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Dix Hills FD Rescues Cat from Tree

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The drama began when a dog came into the house and scared the four-month-old cat that fled outside and up into the tree.

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Dix Hills FD Remembers Terry Farrell on 9/11

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As they have done every September 11 since 9/11/01, the members of the Dix Hills Fire Department visited the gravesite of their Chief Terry Farrell

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Passerby Alerts Family to Dix Hills Fire

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A passing real estate agent took a closer look and found a brush fire blazing dangerously close to a home at 17 Suncrest Drive in Dix Hills, Sunday afternoon, August 18.

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Dix Hills FD Honors Fred Reithel for 50 Years Service

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The Dix Hills Fire Department recently honored Ex-Chief and past Commissioner Fred Reithel for his 50 years of outstanding and dedicated volunteer service to the department and community.

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Events Schedule Announced for Dix Hills Park Turn Back the Clock Day

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This Saturday, August 17th we will be “Turning Back the Clock” at the Dix Hills Park sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union and Haven Pools.  The event will run from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.  We will be going back to the original 1960’s prices, 50 cents for admission to the pool or to skate (and to rent […]

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Missing Man’s Family Continues To Organize Family & Friends

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Robert Mayer was reported missing on June 15, after he did not come home from his work as an electrician on the evening of the 14th. This was extremely out of character for him and was an immediate red flag to his wife and 2 children who had plans for Father’s Day weekend and a vacation […]

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Five Injured in Dix Hills LIE Crash

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Story & photos by Steve Silverman
The Dix Hills Fire Department responded to a multi-vehicle accident on the eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway between the Deer Park Avenue and Commack Road exits, Monday night, July 1, shortly after 9pm.
The collision involved five vehicles including a tractor-trailer and an SUV that overturned.  Five occupants suffered injuries including one […]

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Firefighters Extinguish Melville Basement Fire

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Melville Fire Department volunteers were called to battle a basement fire in a home on Beaumont Drive, Wednesday morning, June 26, at 6:35 a.m.

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Dix Hills FD Offers Barbeque Safety Tips As we Approach Memorial Day Weekend

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With the warm weather approaching and the summer season on the horizon, outdoor grilling will soon be in full swing. Whether for a family meal or a Memorial Day celebration, residents should be aware of the dangers associated with barbeque grill use. The Dix Hills Fire Department wants you to have an enjoyable summer and […]

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Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash

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Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured a motorcyclist in Dix Hills.  The accident occurred on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 5:16 pm.
Lance Russell was operating a 2001 Yamaha motorcycle south on Carlls Straight Path in Dix Hills when he crossed the double yellow line to pass […]

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