East Meadow

BBQ Safety & Gas Awareness

Each year the Chiefs, Officers, and members of your East Meadow Fire Department respond to BBQ emergencies in the backyards of our neighborhoods. Of no surprise, each year, several Long Island Fire Departments will respond to a serious fires with significant dollar loss as a result of a BBQ mishap.

Generator Safety

An emergency generator can be a very important part of our Lives at times during power outages. The most common models come in natural gas or gasoline or diesel power […]

Spring Safety

Spring Safety Checklist Below is an updated checklist for the community of East Meadow. For videos, downloads, and other Fire Safety Topics, see our Safety page. Spring Forward For Fire […]

Winter Safety

Below is an updated checklist for the community of East Meadow. For videos, downloads, and other Winter Fire Safety, see our Safety page.

Wildfire and Outdoor Fire Safety

Outdoor Fire Safety Create a safety zone of up to 100 feet around your home. Remove pine needles and dry leaves from around your home. Keep woodpiles at least 30 […]

Travel Fire Safety

Fire safety is not typically front of mind for most people when making travel plans, however, fires in hotels and motels are extremely common. Here is everything you need to […]

Smoking Fire Safety

Smoking materials, including cigarettes, pipes, and cigars, started an estimated 17,200 home structure fires reported to U.S. fire departments in 2014. These fires caused 570 deaths, 1,140 injuries and $426 […]

Smoke Alarm Safety

Smoke alarms save lives. Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained play a vital role in reducing fire deaths and injuries. If there is a fire in your home, […]

Severe Weather and Fire Safety

The majority of the U.S. is at risk for severe weather, which can cause dangerous and sometimes life-threatening conditions. Snowstorms, extreme cold, hurricane force winds, torrential rains and flooding, and […]

Home Hazardous Materials

It is important for people to know the steps they can take to keep themselves and their families safe from accidents related to home hazardous materials. Put these safety messages […]