Residents across Long Island head to the polls Tuesday to elect fire commissioners in their respective first districts.
The unpaid commissioners control and set the budgets for their districts.
Of the four fire districts in the Pat-Med area, two of them have competitive commissioner races this year.
Incumbent Richard Piquette faces challenger Michael Cicero. Voting is at the firehouse located at 171 Oregon Avenue from 3-9 p.m.
Incumbent James Kelly faces challengers James Freeman and Joyce Bourne. Polls are open at the firehouse located at 23 Hawkins Avenue from 3-9 p.m.
John Kirshey is running unopposed for one open seat. Polls are open at the firehouse located at 33 Davidson Avenue from 3-9 p.m.
Incumbent Paul Felice is unopposed. Polls are open at the firehouse located at 15 Jennings Avenue from 2-9 p.m.