Long Beach Fire Department
|Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD)|
|Facilities & Equipment|
The Long Beach NY Fire Department (LBFD) provides combination paid and volunteer fire protection and emergency medical services to the following communities on Long Beach Barrier Island, in Nassau County, New YorkAtlantic Beach, Atlantic Beach Estates, East Atlantic Beach, and the city of Long Beach.
Emergency operations are commanded by a Chief of Department 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.
Fire Apparatus Profile (2014)
- 4 Engines (2341, 2342, 2343*, 2344)
- 2 Tower Ladders (2362 & 2372)
- 1 Heavy Rescue (232)
- 1 Backup Engine (2352)
- 3 BLS Ambulances (2319*, 2321, 2322)
- 2 Water Rescue Vehicles (2385 & 2395)
- 1 Rescue Jet Ski (2399)
- 1 Floodlight Unit (233)
- 1 Command Post Unit (234)
- 1 5 Ton High Water Rescue Unit (2374)
- 1 Personnel Carrier/Transport Unit (2375)
- 4 Command Vehicles (231, 231A, 231B, 237)
- 1 Fireboat
(*) Staffed by career (paid) personnel 24/7.
Fire Station Locations and Apparatus
The department consists of eight individual fire companies, which each operate their own fire apparatus. 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||3 W. Chester St.|
|Engine Co. 1, Floodlight Co. 2||Engine 2341||Floodlight 233, Command Post 234||300 Maple Blvd.|
|Engine Co. 2, Hook & Ladder Co. 1||Engine 2342||Tower Ladder 2372||High Water Rescue 2374, Backup Engine 2352||1039 W. Park 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).