Tuesday, March 17, 2015
At at approximately 19:30 hours on March 13th, the West Islip Fire Department was advised by our EMS first responder of heavy smoke in the area of Prospect Avenue and Beach Street. Upon further investigation, a working structure fire was located at 1100 Prospect Ave. An aggressive interior attack was initiated by the volunteers firefighters from West Islip and with assistance from our neighboring departments, were able to quickly knock down the fire and place the incident under control. Photos by ex-captain Al Cinnotti - Add'l photos can be viewed by clicking the camera icon below.
Saturday, January 24, 2015 09:25
At approximately 09:25 hours on the morning of Saturday January 25th, the West Islip Fire Department was activated by Suffolk County FireCom for a reported structure fire with occupant within. Within two minutes from time of activation, Assistant Chief Parrett arrived on scene of a two story private family dwelling with heavy smoke showing. At that time, it was confirmed all occupants of the home had self evacuated. Under the command of Assistant Chief Baxter, the vamps from the West Islip Fire Department commenced an aggressive interior attack resulting in the incident being placed under control within 35 minutes.The Bay Shore, North Babylon and Deer Parks fire departments provided assistance at scene of this alarm. Fire Station standby coverage was provided by the Babylon Fire Department and the Bay-Shore Brghtwaters Ambulance Corp.All photo's by Chief John Ippolito of the Bay Shore Fire Department. Add'l photos can be found by clicking the camera below or the first photo.
The West Islip Fire Department Brewer's Band took1st Place Continental Band at the NYS Parade held in Deerfield, NY.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
At 13:42 hours on 08-13-14, the West Islip Fire Department was activated for a tractor trailer motor vehicle accident on Westbound Sunrise Highway on top of the Udall Road bridge. First due units encountered a jackknifed tractor trailer with one aided.
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