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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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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 […]

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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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