At 10:21 AM on August 9th the Hauppauge Fire Department was alerted for a mutual aid to the Smithtown Fire Department for a residential structure fire at 8 Steven Place. Smithtown requested a Rapid Intervention Team. Heavy Rescue 389 responded under the command of Chief Stephen A. Feron. The Nesconset Fire Department also provided mutual aid at the scene.
On July 19, 2017 at about 4:57 PM the Hauppauge Fire Department was alerted for a mutual aid, car fire / MVA with a trapped occupant in front of 839 Townline Road, just across from the HFD boundary with the Smithtown FD. Engines 3-8-1, 3-8-4 and 3-8-14 responded. Prior to the arrival of any apparatus or police, Firefighter Steven Matteo Jr., a member of Company 4, was passing the scene and stopped to assist. With assistance from passing civilians, he was able to extricate the driver from the burning vehicle. Reports are that the driver may have suffered a medical emergency, causing him to leave the roadway and strike a tree. Units from the Smithtown Fire Department, who were handling multiple alarms in their District, also responded to the scene.
On Sunday, July 9 the Hauppauge Fire Department, along with the Panico family of Panico's Community Market in Smithtown, sponsored a barbecue for the veterans at the Arbors Adult Home in Islandia. A complete all American barbecue was prepared by Panico's and served to the vets by our members. It was a beautiful day and a great time was had by all. Photos by Greg Gottlieb.
Firefighter Alex Lombardi, Company 3 - US Coast Guard
Firefighter Andrew Lombardi, Company 3 - US Coast Guard
Firefighter Kevin O'Connor, Company 1 - US Army
Firefighter Joseph Pacifico, Company 3 - US Army
Ex-Capt. Tom Sidik, Truck Company - US Coast Guard Reserve
At 2:37 PM on July 6, 2017 the Hauppauge Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 73 Grissom Way in Hauppauge. Fire Marshal Gottlieb, who was first on scene, reported a working structure fire at the residence. Engine Companies 1, 3 and 4 responded as well as ladder 3-8-7 and Heavy Rescue 3-8-9. Mutual aid was provided by the Central Islip, Nesconset and Smithtown Fire Departments and ambulances were provided by the CI Hauppauge Ambulance Co. All 3 occupants of the home escaped unharmed. The Incident Commander was Assistant Chief Ronald Walker. The Suffolk County Arson Squad is investigating the cause of the fire. Photos by Fire Marshal Gottlieb.
The Hauppauge Fire Department was alerted for a residential structure fire at 4:32 AM on July 6, 2017. All three occupants of the home escaped uninjured. Engines 3-8-1, 3-8-3 and 3-8-4 responded as well as ladder 3-8-7 and heavy rescue 3-8-9. Mutual aid was provided by the Smithtown, Nesconset and Central Islip Fire Departments. Ambulance companies from CI-Hauppauge and East Brentwood Fire also responded. Captain William Kunzig was the Incident Commander. Photos by Fire Marshal Greg Gottlieb.
On Thursday, June 8 at about 2:16 PM the Hauppauge Fire Department was alerted for a reported structure fire in the garden apartments at 562 New Highway. The alarm was upgraded to a working fire (13-35) two minutes later. In addition to units from the Hauppauge Fire Department, mutual aid was provided by the Smithtown, Commack, Central Islip and Nesconset Fire Departments. One firefighter was transported to the hospital for smoke and heat exposure. There were no civilian injuries. Photos courtesy Greg Gottlieb.
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