Nichols Station 1 is located at 100 Shelton Road. The current building, constructed in 1938, houses three pieces of apparatus; Engine 301, Engine 302, Rescue 300 and Truck 303. Station 1 also has an alarm room, day room, meeting room, full kitchen, and sleeping quarters for up to six firefighters.
Station 2 is located at 582 Booth Hill Road, at the corner of MacDonald Road and Booth Hill Road. This station houses Truck 304 and Squad 309. Constructed in 1973, it provides fire protection to the districts’ north end, while also acting as an apparatus maintenance facility.
Some special events that members participate in and coordinate are fire prevention and awareness programs, Halloween hot dot safety program, Salvation Army bell ring, Easter egg hunt, Memorial Day parade, Neighbors night, Clam Bake, Nichols Improvement Association Jingle Bell Run, and our department Christmas party, just to name a few.
Our membership consists of individuals with various occupations from college students to corporate executives as well as career firefighters and police officers. Like any other successful organization, we are constantly seeking new members to fill our ranks who are looking for a new challenge and a rewarding experience.