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Hauppauge, Nesconset and Ronkonkoma send units to fatal house fire in Lakeland

Posted 6/18/2018

The Lakeland Fire Department is dispatched to a report of a house on fire at 14 May Court off Johnson Avenue. Units arrived to find an active fire in the basement of a single story ranch. Firefighters located and removed one subject from the building. The victim, a 60 year old male, was transported but did not survive. Three lines were stretched and operated. The fire was placed under control at approximately 1555 hours. Mutual aid provided by Ronkonkoma, East Brentwood, Medic 45, Sayville, Farmingville, Bohemia, Holbrook, Nesconset, Hauppauge and Central Islip Fire Departments. Click on the photo to view video from the scene.
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Sprinklers control fire in Hauppauge warehouse

Posted 6/16/2018

The Hauppauge Fire Department was dispatched to an activated fire alarm at 250 Kennedy Drive. Units arrived, entered the building and after a search found an active fire in the metal shop of a 130,000 square foot packaging and warehouse facility. The sprinkler system was controlling the fire and crews stretched a line in and quickly finished the job. Fire was confined to the shop area but smoke damage was more extensive. Crews ventilated and overhauled then turned the scene over to the Smithtown Fire Marshals Office and Suffolk Arson.

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May Edition of Safe Kids Worldwide recall list is out

Posted 6/3/2018

Could there be recalled items in your home? Check out the may edition of Safe Kids Worldwide Children's product recalls to find out. Click on their logo below.

 

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2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins Today

Small basement fire quickly extinguished in Nesconset

Posted 5/20/2018

Nesconset Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a house on fire at 32 Midwood Avenue. Units arrived to find smoke pushing from a two story private dwelling. All of the occupants had safely evacuated and were uninjured. FD personnel stretched a line into the basement and quickly extinguished the fire. Fire Marshals from the Town of Smithtown are handling the investigation.

Mutual aid provided by St. James, Ronkonkoma, Smithtown and Centereach Fire Departments.

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Centereach & Ronkonkoma go to Farmingville house fire.

Posted 5/8/2018

1402. Farmingville FD is dispatched to a residential automatic fire alarm. Arriving units encounter a working fire. Mutual aid is requested from Ronkonkoma, Holtsville, Centereach and Selden FD's.

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Early morning house fire in Hauppauge

Posted 5/6/2018

0202 hours. Hauppauge FD is dispatched to a report of a house fire on Swallow Lane. Units arrive to find an active fire in and around a single car garage attached to the south side of the house. Lines were stretched and crews made quick work of the fire. The two adult occupants escaped unharmed after being awakened by smoke detectors. Assistant Chief Ron Walker was the incident commander and operated with units from Hauppauge, Commack and the Smithtown Fire Departments. Commack Amublance, CI/Hauppauge Ambulance and an ambulance from the East Brentwood Fire Department were also on scene. The cause of the fire is being investigated by Fire Marshals from the Town of Smithtown, the Hauppauge Fire District and Detectives from the Suffolk County Police Department Arson Squad.

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Fire in Commack

Posted 5/5/2018

Weeping Cherry

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House fire in Smithtown

Setauket, Centereach and St. James respond to Stony Brook house fire.

Posted 5/4/2018

Stony Brook FD is dispatched to 43 Hawkins Road on a reported house fire. Units arrive to find fire showing out of the upper level of a two story wood frame private dwelling. Crews stretched in and mutual aid was requested. Setauket FD sent numerous units, St. James was requested for a RIT, and Centereach sent an engine. The fire was plced under control within a hour.

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Smithtown, Nissequogue, Kings Park and Nesconset deal with brush fire in Caleb Smith State Park.

Posted 5/3/2018

1524 hours. The Smithtown Fire Department is dispatched to a brush fire in the eastern section of Blydenburgh Park off Brooksite Drive. Assistant Chief Diecidue arrived and found a large area of fire. Mutual aid was requested from Kings Park, Nissequogue and Nesconset FD's for their GI's. Nissequogue also sent a tanker. Units cleared from the scene at approximately 1900 hours.

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Hauppauge FD-Vehicle fire on the LIE

Posted 5/3/2018

0957 hours. The Hauppauge Fire Department is dispatched to a vehicle fire on the westbound side of the LIE between exits 57 and 56. Crews arrived to find an involved auto on the shoulder. AFFF and multiple dry chemical extinguishers were needed to extinguish the stubborn blaze.

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Commack goes to Brentwood house fire.

Posted 5/3/2018

1200 hours. Brentwood is dispatched to a house fire. PD arrives and advises of heavy fire in a two story private dwelling. Multiple lines are stretched and two master streams are deployed. Numerous propane tanks vent.
Islip, CI, Commack, Deer Park, East Brentwood, BLA and Bay Shore FDs all provide mutual aid. The house is a total loss and is demolished by the Town of Islip.

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Setauket and Stony Brook FD's tackle shed fire.

Posted 4/21/2018

1453 hours. Stony Brook and Setauket Fire Departments were dispatched to a report of a shed fire at 57 Aspen Lane off Acorn in Stony Brook. Stony Brook FD Chief of Department Scott Roberts was first in and advised of a fully involved shed in the rear yard. 2 lines were stretched and operated on the fire and protecting the house. The fire was extinguished without incident. EMS evaluated one of the residents. Brookhaven Town Fire Marshals were called in to investigate.

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Ronkonkoma FD goes to Farmingville for commercial building fire

Car fire snarls rush hour traffic on Main Street Smithtown

Deck fire in Ronkonkoma

Posted 4/14/2018

Ronkonkoma FD is dispatched to a report of a house fire at 14 Ethan Lane. Engine 10 is first due and advises that they have smoke showing. Assistant Chief Murray is right behind them and on arrival advises that they are stretching on a burning deck that is attached to a dwelling. mutual aid units from Nesconset (Engine) Lakeland (engine) and Farmingville (ladder) also respond. The fire is quickly extinguished and after some extensive overhaul, the scene is turned over to the Town of Brookhaven Fire Marshals.

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Sprinklers hold fire in Hauppauge Commercial building

Posted 4/11/2018

0518 hours. Hauppauge Fire Department is dispatched to a water flow alarm at 735 Calebs Path off Old Willets Path. Units arrive to find the sprinkler system operating and smoke pushing out of the building. Crews entered the building and found a high pressure oil fired boiler burning. A two and one half inch hand line was stretched and the fire was extinguished. Mutual aid was requested from Smithtown, Nesconset and Brentwood but all were cancelled while en-route. The Town of Smithtown Fire Marshals office and the Hauppauge Fire District Fire Marshals are handling the investigation.

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Fire in Centereach Self Storage facility

Posted 4/11/2018

1410 hours. Centereach FD is dispatched to a report of a structure fire at Prime Storage on Hammond Road. Units arrive to find an active fire in the office area of a single story facility. Crews from Centereach, Selden, Ronkonkoma and Farmingville made quick work of the fire. There were no injuries and the Town of Brookhaven Fire Marshals are handling the investigation.

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Shed fire in Centereach

Posted 4/9/2018

1536 hours. Centereach FD is dispatched to a report of a shed on fire at 11 Dixie Lane off Rego Avenue. Units arrive to find a fully involved 10X10 shed burning in the yard with no exposure problems. The fire is quickly extinguished by crews using an inch and three quarter line. Town of Brookhaven Fire Marshals are handling the investigation.

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