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The Dix Hills Fire Department responded to a early morning house fire on Seaman Neck Road at 12:10 a.m. on Monday, March 23, 2015. Two residents, a man and woman, were able to escape the smoky blaze unharmed which broke out in the basement of the one-story home.
About 70 firefighters from Dix Hills, Deer Park, Greenlawn […]

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The Huntington Fire Department responded to multiple reports of smoke in the vicinity of New Street south of Main Street in Huntington Village, Monday night, March 16, 2015, at around 10 p.m. Firefighters located the fire in the rear of a Laundromat at 28 New Street and began an aggressive attack on the blaze. Huntington firefighters were assisted […]

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The Dix Hills Fire Department responded to reports of a fire pit explosion with a burn victim at a home on Gillette Street at about 9:40 p.m., Thursday, March 12, 2015. Firefighters arrived to find an adult male with burns resulting from a gas can that exploded next to the backyard fire pit. The patient was treated by […]

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The Melville Fire Department responded to a gasoline tanker truck fire on the Long Island Expressway, Tuesday night, March 10, at about 8:30 p.m. The incident occurred in the westbound lanes about 3/4 mile west of Bagatelle Road exit 50.
The Melville FD was assisted by the Dix Hills, East Farmingdale and Huntington Manor fire departments and the Hicksville […]

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The Huntington Manor Fire Department responded to a transformer fire at the Walt Whitman Mall in Huntington Station, located behind the Cheesecake Factory. Huntington Manor firefighters responded to the incident at 3:52 p.m., Monday, March 9. Under the command of Chief Frank McQuade with the support of Second Assistant Jon Hoffmann, about 50 firefighters responded with four […]

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Dix Hills Fire Department volunteers responded to an early morning house fire Saturday, February 28, 2015, where a woman suffered burns. Dix Hills firefighters were dispatched at 6:08 a.m. to the fire which occurred on Seaman Neck Road. The three residents of the home were safely evacuated prior to the arrival of Dix Hills firefighters. Battling […]

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By Steve Silverman
The Town of Huntington Fire Chiefs’ Council encourages residents to clear snow from fire hydrants near your home, which can help you and your neighbors in the event of a fire. With the recent snowstorms that have hit the area and more snow in the forecast, many fire hydrants have become buried in local neighborhoods which will be a problem […]

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By Steve Silverman

On November 16th, 2014, at 1:03 p.m., the East Northport Fire Department received a rescue call reporting a victim in Cardiac Arrest. Upon arrival of the ambulance crew, a 58-year-old female was found lying on the sidewalk of the IGA Shopping Center on Larkfield Road and Clay Pitts Road, and was in confirmed Cardiac Arrest.
The East Northport FD […]

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Dryer Safety

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Dear Neighbors,
Did you know that your clothes dryer is probably one of the most dangerous appliance in your home? That’’s because even when they are working properly, dryers and washing machines were the cause of one out of every 22 home structure fires in that last ten years.
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) […]

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Story & Photo By Steve Silverman

On December 11, 2014, at 7:08 p.m., the Dix Hills Fire Department was activated for a rescue call reporting an unconscious male at a residence.  District Paramedic on-duty Ralph Oswald arrived on scene soon thereafter and notified incoming units that he had a 60-year-old unconscious male that was in Cardiac Arrest. The patient was at the […]

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