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Saturday, April 7, 2018 

   


 

Residential Fire on Tappen Ave

Thursday, February 8, 2018  At 4:35 pm on Thursday, February 8th 2018 the Islip Fire Department responded to a report of a residential structure fire at 34 Tappen Avenue on the corner of Wingam Drive. First to arrive was chief of department Butler who confirmed active fire on the 2nd floor transmitting the Signal 35 (working fire). Islip crews were met with heavy fire conditions on the second floor which was extremely cluttered with contents. The fire was quickly extinguished and extensive overhaul began. Mutual aid was provided by the East Islip Fire Department for a FAST truck and an ambulance, Islip Terrace Fire Department for an engine to the scene, Bay Shore Fire Department for an engine to standby at Islip FD headquarters to cover any additional alarms, Exchange Ambulance of the Islips for an ambulance and the Bay Shore Brightwaters Rescue Ambulance, Inc. also for an ambulance to the scene. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the Islip Town Fire Marshals office and the Suffolk County Police Department Arson Squad. (Photos by Ryan Wiedman, Matt Marshal and Ken Bradbury)

     



 

Double Limosine fire on Whittman Ave

Saturday, January 13, 2018  At 3:40pm on Saturday, January 13rh 2018 the Islip FD was dispatched toa report of a vehicle fire on Whittman Ave. First to arrivew was Chief Of Department Butler who confirmed 2 involved limosine fires in the driveway of a home. The fire was contained to the 2 vehicles and quickly extinguished by Islip crews without injuries. (Photos by Chief Pfuhl)

     



 

1 Trapped in Union Blvd Acccident

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 15:19 At 3:19 pm on Tuesday January 2nd 2018 the Islip Fire Department was alerted to a motor vehicle accident on the corner of Nassau Ave and Union Blvd. Units arrived to find a 2 car accident with 1 subject pinned. The crew of Tactical Rescue unit 3-4-14 utilized the Hurst tool to remove the drivers door of the vehicle and allow Islip FD rescue crews to access the patient and remove him from the vehicle. The driver was transported to Southside hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The incident was under the direction of Chief Of Department Butler.

     



 

Happy New Year

Monday, January 1, 2018  On behalf of the Chiefs Officers and Members if the Islip Fire Department we would like to wish everyone a happy and safe new year. In 2017 the Islip Fire Department responded for calls for service 1,104 times for Fire or Medical emergencies. Today the Islip Fire Department started off 2018 with swearing in the new Chiefs and Officers. This morning Chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners Tom Leggio swore in Chief of Department Thomas Butler 1st Assistant Chief Ronald Pfuhl 2nd Assistant Chief Alden Schroeder Immediatly following Chief of Department Thomas Butler then Swore in the 2018 line officers of the Islip Fire Department. Engine Company 1 Captain - Kevin Janssen 1st Lieutenant - Thomas Butler Jr. 2nd Lieutenant - Jesse Gerhard Engine Company 2 Captain - Christopher Thomas 1st Lieutenant - Charles Macchio 2nd Lieutenant - Joseph Ferrari Hook & Ladder Company Captain - Thomas Farrell 1st Lieutenant - Sean Pyatt 2nd Lieutenant - Peter Miele Fire Police Company Captain - Kenneth Milton 1st Lieutenant - Michael McKenna 2nd Lieutenant - Donald McKenna And a special thank you to our 2017 leadership and congratulations on ending their terms. Ex-Chief- William Moon Ex-Captain Engine 1 - Frank Rucci Ex-Captain Engine 2 - Jared Gunst Ex-Captain Hook & Ladder - Michael Rosamilia Ex-Captain Fire Police - James Keller

     



 

Garage Fire on East Bayberry Road

Thursday, December 28, 2017 05:24 At 5:24 am on Thursday December 28th 2017 the Islip FD was dispatched to a report of a garage fire at 136 East Bayberry Road. After dispatch Chief Moon was advised by Islip dispatch that the Suffolk County Police Department was on the scene advising an active garage fire. Chief Moon arrived shortly after confirming a heavy smoke condition and transmitted the working fire. Crews found heavy fire in a 3 car detached garage set back far from the street down a long driveway with a loft living space above. Islip crews stretched 2 attack hose lines and quickly extinguished the fire while truck crews performed searches and opened up for extension. Islip crews battled the freezing temperatures which caused a major icing condition at the scene. Mutual aid was provided by the East Islip Fire Department for a FAST team and the Exchange Ambulance of the Islips and the Bay Shore Brightwaters Rescue Ambulance, Inc. for EMS coverage at the scene. There were 3 occupants in the structure at the time of the fire and were all able to evacuate prior to arrival.

     



 

Mutual Aid to Brentwood Storage Facility Fire

Thursday, December 28, 2017  Just before 1pm on Thursday December 28th 2017 the Islip Fire Department was notified for a mutual aid to the Brentwood Fire Department for a working commercial structure fire at a storage facility at 1614 Fifth Avenue. Engine 3-4-9 along with chiefs 3-4-30 (Moon) and 3-4-31 (Butler) responded. Islip crews operated for multiple hours at the scene.

     



 

Mutual Aid to East Islip for Main Street Building Fire

Tuesday, December 26, 2017  At 6:35 am December 26th 2017 the Islip FD was alerted on a mutual aid to the East Islip Fire Department for a commercial building fire at 136 East Main Street. Units arrived to find a heavily involved law office building. Islip engines 3-4-2 and 3-4-7 both responded along with Chiefs Moon and Butler. Islip crews operated for about 2 hours. (Photos by Ex-Chief Richard Ackerson Jr and Ryan Wiedmann)

     



 

Car Fire in Kohls Shopping Center

Wednesday, December 20, 2017  Just after 11am on Wednesday December 20th 2017 the Islip Fire Department was alerted to a car fire in the parking lot of the Kohls Shopping Center at 2040 Sunrise Highway. Islip units arrived to find an active engine compartment fire. The fire was quickly extinguished by the crew of Engine 3-4-1. The incident was under the command of Chief of Department Moon. (Photos by Joe Raff).

     



 

Early morning kitchen fire

Monday, December 18, 2017 02:14 At 2:14 am on Monday December 18th 2017 the Islip FD was alerted to a report of a residential structure fire at 9 Willowbrook Ave Apartment 11B. Crews arrived to find a small active fire in the kitchen of the apartment with heavy smoke condition. Crews quickly extinguished the fire, opened up for extension and ventilated the building. The incident was under the command of Chief of Department Moon. Photos by John Ippolito Jr.

     



 
 
 

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