Fire Prevention Open House




Vanguard Engine Co. Annual Comedy Night Fundraiser




WIFD Attends Assemblyman Joseph Saladino Marine and Recreation Expo @ Captree State Park

On Sunday Sept. 14th, the West Islip Fire Department took part in Assemblyman Joseph Saladaino annual Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo held at Captree State Park.  The proud volunteers from the department displayed our marine and water rescue assets, including our new Safeboat Fire-Rescue Vessel, our Underwater Search and Rescue Van, and our 2.5 ton High Water Rescue Vehicle.  



Brewer's Take Another

Friday, August 29, 2014   The Brewer's Band have taken another 1st Place finish this time at the 60th Annual Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighter’s Convention while providing marching music for America Hose Company No. 1, Tamaqua, Pa.  

We extend our congratulations to the American Hose Company for their 1st Place Marching Unit win.

We'd also like to thank the Good Intent Fire Company of the Pottsville Fire Department for their hospitality during our visit to their fire station.



The Brewer's - New York State Champions

 The West Islip Fire Department Brewer's Band took1st Place Continental Band at the NYS Parade held in Deerfield, NY. 



200-Year Storm Swamps West Islip

Wednesday, August 13, 2014  A 200-year storm bringing over 11.50-inches of rain to the Hamlet of West Islip, resulted in 42 alarms in 8 hours.  Using a high water rescue truck and a brush truck department personnel effected over 20 separate water rescue due to flooding conditions, removing 35 occupants trapped by the rising water.  



Tractor Trailer MVA

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.  



Town's of Islip Parade Champs

At the Islip Town Volunteer Fireman's Association Parade held on Sat. August 8th, the West Islip Fire Department won the following trophies.

1st Place Continental Band including the Ex-Chief Al Waters Perpetual Leg Trophy (West Islip FD) and the Roy Patterson Perpetual Leg Trophy (Brentwood FD).

1st Place Best Appearing Department  over 30 men in the line of march

Congrats to the West Islip Fire Department on a job well done.



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