Manhasset-Lakeville F.D. Company #5 Extinguishes Vehicle Fire on NSP


On Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 11:15PM, Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department Company #5 was dispatched to the Northern State Parkway westbound between New Hyde Park Road and Lakeville Road for a reported vehicle fire. Deputy Chief Candan (8704) was the first unit to respond and was advised that N.Y.S. Police and an M-LFD member were on scene reporting a working car fire at that location. Engines 8758 and 8756 both responded and extinguished the burning vehicle. All units were released from the scene by Deputy Chief Candan (8704) within thirty minutes.

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Manhasset-Lakeville F.D. Elects Michael Farrone New Chief of Department 2014-2015


On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 at Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department Company #5’s firehouse in North New Hyde Park, the members of the department thanked outgoing Chief of Department Christopher Pisani (8702) for his five years of service as a Chief Officer and for a job well-done. Also on this evening, 1st Deputy Chief Michael Farrone (8705) was elected and sworn-in as the new Manhasset-Lakeville Chief of Department for 2014-2015. Chief Michael Farrone’s Deputies for 2014-2015 are: 1st Deputy Chief Scott Garrigan (8703), 2nd Deputy Chief Mark Kiess (8701), 3rd Deputy Chief Kirk Candan (8704) and 4th Deputy Christopher Pisani (8702; Ex-Chief Pisani was re-elected for a second term). 

Michael Ward from Company #5 was sworn-in as the new President of the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department, with Konata Ragin from Company #3 sworn-in as the new Department Vice President, John Nash from Company #2 sworn-in as the new Department Sergeant-at-Arms, and Michael Fener sworn-in as new Department Treasurer. New Chief of Department Michael Farrone said “It has been a dream of mine for over 25 years to serve as the Chief of this great fire department and I am very happy to be in this position.”

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Manhasset-Lakeville F.D. Squad 8759 & Ambulance 8768 Handle Van Into The Woods


On Monday, March 31st, 2014 at 12:48PM, Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department Companies 3, 5 and the Ambulance Unit were dispatched to the westbound Northern State Parkway at Lakeville Road for a reported van into a tree.  Ex-Chief Morris arrived on scene and reported a van lost control, drove in to the woods and he was unsure if the driver was trapped inside the vehicle.  Deputy Chief Candan (8704) arrived on the scene a minute later and advised all incoming units that there was no entrapment, but one aided.  Squad 8759 stabilized the vehicle and then began packaging the patient until the arrival of Ambulance 8768, who transported one patient to North Shore University Hospital Manhasset.  All units were released from the scene within twenty minutes.

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M-LFD Responds To Second Car vs. Tree In Two Days


On Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 at around 1:30PM, Great Neck Vigilant Fire Company Assistant Chief Josh Forst (839) radioed to Nassau County FireCom that he had just witnessed a car-verus-tree automobile accident and requested that they notify the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department to respond to the Long Island Expressway south service road just west of New Hyde Park Road. Deputy Chief Candan (8704) was on the road and heard Assistant Chief Forst make the notification and immediately requested that M-LFD Companies 3, 5 and the Ambulance Unit be dispatched to the reported location. 

Deputy Chief Candan arrived on the scene a minute later and reported that the two occupants of the vehicle had self-extricated, slowed down the response of the fire units and requested that both ambulances continue into the scene to evaluate both occupants. M-LFD Ambulances 8768, 8769 and EMS Fly Car 8799 all arrived on the scene within minutes and transported both occupants to North Shore University Hospital. All M-LFD units were released from the scene within twenty minutes by Deputy Chief Farrone (8705).  Click below for additional photographs from this incident.

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M-LFD Company #5 Extricates One From Car vs. Tree On L.I.E.


On Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at 10:29PM, Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department Companies 3, 5 and the Ambulance Unit were toned out to the westbound Long Island Expressway west of the Searingtown Road entrance ramp for a reported car versus a tree. Deputy Chief Candan (8704) arrived on the scene and reported that there was one patient trapped inside the vehicle with the vehicle up against a tree. The crew of Squad 8759 immediately used their extrication equipment to remove the trapped driver and they were transported by NCPD Ambulance 2366 to North Shore University Hospital. All units were released from the scene by Deputy Chief Garrigan (8703) within thirty minutes.  Click below for additional photographs from this incident.

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