The Woodmere Fire Department is an innovative and diverse department with 75 members. We are very fortunate to have some of the most talented individuals in the fire service working here. We value the history and tradition of The Woodmere Fire Department.
During your visit to our website, you will find information about the services our department can provide. Our team of highly trained members are dedicated to deliver quality public safety services. We value our past and embrace the challenges of the future.
We thank you for visiting our website. If you have any suggestions for improving this website or our fire department, please call 516-821-3600.
Chief of Department Leonard J Cherson
1st Assistant Chief Benjamin J Nelson
2nd Assistant Chief Michael D Weiss
Treasurer Steven Mann
Corresponding Secretary Christine Redash
Sergeant At Arms Steven Berusch
Chaplain Jud Berman
Every day, thousands of people suffer sudden cardiac arrest. Would you know how to help?
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What to do if you see someone suddenly collapse?
If you see someone collapse suddenly, check if the victim is responsive.
If not, remember these three easy steps.
Have them send help. Stay on the line and listen for further instructions.
Start Chest Compressions
If the person is not breathing normally, start chest compressions. Push down hard and fast in the center of the chest. Keep your arms straight. Send someone to find an AED.
Use An AED
The AED (automated external defibrillator) is a portable medical device that delivers an electrical shock to restart a person’s heart. It provides voice prompts that tell you exactly what to do and will only administer a shock if needed, so there’s no reason to hesitate.