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Dix Hills FD Mourns the Loss of Ex-Chief Fred Reithel

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The Dix Hills Fire Department mourned the loss of well-respected Ex-Chief and Past Commissioner Fred Reithel, who answered his last alarm on May 21, 2015 at the age of 93.
Reithel served in the United States Navy where he built PT boats, then worked for Sperry where he produced the navigation system for submarines. He later […]

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Dix Hills FD Battles Second House Fire This Week

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The Dix Hills Fire Department responded to a fire that extensively damaged a vacant house on Carriage Court, Sunday morning, May 31, 2015, at about 6:30 a.m. This was the second major house fire that the Dix Hills FD handled in the last week. Nearly 50 volunteer firefighters battled the blaze using five trucks and had the fire knocked down within a half-hour, […]

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Dix Hills FD Battles Brush Fire at Edgewood Preserve

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Volunteers from the Dix Hills Fire Department responded to a large brush fire in the Edgewood Preserve property adjacent to Commack Road on Saturday afternoon, April 25. Firefighters were alerted to the fire at about 1:30 p.m., which spread south from Dix Hills into Deer Park, fueled by low humidity and high winds. Mutual aid was […]

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Two More House Fires in Dix Hills

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Dix Hills Fire Department volunteers have been very busy battling house fires, with two more blazes occurring on Tuesday, April 21.
The first fire was reported shortly after 2 a.m. on Campbell Drive. Two residents, a man and woman, were able to escape the smoky blaze unharmed which broke out in the garage of the two-story home.  […]

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Library Budget Vote Results Town of Huntington

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Voting results from Tuesday April 14th 2015 Library budget and trustee votes from the Township of Huntington New York. The Huntington Library district is being voted on today April 21, 2015.
 

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Dix Hills FD Rescue Squad Crew Receives Lifesaving Award

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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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Dix Hills FD Battles Second House Fire in Five Days

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Firefighters arrived to find flames shooting out of two second floor windows and the attic of the center hall colonial home.

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Letter to the Editor From Gene Cook

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To the Editor,
Please join me during this holiday season in thanking every police officer and first responder for their dedication and commitment to serving our community here in Huntington.  I appreciate all that they do and I wish every officer and first responder along with their families all the best.  I am so thankful for […]

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Santa to Tour Dix Hills this Weekend

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Santa and his helpers from the Dix Hills Fire Department, with a fire engine and ambulance escort, will be traveling through Dix Hills this weekend spreading holiday cheer and giving out candy and treats to the children.  Residents are welcome to flag down Santa and have a picture taken with him.
Weather permitting, Santa and his escorts will be visiting […]

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Dix Hills FD Remembers Terry Farrell on 9/11 

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As they have done every September 11 since 9/11/01, the members of the Dix Hills Fire Department visited the gravesite of their Chief Terry Farrell, also a firefighter with F.D.N.Y.

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