Grove Place Fire

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On December 6th 2015, at approximately 1343 hours, the Port Washington Fire Department was activated for a “General Alarm” on Grove Place in the Terrace Section of Port Washington. Protection Engine Company #1 was first due with Engine 8513 followed by Flower Hill Engine Company #1’s Engine 855. The fire was located in the living… Continue Reading

Signal 10: Garage Fire


On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015, the PWFD was alerted for a General Alarm: House Fire at 11:10pm. Ladder 8519, belonging to Atlantic Hook and Ladder Co. #1, was first to arrive on the scene. On arrival they encountered thick smoke conditions bellowing from the two-car garage. Upon further investigation, firefighters found a running vehicle engulfed… Continue Reading

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 standby coverage for Port Washington… Continue Reading

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 Neck. A FAST, firefighter assist… Continue Reading

Residential Kitchen Fire

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.

PWFD Fights Fifth Fire in Five Days

At 19:48 on September 4th, 2011 the PWFD was toned out for a General Alarm House Fire in on Shorewood Drive in the Village of Sands Point. Assistant Chief Waterson (8502) arrived to find a fully involved structure fire and immediately transmitted a SIGNAL 10 (working structure fire.) Heavy Rescue 8522 from, Atlantic Hook and Ladder Co. #1, was on scene… Continue Reading

PWFD Volunteers Battle 4th Working Fire in 5 Days

At 08:56 on September 4th, 2011 the PWFD was toned out for a General Alarm, Basement Fire, on Warwick Place in Port Washington. Chief Cole (8500) arrived advising smoke was showing from the building. The alarm was upgraded to a SIGNAL 10 (working structure fire) at 09:11. Engine 8511 from Protection Engine Co. #1 was first due… Continue Reading

PWFD Extinguishes Fully Involved House Fire

At 22:07 on September 2nd, 2011 the PWFD was activated for a General Alarm House Fire on Sousa Drive in the Village of Sands Point. The first fire units to arrive found the home to already be fully involved with extension to two neighboring homes. Chief Cole (8500) immediately transmitted a SIGNAL 10 (Working Structure Fire) upon arrival… Continue Reading

PWFD Responds to Fire at Historic Building

At 20:50 on August 31, 2011 the PWFD was activated for a General Alarm Building Fire at 200 Port Washington Boulevard. When PWFD units arrived the fire had spread to two buildings at the Elderfields Historic Preserve. Chief Cole (8500) transmitted a SIGNAL 10 (Working Structure Fire) upon arrival. Engine 8513 from Protection Engine Co. #1 was… Continue Reading