We ask that all residents with a fire hydrant in front of their home please remember to remove snow from around the hydrant. A 3 foot perimeter and a path leading to the hydrant is ideal. Having access to clear hydrants can save many precious minutes if we need that hydrant to fight a fire.
On Sunday, January 29 at about 2:15 PM the Hauppauge Fire Department was alerted for a reported structural fire at 224 Northfield Road. Responding units found a working house fire. First Assistant Chief Stephen Feron was in charge of the operation. Mutual aid was requested from Central Islip, Smithtown and Nesconset Fire Departments. Photos by Greg Gottlieb and Tom DiCicco.
At 2:32 AM on January 11, 2017 the Hauppauge Fire Department was alerted for a reported commercial structure fire at 232 Blydenburgh Road in Islandia. Arriving units found a fully involved refuse processing and transfer facility owned by Jet Sanitation. The Central Islip Fire Department, who had been out investigating a report of smoke in the area was the first mutual aid company on scene. In addition, multiple fire departments and ambulance companies were brought in to assist with the large and stubborn fire. Town of Islip Public Works bulldozers were also requested to help break up the compacted garbage. A full list of agencies that responded will be added once the info is received from the Fire Marshal. All photos by Greg Gottlieb.
The Hauppauge Fire Department was alerted for a house fire on Joyce Drive, Hauppauge, at 2:06 AM on December 9. Arriving units, which were on the scene in a matter of minutes, found a fully involved residential fire. Responding from Hauppauge were Engine Companies 1,3 and 4 as well at a ladder truck and heavy rescue from Truck Company 1. Mutual aid was provided by Central Islip, East Brentwood and Nesconset Fire Departments. Ambulances from Commack Volunteer Ambulance and Central Slip - Hauppauge Volunteer Ambulance were also on scene. Operations were under the command of Chief of Department Robert S. Wind, assisted by Chiefs Stephen A. Feron and Ronald Walker. Photos by Fire Marshal Greg Gottlieb.
We have added the ability to order and pay for an engraved 9/11 brick at our memorial. Simply click on the link, follow the instructions and you can leave a lasting tribute for a loved one. For more pictures, visit our 9/11 Memorial Page. NOW IS THE TIME TO ORDER A BRICK IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HAVE IT INSTALLED BY THIS YEAR'S 9/11 CEREMONIES.
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