Manhasset-Lakeville F.D. Extinguishes Early Morning North Hills House Fire

Manhasset-Lakeville F.D. Extinguishes Early Morning North Hills House Fire

On Monday, December 19, 2016, at 6:05 a.m., M-LFD Companies 1, 2, 3 and the Ambulance Unit were dispatched to a reported structure fire at 43 Hanover Court in North Hills. Chief of Department Kiess (8701) was the first to respond, and upon his arrival on the scene transmitted a Signal 10. E8725 was the first fire apparatus to respond and quickly stretched a line into the home to begin knocking down the fire. The crews of E8712 and 8735 stretched an additional line while the crew of TL8720 vented the structure and checked the adjoined residence for extension. 

The Port Washington Fire Department responded to the scene as the FAST, and the fire was placed under control after around an hour of operating. 

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M-LFD Honors Holocaust Survivor

M-LFD Honors Holocaust Survivor

On Sunday November 13, 2016 members of the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department attended a ceremony at the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County honoring Holocaust survivor George Oscar Lee who created the first professional Fire Brigade & Police Department in the Fohrenwald Displaced Persons camp. The Föhrenwald displaced persons camp was one of the largest DP camps in post-World War II Europe and the last to close (in 1957). It was located in the section now known as Waldram in Wolfratshausen in Bavaria, Germany. 2nd Deputy Chief Stone presented Mr. Lee, who is a resident of the Manhasset-Lakeville District, with a plaque from the department recognizing his contribution to the fire service.

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M-LFD Extinguishes Lake Success House Fire

M-LFD Extinguishes Lake Success House Fire

On Saturday, November 12, 2016, at approximately 6:34 p.m., M-LFD Companies 3, 4, 5 and the Ambulance Unit were dispatched to 59 Meadow Woods Road, in the Village of Lake Success for a reported bedroom fire. Deputy Chief Stone (8705) was the first to respond and was advised by M-LFD Dispatch that the Lake Success Police Department was on scene reporting a working fire. Deputy Chief Stone arrived within minutes and transmitted a Signal 10 for a working fire, with heavy fire exposing from the 2nd floor on his arrival.

Engine 8740 was the first apparatus on scene and after picking up a hydrant stretched an 1 3/4'' handline to the second floor of the home to begin to extinguish the fire. A second hoseline was was then stretched by the crew of E8758.

Q8728 was requested to the scene and crews from Companies 2 and 3 assisted with opening the attic of the home and extinguishing the fire which had extended to it.

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FF Chuck Karen's Name Added to Patriot Park

On September 10, 2016, M-LFD gathered at Patriot's Park in Manhasset as Chuck Karen's name was added to the monument there by the commissioners of the Manhasset Park District. Chuck passed away earlier this year from 9/11 related illness. Chuck was a police officer in the NYPD's 73rd precinct and spent countless hours at the world trade center site in the aftermath of the attacks.

Dedication

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M-LFD Extinguishes Car Fire at North Shore University Hospital

On Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at approximately 8:00 p.m., M-LFD Company 2 was dispatched to 300 Community Drive, North Shore University Hospital, for a reported car fire. Chief of Department Kiess (8701) and Deputy Chief Mazurkiewicz (8703) both responded immediately, and upon their arrival confirmed a fully involved car fire in the main entrance of the hospital. E8725 responded and quickly extinguished the fire. All units were released from the scene within 20 minutes.

NSUH Car Fire

 

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