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The Melville Fire Department invites the community to join us for our 9/11 Memorial Service on September 11, 2017 at 8 p.m. at Station # 3, on Old Country Road and New York Avenue. The candlelight remembrance takes place around a steel beam recovered from the World Trade Center that stands on a memorial plaza at the […]

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The Melville Fire Department was requested to assist the East Farmingdale Fire Department with a Hazardous Materials incident on Smith Street, Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 6:35 p.m. East Farmingdale firefighters were out battling a working house fire on Walnut Avenue East during the incident. Melville firefighters arrived to find that a vehicle had run over a five-gallon […]

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Dear Friends and Neighbors,
By now we’ve all heard about the devastation that Hurricane Harvey has brought to Texas and the surrounding areas. Not so long ago, we were the ones in need of assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy; lets pay it forward! Community member George Schwertl has rented trucks to be driven to […]

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Melville volunteer firefighter and EMT Isaac Vargas was in the right place at the right time when a woman’s hair and blouse caught fire from a Sterno food heater at a Pool Club on Westbourne Lane on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at about 6:30 p.m. Vargas quickly sprung into action and rolled the victim onto the […]

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Boy Scout Troop 78 recently celebrated their newest Eagle Scout, Nicholas Vizza, at his Court of Honor on Sunday, August 6. 2017  at the Halesite Fire Department. Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D was proud to be in attendance to recognize Nicholas’s great achievement and extraordinary project. 

Nicholas dedicated his service project to his father […]

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The Melville Fire Department responded to reports of a car fire at the Avalon Court Apartments on Court North Drive, on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. at about 7:40 p.m. First arriving units found an active fire in a car parked up against the garage of the Avalon complex. Three trucks, three ambulances and a paramedic responder were […]

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A letter from Chief of Department Jason Bernfeld and Assistant Chiefs Chris Nolan, David Kaplan and Bill Schmitt to the entire membership of the Melville Volunteer Fire Department, published with permission…
 
To All Members,
I am writing this to the Department as a whole unit, a team that came together and proved the professionalism of this great […]

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The Dix Hills Fire Department responded to backyard deck fire caused by a gas barbecue at a home on Scenic View Court on Thursday evening, August 3, 2017 at about 11:05 p.m. First arriving Assistant Fire Chiefs Alan Berkowitz and Joe Williamson used their fire extinguishers to knock down the natural gas-fed fire. Trucks soon arrived […]

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The Northport Fire Department responded to a blaze in the Pool House at the Harbour Point at Northport condominium development on Saturday afternoon, July 29, 2017 at about 12:40 p.m. The structure was fully involved in fire upon the arrival of Northport firefighters, who quickly attacked the blaze and stopped it from spreading to the […]

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The Melville Fire Department mourns the loss of Ex-Chief and Past Commissioner Fred R. Harrison, 88, who answered his last alarm on July 21, 2017. Over the past 58 years, Harrison served the Melville Fire Department as a firefighter, Chief and Commissioner. Harrison has a long history with the fire service dating back to 1947 when he […]

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