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25 Years Later a Moment of Silence for Captain Dayton

Published on November 25th, 2013 by in Updates

Today at 10:22 am the audible horns in Port Washington will go off to mark a moment of silence for Captain Robert H. Dayton of Flower Hill Hose Co. #1 of the Port Washington Fire Department. 25 years ago, today, while commanding a search and rescue team at an apartment fire on Main Street, he

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PWFD Blood Drive

Published on October 2nd, 2013 by in Updates

Please support the PWFD by making a blood donation! Our next blood drive is: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Flower Hill Hose Company 12 Haven Ave, PW (Across from the PW LIRR station) 30 minutes of your time spent donating gives someone another chance at life. Dinner will be served

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***IMPORTANT NOTICE***

Published on July 16th, 2013 by in Updates

IT HAS COME TO OUR ATTENTION THAT SOMEONE IS SOLICITING DONATIONS BY PHONE, REPRESENTING THE PWFD. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE PWFD DOES NOT SOLICIT ANY DONATIONS BY PHONE. THE PWFD DOES SEND OUT A MAILING SOLICITING DONATIONS IN OCTOBER OF EACH YEAR. PLEASE ADVISE YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS, FRIENDS, AND NEIGHBORS. THANK YOU. *PWFD BOARD

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2013 Road Runner Raffle Tickets!!!

It’s almost racing season, which can only mean one thing; raffle tickets are now for sale! Tickets are only $50 each. Print this form out for more information.  If you’re not familiar proceeds from the annual Road Runner raffle ticket sale go towards funding the PWFD Road Runners Drill Team. This is the most popular raffle in

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Flemming Building Fire

Published on March 22nd, 2013 by in Uncategorized

At around 1:26pm on March 14th, 2013, the PWFD initiated signal 10 procedures for a working structure fire on 1 Herbert Ave. Detectives from the Nassau County Police Department have determined the fire started due to workers on the roof improperly using blow torches. Special thanks to all of the neighboring departments who assisted the PWFD in fighting the fire and

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New Year’s Eve Signal 10

Published on March 12th, 2013 by in SIGNAL 10

At around 3 p.m. on December 31st, 2012, the Port Washington Fire Department responded to a working house fire in the Village of Sands Point. The Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department provided mutual aid to the scene with a F.A.S.T. team and ambulance. The Roslyn Highlands Fire Company and the Plandome Fire Department provided standby coverage for Port Washington

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Mutual Aid to Great Neck

Published on January 25th, 2013 by in SIGNAL 10

On the night of 18 December to 19 December 2012 the PWFD provided a mutual aid FAST truck, 8522, to the Great Neck Alert Fire Company. The Signal 10, working fire alarm, was transmitted around 2015 on the 18th. The building was a house under construction on Bayport Lane in Great Neck. A FAST, firefighter assist

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Wayne H. Wink Jr., Trains with the PWFD

Published on January 23rd, 2013 by in Training

This past summer the PWFD was joined by Nassau County Legislator Wayne H. Wink Jr., of the 11th Legislative District, at the Nassau County Fire Service Academy. Training both in Port Washington and at the Fire Service Academy is a regular part of a volunteer firefighter’s duties. The Fire Service Academy in Bethpage allows for

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Hurricane Sandy Relief Drive, Today November 15th!

Published on November 15th, 2012 by in Updates

Fire Medic Company #1 will be holding a relief supply drive, today November 15th,  in order to assist victims of Hurricane Sandy. Items can be dropped off between 5pm and 9pm,  at Fire Medic Company #1 located at: 65 Harbor Road Port Washington, NY 11050 (located between Mill Pond and the Tennis Academy, across from the PW

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Residential Kitchen Fire

Published on July 30th, 2012 by in SIGNAL 10

On the afternoon of July 30th, 2012 the PWFD responded to a house fire. The fire was quickly knocked down and a dog was rescued from the building. Mutual aid was provided by the Manhasset-Lakeville  Fire Department.