Firefighters Battle Sunrise Lane Explosion

Photos courtesy of Jeff Bressler, Smithtown Fire Department,

An explosion shook one Smithtown neighborhood last night. On Wednesday May 3rd, at approximately 8:20 PM, neighbors along Sunrise Lane heard what sounded like two loud explosions, coming from a two-story home. Neighbors called in reports of a fire shortly after the two loud blasts. Two nearby residents, just so happened to be Smithtown firefighters.


Smithtown School Bus Fire

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Valentine’s day nearly became every parents worst nightmare, when a school bus fire sent firefighters into action, during the morning school pickup.  At approximately 8:30, Tuesday morning, a Smithtown school bus was in the process of picking up kids for school, when smoke began to filter from under the dashboard. The bus driver had already


Kings Park Native Stars in CBS Hot New Show Hunted

john picciano hunted cbs premiere interview

Kings Park’s very own Man Hunter and National TV star, John Picciano talks about his career, family and new found stardom before the premier of Hunted on CBS. We’re all ready for some football this coming weekend… but for one King Park native and his family, it’s all about the Televised Premiere after the game.


Brooksite Drive House Fire

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Smithtown Firefighters Battle a Brooksite Drive Two-Story Blaze in Blizzard Conditions A fire broke out in the middle of the snow storm, at a Brooksite Drive home, Sunday morning. On January 8th, at approximately 3:17 AM, the Smithtown Fire Department received the Signal 13, or a Garage Fire call, located at 33 Brooksite Drive. The fire department


Off-Duty Cop Saves Family From Burning Home

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Off-duty Suffolk County Police Officer Helps to Rescue a Family of Four from Centereach House Fire. Late Saturday night a brave little girl noticed her neighbors home was a blaze and ran to tell her father, an off-duty Cop. At approximately 10:50 PM, Caleigh Anson, a very courageous 12-year-old girl, noticed the house across the street


Fire Safety at St James FD


Did you know that a fire department responds to a fire call every 23 seconds in the U.S.? In fact there is a Fire related civilian injury every 33 minutes and a fire related death every two hours and 41 minutes every day. October is Fire Safety Month and the Volunteer heroes at St. James


Saturday Morning Smithtown House Fire

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Firefighters Battle Smithtown House Fire Early Morning Saturday A family of three and their two dogs are lucky to be alive this morning.  At approximately 4:29 AM Saturday morning, The Smithtown Fire Department got the call to respond to a residential structure fire or a 13-35 at 25 Eckernkamp Drive. By the time the fire


Nesconset Volunteer Fire Department Blood Drive

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On Monday, September 19, 2016 from 3pm-9pm, the Nesconset Volunteer Fire Department will host a special Blood Drive to replenish local hospital and bank supply. One hour of your time can save up to three lives in our Community. Residents who wish to participate are asked to bring a photo identification like a driver’s licence


Tropical Storm Hermine Safety List

Tropical Storm Hermine

Elected officials announced Emergency measures in effect,  in preparation of Tropical Storm Hermine, yesterday. The Storm watch includes widespread flooding and storm surges between 3-5 feet along the western part of Long Island Sound on Sunday in addition to treacherous rip currents. County Executive Steve Bellone, Commissioner Tim Sini, Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services (FRES)


Hauppauge F.D. Organize a Sidik Family Gift Card Drive

Hauppauge Fire Department is collecting gift cards for the Sidik Family.

It’s been one week since the Sidik family lost their home, belongings and two dogs to a fast burning blaze. The Sterling lane fire that left a mother and her two young children hospitalized, devastated the Smithtown community and encouraged strangers to come together to help a family overcome. The humble heroes at the Hauppauge Fire