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.
Montauk Fire Department 12 Flamingo Ave, Montauk, NY11954 The Montauk Fire District was created in 1939. It is the most eastern fire district on Long Island, and the fire…More department and its ambulance company covers the area from the Montauk Lighthouse to the Napeague Stretch. Strictly volunteer, the department answers more than 1,000 calls each year.
The Edward Vincent Ecker, Sr. County Park Navy Road, Montauk, NY11954 The former hanger dock in Fort Pond Bay off Hither Woods was dedicated in memory of Edward V. Ecker, Sr., in 2003. He…More was recognized for his service as the East Hampton town supervisor, a 55-year member of the Montauk Fire Department, a charter member of the Montauk Ambulance Company and for his overall involvement in the Montauk community. It's a quiet place where you can walk your dog or fish from the long pier.
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.