The fire commissioner elections for the Smithtown and St. James fire departments resulted in one incumbent keeping his seat with another incumbent losing it.
Challenger Thomas Duckham took the fire commissioner position for the Smithtown Fire Department from incumbent Joseph Gardella on Tuesday by a margin of 25 votes. Duckham received 252 votes to Gardella's 227.
In the St. James Fire District vote, Larry Montrose retained his fire commissioner seat by defeating challenger Glen Itzkowitz. Montrose received 201 votes to Itzkowitz's 86.
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