Northport Fire Dept. Radio freq. 46.42. Monitor: Dispatcher; Chiefs; Fire Apparatus; Ambulance(s); Fire Boat(s). This feed includes Eatons Neck & Halesite plus Centerport's UHF freq. See feed notes below for more info. Feed by Brett.
* There's a 15-20 second delay from actual transmission until it's heard here *
This feed includes Eaton's Neck & Halesite FD's who use the same 46.42 frequency, plus Centerport's UHF freq 460.3625 (DPL 261)
*** Occasionally you'll hear dispatch transmissions from Morris & Middllesex Counties in NJ.***
2-9-0 units - Northport FD; 2-2-0 units - Halesite FD; 2-6-0 units - Centerport FD; 2-12-0 units - Eatons Neck FD.
Northport Fire Dept. activates Eaton's Neck Fire Dept. for calls and dispatches for them until a member of their dept. takes over their radio
Northport Volunteer Fire Department
Headquarters: 204 Main Street. Station 1: 22 Waterside Road.
Northport New York 11768
2-9-0 Northport Dispatcher Call Sign: KEF-577 Radio Frequency: 46.42 (no PL or DPL)
There's a dispatcher and paramedic on duty 24/7
The dispatcher & paramedic are paid positions. The officers and members are volunteers
Current membership: 103
2019 calls: January 1st - September 30th: 223 General alarms / 562 Ambulance calls / 73 Investigations. Total of 885 calls.
General alarms: calls that require fire trucks to respond. Investigation calls: calls when a chief or officer only respond.
2018 calls: 256 General alarms; 775 Ambulance calls, 116 investigations. Total of 1,147 calls.
* Northport unit numbers listed below radio signal lists *
3 - Additional help needed - alarm reactivated
12 - Brush fire
13 - Structure fire - house; commerical building; shed ect
13/35 - Confirmed structure fire
14 - Vehicle fire
16 - Ambulance call
23 - Miscellaneous alarm - as in: investigation; vehicle accident; water rescue; fuel spill; power lines burning; trash fire ect.
24 - Mutual aid to other fire department
26 - Boat fire
27 - Plane crash
Most Commonly Used Radio Signals (full list of radio signals at bottom of page)
2 - Proceed(ing) to alarm
4 - Under control
5 - Return(ing) to firehouse
9 - Stand(ing) by
10 - Notify police
18 - Enroute to hospital
20 - Message received
21 - Arrived on scene
21 & 6 - Ambulance arrived at the hospital
22 - Location
25 - Dismiss members
28 - In service
29 - Turn on firehouse traffic light
34 - Call the firehouse
Northport Unit Numbers
2-9-31 1st. Asst. Chief
2-9-32 2nd Asst. Chief
2-9-60 Capt. Hook & Ladder Co
2-9-61 1st Lieut. Hook & Ladder Co
2-9-62 2nd Lieut. Hook & Ladder Co
2-9-50 Capt. Engine Co
2-9-51 1st Lieut. Engine Co
2-9-52 2nd Lieut. Engine Co
2-9-70 Capt. Rescue Squad
2-9-71 1st Lieut. Rescue Squad
2-9-72 2nd Lieut. Rescue Squad
2-9-3 Pumper - at Headquaters
2-9-4 Pumper - at Station 1
2-9-5 Ambulance - at Station 1
2-9-6 Pumper - at Station 1
2-9-7 Ladder Truck - at Station 1
2-9-8 Pumper - at Headquarters
2-9-9 First Responder Vehicle (medical calls) used by EMT's - at Headquarters
2-9-10 Heavy Rescue - at Headquarters - Hurst tools, scuba equipment & personal transport
2-9-11 Pickup Truck - at Headquarters - also used by the Fire Police for traffic control
2-9-12 Passenger van - at Station 1- also used by the Fire Police for traffic control
2-9-14 Utility pickup truck - at Headquarters - has plow for winter
2-9-15 Ambulance - at Headquarters
2-9-20 12' Boat on trailer with 50 hp motor. - at Headquarters - towed by 2-9-11 or 2-9-14
2-9-21 12' Flat bottom boat with 15hp motor. - at Headquarters
2-9-23 High Water Rescue Truck (former military truck) - at Headquarters
2-9-26 34' Fire Boat with twin 350 hp motors - kept in water all year. Apr - Nov located at float by village dock.
2-9-28 All Terrian Vehicle (quad) stored in trailer - at Headquarters - towed by 2-9-11 or 2-9-14
2-9-80 Paramedic Vehicle - at Headquarters
Full list of radio signals.