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Huntington Town Fire Chiefs Present Scholarships

The Town of Huntington Fire Chiefs Council recently presented their annual Scholarship Awards to students affiliated with the town fire and rescue services. Chiefs Council President John McDonough presented the scholarships to Alyssa Feld of Dix Hills, Alexandria Strievski of East Northport, Alexandria Boronow of Eaton’s Neck, Ryan Tschirhart of Eaton’s Neck, Douglas Knoph of Centerport, Molly Cross […]

The Melville Fire Department was alerted for reports of a gas leak on Landaulette Court, on Friday, July 21, 2017 at about 11:45 a.m. Firefighters arrived to find that a construction crew hit the relief valve on a 550-gallon underground propane tank, causing a major gas leak. Six nearby homes with about 15 people and several […]

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The Huntington Manor Fire Department responded to a reported house fire on Alpine Way in South Huntington, on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at about 4 p.m. Firefighters arrived and found an active fire on the first floor of the home which was undergoing renovations. Crews began an aggressive attack on fire and were assisted by the Dix […]

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Melville Fire Department volunteers responded to a fully involved pickup truck fire in the parking lot of Estee Lauder on Corporate Center Drive on Thursday, July 6,  2017 at about 11:10 a.m. Two engines and an ambulance were dispatched, under the direction of Chief Jason Bernfeld and Third Assistant Chief Bill Schmitt. Firefighters quickly extinguished […]

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The Dix Hills Fire Department responded to a car fire on the Long Island Expressway in the westbound lanes, just west of Commack Road at around 7pm on July 4, 2017. Three engines and two ambulances were dispatched and under the direction of Assistant Chiefs Joe Williamson and Brett Tepe. Firefighters used 750 gallons of […]

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The Chiefs and Officers of the Halesite Fire Department were sworn in  on Saturday June 10th, 2017.
Chief Greg Colonna, and his 1st and 2nd Assistant Chief’s James Magerle and Dominic Spada were sworn in, followed by their line and rescue officers. Rookie of the Year was awarded to Liam Dreusike and Nina Fleisig. Rescue […]

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The Town of Huntington Fire Chiefs’ Council recently installed their officers at the annual installation meeting held at the Northport Fire Department. Huntington Town Clerk Jo-Ann Raia administered the oath of office to the executive board.

Pictured from left, Ex-Chief Dan McConnell, Halesite FD, First Vice President; Ex-Chief John McDonough, Northport FD, President; Town Clerk Jo-Ann […]

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Three members of the Dix Hills Fire Department were recently recognized for their outstanding service at the department’s 70th Annual Installation Dinner. Suffolk Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services Deputy Commissioner John Jordan presented Proclamations on behalf of County Executive Steve Bellone to Ex-Chiefs Steve Kamvakis, Phil Tepe, Jr., and Robert Fling. Chiefs Kamvakis and Tepe were both recognized […]

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Today, the New York State Assembly unanimously passed Assembly Bill 711-B, which will expand medical coverage for volunteers to cover diagnoses of cancer in relation to the duties they perform as firefighters. Passage of the NYS Volunteer Firefighters Enhanced Cancer Disability Benefits Act will grant volunteer firefighters a disability benefit package to help assist in […]

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The Melville Fire Department was dispatched for a car fire on the Northern State Parkway in the eastbound lanes between exits 40 and 41 (Route 110 and Wolf Hill Road) on Wednesday, June 14, at about 6:55 p.m. Firefighters responded with an engine and heavy rescue truck, and extinguished a working fire in a Volkswagen. The […]

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