Summer Heat Safety

Heat Wave: More than 48 hours of high heat (90 degrees Fahrenheit or higher) and high humidity (80% relative humidity or higher) are expected. Heat Index: A number in degrees Fahrenheit that tells how hot it really feels when relative humidity is added to the actual air temperature.  Exposure to full sunshine can increase the heat index

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Pool & Water Safety

Summer is here and we have some pool safety  Unfortunately, it takes just seconds for a child to drown. Drowning is the leading cause of death in many states for children under the age of five. Most of these children drown in their own backyard swimming pool, but others drown in buckets, bathtubs, toilets, dog

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Tropical Storms & Hurricanes

You can’t stop a tropical storm or hurricane, but you can take steps now to protect you and your family. If you live in coastal areas at risk, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages you to begin preparing yourself for hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season is June 1 through November 30

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Citizens Preparedness Corps Training Program

Brookhaven Town Councilman Kevin J. LaValle and Centereach Fire Department Farmingville Fire Department Ronkonkoma Fire Department Selden Fire Department invite you to participate in the New York State Citizens Preparedness Corps Training Program Tuesday, March 28th 2017 6:00 PM   Selden Fire Department 44 Woodmere Place Selden, NY 11784   All participants must register in advance at...

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EMS Week 2016 Wrap Up

EMS Week 2016 Wrap Up

On Friday, May 20, 2016 as EMS Week comes to a close the Centereach Fire Department held a Department wide Training EMS Jeopardy, Medical Emergencies which included basic packaging and transporting of patients which was a timed contest and then the night concluded with a fun filled pie eating contest. Following the Training, the Centereach

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