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Kings Park Fire Department celebrates 100 years

A group portrait taken in 1967 of the

A group portrait taken in 1967 of the Kings Park Volunteer Fire Department in front of the new snorkel aerial ladder. Photo Credit: Handout

Kings Park Fire Department will celebrate 100 years of community service on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013.

Kings Park Volunteer Fire Department train ride at
Photo Credit: Handout

Kings Park Volunteer Fire Department train ride at their fair sometime in the late 1960s.

Kings Park Volunteer Fire Department at the Saint
Photo Credit: Handout

Kings Park Volunteer Fire Department at the Saint Johnland Barn fire in the late 1960s. Most of the water used to fight the fire was drafted from a nearby pond. The barn was built in the late 1800s when St. Johnland maintained a farming community.

A group portrait taken in 1967 of the
Photo Credit: Handout

A group portrait taken in 1967 of the Kings Park Volunteer Fire Department in front of the new snorkel aerial ladder.

A fire at a building at the Kings
Photo Credit: Handout

A fire at a building at the Kings Park State Hospital in 1972, one of the first big fires in which the new snorkel aerial ladder was used.

Miles Borden, who has been with the Kings
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Miles Borden, who has been with the Kings Park Volunteer Fire District for 59 years, is a fourth-generation member. (July 29, 2013)

A fire truck is parked in its bay
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

A fire truck is parked in its bay at the Kings Park Volunteer Fire Department. The department will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Aug. 3. (July 29, 2013)

Miles Borden, who has been with the Kings
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Miles Borden, who has been with the Kings Park Volunteer Fire District for 59 years and is a fourth-generation member, with a sign marking the department's 50th anniversary. (July 29, 2013)

The Kings Park Volunteer Fire Department. The department
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

The Kings Park Volunteer Fire Department. The department will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Aug. 3. (July 29, 2013)

Kings Park Volunteer Fire District treasurer Linda Buffa,
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Kings Park Volunteer Fire District treasurer Linda Buffa, left, Fire Commissioner Christopher Triolo, center, and Miles Borden, who has been with the volunteer fire district for 59 years and is a fourth-generation member. (July 29, 2013)

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