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County Executive Bellone Honors The Legacy Of Former County Fire Marshal & Local Firefighter

New Suffolk County Fire Rescue and Emergency Services Mobile Command Unit named in honor of Warren A. Horst.

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Steve Bellone attended the dedication of a new FRES Mobile Command Unit in honor of Warren A. Horst.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

West Sayville, NY, May 12, 2017 – Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone recently attended the dedication of the brand new Suffolk County Fire Rescue and Emergency Services (FRES) Mobile Command Unit in honor of Warren A. Horst. Warren was a long time employee of the Suffolk County Department of FRES spending nearly 15 years as Chief County Fire Marshal. He was also an active member of the West Sayville Fire Department for over 47 years.
This new FRES Mobile Command Unit will provide mobile information and technology for infrastructure as base camp operations during emergency and non-emergency events. It is also outfitted with state-of-the-art communication equipment enhancing the Suffolk County FRES’s team and their partners’ ability to communicate when responding and coordinating with law enforcement and fire suppression personnel.