On Monday March 20th at about 6:15pm the department was called by East Quogue Fire Department for mutual aid. Our tanker was requested to assist at the scene of a mulch grinding machine fire off Lewis Road. Tanker 7-8-9 and Asst. Chief Raynor 7-8-33 responded and provided water supply to East Quogue units. Chief Dalton 7-8-30 coordinated the response from headquarters.
The Westhampton Beach Fire Department's 1925 Buffalo/Brockway chemical truck was awarded the Peterson Fire Apparatus Award at the Antique Automobile Club of America's awards banquet in Philadelphia the weekend of February 11. The prestigious award recognized the truck as "an outstanding apparatus entered in a meet" out of apparatus from around the country.
On Thursday, February 9, 2017 just before 5pm the department was activated for a reported Vehicle Fire in front of 19 Maple Street. At this time, our area was under a Blizzard Warning and we had close to a foot of snow. During all major snow storms the Fire Department plow truck responds first to make sure responding apparatus and firefighters on the scene have a clear path to work.
The Westhampton Beach Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of Arma “Ham” Andon. Mr. Andon was a retired member of our department, a former Fire Commissioner and former village mayor, as well as a highly decorated veteran of World War II.
Wake service will be at the Westhampton Beach Firehouse, 92 Sunset Avenue, on Friday, December 16th from 2pm to 4pm and again from 7pm to 9pm. Firematic ... (Full Story & Photos)
Mr. Andon visiting the new Firehouse. John Neely photo.
At approximately 1:21pm the department was dispatched to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Montauk Highway and Sunset Avenue. Chiefs arrived on scene and reported a collision involving a car and a dump truck carrying hot asphalt, with the truck laying on its side. All occupants were out of the vehicles.
Rescue 7-8-5 responded first due and the crew checked for fluid leaks and other ... (Full Story & Photos)