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Firefighters, EMS, Hold LIRR Emergency Response Drill

 

An Emergency Response Drill was recently held by The Huntington Manor FD and The Huntington Community First Aid Squad. Photo by Steve Silverman

The Huntington Manor Fire Department and Huntington Community First Aid Squad recently held an Emergency Response– MCI (Mass Casualty Incident)–Drill simulating the collision of a Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train and a vehicle with multiple injured patients. The training exercise was held at a railroad siding near the squad’s facility on Railroad Street in Huntington Station.  Assisting agencies included the Commack, Huntington, Halesite and Melville fire departments, as well as MTA Police and LIRR personnel.  The drill was preceded by a three-hour classroom training session on railroad safety and emergency procedures held at Huntington Manor Fire Department by the LIRR and Suffolk County Fire Academy instructors.  About 100 emergency personnel participated in the drill which was under the EMS Command of Huntington Community Second Deputy Chief Michelle Miller, and Fire Command of Huntington Manor First Assistant Chief Fred Steenson, Jr.

                              

 

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4 comments to Firefighters, EMS, Hold LIRR Emergency Response Drill

  • ME

    This is so wonderful that they volunteer there time to help others. God bless them all for their countless hours 24/7 to helping their community. So when you see an EMS, Firefighter volunteer just give them a smile, or friendly hello or even a thank you. Remember you will never know when you need their help.

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  • Dillon

    Emergy safety drills

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