Westhampton Beach Fire Department

Welcome to the Official page of the Westhampton Beach Volunteer Fire Department. We are located in Suffolk County, New York and approximately 80 miles East of New York City.

Accident Turns to Car Fire on Mill Road

WHB FD, February 14

A motor vehicle accident turned quickly escalated to a vehicle fire at 10:41AM on Friday morning. Both drivers were able to escape before the fire spread through the vehicles. Engine 7-8-2 arrived on scene and quickly extinguished the fire and stabilized the vehicles. One driver was injured and taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Losing a Life-Long Member of Service

WHBFD, December 26

It is with deep regret that the Westhampton Beach Fire Department announces that 62 year member James Bachman has answered his last alarm on December 23rd, 2019. Mr. Bachman passed away at his home Monday night.
Viewing hours will be held at the Werner-Rothwell Funeral home on Mill Road on Friday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. ... (Full Story & Photos)

2020 Chiefs and Officers

WHBFD, December 18

Officers are assigned a multitude of tasks such as providing up-to-date training, inspecting equipment and apparatus and organizing operations in numerous different scenarios. On Thursday December 5th the members of the Westhampton Beach Fire Department elected our Chiefs and Officers for 2020.

Chief Halsey Stevens
1st Assistant Mauro DiBenedetto
2nd Assistant Al Tudisco
3rd Assistant Lawrence ... (Full Story)

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Captain Jeff Wachenfeld, October 25

On 3:45PM October 25th, the Westhampton Beach Fire Department were dispatched to a reported vehicle into building at 7-11 on Sunset Ave. Chief DeBenedetto was first on scene to confirm a vehicle had driven through the convenience store after the driver had mistaken the gas for the break pedal. 7-8-5 and 7-8-2 arrived on scene to check for any more possible victims, stabilize the vehicle, and pull ... (Full Story & Photos)

Main Street Construction Causes Major Gas Leak

Captain Jeff Wachenfeld, October 02

Around 9:40AM construction workers broke a natural gas main line on Main Street while working to bury utilities on Westhampton Beach's $11 Million Main Street Project. Third assistant Chief Saccente was first on scene ordering the evacuation of nearby businesses and provided the arriving units with a strategy to disrupt the gas flow from entering buildings around the burst pipe. 7-8-1 and 7-8-2 arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

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