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Portland Fire Engine Co

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Portland Fire Engine Co. offering narrated sightseeing tours of Portland Maine aboard a Vintage Fire Engine. We explore the peninsula of Portland and its many lighthouses and forts as well as the amazing architectural buildings hidden inside of the...more
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180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
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+1 207-252-6358
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

This was a really hard review to write. My husband and I are both Maine natives. We have been living in Portland (Eastern Prom) for 12+ years and always got excited to see the Fire Truck tour truck driving around our neighborhood. When I’d see...More

4  Thank Carrie N
Reviewed August 23, 2018

A Great and very enjoyable tour. We learnd a lot about Portland and had lots of fun. If you are in Portland, you should really do this Tour. You get a really good overview. :-)

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Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Eva-Maria E
Keith N, Owner at Portland Fire Engine Co, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Eva-Maria E- We appreciate the great review and the comments! Thanks.

Reviewed August 22, 2018

The driver and narrator were absolutely awesome. We learned a lot about the history of Portland Maine and the surrounding islands. We had an excellent time and got to see a lot of the city and also got some tips of places to visit in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Chungyeh6174
Keith N, Owner at Portland Fire Engine Co, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Chungyeh6174- Glad to read you think our driver and guide are awesome! Thanks for taking the tour with us and for the great review.

Reviewed August 22, 2018

We were so excited to go on this tour, My husband is a fireman and this was something we had really been looking forward to experiencing, we went out of our way to book a (more expensive) local hotel so we wouldn't risk missing the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
10  Thank Tzivia R
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Glenn was a great guide and gave us lots of information about Portland! The trip was fun and the fire truck is great!

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Date of experience: August 2018
Thank artchick2015
Keith N, Owner at Portland Fire Engine Co, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Hi artchick2015- Nothing like riding on the back of a firetruck, is there? Glad you enjoyed the truck and had fun with Glenn. Hope to see you again next season.

Reviewed August 21, 2018

First time for extended visit in Portland and this tour with such amazing guides set the whole trip on right path.

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Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kathyandlester
Keith N, Owner at Portland Fire Engine Co, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Hello kathyandlester- "Amazing guides" is what we like to read in reviews. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a great review for us.

Reviewed August 21, 2018

I had a great time on this tour, it wasn’t too long or too short, the guide gave great info on things to do and the best places to get food!

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Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tiffanyc817225
Keith N, Owner at Portland Fire Engine Co, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Hello tiffanyc817225- Glad you had fun and found our tour to be just the right amount of time. Thanks for the 5-star review.

Reviewed August 20, 2018

My wife and I took our grandson on the hour long tour of Portland aboard the Portland Fire Engine Co. truck. From our perspective it was an informative and insightful tour of a number of Portland landmarks. From Brendan's perspective, it was the "coolest" thing...More

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Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Samuel S
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I really enjoyed this tour! The tour guide was clever and very personable. I learned a lot about Portland, but was never bored or felt like I was sitting in a lecture. Highly recommend!

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Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

Excellent commentary and the opportunity to see some of historic Portland. Also the opportunity to see the port from a different perspective.

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Date of experience: August 2018
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Di-Roth
January 20, 2019|
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Response from Keith N | Property representative |
Hi, There is metered parking near where our tour leaves but it can be difficult to find a free space. There are also lots near by all at different prices. Just leave plenty of time to find something and don't trust your... More
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June 24, 2018|
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Click above on " attractions in Portland" under the Portland Fire Engine Co Questions and Answers Banner. It will take you to their website where you can check availability and book online. You can also cancel 24 hours in... More
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