A Message from the Chief

It’s that time of year again where we begin to settle into our school routine, kids’ sports and scouts begin to gear up. As the summer has come to a close, we begin to look forward to the approaching holidays and the dawn of a new year. Our families begin to plan and come to new routines and the men and women of the Wantagh Fire Department continue to assist our community and engage our children in educational programs. We continue to answer your calls for assistance and provide the utmost in emergency medical care.

Over the past few years, we have seen government shutdowns, sequestration and budget tightening at all levels. Despite this, the fire service has continued to meet the needs of our burgeoning community while doing more with less. The average homeowner in the Wantagh Fire District will pay less than $1 per day for fire and EMS protection. This is because we have over 240 brave men and women who provide services to our great community 24 hours per day, 365 days a week. All of them have answered the call to duty while at the same time raising a family and supporting themselves.

We provide a wide range of services to our community and long reaching partnerships with both public and private entities. This helps ensure a safe community, quality education for our children and a great place to live.

Despite this momentous task, we still need your help and that of your neighbors. We are always looking for new members to join our ranks and continue to support this worthy cause. If you are interested, you may go to our website at www.wantaghfd.com and click the Join Us Today tab. In addition to new members to sustain this organization, we could also use your financial support. You may donate by mailing in your donation or going to our website and clicking on the Donate Now tab.

We would like to thank you all for your continued support and please donate what you can as it goes a long way to support our mission in protecting this great community.

James Bloomfield
Chief of Department