A Message from the Chief
I would like to thank all of the Wantagh Fire District residents for their support of the Wantagh Fire Department over the past years. As First Responders your acknowledgment of our services to you has always been received by your kind assistance through our fund-raising efforts. Your support is appreciated by all the members. Your contribution affords us the opportunity to provide the services to you, our community.
Wantagh is one of the largest Fire Districts in Nassau County covering all of Wantagh, and parts of Levittown, Seaford, East Meadow, and Bellmore as well as Jones Beach State Park and Tobay Beach. In addition to Fire and EMS alarms, auto accidents, and other types of miscellaneous calls, the Wantagh Fire Department maintains one of the only Nationally recognized Hazardous Materials teams on Long Island, as well as an Underwater Search and Rescue team, in conjunction with a 28 foot Fire/Rescue boat that provides emergency services for the many waterways within our Fire District.
Over the past year we have responded to more than 2500 calls for emergency services whether they were for actual fires or medical assistance, we are the First Responders and we are very proud to serve you, the community.
The Wantagh F.D. has 250 dedicated men and women who volunteer their time and who respond to your needs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 365 days a year. Besides our responses to emergencies we are also required to attend classes at the Nassau Fire Academy to keep proficient in the services that we provide to you.
We still need your help and that of your neighbors. We are always looking for men and woman that want to make a difference in their community by volunteering. We will provide all the equipment and training necessary. If you are interested you may go to our website at www.wantaghfd.com and select the “Join Us Today” tab.
In addition to new members to sustain this organization we ask that you financially support us by mailing your donation or going to our website and selecting the “Donate Now” tab.
The safety of your family should always be priority one. This brochure has been put together in order to educate the people of our community in fire safety tips most relevant to our area and our population. Please take a moment to review the contents of this brochure and consider taking our advice with regard to home fire safety and fire prevention.
We would like to thank you for your past and continued support and please donate what you can as it goes a long way to assist our mission in protecting this great community.
Kenneth S. Kelly
Chief of Department