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The Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department urges that when you need our emergency assistance for Fire, Rescue or EMS, that you dial (516) 466-4411.
For all non-emergency inquires, please dial (516) 466-4416.
|Manhasset-Lakeville Chief's Office:
170 East Shore Road
Great Neck, NY 11023
Phone: (516) 466-4416
Fax: (516) 466-4435
Email: chiefs at mlfd dot com
|Manhasset-Lakeville Firehouse Locations:|
Company #1 Firehouse
Company #2 Firehouse
Company #3 Firehouse
Company #4 Firehouse
Company #5 Firehouse
Manhasset-Lakeville F.D. Website Committee
The Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department Website Committee consists of a few dedicated members of the department who's responsbility is to keep MLFD.com updated with the most current incidents, events and information. These same members are also responsible for operating the department's official social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The Website Committee invites you to bookmark our webpage and follow us on our various social media outlets.
|Webmaster - Lee E. Genser
Contributor - Daniel Dutton
Contributor - James Dempsey
Contributor - Mark Sard
Contributor - Christopher Rapone
|Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department Recruitment|
We are currently accepting applications for Firefighters & Emergency Medical Technicians!
The members of the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department are dedicated to providing professional-level service to the community. Our fire department is staffed by all volunteers and we are always looking for new members.
If you are interested in receiving more information about becoming a volunteer with the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department, please call (516) 466-4435 or simply fill-out the online form below and you will be contacted by a department representative within a few days.
Some benefits of joining...
Some requirements to join...
|The Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department is comprised of five Fire Companies and an Ambulance Unit. Each of the five firehouses is strategically located throughout Manhasset, Great Neck and North New Hyde Park. Applicants have the opportunity to choose which Company or Unit they want to join.|
Please use the form below to submit a request for a representative from the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department to contact you in regards to becoming a volunteer Firefighter or Emergency Medical Technician. Items with a * below are required to be filled out in order to submit the form.
The Manhasset-Lakeville Fire & Water District
The Manhasset-Lakeville Fire & Water District offices are located at:
|Fire District Manager
|Fire District Supervisor
|For additional information on the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire/Water District, please visit www.MLWD.net.|
"WQNF566, 870, the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department signing on the air..."
The Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department is dispatched by the full-time dispatchers of the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire District. All emergency calls are received by a full-time dispatcher, who then dispatches the appropriate Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department Companies or Units to respond based on the type and location of the emergency.
From early childhood people are taught to 9-1-1 if there is an emergency. While dialing 9-1-1 is a good method of requesting emergency assistance, in order to provide the fastest response time to the residents of the communities we serve, the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department insists that you please dial our direct emergency phone number at (516) 466-4411 for all FIRE and MEDICAL EMERGENCIES, day or night.
** Phone stickers and magnets with our emergency phone number are available for distribution at all of our firehouses.
|How members receive notification of alarms:
|Nassau County-Wide Low Band 1 (46.10)|
This channel is used primarily for the dispatching of fire and ambulance calls throughout Nassau County, NY. Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department members receive notification of alarms via their voice pagers on this frequency. Monday thru Saturday at 1830 hours 870 performs daily radio checks on this frequency.
|Nassau County-Wide Low Band 2 (46.12)|
|Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department units responding to alarms (Signal 21) and arriving at locations (Signal 22) will transmit to 870 over this low-band frequency. All other requests and notifications to 870 are to be made over this frequency only. 870 and Nassau County FireCom use this frequency to contact command posts or bases during incidents.|
|Manhasset-Lakeville High-Band Frequency (155.1450)|
|This high-band frequency is the main fire gound operations frequency for Manhasset-Lavkeille Fire Department units. This frequency is to be used by units responding to or on the scene to contact each other. Examples: Chiefs-to-Chiefs, Chiefs-to-Officers, Officers-to-Officers, Officers-to-Members, Apparatus-to-Apparatus, etc.|
|Nassau County & M-LFD Radio Signals|
|1 - All units eliminate unnecessary transmissions||51-60 - Unassigned - Reserved for future use|
|2 - Un-assigned (Reserved for future use)||61-70 - Available for any use|
|3 - Unit involved in accident - Injured Personnel||63 - M-LFD Truck Out of Service|
|4 - Unit disabled - Need assistance||64 - M-LFD Truck Back in Service|
|5 - Activate traffic signal - Open doors||71 - Company Meeting|
|6 - Stand-by for orders where you are||72 - Company Drill or Training|
|7 - Release personnel in stations||72B - Company Drill or Training at F.S.A. (Bethpage)|
|8 - Still alarm - Grass, oil burner, car fire, etc.||73 - Rescue Company or Squad Meeting|
|9a - Ambulance - Emergency - Rescue call||74 - Rescue Company or Squad Training or Drill|
|10 - Working Building Fire or Emergency - Clear The Air||74B - Rescue Company or Squad Training or Drill at F.S.A. (Bethpage)|
|11 - Call by land line (phone) at your convenience||75 - Officers Meeting|
|12 - Fire under control - Slow Down & Proceed with caution||76 - Department Meeting|
|13 - Return to quarters or returning to quarters||77 - Department Drill or Training|
|14 - Request for Police - Routine traffic control or reports||77B - Department Drill or Training at F.S.A. (Bethpage)|
|14A - Request PD - Ambulance||78 - Funeral or Memorial Service|
|14M - Request PD - Mental Aided||79 - Drill Team Drill or Practice|
|14R - Request PD - Rescue||80 - Parade|
|15 - Radio check (5x5 Loud & Clear, 3x3 Weak & Unclear)||81 - Assistant Fire Inspectors Meeting|
|16 - Call doctor (Dept. Surgeon)||82 - Fund Drive|
|17 - Unit not available for duty||83 - Drivers Training|
|18 - Unit available for duty||84 - Clean-up|
|19 - Unit leaving district||85 - Uniform Inspection or Fitting|
|20 - Unit returning to district||86 - Blood Drive|
|21 - Unit responding to scene||87 - Physical Exam|
|22 - Unit arriving at scene||Code 87 - M-LFD Member or Member's Family in need|
|23 - Message received "OK"||88 - Softball Game or Practice|
|24 - Request Fire Marshal - Routine||89 - Picnic or Outing|
|25 - Request Fire Marshal - Immediate Investigation||90 - Tour of FireCom|
|25D - Request Fire Marshal - Immediate, Death at scene||91 - Indefinite - Available for any use|
|25HM - Request Fire Marshal - HazMat Response Team||Code 99 - Cardiac Arrest|
|27 - Request utility (E = Electric, G = Gas, W = Water, R = LIRR, H = Highway)|
|28 - Request refilling air bottles at the scene|
|29 - Request for Chaplain (C = Catholic, J = Jewish, P = Protestant)|
|30 - Request refreshments at the scene|
|31 - Fuel needed at scene or stopping for fuel|
|32 - Sound General Alarm - Reinforce initial response|
|33 - Request mutual aid - (What & From Who?)|
|34 - Invalid Building|
|35 - Switch from Battalion Freq to Countywide 46.10|
|36 - Switch from Countywide to Battalion Freq|
|37 - Switch to Mobile-to-Mobile Frequency|
|38 - Training or Drill|
|39 - Verify location of alarm|
|40 - Give your location or location of alarm|
|41 - All units at scene sound horns - Firefighters leave building immediately|
|42-48 - Unassigned - Reserved for future use|
|49 - Obvious D.O.A. - For EMS Units|
|50 - Request for Police - Dangerous situation or civil disturbance|
About The Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department
The Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department covers ten square miles and has a residential population of over 44,000, and more than three times that amount during the work week. Within the district there are two major hospitals, an industrial park, three high schools, seven middle and elementary schools, numerous shopping centers, houses of worship, office buildings and stores, major access highways and our Town Hall. We also cover over two miles of shorefront.
In 2009, the M-LFD responded to over 2,050 incidents, including over 1,230 house or structure calls, 820 ambulance calls, and various other emergencies including brush fires, electrical wires and car or truck fires. This also includes motor vehicle accidents, which at times required the use of the fire department's heavy rescue units.
To properly protect the diverse district life and property, the district supplies its 255 all-volunteer fire department members with the latest in fire fighting and rescue equipment. In addition to the new fire vehicles, the district over the last few years has purchased or leased operational
equipment such as thermal imaging cameras for all the companies; Hurst tools "Jaws of Life" for the two heavy rescue and highway companies; radios; air packs; and advance life support systems on the two ambulances and budgeted for all chief's cars.
New equipment has also been purchased for behind the scenes maintenance of district operational equipment. The new hydraulic lift system installed at our district maintenance facility allows our mechanics to perform routine tune-ups and special repairs to equipment that would have otherwise been sent out to more costly service centers. The cascade system allows our maintenance department to refill the air bottles used by fire fighters in heavy smoke filled environments to be filled safely and quickly. This reduces the turn around time that bottles can be
put back into service. They presently service 150 air packs and 150 spare bottles.
Training of the fire district staff, as well as the volunteer firefighters, is provided through the Nassau County Fire Service Academy, conferences and symposiums and professional associations. It is funded through the district education budget and education records on all district and fire department staff is kept at the district headquarters.
Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department Emergency Phone Number
If you see flashing blue lights on a vehicle driving behind you, that is a volunteer fire department member responding to an emergency. Please be kind and give them the courtesy of the road.
Alarm Company Notifications
Many alarm system installers mistakenly indicate that our residents are served by other local fire departments (such as New Hyde Park, Port Washington or Great Neck) rather than the fire department you are actually being protected by. If you receive a water bill from the Manhasset-Lakeville Water District, then please make sure your alarm company has in their system that your residence is served by the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department. If you are unsure whether you live within the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire District, please call (516) 466-4435 to verify your address.
Many times, alarm companies will notify 911 or a different local fire department instead of contacting our dispatchers directly for alarm activations. Alarm companies notifying the incorrect agency is a very common issue we encounter, especially for residents living in Great Neck because there two other fire department that serve the Great Neck peninsula. It is very important to make sure that your alarm company knows to contact us directly at (516) 466-4411. When the incorrect agency is contacted by an alarm company, your emergency call needs to be redirected to the proper one. Notifying the incorrect agency delays any sort of response in an emergency. Making sure that you have the correct fire department name and phone number listed with your fire alarm company will save precious minutes in an emergency situation.
We urge all residents living within the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire District to call their fire alarm company today and make sure that you have the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department listed as your fire department and (516) 466-4411 as the fire department phone number. Again, if you are unsure whether you live within the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire District, please call (516) 466-4435 to verify your address.
Fire Hydrants & Their Adopted Owners
Residents living within the boundaries of the Manhasset-Lakeville Water/Fire District are asked to please maintain the area around any and all fire hydrants that are located on their property. A minimum of 3 feet in all directions must be maintained around fire hydrants in order for fire department members to operate them properly. This means fire hydrants for 3 feet in all directions must be clear of plants, trees and shrubs, debris, construction materials, vehicles and any other objects that would prohibit fire apparatus from being able to secure a fire hydrant.
In the winter months, residents should make it a point to shovel snow away from fire hydrants and in the spring/summer months trim shrubs, plants and trees on their property. Allowing shrubs, plants and trees to overgrow or allowing snow to cover your "adopted" fire hydrant makes it extremely difficult to locate these vital pieces of firefighting equipment.
Precious minutes count when responding to fire emergencies and the cooperation of our vigilant residents will help us locate hydrants faster during someone's time of need. It is very important that all fire hydrants are visible from the street, so that responding fire apparatus can immediately locate, hook-up and operate them accordingly. HELP US HELP YOU.
In addition, please contact the Manhasset-Lakeville Water District at (516) 466-4416 should you suspect any unauthorized use of fire hydrants.
The Manhasset-Lakeville Junior Fire Department was established in 2016.
The program is open to any teen, 13-16 years old. The juniors meet once a month to learn about firefighting and emergency medical services. The juniors train just like regular firefighters and EMTs, just not to the same extent. We are also a member of the Nassau County Junior Firefighter's Association. There are other various dates where the junior firefighters attend department and county-wide functions as well as marching in parades. The juniors are given gear and a dress uniform. This program not only teaches skills and techniques about firefighting and EMS, but it also reinforces a positive environment and concentrates on responsibility, social interaction, and leadership. This program is a great way to get involved in your community and looks great for college and your resume.
After the junior member turns 17, he or she will become eligible and has the option to join 1 of the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department companies and/or join the Ambulance Unit.
For more information about the Manhasset-Lakeville Junior Fire Department, please fill out the form below.