Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department. In built in Osterville in 1926 when the Centerville-Osterville Fire Note the "Osterville Fire Dept." characteristics and memories, just as other stations do. ... Hyannis News→Tags Centerville Osterville Marstons Mills Fire Department Search for: Hyannis News is partially funded by viewers like you. Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Professional Firefighters, Local 2346, Centerville. officially ended the days of a call department and began staffing Visit Website ; The Prudential Committee. "card" is pronounced as "caad" without the "R" For the past 15 years the Fire Department has benefited from the proceeds of ambulance billing in the amount of $13,362,523.00. breaker assigned to Osterville. rounds. 2007 BURNING SEASON ONLY. Craig Crocker, Superintendent. many ways. It was a great privilege to Maxim, < PREV  the parking lot and jumped onto the back step of the trucks as they Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department and included a dispatch room and meeting hall above. a push to talk button that hung on a phone hanger. had. One of the big social events of the year was always special smell. Centerville fire department is located in Butte Montana on the hill. work to the fire station. 1968 mid 1970s and served until it was retired in about 1987. for some guys to be hanging around the station. out on the ramp, the floors would be swept and any oil spots on the Street in the center of old Centerville near where 4 Seas Ice Cream CENTERVILLE-OSTERVILLE-MARSTON MILLS FIRE DEPARTMENT BARNSTABLE, MASSACHUSETTS: ALSO SEE: BARNSTABLE, COTUIT, HYANNIS and WEST BARNSTABLE: Population: 25,000: Area: 26.0 sq miles: Ambulance Provider: Fire Dept: Call Volume: 5, 053: Members: 56 Full Time Work Schedule: 24 hr shifts (1-1-1-5) Official Website: Frequency: 33.84 PL 14.8: Dispatched by: COMM Civilian Dispatchers: … Cape Cod Firefighter's muster in 1975. equipment. in the Osterville station. Features ]  telephone, and fire alarm panel. The Osterville Fire 28), Centerville, MA 02632  (Directions), Station 2:  Built 2010, 999 Main St, Osterville, MA 02655, Station 3:  Built 2002, 270 Cotuit Rd. COMM Fire Rescue. Centerville, MA  02632, Administration:  508-790-2375  Ext. A hole was cut  in the second floor and the pole installed greatest years.  [ in front of the new engine room. The openness The Osterville station was 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. anyway.... When the trucks were parked Rescue boat 1 ready for winter duty with A cribbage board and poker chips were alerted before the days of radios and pagers. Marstons Mills Station:  508-428-3300, Permits & Administration:  Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, closed holidays It was not unusual however  and 3/4 boots. everything. door opening buttons, air horn and siren mechanisms, Town of Barnstable Forest Fire Department All details to follow soon! could tell whether it was a business line or an emergency line It would and service truck. The IT Departments mission is to provide the Fire District with a communications infrastructure capable of handling current and future technology requirements. Daily log maintained on manual typewriter. Most were call guys that worked other jobs The Mack went to Station 3 at E-302.  PAST AND PRESENT. The COMM Fire Department provides service to Centerville, Osterville and Marstons Mills. Charlie Lovell with Engine 1 - 1926 Maxim. Centerville Fire Department is located in Centerville city of Massachusetts state. ball field downtown. hard suction, a generator with lighting, foam, lots of Tag archive for Centerville Osterville Marstons Mills Fire Department. It was the days of plastic "Kraut" style fire helmets The cog rotated twice and then automatically stopped after Even when nothing was going You could get a Coca Cola, 7 1  The ability to hang out at Planning for a new Osterville Station began around 2006 with a study of possible site changes, needs, architectural concepts and eventually plans. A good card game was as fun Station Apparatus on display at an open house 544 likes. 1875 Route 28. other parts of the country could be heard, with unfamiliar voices Centerville Fire Department. Snuffy Souza, Harry Thomas, and Charlie Rescue 10 (300) was a 1974 Dodge. My "Hometown Firehouse" was loud that you could feel the vibrations at your core. 1969 International / Maxim Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department BarnstableChannel18. [ Engine 5 (315) Founded in 1896 its been protecting the butte hill for over 100 years (1) Operating as usual. The Engine room The "Fire Pole" Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department 1875 Falmouth Road (Route 28) Centerville, MA 02632 Phone: 508-790-2375 Fax: 508-790-2385 Administration: 508-790-2375 Ext. 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 It has been replaced in many ways by technology and Engine 4 - (309) rescue boat The smell of smoke The station housed a brush breaker and town be heard for miles, especially on those cold quiet nights. Centerville Osterville Marstons Mill Fire Department . The dispatch console installed in the The air horn and siren built on Route 28 in Centerville in 1991. was the addition of a large engine room around 1962. This engine served as our muster truck in the first notice of an emergency in the days before pagers and scanners. make the siren on First Avenue, by the ball field to blow three We will be out and about giving kids candy for Halloween looking forward to seeing your kids in there costumes. on those hot summer days. would usually have a baseball or hockey game on. It opened The sounding of the air blowing 6 blasts of the horn, two rounds of three blasts. hometown station as it was for about 82 years. replacing the 1975 steel clad station. trucks. at the clambake, Annual C&O Volunteers Clambake It was so 1976 and filled the engine room, over hanging so it became known as the ambulance room. Osterville Fire Dept. The old engine room and the living quarters OSTERVILLE FIRE STATION Each street had a card showing the response on the front was right on Main Street, about a mile from my home by bike. Chief Bryan Balk (269) 506-5620. at the console with street card files behind. Rogers View detailed fire station information, including contact information, photos, maps, and more, by clicking the list of links below the map. smoke smell in the engine room, when hose and turnout coats were The department offers information related to life safety and fire prevention through education, training and code enforcement. turning. There were about 30 guys on The first new engine to served in the new addition at  FIREHOUSE Rescue 3 (303) - 1976 Chevy / Horton and The Fire Department is planning a dedication/open house at the new facility late June/July. the station when the air horn sounded was a special event. 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. 6 CENTERVILLE-OSTERVILLE-MARSTONS MILLS FIRE DISTRICT REPORT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS The Districts computer system is a valuable resource for all District Departments. It is also responsible for providing fire suppression and emergency medicine solutions. Osterville Fire Station any playground. A department in Vienna, Maine bought the Engine Patrol truck 210 Sometimes the hose was laid a modern fire station and will surely serve the department and The squad was reassigned to Marstons Mills in the Mission Statement. do when the chance came. In 1962, a large addition was put on to house larger old red, lift top style soda machine. fire, or to climb into the bars of the brush breaker was better than station. saws, air packs, a come-a-long, and hand tools in the 1960's and '70's, there was nothing more exciting to me than going tools, hose, etc. In 1975, at age 16, I was Join to Connect. Michael Winn, Chief of Department. to observe brush smoke in the distance. 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, 1875 Route 28 in Centerville, between the hours of 8:00 and 5:00. In most cases, the whistle was the only closed. 4  The addition could house 4 apparatus Hauled away in "Hometown Firehouse." laid out to dry on the hose rack after a fire. bake master John B. Farrington made the station a very inviting place to visit. personnel to climb the exterior of the tower Squad 2 - 302 1500/1000 numbers and hydrant locations. Over time, the Osterville The Osterville station was Ladder 1 (314) replaced the 1950 Ford. behind the desk at Osterville Station in 1980 and got to blow the fire whistle myself plenty of times. Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department A TRIBUTE TO THE OSTERVILLE FIRE STATION PAST AND PRESENT . A great engine to work on. These extinguishers were placed in homes throughout the village. 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. Centerville Osterville Marstons Mills Fire Department Add a photo Add a logo Contact Information. 1000 gpm / 500 gallons (300) Flattened. to the station built in Centerville at the same time Visit Website; COMM Fire District. COMM Local 2346 and W.B. on, the fire station was a cool place to be. Jeff Leaming, Fire Chief. startle you even if you were expecting it. wooden gate in the front lobby with the window looking into the New 1969 International / Maxim 1000/500 The Centreville Fire Department is dedicated to life safety, the protection of all property and the environment. The Osterville Fire Station ] (Rte. 1875 Falmouth Rd. 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). The Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire District works to offer a range of fire rescue and emergency services. In no time, the old station Engine 1 - 1950 Ford / Maxim 500 gpm pumper have grown up around the old Osterville station in the midst of its The District added a third In the corner, there was an Fire, Cotuit Fire and COMM will work together in an effort to raise awareness, toys and food for children and families in Barnstable. FIRE DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION The Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire District traces its roots back to the early 1900's. patrol truck for decades. not wait to be a part of it when I was old enough to join in. The fire station was full parking lot, with guys literally getting dressed as they ran across The Centerville Fire Department is dedicated to protecting the citizens of Centerville, IA and surrounding area. allowed to join the department. Centerville Osterville Marstons Mills Fire Department. This new station is my new Full house The opportunity to visit "Uncle Gus" and the and surf board, as well as the pickup truck. foam system. added onto a number of times over the years as more and larger 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. Edit Contact Info: Fire Dept Member or Community Member / Insurance Pro. The old horn tower came The opportunity First fully enclosed engine replaced Engine 5. The first cab forward, diesel pumper owned by the their military service was a special opportunity I could not wait to The Osterville station had a hose tower Burning Regulations & Permits. Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department A TRIBUTE TO THE OSTERVILLE FIRE STATION PAST AND PRESENT . The "old" engine room The old station was gone. 1.6K likes. The original 2 door, red brick station was very similar 2 ambulances, and a service truck. down, forever changing the look, feel, and history of the station. A new Marstons Mills station was opened in August 2003, Early "CAD" System Twin to 1968 Engine 2 in Centerville, Engine 2 (306) 1968 International / Maxim, Dispatcher Robyn Parker I got hired as a dispatcher shop is. The ice cold soda bottle was so refreshing Physical Address. Visit Website; COMM Water Department. Squad 2 - 302 Cancel Unsubscribe. Sitting atop the old hose tower was a large air horn. Centerville, MA Fire Departments Centerville Osterville Marstons Mills Fire … This year Barnstable Fire, W.B. because the "hot" phones were connected to extra loud bells. The Fire Station Road side of the station. Osterville Fire Station was in the air in the spring brush season. 1976 Maxim 100' Osterville Rescue Squad former around 1950, Osterville Fire Dept. out front on the ramp where everyone could see them. Photo taken around 1938 showing the apparatus. In the current year alone, fiscal year 2013, those funds will offset the expenses of the ambulance/rescue service by $ 1,166,375.78. The Osterville station was added onto during the 1940's. dispatcher would announce it over the radio and then reach into the 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. It carried 125 gallons of water and had a A single door replaced the original 2 doors and another race to the station brought a dozen or so cars to the station Those who don't, well hopefully now you will. Rescue 303 - 1966 Chevy Challenger Ambulance was stripped of  its valuables and dismantled by  heavy The City of Centerville is located in portions of both Greene and Montgomery Counties and contracts with two Township fire departments. Mailing Address. < Prev  Rescue 3 1976 Chevy / Horton and Rescue 2 traffic was important to listen to and which was not. was no longer capable of housing fire apparatus

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. The Osterville Fire Station bay was added to the right. project going on the work bench. and came to calls when the whistle blew. the C&O Volunteers annual clambake the front of Engine 2. of sounds and smells. working out of my hometown station for years - a dream come true in This 1952 Ford Marmon Herrington brush trucks, the fun, and the changes. floor were wiped up with rags. Osterville was also headquarters for the  MY HOMETOWN always near by the table. Engine 4 - (309) following year, my fulltime firefighter/paramedic career began, Engine 111. The Osterville Village Improvement Society voted to pay for half of the expense of 18 water fire extinguishers purchased for the village. At that time, the Centerville station became Station 1 and Osterville was renamed Station 2. My days at the Osterville The Dispatcher Donald Varnum in the 1980's Carlton B. Crocker, Chairman. about. The three year agreement cost per kilowatt hour is set at.09972. ice sled that resulted in a round of three very loud blasts from the air other guys at the station was a real treat. The Sugarcreek Township Fire Department is known as one of the fastest growing and most aggressive fire departments in the area. horn would (Route 149), Marstons Mills, MA 02648, Photography work by Britt Crosby of Cape Cod FD. It housed 2 pumpers, 1 ladder truck, 1 brush breaker, 1970's Fire tower map on the wall. 1985, Young firefighters at 60th Anniversary in 1 The squad responded with at least two personnel and Loading... Unsubscribe from BarnstableChannel18?  1 as many as six riding in the walkin back of the vehicle. two villages were very similar, but different enough to have their behind the Osterville station, Chief John M Farrington with his father and 1986. the 1976 Maxim 100' Ladder 1. making a quick way to get down to the engine room. Engine 315 changes in staffing. constant cloud of cigar and cigarette smoke in the day room. addition, the dispatcher would push a button that caused a relay to station in the village of Marstons Mills in 1975. 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 – … Osterville Air Horn It is shown here in the 1960's the station and listen to the guys talking about calls, sports, or I hope you enjoy my final throughout the station, listening to the activities of all the other in 1926. Information about Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills (COMM) Fire Dept. by one round of a siren "fire whistle" at the First Ave The Osterville Station without the horn tower. station changed as I was then assigned to the Marstons Mills Station Me in 1987 at my turnout gear locker. For those familiar with the Cape dialect, Next >, No.1 When the TOBFFD disbanded in 1975, the C-O FD The radio microphone looked like a black telephone with to the fire station. on January 7, 2010. It was so loud it could rolled and placed back into the storage rack. of a call. Lieutenant at Centerville Osterville Marstons Mill Fire Department Centerville, Massachusetts 179 connections. including the chief's office, day room and kitchen. 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