On December 4, 2023, at 1530, the West Islip Fire Department responded to a possible boating accident off Cedar Pointe Drive. The first chief on scene advised that a boat had struck the bulkhead and hit the second floor of a structure. The operator of the craft had bailed from the boat and was helped ashore. He was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital with unknown injuries. Bay Shore Marine 26 conducted a grid search of the area with no results. Bay Shore’s Dive Team also responded but were not needed and the scene was turned over to Suffolk Police.

– Fire News photos by Ken Bradbury