Blood Drive Information
Centereach, NY, Centereach Fire Department will be hosting an American Red Cross sponsored Blood Drive on Saturday, June 10th from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM at 9 South Washington Avenue, Centereach, NY 11720, the firehouse headquarters.
Members of the local community and surrounding areas are encouraged to attend the event and share with their friends and family.
Every 2 seconds, someone in the US needs blood. Every day approximately 36,000 units of blood are needed in the US. Blood donating is a quick and easy process and could help save a life.
For more information or to register, visit our Red Cross Blood Drive registration page
The Centereach Fire Department, it’s officers and members would like to wish a safe and
Happy New Year to all. 2016 saw the department respond to 3335 emergency calls including fire and EMS. This number saw an increase when compared to previous years.
It is with deep regret and sadness that the Centereach Fire Department announces the passing of Life Member Charles W. Shea, Jr. Charles was an active life member of the department and spent many years in Engine Company 1 where he was known for his expertise as a training chauffeur and pump operator of the departments larger apparatus.
We are greatly saddened by the loss of Charles and offer our commiserations to his loved ones at this time.
On September 11th, the Centereach Fire Department hosted their annual 9/11 memorial ceremony. 2016 marks the 15th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Each year the department invites the local community to attend the remembrance ceremony.
Music was performed by the Centereach High School Choir and refreshments followed at the end of the ceremony.
Thank you to all of the members of the community who attended.
Color Guard beginning the ceremony
Color Guard Left to Right FF. Thomas Losquadro, FF. Anthony King, FF. Vito Graziano & FF. Joseph Westenberger
FDNY FF Thomas Doyle speech during the ceremony.
Sunday, June 26th, Centereach, NY.
The Centereach Fire Department would like to thank the local community for attending and helping contribute to the Red Cross Blood Drive, hosted today at the Centereach Fire Department headquarters. Today, the local community and members of the department helped donate 39 pints of blood for the Red Cross.
Each day approximately 36,000 pints of blood are needed throughout the US and every two seconds someone in the US needs blood.
A Suffolk County Firefighter and Chief of Department needs a local hero to become a life-saving match!
Chief of Springs F.D Dave King, is in need of a perfect bone marrow match. To find out more, see the below information and please come down. It takes 2 minutes to register and a non-invasive cheek swab!
Saturday, June 4th
540 Roanoke Ave, Riverhead, NY 11901
Let’s Help Our Brother, Chief Dave King of the Springs FD Find his Life-Saving Match!
It takes a cheek swab and 2 Minutes to sign up…
On May 8th at 2:50 PM, Centereach Fire Department were dispatched for a structure fire on Kejaro Court. Upon arriving on scene Chief Mayzus confirmed that flames were showing from the exterior of the building and signaled a confirmed structure fire.
Chief Corley arrived on scene and took the role of incident command.
Immediately mutual aid requests were sent out to Farmingville for a Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) and Selden / Ronkonkoma for additional engines and man power.
Engine 9 was first of the Centereach units to arrive on scene, followed by Engine 2, Rescue 4, Engine 6 and Engine 12.
Upon extinguishing the fire, the usual protocols were followed and all units were signaled to return to their respective stations.
Centereach Fire Department would like to thank the members of Farmingville, Ronkonkoma & Selden for their assistance during this call.
It is with deep regret that the Centereach Fire Department announces the passing of Ex-Chief Laurence Cornelius , chief of the Department 1960-61, charter member of Engine Co. 1(1956) Ex-Captain of Engine Co. 1(1957&58)
Ex-Chief Laurence Cornelius was a valued member of the department and dedicated his time and effort to the Centereach community.
The Centereach Fire Department would like to offer their deepest condolences to the family, friends and all those that knew Ex-Chief Laurence Cornelius.