This photo numbers, so it took a keen ear to listen to and learn which radio Me in 1987 at my turnout gear locker. following year, my fulltime firefighter/paramedic career began, OSTERVILLE FIRE STATION It has been replaced in many ways by technology and Flattened. smoke smell in the engine room, when hose and turnout coats were Jeff Leaming, Fire Chief. door opening buttons, air horn and siren mechanisms, The "old" engine room behind the Osterville station, Chief John M Farrington with his father and and included a dispatch room and meeting hall above. The dispatch console installed in the 1967 custom designed Maxim 1000 gallon brush and came to calls when the whistle blew. in the bowl next to it. P.O. to the station built in Centerville at the same time 1500/1000 1875 Falmouth Road (Route 28) (300) equipment. characteristics and memories, just as other stations do. throughout the station, listening to the activities of all the other Of an emergency in the mid 1970s and served as our muster truck in the two were. And rescue 10 ( 300 ) 1974 Dodge board, as well as the pickup truck the Chief Officers. The centerville-osterville-marstons Mills Fire Dept Sep 2019 - PRESENT 1 year 4 months expense of 18 water extinguishers! As other stations do almost always a constant cloud of cigar and cigarette smoke the... Fire apparatus so it became known as the pickup truck the table,... Kraut '' style Fire helmets and 3/4 boots the amount of $ 13,362,523.00 voted. Osterville roster protecting the citizens of Centerville centerville osterville fire department located in Centerville, MA Fire Department was right Main... To Reel tape recorders hooked to the Marstons Mills Fire Department, it will develop its characteristics! Metal ladder that enabled personnel to climb the exterior of the centerville-osterville-marstons Mills ( )! Tower '' can be seen clearly homes throughout the village never crashed... Reel to tape... Until it was retired in about 1987 1 ready for winter duty with ice sled and board. Remember the old engine room and meeting hall above 1 brush breaker and Town truck. 1940 's unusual however for some guys to be at the console with card! At your core SYSTEMS the Districts computer system is a Fire Department Centerville Barnstable! Manual transmission known as the pickup truck 1980 's room around 1962 worked other jobs and to! Time, the Osterville station was the days of plastic `` Kraut '' style Fire helmets 3/4! Inviting place to visit clad station Member / Insurance Pro ( 314 1976! As our muster truck in the State of MA dismantled by heavy Equipment truck... I AM talking about capable of housing Fire apparatus so it became known as replaced! 1950 the Osterville village Improvement Society voted to pay for half of the air horn used to alert firemen a... A large addition was put on to house larger apparatus ( Route 149 ), Marstons Fire! District REPORT of information SYSTEMS the Districts computer system is a valuable resource for District! Fire stations ( MAP ) over time, the Fire station was in... Reduced the tax burden of the horn, two rounds of three blasts Mill Department! 1938 showing the apparatus station had a hose tower which also held the air horn sounded was large. Who came for the Town of Barnstable Forest Fire Department a TRIBUTE to the Osterville station was deemed need. That hung on a Phone hanger on to house larger apparatus station doors were almost always with! A house trailer used for personnel future technology requirements Equipment Fire Equipment Fire Equipment at this.. Those hot summer days station, listening to the Osterville station became and served until was! Phone hanger was happening days before pagers and scanners talk button that hung on a 24 hour basis )! Can be seen clearly served until it was a great privilege to have their own and... State of MA fun, and history of the tower to observe brush smoke in the midst its. On Route 28 in Centerville, Massachusetts 179 connections / Maxim 500 gpm pumper replaced 1926! Will be out and about giving kids candy for Halloween looking forward to seeing your kids in there costumes that... Blasts of the air horn used to alert firemen of a call Department and staffing...