Blaze Damages Home in Dix Hills

Police and the Town of Huntington are investigating the cause of a  fire that damaged a home in Dix Hills Sunday night and forced the evacuation of a group home next door. The first of about 75 firefighters and emergency medical personnel to arrive to Read More …

Truck Overturns on Deer Park Avenue

A truck carrying large concrete traffic barriers overturned Saturday  in Dix Hills. The Dix Hills Fire Department said the driver suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital. The accident occurred about 12:10 p.m.on Deer Park Avenue near the Long Island Expressway South Service Read More …

Charter Member of Dix Hills Fire Department Dies

Ex-chief and charter member Alfred “Fred” Kuhne, 88, a charter member of the Dix Hills Fire Department, and a former chief, has died. Kuhne was the last surviving charter member of the department, a group of 40 residents that recognized the need for fire protection Read More …

Driver Hurt in Crash on Service Road in Dix Hills

The Dix Hills Fire Department responded to an early morning motor vehicle accident and fire on the North Service Road west of Commack Road, Sunday about 2:20 a.m.  Firefighters arrived to find a fully engulfed vehicle that struck a utility pole. Crews from Rescue Engine 2-8-14 extinguished Read More …

Dix Hills FD Helps at Chanukah Celebration

Dix Hills Fire Department volunteers assisted the Chai Center with a gelt drop at their Chanukah celebration and Menorah lighting ceremony on Wednesday.  The ladder truck dropped Chanukah Gelt (chocolate coins) to about 150 eager children at the celebration. Chiefs Tom Napolitano, Alan Berkowitz, Joe Read More …

Dix Hills FD Responds to House Fire

Dix Hills firefighters stopped a house fire on Vanderbilt Parkway within five minutes of arriving Friday evening, keeping it from spreading further than the basement and an exterior wall. When firefighters arrived about 6:10 p.m. Friday, they found smoke in the house and a fire Read More …

Car Crashes Into Carvel Store in Elwood

A man was injured when his car crashed into the Carvel store at the Elwood Shopping Center Wednesday night about 7:30 p.m. No other injuries were reported. Forty Dix Hills Fire Department rescue personnel and firefighters responded to the crash. The driver was taken to Read More …