Truck Company One
Captain Michael Sovar was born and raised in Garden City Park. He joined the Garden City Park Fire Department as a member of Truck Company One in March 2006. Captain Sovar has attained numerous certifications issued from the Nassau County Fire Service ranging from vehicle extrication courses to Hazardous Materials Operations. Captain Sovar is a certified chauffeur on Tower Ladder 151 and on Heavy Rescue 1511. He served as a lieutenant for Truck Company One in 2009 and 2010 before being elected as Captain for 2011 and 2012. He has decided to go through the officer ranks for a second time serving as 1st Lieutenant in 2015 and is currently holding the Captain Rank for 2016.