Our Station, Apparatus, & Members
Southwest FD - 250 Main St, Southwest Harbor, ME
LZ located at 44* 17' 3" N 68* 19' 47" W
Built in 2006, the Fire Station is located at 250 Main Street. The station features 5 apparatus bays each approximately 20 feet wide by 62 feet deep. The entry doors are 14'x14' and will provide access for any future equipment that the town may require.
The station also provides office space for the Fire Chief, Deputy Chief, Station office, along with a large meeting room with kitchen facilities and an engineering workshop. Ample storage space is located at the rear of the apparatus bay to provide secure and easy access.
The station was also designed to serve as an emergency shelter for the Town and adjacent offshore islands. To meet this role, a 200 amp emergency generator and facilities to feed and house 200 people were also included.
Engine 113 - First Due - Engine
Engine 113 is a 2006 Ferrara rescue pumper on HME "Intruder 2", 6 person chassis. It has a Cummins 330 HP diesel engine with an Allison automatic transmission. It also features a Waterous 1500 GPM Fire Pump with a 1000 gallon booster tank. It also has the capability of dispensing Class A Foam into the hose streams.
It also features the following;
Ladder 112 - Second Due - Ladder, Aerial Services
Ladder 112 is a 2011 Ferrara Fire Apparatus built on a Ferrara "Igniter" chassis. It is powered by a 475 HP International Maxxforce 30 diesel engine and automatic Allison transmission. Water is supplied by a Waterous 2000 GPM Fire Pump fed from a 500 gallon booster tank.
Other equipment includes;