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
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
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
As of September 1st, 2011 the Port Washington Fire Department has responded safely to over 200 alarms related to Hurricane Irene. The PWFD dealt with emergencies ranging from car fires to to exploded electric transformers. The Chiefs Office would like to thank all the volunteer members who turned out for Hurricane Irene and the aftermath.