Newbury Fire Department Apparatus
The primary response apparatus to fires in Newbury are Engines 83-Engine 2 and 83 Engine 3
The response to Medical Emergencies is the Rescue, 83 Rescue 1
Newbury Fire Department's rescue truck (83 Rescue 1) a 2004 VTEC/Ford 550 4WD has a 4 person crew cab and walk-in rescue body with considerably more space for rescue equipment than the old truck. It is also equipped with a generator to power four flood lights and a winch which can be mounted on the front or rear of the truck.
In addition to assorted medical equipment, 83 Rescue 1 carries 4 SCBA, fire extinguishers, water rescue suits, portable lights and cable, backboards and stokes, oxygen, defibrillator, Thermal imaging camera, and assorted rescue tools and equipment.
83 Engine 2
83-Engine 2 is a 1988 FMC Spartan Engine with a 1000 gpm pump and 1000 gallon tank which serves as the supply unit.
This truck carries 2,000 feet of 3 inch hose and 300 feet of 1 3/4 inch hose. In addition to fire hose, equipment carried on 83M2 includes 6 Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), a 24 ft ladder, 14 ft roof ladder, portable fire extinguishers, foam equipment, portable lights and cable, medical equipment and other assorted tools and equipment.
83 Engine 3
83-Engine 3 is a 2000 Freightliner with 1500 gallon pump and a 1500 gallon tank which serves as the primary mutual aid unit and second response engine.
This unit carries 1,000 feet of 3 inch hose, 250 feet of 1 3/4 inch hose and 100 feet of 2 1/2 inch foam hose. In addition to fire hose, equipment carried on 83M3 includes 8 Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), a 35 ft ladder, 14 ft roof ladder and folding attic ladder, portable fire extinguishers, air bags, exhaust fan, chain saw, portable lights and cable, medical equipment, hydraulic rescue tools and other assorted tools and equipment.
83 Engine 4
83-Engine 4, is a 2010 Valley Ford F550 4 Wheel Drive crew cab truck
The pump is a 250 gallons per minute Compressed Air Foam System (CAFS) pump. The triuck has a 300 gallon water tank and 10 gallon foam tank. Hose carried: 100 ft 1” booster reel, 300 ft 1 ¾ “ hose 600 ft 3 hose, 300 ft 4” hose 3 suction hose. The truck also carries: Holmatro rescue tools and rescue equipment, 4 Scott Air Packs and spare bottles, a 24 ft and 14 ft ladders, Medical equipment Portable fire extinguishers, and Assorted tools and equipment
83 Tanker 1
83 Tanker 1, a 2008 Kenworth/Valley tanker, with a 2000 gallon tank and 500 gallon pump.
83 Car 1
83 Car 1 is a 2018 Ford Explorer Interceptor SUV command car. The car is used by the fire chief to respond to fire, emergency medical, rescue and other emergency calls as well as inspections, training and safety details. The car carries communications equipment, a reference library and services as a command post during larger incidents. Also carried is emergency medical and hazardous materials metering equipment.
83 Boat 1
The Newbury Fire Department also operates 83-Boat 1, a 24 ft Winninghoff Star aluminum Fire/Rescue boat on Lake Sunapee. The boat has a new 2010 Darly 550 gpm pump that can operate from the boat or supply water to the engines on shore.In 2012 the boat was upgraded with a new remote control master stream deck gun, that enables the firefighters to control this firefighting equipent that is capable of shooting a stream of water several hundred feet onto a fire from the safety of the boat's cabin. The boat is the only fireboat on the lake and provides mutual aid fire protection and rescue support to the towns of Sunapee and New London. The boat is kept at the department's dock in Newbury Harbor, near the information booth on Route 103, about 1/4 mile from the fire station. It is in service on Lake Sunapee from early May through November.
83 Boat 2 is a 12 foot Zodiac inflatable boat with a 15 horsepower outboard motor that can be trailered to other lakes within the town as well as used on Lake Sunapee.
The Newbury Fire Department operates a Kubota RTV as a wildernes rescue vehile. During the winter the Kubota is mounted with tracks so it can travel on the snowmobile trails in the event of a snowmobile accident deep in the woods. During the other seasons of the year the tracks are replaced with wheels emabling the 4 wheel drive vehicle to travel on logging and hiking trails. The unit is used to transport brush firefighting equipment into the woods on trails that will not acomodate a larger vehicle.
The Kubota is equipped with a winch and an interchangable rescue body that carries a rescue basket and equipment or a slide in forestry body with a 250 gpm pump and water tank .
83 Engine 1
Although no longer in front line service, 83-Engine 1, Newbury Fire Department's 1942 Chrevrolet Pumper is still operational and has been fully restored. The pump and hose body on this truck is from the Newbury's original 1927 fire truck