Senator Jack M. Martins recently attended a meeting of the Hicksville Fire District Board of Commissioners. As a proponent of the volunteer fire service, Senator Martins keeps abreast of the issues facing our volunteers.
Senator Jack M. Martins was honored to have joined with the Roslyn Highlands Hook & Ladder, Engine & Hose Co. for the official opening of their fire station. Senator Martins is always proud to join with our volunteer firefighters who do so much for our communities.
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) and Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel (D-Great Neck) announced that legislation they sponsored to help protect volunteer firefighters has been passed by the State Legislature. The legislation (S6675C/A1869D), which passed with broad bipartisan support, would help save firefighters from the early collapse of residential structures by establishing a truss construction notification system for residential properties.
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently joined with the Floral Park Fire Department in paying tribute to the memory of a devoted Floral Park firefighter and his over four decades of community service.
The Department dedicated the new ambulance in memory of firefighter Joseph Reekie, Sr. Mr. Reekie served the Floral Park community for 45 years as a volunteer firefighter and EMT. Senator Martins took part in the dedication ceremony, which was held at Floral Park Fire Department Headquarters.
Senator Martins (right) is pictured with Floral Park Fire Department Chief Brian Naughton and Captain Marylou King of Rescue Company #1.