L.J. Heming of Hampton Bays Remembers the 1995 Westhampton Wildfires - 27 East

L.J. Heming of Hampton Bays Remembers the 1995 Westhampton Wildfires

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LJ Heming and Katie Miller at the 1997 Fireman's Inspection Dinner for Coram Fire Department. Heming moved to the Coram Fire Department in 1997.

LJ Heming and Katie Miller at the 1997 Fireman's Inspection Dinner for Coram Fire Department. Heming moved to the Coram Fire Department in 1997.

LJ Heming in his turnout gear.

LJ Heming in his turnout gear. JULIA HEMING

LJ Heming in his turnout coat and helmet on the front porch of his home in Hampton Bays.

LJ Heming in his turnout coat and helmet on the front porch of his home in Hampton Bays. JULIA HEMING

Heming's quote

Heming's quote "It's like being in hell" made headlines around the country, this newspaper clipping is from The Daily News on August 26, 1995. JULIA HEMING

author on Aug 18, 2020
My father, Lawrence James Heming III, lovingly known by most as “L.J.,” sits on his bed in jeans and a T-shirt from his U.S. Navy Reserves unit in the Bronx,... more

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