Our 7 Companies
Your East Meadow Fire Department consists of 7 companies in 5 stations. The station you are assigned to would depend on your preference and your location in town.
There Are 4 Engine Companies:
Note: Engine Co. 4 also runs ambulance 6144.
Their job is ultimately to extinguish the fire. The Engine Company will connect to a hydrant, stretch their hose, and attack the fire. (Probably the biggest thrill you will have as a member). Aside from fire Calls, Engine Companies also respond to auto accidents, fuel spills, downed wires, gas emergencies, and so on.
There Are 2 Ladder Companies:
There is 1 Rescue Company:
Rescue 5 responds to all EMS emergency calls in their designated areas, while Rescue Squad 4 a part of Engine 4
primarily handles the North side of Hempstead Tpke. Both the Company and squad also respond to motor vehicle
accidents, mutual aid requests to other departments, major fires, and any other alarm requiring the need for