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Special thanks to Truck 1 Firefighter Brandon Milliner for his tremendous assistance in arranging this photo shoot as well as the members of Hempstead for their hospitality and assistance with positioning apparatus & providing background information on the department and its’ operations.

Clinton Street

Union Engine 2

Harper Hook & Ladder

(Truck 1)

Southside

Southside Hose 2

Southside Ladder 2

Jerusalem Ave.

Eagle Engine 1

Reliance Engine 3

West End

West End Engine 5

East End

Enterprise Hose 1

Protection Hose 3

Victory

Victory Engine 4

Organized in 1832, the department operates from six stations with 80 volunteers staffing 10 companies (8 engines, 2 ladders) and two squads (EMS & Fire Police). While incorporated as a village, Hempstead is more like a small city with its’ wide range of diverse hazards including single family dwellings, commercial “taxpayer” properties, Village Hall, Nassau County District Court as well as multi-story apartments & housing projects. Hempstead has consistently held the distinction for many years as the busiest in terms of working fires among Nassau County’s 71 departments.