Farmingville, NY – –On March 25, Supervisor Ed Romaine attended the Ridge Fire Department’s 82nd Annual Installation Dinner at East Wind Long Island in Wading River. At the ceremony, the Supervisor acknowledged the volunteer department members for their years of dedication to keep their community safe. He also presented proclamations and Certificates of Appreciation to many longtime members, including those with 50 and 25 years of service. For more information about the Ridge Fire Department, go to www.RidgeFD.orgSupervisor Romaine said, "It was an honor for me to thank the members of the Ridge Fire Department. They respond to hundreds of calls each year and put themselves in harm’s way to save lives and protect property. We are all grateful for their service.”The Ridge Fire Department and its members protect and preserve life, property and the environment by providing effective prevention programs and prompt, efficient, professional and highly qualified fire protection and emergency services to the communities within the Ridge Fire District. When possible, we will make our personnel and resources available to our neighboring and external agencies in their time of need, recognizing that we too may require their assistance from time to time in protecting our communities.