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Question:

What fire department serves Scituate?

Answer:

Scituate has its own fire department and yes I am related to the Chief :-) There are 3 seperate buildings. Main headquarters near the harbor, one near town hall and one in Humarock Beach.

Scituate Fire Department
149 First Parish Road
Scituate MA 02066-4045

In an Emergency dial 911

Business telephone: 781 545-8748

Chief of Department: Richard A. Judge

Scituate Fire Department's Official Page

http://www.scituatefire.org

Telephone: 781 545-8749
FAX: 781 545-2546

The Scituate Fire Department provides fire, Emergency Medical Service (EMS), and other emergency services , 24 hours a day, seven day per week. The department is staffed with a career firefighting force consisting of 40 firefighters, 4 Lieutenants, 4 Captains, 1 Deputy Chief, 1 Chief. The Chief of Department also serves as Emergency Management Director.

The EMS service is staffed by regular duty firefighters who are State Certified at the EMT and EMT/Paramedic level. The Department operates Advanced Life Support (ALS) service at the Paramedic level.

The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is staffed with 4-6 civilian dispatchers. Their function is fire dispatching and disbursing fire service related information. The radio frequencies are:

151.175 (primary channel) and 154.190 (secondary channel)

The Department responds to approximately 2,500 incidents per year operating from three stations located throughout the Town. The apparatus consists of three engine companies, one ladder truck, one rescue/ambulance, and one command vehicle. The department also maintains one reserve engine, a dive truck, inflatable rescue boat, one haz/mat vehicle, and a fire alarm service truck. A regional reserve rescue/ambulance is also housed by the Department.

Answer Contributed by kathleen Judge