On January 2 2016, the Garden City Park Fire Department was toned out for a car fire at the intersection of Herricks Road and Hillside Avenue. Assistant Chief Magas and Assistant Chief Thomas were the first units on the road. Upon Assistant Chief Magas arrival, he was met with a fully involved automobile in the parking lot of Santander Bank. Notification to Firecom was made since it was in Mineola FD district. Unit 154 and Heavy Rescue 1511 both arrived and quickly knocked down the fire with the assistance of Mineola Engine 161 and Heavy Rescue 1610. All units were under the command of Assistant Chief Magas #1501 and Chief Clark #1600. All units packed up within 30 minutes.