Marine Unit / Fire Rescue 1
New to Braintree in 2018. "Chet" is a Munson 34' Packman landing craft style fireboat. It's powered by twin Yamaha 300 HP outboards.
It has a 350 HP pump capable of 1500 gpm with 3 deckguns.
It includes a 7500 KW generator and room for 2 patients.
The boat is docked on the Weymouth Fore River at the Braintree Yacht Club, (9 Gordon Rd.)
Braintree's Fire Rescue 1 is the only Fire Boat of it's capacity between Boston and Cape Cod. It is available for mutual aid to any coastal community along the South Shore and will respond to boat fires, water rescues, medicals, marina fires, and any other emergency situations on or near the water.