Just after midnight on August 14 the department was activated for a brush fire on Spider Island. This was the second fire this summer on Spider Island located just north of Cupsogue County Park on Dune Road which is only reachable by boat is used by tent campers and day trippers during the summer months.
The departments boat was launched with limited equipment and manpower, due to its size and made ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Thursday August 11, 2016 at 4:23pm the department was activated for a motor vehicle accident on County Road 31, in front of the North Mall.
When Rescue 785 arrived on scene at the 2 car MVA, the Captain determined Heavy Rescue was needed as a driver was trapped. Engine 2 arrived moments after Rescue 5 and deployed the edraulic Hurst Tools, assisting Rescue 5's crew who had already deployed their ... (Full Story & Photos)
This will be the last weekly picture update for the New Firehouse Construction Photo Gallery. The Fire District Commissioners set a tentative move in date for July 12. All major construction is done; only minor touch-ups need to completed. The communications pole is set to be placed this upcoming week.
It has been a long 22 months of construction with plenty of planning/meetings that occurred before ... (Full Story & Photos)
The department was activated for a Residential Automatic Alarm at 150 Montauk Highway, Westhampton at approximately 2:48am on June 29, 2016. 1st Assistant Chief Bill Dalton was first to arrive on scene and was confronted with a light haze in the house with positive Co readings on his meter. Asst. Chief Dalton and 2nd Asst. Chief Halsey Stevens were in the front of the residence with the homeowner ... (Full Story)
On Sunday June 26, 2016, a few minutes after 6pm, the department was activated for a reported water rescue at Cupsogue Beach in the vicinity of the campgrounds, in the ocean. As per our protocol, Eastport Fire Department was dispatched to respond with their boat as well. Chief Ross Donneson (7-8-30) was responding to the scene and requested the East Moriches FD respond as well with their boat to assist ... (Full Story)