Fires are nothing to joke about and if you’ve ever had a fire in your home, you know it’s terrifying. Yes, scarier than “The Shining.” And although most of us can do the stop, drop and roll that we were taught in elementary school, sometimes it’s just not good enough. So it’s always nice to know there are are fire departments across Long Island a phone call away.
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1. St. James Fire Department
533 N. Country Rd., St. James. 631-584-5799. www.stjamesfd.org
St. James Fire Department has been growing and flourishing alongside its town since 1909, and today courageous volunteers continue to serve the department and their community. Not only is the SJFD dedicated to protecting the general public from the unthinkable, but they’re also committed to educating Long Islanders about how to prevent and how to protect themselves by way of smoke alarms, dryer safety, electric safety, fireplace safety, pool safety and many other potential hazards.
2. Wantagh Fire Department
2045 Wantagh Ave., Wantagh. 516-785-0180. www.wantaghfd.com
3. Massapequa Fire Department
1 Brooklyn Ave., Massapequa. 516-798-9849. www.massfd.org