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Single Vehicle Motor Vehicle Accident

Sometime after midnight on the morning of June 26, 2012, a single vehicle veered off the road hitting a guardrail and tree. The PWFD rescued the driver, the sole occupant, and transported the individual to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Photos have been digitally altered.

PWFD Assists Plainview with Bus Fire

On the evening of June 12th 2012 PWFD units were returning from training at the Nassau County Fire Service Academy, in Bethpage, when they came upon a bus fire on the Long Island Expressway at Exit 44. Assistant Chief Ryan along with the crew of Engine 856 assisted the Plainview Fire Department with extinguishing the

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Landscaping Truck Goes Ablaze

At 17:56 on December 22, 2011 the Port Washington Fire Department received a signal 8 alarm for a truck fire. Responding units found a fully involved landscaping truck. The fire was quickly brought under control. The cause of fire was determined to electrical in nature originating in the engine compartment.

Early Morning SUV vs Tree

At 00:09 on the 28th of October the Port Washington Fire Department was toned out for an auto accident in the Village of Sands Point. A driver had lost control of their vehicle and collided with a tree on the side of the road. The driver suffered minor injuries with no other vehicles involved. Of

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PWFD Responds to Back-to-Back MVAs

At 2322 on July 23, 2011 the PWFD was activated for a motor vehicle accident (MVA) involving an overturned car. Fire Medic Co. #1 transported the driver to the hospital. Shortly after the first MVA FireCom toned out a second MVA at 2342 involving a motorcyclist under a minivan. The accident occurred in front of Alper’s Hardware

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