East Hampton Fire Department 1 Cedar St, East Hampton, NY11937 Started in the late 1800s, the East Hampton Fire Department was founded by local businessmen. Today, it is still a…More volunteer organization. Over 140 members makeup six companies that respond to structure and brush fires and major accidents in the East Hampton Fire District, which stretches from Northwest Woods to East Hampton Village's ocean beaches. The fire department headquarters is apart of the Emergency Services Building on Cedar Street.
East Hampton Fire Districts Training Facility Industrial Road, Wainscott, NY11975 Owned by the town, the East Hampton Fire Districts Training Facility on Industrial Road is leased to the East Hampton…More Fire Districts Association. The warehouse building is located next to the East Hampton Town Police Department. Inside is a two-story mock house for training exercises. The East Hampton, Amagansett, Montauk, Springs, Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor Fire Departments all use it.
Springs Fire Department 179 Fort Pond Blvd, East Hampton, NY11937 The Springs Fire Department is the newest fire department on the South Fork. It was formed in 1965 when a small group of…More men decided it was time that the Springs area of East Hampton have its own fire department, instead of being served by the East Hampton Fire Department. Helmets and gear were donated to the department, then the fire district purchased a piece of property on Fort Pond Boulevard to build a firehouse and an old pumper for just $1. In the 1970s, the department was opened to women and an ambulance company was added.
Emergency medical services, like fire department services on the South Fork, are mostly volunteer. The East…More Hampton Village Ambulance Association is a group of trained, volunteer responders. While it is separate from the East Hampton Fire Department, it shares space in the East Hampton Village Emergency Services Building.
The busiest ambulance on the South Fork, volunteers answer more than 1,300 calls per year. Squads are on-call, but not in-house, at night.
The East Hampton Town Department of Fire Prevention holds the fire marshal's office with several New York State…More certified fire investigators. They are not only responsible for investigating the cause and origin of any fire in the town, but they also inspect buildings, monitor fireworks displays, issue various fire safety-related permits, and coordinate fire prevention activities.
Annually, fire marshals inspect about 3,000 commercial buildings and schools for fire safety violations, and will inspect residences if requested. The office offers about 160 programs to nearly 4,000 students in the schools throughout the town and present fire safety training to employees at private businesses. It is also responsible for East Hampton Town HazMat Response team, and also coordinates with the six fire districts in the town.
The chief fire marshal, along with the town police chief, are the hearing officers for those appealing fines for false burglar or fire alarms.