Incumbents won out in Tuesday's fire district commissioner races, according to Newsday.
The most contested of the Patchogue and Medford area races was the Gordon Heights race, in which incumbent Avery Dean won against challenger Joyce Bourne by one vote, 271-270.
Newsday reported that the race was significant as Bourne's group supports a restructuring and possible dissolution of the fire district, while Dean supports it remaining as a separate fire district.
Here are the results for the other elections in the Patchogue and Medford area:
Patchogue Fire Department
J. Carter Biggs won 213-109 against Michael Partridge. A proposition to buy three new fire trucks was approved in a 188-130 vote. .
Medford Fire Department
Incumbent Charles Jagde defeated challenger Michael Cicero for the commissioner seat.
North Patchogue Fire Department
Incumbent Lawrence Santangelo ran unopposed for the commissioner seat.
Hagerman Fire Department
Incumbent Joseph Gonnelly ran unopposed for the commissioner seat.