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Industrial accident on Adams Avenue in Hauppauge

Posted 1/27/2020

2011 hours. The Hauppauge Fire Department is dispatched with Central Islip Hauppauge Ambulance to a report of an adult female with her hand trapped in a piece of machinery at Contract Pharmacal, 135 Adams Avenue. Suffolk Police arrived first and were able to free the subject, who sustained only minor injuries. The subject was transported to the hospital via ambulance. FD units cleared from the scene by 2030 hours. 

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CI-Hauppauge Ambulance handles overturn with fire in Central Islip

Posted 1/27/2020

0620 hours.Central Islip Hauppauge Ambulance and Central Islip Fire Department respond to a report of a traffic collision with injuries in front of 676 Lowell Avenue at the intersection of Hackmatac Street. Units arrive to find a vehicle on its side and burning, resting against a snapped utility pole. Wires were also down. The occupant of the vehicle was traded by EMS and FD personnel extinguished the fire. 

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Centereach sends an ambulance to cover for Holtsville during garage fire

Posted 1/27/2020

0935 hours Firefighters responded to a house fire at 136 13th Avenue off Masonic. Crews arrived to find a fast moving fire that had already engulfed a vehicle and a garage that was attached to the home. Assistance was brought in from the Medford, North Patchogue & Farmingville Fire Departments. Firefighters were able to bring the blaze under control within 30 minutes. The radiant heat from the fire melted the siding to the home next door. Both occupants of the house were transported to a nearby hospital for injuries. The cause of the blaze is currently under investigation by Fire Marshals from the Town of Brookhaven and Suffolk County Police Arson detectives. Centereach and Ronkonkoma Fire Departments sent units to cover for Holtsville for the duration of the alarm.

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Hauppauge FD sends RIT to East Brentwood house fire.

Posted 1/26/2020

1145hrs. The East Brentwood FD toned out for a reported structure fire at 49 Prospect Ave. 2nd Assistant Chief Bryant Figueroa arrived on scene and transmitted a working fire in a occupied 1-story brick residential structure. Ladder 333 arrived and crews removed the remaining tenants from the building while also deploying two 1 3”4 lines. Engine 331 arrived shortly after, secured a 2nd hydrant and sent the crew inside to assist in the operation. An aggressive interior attack was made while conducting primary searches. During primary search a dog was found, crews tried tirelessly giving oxygen and performing CPR, but unfortunately the dog succumbed to its injuries.

The fire was placed under control within 20 mins. No injuries reported at time of release. The fire is being investigated by the Town of Islip Fire Marshals Office and Suffolk County PD Arson Squad . Mutual Aid was provided by; Brentwood FD Truck 3-2-28, Central Islip FD Engine 3-7-1, Islip Terrace FD Engine 3-6-1, Hauppauge FD RIT 3-8-9, Brentwood Legion Amb, Central Islip Hauppauge Amb. Also providing stand by coverage; Brentwood FD Engine Co.2 and East Islip FD Amb 3-5-6. All units and personnel operated under the command of Chief of Department Frankie Vasquez.

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Fatal MVA on Motor Parkway in Hauppauge

Posted 1/25/2020

 1824 hrs. An 18-year-old Bay Shore man was driving a 1998 Nissan Pathfinder westbound on Motor Parkway between Hoffman Lane and Veterans Memorial Highway when the vehicle became disabled in the roadway. A 57-year-old Bay Shore man driving a 2003 Toyota minivan stopped behind the Nissan to offer assistance. As the two men walked behind the minivan to remove tools from the trunk, they were struck by a 2001 Dodge Durango driven by a 22-year-old woman, pinning both subjects between the vehicles. 

 
Suffolk Police officers applied a tourniquet to the leg of the 18 year old male and firefighters from the Hauppauge FIre Department extricated him with CI-Hauppauge Ambulance Personnel standing byusing hydraulic tools. He was transported to the hospital by CI-Hauppauge Ambulance. The 57 year old driver of the minivan was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. 
 
The vehicles were impounded for a safety check. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.

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House fire in Kings Park

Posted 1/25/2020

1905 Hours. The Kings Park Fire Department is dispatched to a report of a house on fire at 207 Bread and Cheese Hollow Road in Fort Salonga. Arriving units encounter smoke in the house. Crews deal with extensive hoarding conditions but eventually find and extinguish fire in the basement.Mutual aid from Northport (Engine), East Nortport (RIT), Commack (ladder), Smithtown (Engine) and St. James (engine and Ambulance to cover). One civilian was transported from the scene with difficulty breathing. Crews cleared from the scene just after 2100 hours. The cause of this fire is being investigated by Fire Marshals from the Town of Smithtown and Detectives from the Suffolk County Police Department arson squad. This was one of a number of fires at this location. 

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Truck fire in Hauppauge

Posted 1/24/2020

1157 Hrs. Vehicle Fire at 601 Veterans Highway. A 2015 Ford F-350 owned by the Suffolk County Water Authority had just been parked when the operator noticed a fire in the engine compartment.

Engine 3-8-14,3-8-3 operated under the direction of of Captain Mooney. Neither the chlorine on board or the compressed natural gas tanks that alternately fuel the vehicle were affected. There were no injuries.

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House fire on Fairlawn Lane in Centereach

Posted 1/20/2020

1616 hours. The Centereach Fire Department is dispatched to a report of a house on fire at 58 Fairlawn Drive off Salem Road. Chief of Department Max Mayzus was first in and advised of heavy smoke pushing from the basement, second floor and from the attic of a two story colonial. The alarm was retained as a working fire, bringing in mutual aid in from Selden and Setauket Fire Departments.

Crews had water on the fire shortly after arriving. All visible fire was knocked down at 1650. The fire was placed under control at 1653 hours. Two civilians were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Units cleared the scene at 1740

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Commack FD sends a RIT to Dix Hills house fire.

Posted 1/18/2020

1603 hours. Dix Hills Fire Department is activated for a structure fire at 15 Corwin Court. Units arrived to find active fire in the walls around a fireplace with extension into the attic of a 40X80 single story dwelling.. Mutual aid requested from Commack for a truck and a RIT, Huntington Manor for an engine, Deer Park, Greenlawn and Melville FDs to the scene. East Northport FD and Huntington Community First Aid Squad sent an ambulance to cover. Crews stretched and operated three hose lines. The main body of fire was knocked down at 1647 hours and the fire was placed under control at 1705 hours. All units cleared from the scene at approximately 1750 hours. The Suffolk County Police Department Arson Squad is investigating. 

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Crash with pin at Lake Avenue and Browns Road in Nesconset

Posted 1/18/2020

0959 hours. While returning from a carbon monoxide emergency, the Nesconset Fire Department was notified of a traffic collision with injuries in front of their main firehouse on Lake Avenue at Browns Road. Units arrived to find a crash involving three vehicles, with the operator of one trapped within. Firefighters operating off Rescue 4-4-9 popped the drivers door and EMS personnel removed the patient.

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Fire in the laundry room at Jefferson Ferry in Setauket.

Posted 1/18/2020

1039 hours. Setauket Fire Department responds to an activated fire alarm at the Jefferson Ferry Community Center on Jefferson Ferry Drive. Units arrived to find smoke pushing from the basement of the building. Numerous ambulances were requested from the surrounding departments. Crews made entry into the building and found that the fire had been extinguished. The area was overhauled and secured for the Fire Marshals and the building was cleared of smoke. There were no injuries. 

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Past Chief and Past Commissioner Everett "Buck" Robert Bowers of the Ronkonkoma Fire Department is laid to rest.

Posted 1/18/2020

On January 12, 2020, Everett “Buck” Robert Bowers, loving husband and father of four passed away at the age of 85 in Palm Coast, Florida.

Buck was born on April 25, 1934 in Lake Ronkonkoma, New York to Everett William Bowers and Florence Stephens Bowers. Buck was an active member of the Ronkonkoma Fire Department starting in 1952. He was Fire Chief from 1962-1966; Commissioner from 1966-1970; and a Suffolk County Deputy Fire Coordinator from 1966-1970. Buck then moved to upstate New York in 1970, where he settled and raised his family in South Cairo, New York. Buck was a builder by trade and ran a successful business for 30 years until his retirement in 1991.

After his retirement in 1991, Buck moved to Perry, Florida, where he continued his passion for hunting, by raising, training and running his foxhounds. In 2002, Buck relocated to Palm Coast, Florida, to be closer to his family. This is where he spent the rest of his retirement. While in Palm Coast, Buck followed his other passion for motorcycles. He was a chartered member of the Red Nights Motorcycle Club, and enjoyed his rides with his family and friends.

Buck was predeceased by his parents, Everett and Florence and by his son, Everett William (Billy) Bowers and grandson, Austin Ray. Buck is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Maureen, his three children, Lauri (Jimbo) Rumph, Robert (Faith) Bowers, and Valerie Bennett, grandchildren, Michael, Jesse, Jayme, Courtney, Bryan, Brandee, and Skylar and 11 great grandchildren. Buck is also survived by his siblings, Betty Limov, Arnold, Jerry, and Alan Bowers. Buck was a loving, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be greatly missed.

Viewing services were held at Maloney Lake Funeral Home in Ronkonkoma on Friday, January 17, 2020 with a firematic service at 8 pm. The funeral service was held on January 18, 2020, at 10:00 am. Interment followed at Ronkonkoma Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Buck’s memory can be made to the FASNY Fireman’s Home, 125 Harry Howard Avenue, Attention: Activities, Hudson, NY 12534.

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Centereach and Ronkonkoma FD's send units to Farmingville house fire.

Posted 1/18/2020

0815 hours. Farmingville Fire Department is dispatched to a house fire at 27 Laurel Place. Units arrive to find heavy fire venting from a single car garage attached to a single story private dwelling.  Crews stretched lines on the fire in the garage and to deal with fire that had extended into the house. Mutual aid was requested from the Holtsville, Centereach, Selden and Ronkonkoma Fire Departments. The fire was extinguished within 40 minutes and there were no injuries. Damage was extensive to the house and to the garage. Fire Marshals from the Town of Brookhaven are investigating.

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Traffic collision with injuries on West Main Street at Brooksite Drive in Smithtown

Posted 1/17/2020

2057 hours. Smithtown Fire Department responds to a traffic collision with injuries at operated at Edgewood Ave and West Main Street. Fire and EMS personnel arrived to find a multi-vehicle crash. The occupants were removed, evaluated and transported. FD personnel secured both vehicles and addressed fluid that had spilled onto the roadway. There were no serious injuries. This was one of seven calls that the Smithtown Fire Department handled today. Just another day in the life of your volunteer firefighters. 

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MVA Heavy rescue Browns and 347

Posted 1/13/2020

1259 Nesconset Fire Department responds to a traffic collision with injuries at Browns Road and Route 347. Units arrive to find a crash involving two vehicles with the operator of one pinned. FD personnel popped the drivers door on the convertible Ford Mustang and removed the occupant, who was then transported to the hospital. 

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Car fire on Alexander Ave in Nesconset

Posted 1/11/2020

2038 Hours. Nesconset Fire Department responds to a report of a vehicle fire at 185 Alexander Ave. Units arrive to find an active fire in the engine compartment of an SUV in the driveway of this location. The fire is quickly extinguished without incident. There were no injuries. 

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Crash with overturn at Beverly Road and Wichard Blvd in Smithtown

Posted 1/9/2020

1019 hours. The Smithtown Fire Department is dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle crash at Beverly Road and Wichard Blvd. Units arrive to find a crash involving a single vehicle (a van), which was resting on its side. The lone occupant self extricated and was transported to the hospital by Smithtown Fire Department Ambulance 4-2-62. Crews from Engine 15 and Rescue 9 secured the vehicle. All units operated under the command of Asst Chief Timothy Duckham.

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Girl scouts donate stuffed animals to the Smithtown Fire Department

Posted 1/7/2020

Girl Scouts from Smithtown Troop 1781 donated stuffed Dalmatians to the Smithtown Fire Department for use on the ambulance when treating young children. Pictured are Chief Fitzpatrick and Asst Chief Diecidue with Girl Scouts Sarah Johansson, Nadia Tomitz, Kate Hebron, Brianna Lynch and Aubrey Horal. 

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Truck load of mulch smoldering in Smithtown

Posted 1/6/2020

2052 hours, the Smithtown Fire Department is activated for a Truck Fire on Cygnet Drive in Smithtown. Crews arrive to find a GMC truck full of mulch with smoke showing. Units 4-2-1, 4-2-5, 4-2-15, 4-2-9, and Chiefs 4-2-30, 4-2-32, and 4-2-33 quickly applied water to the mulch to cool it down and eliminate any fire. Units operated on scene for 22 minutes under the command of Chief Fitzpatrick.

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Smithtown sends heavy rescue to assist Kings park at MVA

Posted 1/6/2020

1840 hours. Church Street Drivers door on passenger vehicle removed by SCPD ESU

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