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Garden City Park Fire Blotter: Hurricane Sandy, Exploding Transformers and Fatal Apartment Fire

Garden City Park firefighters responded to the following calls October 27 – November 2.

The following information was supplied by the Garden City Park Fire Department. A call does not necessarily indicate that a fire actually took place, only that an alarm or call for assistance was made.

October 27

  • 1:27 p.m. – 71 Atlantic Ave. – ambulance requested for rib injury
  • 2:09 p.m. – 90 Schumacher Drive – ambulance requested for 16 month old bleeding from ear
  • 8:56 a.m. – 34 Elm Drive – ambulance requested
  • 11:21 p.m. – 2475 Jericho Turnpike – ambulance requested for cardiac victim

October 28

  • 12:29 a.m. – 3000 Jericho Turnpike
  • 12:15 p.m. – 10 Stanwood Road
  • 4:42 p.m. – 52 Corbin Ave. – second floor smoke detector 

October 29

  • 1:18 p.m. – Green Drive and Capri Drive, Roslyn – wires burning
  • 1:32 p.m. – 188 Pine St. – alarm sounding
  • 1:34 p.m. – 5 East Lane – trees fell on house
  • 1:45 p.m. – 179 Bedford Ave.
  • 2:14 p.m. – Magnolia Drive and Elm Drive – tree on a car
  • 2:32 p.m. – 17 Joy Drive – wire down
  • 2:49 p.m. – 265 Marcus Ave. – tree down
  • 3:00 p.m. – 1710 Jericho Turnpike – transformer
  • 3:08 p.m. – 21 Surrey Road – wires burning against the house
  • 3:13 p.m. – 36 Country Village Lane – wires down
  • 3:17 p.m. – 48 Fourth Ave. – wires down
  • 3:30 p.m. – 1 Shelter Rock Road
  • 3:32 p.m. – 2 Tottenham Place – wire down and burning
  • 3:56 p.m. – Park Avenue and Fifth Avenue – transformer explosion
  • 4:06 p.m. – Park Avenue and Corbin Avenue – tree down
  • 4:07 p.m. – Nassau Boulevard and Park Avenue – wire and tree down
  • 4:30 p.m. – 34 Iris Lane – transformer burning
  • 4:36 p.m. – 108 Marcus Ave. – transformer
  • 4:53 p.m. – 21 Surrey Road – wire burning on a house
  • 5:16 p.m. – 15 Bretton Road
  • 5:34 p.m. – Hillside Avenue and Aster Drive – wire down
  • 5:40 p.m. – 15 Bretton Road – tree on fire
  • 5:46 p.m. – 135 Aster Drive – wire burning
  • 5:51 p.m. – 45 Fifth Ave. – tree hit gas main
  • 6:10 p.m. – 100 Birchwood Drive
  • 6:18 p.m. – 117 Old Farm Road – medical alert
  • 6:24 p.m. – 34 James St. – wire down
  • 6:25 p.m. – 127 Country Village Lane
  • 6:26 p.m. – 2244 Jericho Turnpike – possible building collapse
  • 6:28 p.m. – 15 Farrel St. – wire down
  • 6:31 p.m. – 12 Hamilton Drive – wire down
  • 6:38 p.m. – Shelter Rock Road and IU Willets Road – explosions
  • 6:50 p.m. – 98 Aster Drive – tree fell on a wire
  • 6:54 p.m. – 8 Hamilton Drive – wire down
  • 6:57 p.m. – 113 Betty Road – carbon dioxide
  • 7:06 p.m. – 16 Grattan St. – tree fell on a wire
  • 7:09 p.m. – 45 Maple Drive – tree on a house with people trapped in the basement
  • 7:21 p.m. – Nassau Boulevard and Madison Avenue – tree fell on a wire
  • 7:26 p.m. – 24 Irwin St. – wire sparking in tree
  • 7:28 p.m. – 6 Stanwood Road – transformer fire
  • 7:32 p.m. – 69 Tenafly Drive – wire down
  • 7:38 p.m. – 400 Hillside Ave.
  • 7:42 p.m. – 1350 Union Turnpike
  • 8:05 p.m. – 105 First St. – downed wires
  • 8:06 p.m. – 32 Oak Drive – downed wires
  • 8:54 p.m. – 200 Armstrong Road
  • 9:02 p.m. – 5 Hunting Hill Road – ambulance requested for victim with chest pains
  • 9:23 p.m. – 15 Broadway
  • 9:30 p.m. – 115 Madison Ave. – wire and tree down
  • 9:38 p.m. – 83 Atlantic Ave. – ambulance requested for a wellness check
  • 9:49 p.m. – 43 Bellwood Drive
  • 11:18 p.m. – 20 Willow Road – wire and tree down
  • 11:38 p.m. – Hillside Avenue and Aster Drive – wire and tree down

October 30

  • 2:32 a.m. – 5 Lake Drive – outside odor and tree down
  • 6:10 a.m. – 208 Aster Drive, New Hyde Park – request for ambulance
  • 6:26 a.m. – 114 Devonshire Drive, New Hyde Park – power lines arcing
  • 8:25 a.m. – 46 Capri Drive, Roslyn – carbon monoxide alarm
  • 9:17 a.m. – 25 Kings Lane, New Hyde Park – transformer smoking
  • 9:58 a.m. – 5 Mayfair Road, New Hyde Park – request for ambulance for sick female
  • 12:02 p.m. – 190 Bedford Ave., New Hyde Park – power lines arcing
  • 3:34 p.m. – 35 Sutton Hill Lane, New Hyde Park
  • 5:11 p.m. – 104 Moore St., New Hyde Park – carbon monoxide
  • 6:35 p.m. – Union Turnpike and Marcus Ave. – car into pole
  • 6:54 p.m. – 26 Stoothoff Drive, New Hyde Park – carbon monoxide
  • 7:14 p.m. – 319 Baltustrol Circle, Roslyn – carbon monoxide
  • 8:21 p.m. – 2301 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park
  • 11:14 p.m. – 16 Emmett St., New Hyde Park – carbon monoxide
  • 11:29 p.m. – 21 Mayflower Ave., Williston Park – carbon monoxide
  • 80 Old Broadway, New Hyde Park – ambulance requested for victim having difficulty breathing

October 31

  • 11:16 a.m. – 5 Hunting Hill Road – request for ambulance for injured male
  • 3:44 p.m. – 15 Herbert Drive, New Hyde Park – request for ambulance for unconscious person
  • 5:34 p.m. – 25 Capri Drive, Roslyn – power lines arcing
  • 6:13 a.m. – 2264 Jericho Turnpike – mutual aid

November 1

  • 10:26 a.m. – 7 Carling Drive – ambulance requested for bleeding male fall victim
  • 10:44 a.m. – 171 Doral Court
  • 7:59 p.m. – 77 Second Ave.

November 2

  • 5:23 a.m. – 12 Center Drive – carbon monoxide alarm
  • 11:01 a.m. – Nassau Boulevard and Broadway – wire down and sparking
  • 11:12 a.m. – 162 Robby Lane – carbon monoxide, no aided
  • 4:21 p.m. – 97 Fifth St. sparking wire
  • 6:21 p.m. – 127 Norman St. ambulance requested for female having difficulty breathing

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