The Board of Fire Commisioners are elected by the residents of the North Bellmore Fire District, they are elected to a five year term. It is the responsibilty of the commissioners to operate and oversee the fire district in accordance with the laws of New York State. These commissioners are responsible to provide Fire protection to the residents of the North Bellmore Fire District, as well as all policies and procedures of the Fire Department. They must provide all apparatus, buildings, and equipment needed to assist the fire department in performing all fire and rescue related activites. Our goal is to create the most state of the art equipped and trained fire department in the State of New York.
For Information Contact: District Superintendent John J. Caluori at 409-4700
Please Note:The General Meeting of the North Bellmore Board of Fire Commissioners is held the second Monday of every month at 8pm in the District Building, located at 1500 Newbridge Road, North Bellmore.
NORTH BELLMORE RANKS AMONG THE HIGHEST IN NASSAU COUNTY, N.Y.S. AND THE COUNTRY:
As a result of an assessment of fire protection services conducted by the Insurance Services Office's (ISO) Public Protection Classification (PPC) Service, the North Bellmore Fire Department has been ranked as the highest on Long Island as well as among the top one percent in New York and throughout the United States. Of 69 departments in Nassau County, North Bellmore is one of only six that has achieved a PPC of 2, the best given in the county; none of 109 departments in Suffolk County received Class 1 or Class 2 designations.
The classification of the department's ability to fight fires helps a community determine the effectiveness of its fire protection service and assists fire districts in planning and budgeting for facilities, equipment and training. The standard with which the departments are rated is the same throughout the United States. North Bellmore has maintained a Class 2 ISO ranking since 2001.
With the cooperation the Board of Fire Commissioners, the Chief's Office, Company Line Officers and the department’s members we continue to maintain high standards regarding our training and equipment in order to provide our community with the highest quality of service possible.
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