he Brentwood Fire District was organized on November 16, 1899. The Fire District is located in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York.
The Brentwood Fire Department is in Suffolk County's Fire-Rescue and Emergency Services 3rd Fire Division. The District has an area of approximately 16.8 square miles covering Brentwood, North Bay Shore, Edgewood and Baywood. It has a wide variety of structures including; single and multiple family dwellings, Suffolk Community College Campus, C.W. Post, Pilgrim State Psychiatric Facility which has 25 to 30 non fire proof buildings with many converted into private businesses, 20 Brentwood Public School buildings, many taxpayers and commercial structures, nine garden apartment complexes and the St. Josephs Academy Complex.
Brentwood Fire Department also covers three major roadways. The Long Island Expressway, the Islands major thoroughfare for commercial and commuter traffic, the Southern State Parkway and the Sagtikos Parkway.
The Brentwood Fire Department responds to fire calls only and does not handle EMS. The Department responds to an average of 1,600 runs each year. Brentwood Ambulance, which is responsible for emergency medical service, handles an average of 7,000 EMS runs each year.
The Department is under the command of Chief William V. Peterson, the 43rd Chief of the Department. Brentwood FD operates out of 5 houses with 11 engines, 1 - 95' tower ladder, 1 - 100' aerial, a heavy rescue unit, 1 brush unit, a RAC unit and a mobile command unit.