Falmouth Fire-EMS provides emergency services from three stations which house 3 engines, 3 ambulances, 1 aerial tower, 1 tanker, 2 4x4 utility trucks, 1 boat with motor, 1 UTV off-road vehicle and 4 staff vehicles. Each station is commanded by a Captain who leads a Lieutenant and a crew. EMS is performed by members from all three stations. Our three ambulances combine to run over 1,300 medical calls each year.
Station 1, built in 1951 and remodeled in 1991, is located at 287 Foreside Road and is first due to District 1. District 1 runs on the East side of Falmouth (commonly called Falmouth Foreside) and includes Foreside Road (Route 88) and all roads off from it from the Route 1 intersection to the Cumberland town line. Station 1 also responds first due to the Town of Cumberland in the Cumberland Foreside area. Station 1 houses Engine 1 Ambulance 1, and Marine 7. Station 1 is also home during the school year to 2 Southern Maine Community College Live-in Students.
Station 2, commonly known as Central Station, is located at 8 Bucknam Road and was built in 1976. Station 2 is first due to District 2, which starts at Route 1 at the Portland line to the Cumberland line and stretches West to Woodville Road. District 2 includes the Pleasant Hill section of town and also covers both I-295 and the Falmouth Spur (3-mile highway that connects I-295 to I-95). Station 2 houses Engine 2, Tower 2, Ambulance 2, Ambulance 3, a 25-patient MCI trailer, a highway safety trailer, and the administrative offices. Station 2 is staffed 24x7 with three fulltime firefighter/EMS on Engine 2 and two part-time firefighters (1 paramedic and 1 EMT) on Ambulance 2. Station 2 also houses the administrative offices of the department. The administrative offices are staffed with a fulltime Fire Chief, Assistant Chief, 2 Captains, a FF/EMT/Engineer and an Office Administrator Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Station 2 also has a large training room used by the crews daily as well as a 3-story training tower that is used by the department for fire and EMS training.
Station 3, located at 44 Allen Avenue Extension, was closed in 2009, after serving as a fire station since 1935. Responses to the Pleasant Hill area are now handled by the other Falmouth fire stations with help from nearby Portland FD in the event of a reported or confirmed fire.
Station 4, located at 5 Winn Road covers the largest area of Falmouth. District 4 stretches West from Woodville Road to the Towns of Windham and Westbrook. District 4 includes Gray Road (Route 100) from the Portland line to the Cumberland line and also includes the school complex on Woodville Road. Station 4, built in 1980, houses Engine 4, Tank 4, Utility 4, and Utility 5, and also contains the dorm rooms for 4 Southern Maine Commuity College Live-in Students during the school year. Station 4 has a training room that is used by the department for certification classes such as Firefighter I and II and EMT, or when the primary training room at Central is occupied.