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.

Posted in SIGNAL 10

Photos from the 2012 County Parade

Special thanks to Lauren and the Late Night Buff Network for all the photos! Full Galleries: 2012 Nassau County Parade at Port Washington 2012 Nassau County Motorized Drill 2012 Nassau County Old Fashioned Drill  

Posted in Updates

PWFD Responds to Commerical Fire

At around 9am on July 12, 2012 the PWFD responded to a commercial fire at 666 Port Washington Boulevard. Units operated on the roof of the building in order to locate the fire and extinguish it. The cause of the fire is believed to be electrical in nature. The PWFD

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Posted in Minor Fire

Four Vehicle Accident on Shore Road

Port Washington Volunteers responded to a multiple motor vehicle accident on July 3rd, 2012. The accident occurred on Shore Road in the vicinity of Columbia Place. Emergency medical technicians from Fire Medic Company #1 transported four victims with non-life threatening injuries to the hospital. Firefighters from Atlantic Hook and Ladder

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Posted in Uncategorized

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

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Posted in Training, Updates

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.

Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents

2012 Relay for Life

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

Posted in Uncategorized

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

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Posted in Minor Fire, Motor Vehicle Accidents

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.

Posted in Updates

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

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