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The Melville Fire Department responded to a fire at Richie’s Citgo Station on Walt Whitman Road, Sunday night, January 29, 2017 at about 10:50 p.m. Firefighters arrived to find the building fully engulfed with flames coming out of all three service bays. 
Over 75 firefighters battled the blaze using 12 trucks from Melville, East Farmingdale, Huntington […]

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The Centerport Fire Department responded to a fire in the Bull Calf Landing Townhouse Complex on Bull Calf Lane early Tuesday morning, January 24, 2016 at about 1:10 a.m. Over 100 firefighters from Centerport assisted by Northport, Greenlawn, Halesite, Huntington, Huntington Manor, Cold Spring Harbor, East Northport, Eaton’s Neck and Kings Park FD’s batted the blaze with EMS […]

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At the conclusion of the Annual Inspection Ceremony for the new officers of the Dix Hills Fire Department on January 15, 2017 firefighters were alerted to a house fire at about 12:35 p.m. on Colby Drive. Still in their dress uniforms, 65 firefighters responded with six trucks and four ambulances.
The Melville and Greenlawn fire departments that were […]

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The Dix Hills Fire Department installed their new officers for 2017 at their Annual Inspection Ceremony held at Fire Headquarters on Sunday, January 15, 2017. Pictured are the newly installed Chief officers, from left, Chief of Department Tom Napolitano, First Assistant Chief Alan Berkowitz, Second Assistant Chief Joe Williamson and Third Assistant Chief Brett Tepe. […]

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The Halesite Fire Department Junior Firefighter Program held its second annual installation on January 9, 2017 at the Halesite Firehouse.  Approximately 40 Juniors turned out along with their families.  Chief of Department, Greg Colonna, swore the Juniors in for the upcoming year and also swore in their newly elected Officers.  During the evening, Juniors were […]

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The Commack Fire Department recently added another father and son team to the membership rolls with the addition of John R. Engberg who joins his dad, Ex-Chief John C. Engberg.  The younger John just turned 21-years-old and works for the Town of Huntington. He was sworn into the department last week by his proud dad, John […]

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The Commack Fire Department helped Ex-Chief Fred Meuser celebrate a memorable 86th birthday.  Commack volunteer firefighters visited him at the Huntington Hills Center for Rehabilitation in Melville on December 30 for his 86th birthday. This was an unexpected surprise for Meuser, seated center, as firefighters arrived with his favorite Chinese food and they had an enjoyable lunch together. Meuser served as Chief of the […]

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Son of a Nutcracker! 2017 marks the 14th anniversary of the sleigh from “Elf” being at the Halesite Fire Department.  In celebration of this event, Galgos Entertainment and Giordano studios will publish a commemorative book of photographs and stores about the famous sleigh.
Over the last 14 years, thousands of photos have been taken in and […]

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The Centerport Fire Department recently elected their new Chief officers for 2017. Elected to the position of Second Assistant Chief and new to the Chief’s office is Ex-Captain Andrew Heglund. Moving up to First Assistant Chief is Richard Miltner, and the new Chief of the Department is Thomas Boyd. Andrew Heglund was congratulated by his proud dad Paul […]

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Family Escapes Commack House Fire

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The Commack Fire Department responded to battle a fire that broke out in the attic of a house on Melrose Lane, Friday, December 9, 2016 shortly before 10 pm. The family of three was able to safely escape the fire uninjured.

About 50 Commack firefighters using nine trucks battled the blaze under the direction Chief Richard Myers. Firefighters brought […]

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