November California fires

Many of California firemen and firewomen are Lifeguards, we want to extend our thoughts and gratitude for your work and sacrifice to save others. Please be careful and take care of each other and keep public safe!

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November 15, 2018

Jessy Duffy, class of 1999, helping out Victims of Hurricane Michael

Jessy Duffy, class of 1999, heading home after a long 13 day deployment in the panhandle. In Jessy’s words: ”It was a humbling experience and one I will never forget. We worked hard and know we made a difference for the people up there. Thanks to the locals of Wewa (Wewahitchka) who made us feel […]

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October 27, 2018

Hurricane Michael, An ‘Extremely Dangerous’ Category 4 Storm, Heads Toward Florida

This satellite image made available by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Hurricane Michael, center, in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday at 3:17 p.m. ET. NOAA/AP Updated 6:40 a.m. ET Hurricane Michael has been upgraded to an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm, the National Hurricane Center says. As of 6:00 a.m. ET, the storm […]

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October 10, 2018

Hurricane Michael could become the strongest storm on record to strike the Florida Panhandle

Radar simulation of Hurricane Michael from HRRR model between 6 a.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday. (PivotalWeather.com) By Jason Samenow October 10 at 2:01 AM Hurricane Michael rapidly gained strength Tuesday night, threatening to become the most intense hurricane on record to strike the Florida Panhandle. The storm, now an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane packing […]

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October 10, 2018

Alumni, Brian Perry Jr., Class of 1999 – recognized

Alumni, Brian Perry Jr., Class of 1999, received the West Sayville Firefighter of the Year award, and was acknowledged by the Department for his efforts and the efforts of three other amazing firemen. On September 30th, 2018, Perry was honored on Medal Day and received the Bronze Medal of Valor for his heroic actions. Congratulations […]

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October 8, 2018

New UN Climate Report Dims Hope For Averting Catastrophic Global Warming

Lovelyn Cesar, 22, carries her one year old baby Matthew as she cross a flooded street in a suburb of Manila after two historic storms battered the Philippines. (NOEL CELIS via Getty Images) Keeping temperatures from rising beyond the Paris agreement’s ambitious target will require unprecedented social changes. By Alexander C. Kaufman and Chris D’Angelo 10/07/2018 […]

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October 7, 2018

80 years later, vivid memories of historic Long Island Express hurricane

By Patricia Kitchenpatricia.kitchen@newsday.com  @patriciakitchenUpdated September 20, 2018 5:00 AM On Sept. 21, 1938, the Category 3 storm took Long Islanders by surprise, claiming dozens of lives and turning the East End on its end. They told stories of a yacht smashing through the front door. Of a saucer-eyed 6-year-old, making her way home through downed trees and […]

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September 21, 2018