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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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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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Photos from the 2012 County Parade

Special thanks to Lauren and the Late Night Buff Network for all the photos! Full Galleries: 2012 Nassau County Parade at Port Washington 2012 Nassau County Motorized Drill 2012 Nassau County Old Fashioned Drill  

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PWFD Conducts Training in Building Set to be Demolished

On June 28th, 2012 the PWFD conducted training on a residential building scheduled to be torn down in the near future. The building was filled with artifical smoke to simulate fire conditions. Buildings set to be demolished are a great training asset for Fire Departments. Similar training was conducted last year

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Harborfest 2012

Thank you to everyone who visited the PWFD table at Harborfest 2012! Any opportunity to engage our fellow residents about fire prevention and safety is always a great opportunity. Make sure to check our website’s Safety section if you’d like to learn more about fire prevention and safety.

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Memorial Day 2012

The Port Washington Fire Department was proud to be a part of this year’s Memorial Day Parade; a special occasion to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to our great nation. Each year all four companies of the PWFD gather early on Memorial Day at Nassau Knowles Cemetary. The

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