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Hauppauge FD-Fatal MVC at Wheeler Road and Express Drive South

Posted 11/27/2017

0321 hours. The Hauppauge Fire Department was dispatched with Central Islip Hauppauge Community Ambulance to a motor vehicle collision in the vicinity of Wheeler Road and Express Drive South. Units arrived to find a crash involving three vehicles. Two of the parties involved suffered serious injuries, another with minor injuries and another was pronounced DOA at the scene.

Assistant Chief Stephen Feron was the OIC and operated with Heavy Rescue 3-8-9 and engines 3-8-4 and 3-8-1. Central Islip Hauppauge Ambulance handled the transports.

Update. A driver has been arrested in connection with this crash. That driver was charged with Reckless Endangerment 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of Marijuana 5th Degree and Arrgavated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 2nd Degree.

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Ronkonkoma FD-Fire in a commercial building on Hawkins Avenue

Posted 11/26/2017

Ronkonkoma FD was dispatched to a report of a fire in a restaurant on Hawkins Avenue. Units arrived to find a fire in the kitchen of BLD's Restaurant.  The fire was quickly extinguished.

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Centereach FD Heavy Rescue at 347 and Moriches Road

Posted 11/25/2017

Centereach FD is dispatched to a motor vehicle collision on Nesconset Highway at Moriches Road. Units arrived to find a three car crash with two occupants pinned in one of the cars. Crews from Engine 6 and Rescue 14 put their tools to work and extricated both subjects. Centereach used four ambulances and St. James FD sent one to the scene. All patients were transported, the vehicles were secured and the scene turned over to SCPD. 

Centereach FD-House fire on Elliot Avenue in Lake Grove

Posted 11/24/2017

The Centereach Fire Department was dispatched to a reported house on fire with occupants and animals trapped at 74 Elliot Avenue in Lake Grove. Units arrived to find smoke pushing from the upper level of a two story wood frame private dwelling. 2 lines were stretched, while crews removed a number of animals and one of the occupants from the house. The fire was quickly extinguished and fire was confined to the upper level. Overhaul was extensive and arduous due to hoarding conditions within the house. There were no injuries. Robert Corely, Chief of the Centereach Fire Department was the OIC. Mutual aid was provided at the scene from Stony Brook and Selden FDs. The Ronkonkoma FD sent an engine to cover at CFD.

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Hauppauge goes to house fire in Central Islip

Posted 11/22/2017

Central Islip FD was toned out for a house fire on Oakdale Avenue. Arriving units encountered heavy fire venting out of a two story vacant house.  Multiple hand lines were stretched and CI's tower went to work. Mutual aid was requested from multiple departments, including Hauppauge.

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Ronkonkoma FD-House fire on Center Street

Posted 11/19/2017

The Ronkonkoma, Nesconset and Farmingville Fire Departments were toned out for a reported house fire on Center Street in the Ronkonkoma Fire District. Units arrived and found heavy fire venting out of a single car garage attached to a two story private dwelling. Crews stretched and performed VES, finding that the fire had extended into the house. The fire was quickly knocked down and placed under control. Ronkonkoma FD's 30 was the OIC.

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Smithtown FD-Fire on the roof of the Long Island Beauty School

Posted 11/9/2017

0255 hours. The Smithtown Fire Department was called to respond to a report of smoke coming from a building on Route 111 at 347. Units arrived to find smoke pushing from the roof of the Long Island Beauty School.  Crews quickly located and extinguished a burning heating unit. Fire damage was isolated to the roof.

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Hauppauge FD-MVC with heavy rescue on the LIE

Posted 11/4/2017

2355 hours. The Hauppauge Fire Department responds with CI/Hauppauge VAC to a report of a motor vehicle collision on the Long Island Expressway. Units arrived to find a multi-vehicle crash with multiple aided, including one with serious injuries. FD personnel went to work along with SCPD ESU, to extricate the victims.  East Brentwood FD sent an ambulance to the scene. A total of four subjects were transported, one victim via helicopter.

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Ronkonkoma FD-Pedestrian seriously injured in hit and run on Portion Road

Posted 10/23/2017

Ronkonkoma FD responds to a report of a motor vehicle crash on Portion Road near Patchogue Holbrook Road. Units arrive to find that a subject had been hit by a vehicle that fled the scene. The victim was transported to the hospital via Ronkonkoma FD ambulance.

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Ronkonkoma FD-Gasoline tanker burns on the Long Island Expressway Service Road

Posted 10/21/2017

0415 hours. Ronkonkoma FD is dispatched to a reported vehicle fire burning on the North Service Road of the LIE. Assistant Chief Eric Cook is first out and is advised that the vehicle is in fact a gasoline tanker.  Chief Cook activates the pre-plan as a precaution as he arrives to find that the cab of the tanker is heavily involved. Mutual aid provided at the scene by the Holbrook and Nesconset Fire Departments.

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