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We Remember Fire Medic Sowle

Today please observe a moment of silence for Fire Medic member Ingrid Sowle. 25 years ago, February 19th, 1990. She was tragically killed in the line of duty while operating at the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Roslyn West Shore Road. We will never forget! Today the PWFD

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25 Years Later a Moment of Silence for Captain Dayton

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

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PWFD Blood Drive

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

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***IMPORTANT NOTICE***

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

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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

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Posted in Road Runners, Updates

Flemming Building Fire

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

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New Year’s Eve 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

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Posted in SIGNAL 10

Mutual Aid to Great Neck

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

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Wayne H. Wink Jr., Trains with the PWFD

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

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Hurricane Sandy Relief Drive, Today November 15th!

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

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