Last month, Southold Fire Department learned one of its longtime members, Ed Boyd, had been named Suffolk County’s top emergency medical technician.
Now the department can count the county’s top firefighter among its ranks as well. READ
If you experience a medical emergency, you may not be able to tell first responders what health conditions you have or what medications you’re taking. You may not be able to communicate at all. This can make the job of emergency medical technicians more difficult, potentially even putting your life at risk. READ
When each of the North Fork’s volunteer fire departments get together for a celebration, there is sure to be a little friendly shenanigans. READ
Joseph O’Byrne doesn’t remember what happened on May 21. The 58-year-old man doesn’t remember the heart attack, or being pulled from the passenger seat, or even when the team of medical volunteers performed CPR on him. (more…)
She’s been a Southold EMT, a rescue squad leader, a lieutenant in the fire department, then captain, then assistant chief.
But Peggy Killian was quick to downplay her own accomplishments, saying she’s simply honored to be a member of the close-knit department. (more…)