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Long Island Metro Fire/EMS Expo Coming to Long Island in February

January 05, 2022 | NEW YORK

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The Islip Town Fire & EMS Museum & Education Center and the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs (NYSAFC) have joined together to deliver a new emergency services exposition and educational event on Long Island.

The Long Island Metro Fire/EMS Expo will be held from February 11-13, 2022, at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. The comprehensive event will feature exhibits of new apparatus, tools, equipment, products, technologies, and services, as well as 15 one-hour educational seminars for emergency services personnel.

Lecturers will include Chief Thomas Richardson, Deputy Assistant Chief John Norman, Battalion Chief John Salka, Captain Michael Dugan, and Captain Mark Gregory of the FDNY, Saratoga County EMS Coordinator Mike McEvoy, and many more! EMS CEU seminars will also be available for certified EMS providers.

Expo hours will be Friday, February 11 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m., Saturday, February 12 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, February 13 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Seminars for first responders of all ranks will also be held Friday through Sunday.

Attendee registration is $20 per person, per day and includes entry to both the expo and seminars. Tickets are available online through Ticketmaster or can be purchased at the door. Parking is free!

This event will benefit the museum and the association, supporting their shared mission to serve the fire and emergency medical services personnel of Long Island and New York state.

“The State Chiefs leadership is looking forward to bringing this new educational opportunity to Long Island, and we’re thrilled to be working with the volunteers at the Islip Town Fire & EMS Museum on this event that will benefit all of New York’s fire and EMS responders,” said NYSAFC President Robert Kloepfer Jr.

To learn more and register, visit the NYSAFC website at www.nysfirechiefs.com. Questions can be emailed to liexpo@nysfirechiefs.com.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.