Recent Calls
Thu. Jan 14th 2021
At 22:36 hours, Wallington Fire Command requested a ladder truck to cover the empty Union Blvd. firehouse while the Wallington FD fought a fire at 34 Midland Ave., Wallington. Chief M. Cribben, Chief...
Mon. Dec 28th 2020
At 06:07 hours, Lodi Fire Command requested an engine to respond to 200 Westminster Place, Lodi for a house fire. Chief Schulz, E905 and R903 responded and assisted the Lodi FD with searching the bui...
Fri. Dec 25th 2020
The WRFD had a busy Christmas Day due the severe weather that rolled through the area on the holiday. The WRFD answered twelve calls for service beginning at 00:15 hours and continued throughout the ...
Thu. Dec 3rd 2020
At 18:34 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 92 Columbia St. for the activated carbon monoxide detector. Firefighters recorded 30ppm of CO on the meters and determined the source to be a faulty stove. ...
Mon. Nov 30th 2020
At 08:45 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 99 Wesmont Drive for the activated carbon monoxide detector. Firefighters recorded 20ppm of CO on the meters and determined the source to be a vehicle left ...
News Headlines
Fri. Jan 15th 2021
The 2021 Wood-Ridge Fire Department and Emergency Squad officers were sworn in on January 15, 2021 by Mayor Paul Sarlo.Fire Department Officers:Chief of Department Michael Cribben, First Assistant Chi...
Wed. Jan 13th 2021
Wood-Ridge Fire Official Damian Cauceglia has retired effective December 31, 2020. He served as fire official for fifteen years. The officers and members of the WRFD thank FO Cauceglia for his hard ...
Mon. Dec 7th 2020
At the December meeting Chief Cribben appointed Tom Burniston as Junior Firefighter and assigned him badge #102. Tommy is the son of FF/Ex-Chief Tom Burniston. Good luck Tommy!
Mon. Oct 26th 2020
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It is with deep regret the WRFD announces the passing of Exempt Firefighter Stephen Kessler, 66, on October 26, 2020. Steve was a firefighter in the 1970s and 1980s and wore badge #14. Steve was res...
Mon. Oct 5th 2020
At the October meeting, Chief Cribben appointed Jack Gaige and Michael Hanna as Junior Firefighters and assigned them badge numbers 105 and 103 respectively. Good luck Jack and Michael!
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One Hundred and Twenty Four Years of Dedicated Service

1897-2021

 

Welcome to the official website of the Wood-Ridge Fire Department and Emergency Squad.  We are an all-volunteer organization providing fire suppression and emergency medical services to the Borough of Wood-Ridge, New Jersey.

 

 

I can think of no more stirring symbol of man's humanity to man than a fire engine -

Kurt Vonnegut

 

 

 

 

2020 US Firefighter Line of Duty Deaths - 92

2021 US Firefighter Line of Duty Deaths - 13 

 

Please click on "The Fallen" section above 

for more information on these heroes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECENTLY, A 2021 BOROUGH RECYCLING CALENDAR WAS DELIVERED TO EVERY RESIDENCE IN THE BOROUGH. IF YOU DID NOT RECEIVE A CALENDAR OR NEED AN EXTRA ONE PLEASE GIVE US A CALL AT 201-939-2387 OR USE THE "CONTACT US" BUTTON AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE AND LEAVE YOUR ADDRESS SO WE CAN GET ONE TO YOU.  AS ALWAYS, THE WRFD APPRECIATES THE CONTINUED AND GENEROUS SUPPORT OF OUR RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES.  BE WELL, STAY SAFE AND THANK YOU!

  

 

 

 

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THINKING OF BECOMING A WOOD-RIDGE FIREFIGHTER and/or AN EMT?

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"Join Our Family, Help Us Protect Yours"

The Wood-Ridge Fire Department is looking for members to join our family.  Be part of the community and know that you make a difference in peoples lives.

If you are interested in becoming a member please contact the Fire Department at 201-939-2387 or send us an e-mail in the CONTACT US section above.  We currently have four types of memberships:

 

FIRE / EMS      FIRE Only       EMS Only    

Junior Fire Department (16-18 yrs) 

 

Take a look around and please sign our guest book. 

Thank you.

 

Last update - 1/17/21 

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