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The Portland Fire Department's Reverend Fred William (Bill) Hodge† was a Professional Hospice Chaplain who served Fire, Police, and EMS departments all throughout Middlesex county. 

Portland Fire Department currently does not have a Chaplin.

Information about PFD Chaplain:

  • the interfaith chaplain is there to serve the firefighters, their families, and the people that they serve.

  • the chaplain's role is to listen and not to lecture.

  • every conversation with the chaplain remains confidential. 

  • every conversation is important.

Dive Team


Al Prince - Dive Team Coordinator 

Jim Agogliati

Josh Arroyo 
Jason Lazzaris 
Captain Josh Leary 
Mike Leary
Dave Lockrow
Lt. Wayne Mergel
LT. Mark DaFrancesco 
Deputy Cheif Rob Puida  
Chief Bob Shea 
Marc Sweeney 
Asst. Chief Ryan Sweeney 
Pete Sulinski

Fire Department Officers

Fire Department Chiefs


Fire Chief

Rob Puida


Deputy Chief

Ryan Sweeney

Assistant Chief of Training

Nick DeJohn

Fire Department Captains


Company 1

Josh Leary


Company 2

Dale Benoit

Company 3

Tom Ghent

Dive Team
FD Officers

Fire Police

Fire Police was disbanded, but some members still remain certified and continue to do their duty: 
Skip Petras (Coordinator)
Dan Bransfield
Jason Landry
Al Prince

Fire Police
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