• Special Weather Statement issued October 19 at 6:28PM EDT by NWS
    ...Enhanced Fire Danger Friday... A dry air mass will combine with increasing northwesterly winds to create conditions conducive for fire spread on Friday. Relative humidity is expected to decrease to 30 to 35 percent during this time, with winds gusting 20 to 25 mph. These conditions would likely aid fire spread if ignition occurs.
#Harvey #Irma...many people have been and are being affected by hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana and by Hurricane Irma in Florida and the Caribbean. If you would like to help, please contact the American Red Cross at www.redcross.org or the Salvation army at www.salvationarmyusa.org****** Islip Town Chili Cookoff Sat Sept 23 at the Bayport FD park. 12p-4p Tickets $20 per person #BigBucks$2018 Big Buck$ tickets are on sale now. The drawing date is May 20, 2018 Big Buck$ Bonanza ***Have a Junk Car? Why not donate it to the Fire Department? The Bayport FD needs junk cars to practice vehicle extrication.***

Fire Safety

Photo of the Week Feb 3, 2014

Working house fire on Fairview Avenue, late 1990's.  BFD Members prepare to rescue trapped firefighters after a roof collapse.  All firefighters survived the incident and only a few minor injuries occured.  The fire was caused by a faulty indoor pool heater. 

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Photo of the Week Feb 10, 2014

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Signal 27, July 7, 2012

At 14:31 Hrs the Bayport Fire Department responded to a Aircraft Emergency at the Bayport Aerodome. On arrival units acted fast and professional in securing the aircraft and helping EMS crews with the 2 patient's who walked away with minor injuries. All agencies who responded did a great job in handling the task at hand. Photo Credit Lj Gillette

 

 

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Photo of the week Dec 16, 2013

Our First Firehouse.  Looking West down Middle Rd.  The Orginal firehouse was demolished after the current headquarters was built.  Today the lots have three buildings with a similar look to the original firehouse and they are called Firehouse Commons. 

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Exit Drills In The Home

Something that every family should practice regardless of the age of the people in the house.  Even if you live alone, you should still make sure you know every way out of your home in the event of a fire.  Create a home escape plan using this from the NFPA.

  • Fire escape planning and practicing a home fire escape plan.
  • Clear your escape routes Make sure windows and doors in your home are unblocked.
  • Security bars: Sometimes a device that prevents one hazard creates another.
  • Sleepover fire safety for kids Is your child safe staying overnight at a friend's home? 
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