Hook and Ladder Co. Member since 2012
Casey Magerle
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Hook & Ladder Co.

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2012 is Record Year for Alarms

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

The Halesite Fire Department responded to 691 calls in 2012, making it the busiest year on record.

There were a total of 319 fire calls, up from 2011's 276, and 372 rescue alarms, which was also an increase from 2011’s 346. Hurricane Sandy was the major factor in the increase of call volume for last year with the Department responding to 142 incidents in just a nine day period that comprised both Sandy and the ensuing Nor’easter.

The top 5 responders to fire alarms were:

Dennis Troup, Ex-Chief
Craig Lanigan
Dennis Magerle, Ex-Chief
Wayne Jeno
Brad Gaito

The top 5 responders to rescue calls were:

Dennis Troup, Ex-Chief
Craig Lanigan
Dennis Magerle, Ex-Chief
Carolyn Corkett
Wayne Jeno

2012 was also a notable year for membership; the Department welcomed 11 new members. Any community members interested in joining the Halesite Fire Department can click on the Recruitment link above or call fire headquarters at 631-427-1910.

Pictured above is the Huntington Lighthouse from Wincoma point during Hurricane Sandy.




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