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  

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

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

2012 Nassau County Parade and Drill

The Port Washington Fire Department is proud to be hosting the 2012 Nassau County Parade and Drill taking place from July 13th to July 14th, 2012. The Nassau County Parade and Drill is a multi-day event bringing the 70+ Fire Departments that protect Nassau County together. This year the parade and block party will take… Continue Reading

PWFD Volunteers Respond to 200+ Hurricane Irene Alarms

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.