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Commack FD Remembers Police Officer Charles Oddo

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On February 17, 2018, the Commack Fire Department remembered one of their own, Police
Officer Charles Oddo who was killed in the line of duty 22 years ago while assigned
to NYPD Highway 2.Firefighters led by Third Assistant Chief John Barry and an NYPD
Color Guard gathered at the Charles A. Oddo Verleye Park, a precious place to
remember […]

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Halesite Fire Department Battles Huntington Bay House Fire

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At approximately 12:34 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2018, the Halesite Fire Department was activated for reports of smoke and flames visible in a two-story house on Bay Drive West in Huntington Bay. Hose Rescue Company Lieutenant KC Anna was on scene first with his son, Firefighter Taigue Anna, and reported the fire to Halesite Fire Department […]

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Melville Fire Department Trains for Pet CPR and First Aid

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Members of the Melville Fire Department recently participated in a hands-on training class for “Pet CPR and First Aid for First Responders”. Following a recent mutual aid response for a house fire involving the rescue of a large number of various species of animals, the department wanted to further its’ knowledge in how to provide effective […]

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Lupinacci Honors Long-time Volunteer Firefighter

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          Huntington Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci joined in the ceremony January 15 honoring Huntington Manor firefighter Louis Agiesta for 50 years of service to the department, including a term as chief.

          Chief Agiesta also served as president of the Town of Huntington Chiefs Council and was a member of the Town’s […]

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Dix Hills Firefighters Rescue Flag During Blizzard

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During last week’s blizzard on January 4, 2017 Dix Hills volunteer firefighters were standing by at their stations ready to respond for any emergencies.
Firefighters at headquarters on Deer Park Avenue noticed that the strong winds broke the bracket of an American Flag across the street from the firehouse, and the flag was hanging upside down […]

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Dix Hills Fire District Breaks Ground On New Fire And Emergency Facility

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Busy LI Fire Department Expands Community Services with New Construction
 
The Dix Hills Fire District (DHFD) recently broke ground on with initial construction of a major fire district improvement project, bringing a wealth of good news to residents of Dix Hills and surrounding communities. A press conference was held on the grounds of the District’s […]

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Greenlawn Fire Department Battles Vehicle Fire on Dawson Drive

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The Greenlawn Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a reported vehicle fire at a residence on Dawson Drive, Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 3:24 p.m. Upon arrival, an SUV was found involved in fire in the driveway. Under the direction of First Assistant Chief Joe Costanza assisted by Second Assistant Chief Angelo Santomauro and Third Assistant Chief Pete Miller, crews from first […]

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Centerport Firefighters Clear Fallen Tree from Route 25A On Christmas Day

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Firefighters from the Centerport Fire Department were called out on a windy Christmas morning 2017 for reports of a tree down across Route 25A near Lone Oak Drive at about 11:05 a.m. The large tree snapped off and struck electrical lines, causing a power outage in the area. Firefighters used chainsaws to cut up the tree and removed […]

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Huntington Bay 8,000 Square Foot Mansion Burns To The Ground

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At approximately 11am on December 22, 2017, the Halesite Fire Department was activated for a reported basement fire in the historical Bay Crest section of Huntington Bay.  Upon arrival, first due units requested reactivation of the alarm and mutual aid assistance for a fully involved working structure fire in an 8,000 square-foot mansion.  Fire was venting on nearly all […]

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Greenlawn Fire Department Rescue Squad Named EMS Service Of The Year

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Greenlawn FD Rescue Squad Stands Out Among Hundreds of Departments Across the Nation as Recipient
of National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) Volunteer EMS Service Of The Year
 The Greenlawn Fire Department Rescue Squad has received the prestigious 2017 Volunteer EMS Service Of The Year Award from the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT). Given annually, […]

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