1ST Responder Newspaper - NE
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Lee, New Hampshire is a bedroom community of about 4,400. It's located just west of Durham, home to the University of New Hampshire, in the northeast corner of the state. Fire and Rescue services are provided by a combination department consisting of the Chief and a few paid members covering day tours every day. The remaining 25 members are paid on call.
The department also offers an explorer program for people aged 14-20.
The department's fleet is housed at the public safety center along with the police department. Although they respond on EMS calls, there are no ambulances and the department maintains a good working relationship with McGregor Memo-
rial Ambulance Corps. UNH Fire Alarm is responsible for communications.
The department operates a fleet of two engines, one tanker, a heavy rescue and two utility vehicles. All apparatus, except U1, are painted LFD's signature yellow. They also operate a pair of trailers for breathing supply and hazmat needs. CHUCK LOWE
Tanker 3 - 2015 Spartan Metrostar 2500-gallon tanker, built by Marion. It can pump 1500-GPM.
Rescue 1 - 2003 International 4400 Heavy Rescue, built by Marion. CHUCK LOWE
Engine 1 - 2000 International S4900 1250-GPM pumper, built by KME. It has a 1000-gallon water tank.
Utility 1 - 2011 Ford F-550 handles forestry and EMS responses.
Engine 2 - 2004 Spartan 1250-GPM pumper, built by Marion. It holds 1000-gallons of water and 30gallons of class A foam.
Utility 2 - 2003 Ford F-350 handles forestry and EMS responses.