Long Beach Fire Department
The Long Beach Fire Department (New York) is provides combination paid and volunteer fire prevention, fire suppression, rescue and emergency ambulance services in the following communities on Long Beach Barrier Island, in Nassau County, New York:
The department, also known as the LBFD, is a combination career and volunteer department that responds to approximately 4,700 emergency calls annually. Emergency operations are commanded by a Fire Chief and two Assistant Chiefs, all from the ranks of the volunteer force. In the absence of a Chief officer, the career Lietuenant on duty is the next in command. Administrative activities are handled by a city appointed Fire Commissioner and four Deputy Fire Commissioners; all non-salaried. The LBFD operates out of 3 Fire Stations with a fleet of 4 Engines, 2 Tower Ladders, 1 Heavy Rescue, 3 Ambulances, 2 Water Rescue Vehicles, 1 Rescue Jet Ski, 1 Floodlight Unit, 1 Command Post, 4 Command Vehicles, and 1 Personnel Carrier.
Fire Station Locations and Fire Companies
The department consists of eight individual companies. Listed below are the companies, their location, as well as the units they maintain and respond with and other Department support vehicles.
|Engine Co. 3, Engine Co. 4, Hook & Ladder Co. 2, Rescue Co. 1||Engine 2343(Paid), Engine 2344||Tower Ladder 2362||Heavy Rescue 232, Ambulance 2319(Paid), Ambulance 2321, Ambulance 2322||National Blvd., Long Beach City Hall|
|Engine Co. 1, Floodlight Co. 2||Engine 2341||Floodlight 233, Command Post 234||E. Park Ave. & Maple Blvd.|
|Engine Co. 2, Hook & Ladder Co. 1||Engine 2342||Tower Ladder 2372||Personnel Carrier 2375||W. Park Ave. & Indiana Ave.|
Additional units quarters at Fire Headquarters include, Chief 231, 1st Asst. Chief 231A, 2nd Asst. Chief 231B, Chief's Aide 237, Water Rescue Unit 2385, Water Rescue Unit 2395, and Water Rescue Unit 2399(Jet Ski).