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 was asssisted by mutual aid… Continue Reading

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

Landscaping Truck Goes Ablaze

At 17:56 on December 22, 2011 the Port Washington Fire Department received a signal 8 alarm for a truck fire. Responding units found a fully involved landscaping truck. The fire was quickly brought under control. The cause of fire was determined to electrical in nature originating in the engine compartment.

PWFD Douses Dumpster Fire

At 14:41 on December 20, 2012 the Port Washington Fire Department received a General Alarm for a dumpster fire at 382 Main Street. A fire engine from Protection Engine Company #1 arrived within minutes of the alarm. Firefighters found the fire spreading to nearby exposures along a fence and vertically up a utility pole. Being mindful of… Continue Reading