6 days ago
The Port Washington Fire Department remembers Fire Medic Ingrid Sowle of the Fire Medic Company No. 1 who died in the line of duty 30 years ago. February 19, 1990.
Fire Medic Sowle had responded to an auto accident on Roslyn West Shore Drive. Following the auto accident she was struck by a drunk driver while walking back to her vehicle. She was later pronounced dead at North Shore University Hospital. An off duty Port Washington Police Officer chased and apprehended the drunk driver.
Sowle was born in Berlin, Germany in 1937 and emigrated to America at the age of 16 years old. She is remembered as a selfless person and a dedicated member of the department.
A memorial service will be held Saturday February 22nd at 9am on Roslyn West Shore Road where she was struck.
For more information and details about her death, visit www.pwfd.com/?page_id=577 ... See MoreSee Less
Gone, but not forgotten. Your memory lives on. I know that when I teach you come up in every class. I'm also sure that you're in heaven with your dog in your purse with you 😀 Please rest easy, we'll take it from here.
I did not know her. May she rest in peace
Remember that tragic day. May she Rest in Peace.
Remember it like it was yesterday. RIP
Soft spoken, heart of gold. Think of her often.
R.I.P Ingrid,... a night I will NEVER forget!!
Rest In Peace
Gone but never forgotten.
may she always be remembered
R.I.P. my colleague.
I remember that night also...R.I.P.
7 days ago
Thank you for supporting the Port Washington Fire Department Blood Drive. We look forward to seeing you again next time. ... See MoreSee Less
***BLOOD DRIVE*** Today,February 17th from 3:30pm-8pm at the Flower Hill Hose Company, 12 Haven Avenue. All members, their families and friends are urged to donate. ... See MoreSee Less
Give the gift of life!
Support the Port Washington Fire Department and donate blood tomorrow, February 17th from 3:30pm-8pm at the Flower Hill Hose Co firehouse on Haven Ave.
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2 weeks ago
Michael Strong is a Supervising Nassau County Fire Marshal and
is in need of a new kidney. At this time dialysis is only a few months away. He’s been on the donor list since June 2019, but since his blood type is O, the wait is expected to be 8-10 years. It doesn't help his cause, or that of anybody in need of a transplant, that New York ranks last in organ donation. If you can please click the link below and help out a brother in need!
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