The recently held its 113th annual installation event at the Long Island Marriot Hotel in Uniondale.
The gala event featured an installation of the department's line and admistrative officers including its new chief William R. Allen, who replaced outgoing chief Jeff Lindgren. Also sworn in were 1st Assistant Chief Jason Jackowitz, 2nd Assistant Chief James Bloomfield anc 3rd Assistant Chief Joseph Gross III.
Wantagh Fire District Commissioner Donald Snyder was given proclamations from Nassau County and Town of Hempstead officials at the installation. Snyder, who has spent the last 60 years with the Wantagh Fire Department, was also honored with a .