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Emergency Medical Services

The Scarborough Fire Department has 3 Type III Ambulances from P. L. Custom Inc. All three rescues are equipped to the Advanced Life Support (ALS) level. All EMS personnel are cross trained in firefighting as well as emergency medical services.

The Scarborough Fire Department employs 4 full time paramedic / Captain shift supervisors, 4 full time paramedic / Lieutenant's and 24 full time firefighter / Paramedic / Advanced EMT's. Each paramedic is a Maine licensed EMT-P and is trained in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, pre-hospital Trauma Life Support levels as well as a wide variety of other Fire and EMS training.
  • Ambulance 1: Housed at Oak Hill Fire Station. It is staffed with a full time paramedic / firefighter and a firefighter / EMT 24 hour a day 7 day’s a week. Rescue 1 responds to approximately 1,500 emergency calls per year.
  • Ambulance 2: is housed at Dunstan Fire Station. It is staffed with a full time paramedic / firefighter and a  firefighter/EMT 24 hour a day 7 day’s a week. Rescue 2 responds to over 1,000 emergency calls each year.
  • Ambulance 3: is stationed at Dunstan Fire Station. It is a call company / reserve unit. Rescue 3 is staffed by the on-duty paramedic lieutenant supervisor and the rescue call company when both primary rescues are on other calls. Rescue 3 is also staffed for special events and is used to replace Rescue 1 or 2 should they need service.

Public Safety Building
246 U.S. Route 1
Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone: (207) 883-4542
Fax: (207) 730-4270
Emergency: 911




Tony Attardo
Deputy Chief - EMS
Phone: (207) 730-4203
Email: t...@ci.scarborough.me.us