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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


PWFD Conducts Training in Building Set to be Demolished

Published on June 28th, 2012 by in Training, Updates

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 at the Lands End Estate


PWFD Drills Water Rescue Skills

Published on June 30th, 2011 by in Training

On June 30, 2011 the PWFD practiced it’s water rescue skills at Capri Marina in Manorhaven. All four companies had the opportunity to work together on simulated rescues of injured boaters and a watercraft on fire. Atlantic Hook & Ladder Company used their specialized Mustang Suits to rescue and stabilize the simulated injured boaters. Fire Medic Company provided medical