9/11 Ceremony at 1900 HRS
 
 
Multiple Structure Fires in April 4-22-2016 & 4-27-2016
 
The Medford Fire Department responded to multiple structure fires in the month of April. On 4-27-2016 there was a structure fire in a vacant house on Express Drive South. On 4-22-2016 there was a structure fire early in the morning at an apartment complex on Birchwood Drive. Good job to all firefighters who responded and a thank you to all mutual aiding departments.
 
 
 
 
 
Training - Suffolk County Fire Academy 9-13-2015

The Medford Fire Department participated in a drill at Suffolk County Fire Academy. The drill known as the "Class A" works on the essential firefighter skills of searching a structure that is currently on fire As well as extinguishing that fire. The purpose of this drill is to search for the seed of the fire and life victims. Once the fire is located the engine company will advance in and extinguish the fire. It works on communication, speed of searching in low to no visibility situations, and hose handling. 


Brush Fire - Mutual Aid to Yaphank 9-6-2015

The Medford Fire Department received a mutual aid call to Yaphank fire department to assist in a brush fire. Medford sent over 1 Engine and 1 Brush truck. Multiple other departments helped to extinguish the fire.


Suffolk County Fire Academy - Training- Smokehouse 8-30-2015

The Medford Fire Department participated in a drill at Suffolk County Fire Academy. The drill known as the "Smokehouse" works on the essential firefighter skills of searching a structure that is currently on fire. The purpose of this drill is to search for the seed of the fire and life victims. It works on communication and speed of searching in low to no visibility situations. 

 


Suffolk County Tournament Hosted by Riverhead 7-18-15

Medford Fire Department placed 5th overall. Individual trophies were 5th for 3 man ladder, 5th for cart ladder, 3rd for cart hose, 4th for cart hose replacement, 5th for efficiency, and 5th for buckets. Job well done by all involved. 

 


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