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 at the Lands End Estate… Continue Reading

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.

2012 Relay for Life

Photos from the 2012 Relay for Life at Sousa Elementary School.  

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… Continue Reading

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.

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 Department Chaplain leads a service to remember… Continue Reading