Eastport Fire Department

Established in 1913, Eastport’s 110 volunteers serve a rural residential area including a stretch of Sunrise Highway. Responding to 150 calls annually, they provide Fire, Extrication & Water/Ice Rescue services with EMS provided by the neighboring East Moriches VAC. 

Engine 5-8-3 - 2008 Pierce Impel PUC 1500 gpm/1000 gal./20A

The first Pierce on Long Island with a side mounted topside pump panel, Engine 3 is first due to structure fires. It is equipped with 6 SCBA’s, rotary & chainsaws, two 400‘ 1 3/4” pre-connects and 1,000‘ of 5” LDH.

Engine 5-8-5 - 2008 Pierce Impel PUC 1500 gpm/1000 gal./20B

A twin to Engine 3, it is first due to motor vehicle accidents & is equipped with a combi tool & Class B foam.

Tanker 5-8-9 - 2008 International/Pierce Contender 1500 gpm/3000 gal.

Acquired with grant money, this rig replaced an Autocar tanker (sold to Africa) with a 20 gear manual transmission that could only be driven by seven members of the department.

Engine 5-8-2 - 1995 International 4800 4x4/H & W 1250 gpm/1000 gal.

This rig’s maiden run was to the Sunrise Wildfires of 1995 (the second largest fire in New York State history) where it pumped at 2,700 GPM capacity for over 14 hours!!

Special thanks to Ex-Chief Jeff Frey for his assistance in positioning the apparatus and providing background history on the department & its’ rigs.

Eastport operates their entire apparatus fleet from this seven bay firehouse.

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Copyright 2009 Tom Rinelli

Copyright 2009 Tom Rinelli

Copyright 2009 Tom Rinelli

Copyright 2009 Tom Rinelli

Copyright 2009 Tom Rinelli