Recent Calls
Mon. Feb 15th 2021
At 09:48 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to Blatt Billiards, 350 South Main St. for a building fire. Firefighters responded quickly and deployed a 2.5 inch hand line to hold the fire to the area of ori...
Mon. Feb 1st 2021
At 08:10 hours, Moonachie Fire Command requested an engine respond to 35 Diamond Way, Moonachie for a furnace fire. Chief K. Cribben, E902 and R903 responded and assisted the Moonachie FD with exting...
Sun. Jan 31st 2021
At 07:30 hours, Passaic Fire Command requested an engine to cover the Passaic East Side firehouse during the multiple alarm fire at Atlantic Coast Fibers, 101 7th St., Passaic. E905 responded and cov...
Sat. Jan 30th 2021
At 02:27 hours, T904 was requested to respond the staging area at Wallington High School for ember patrol due to a multiple alarm fire at Atlantic Coast Fibers, 101 7th Street, Passaic. There were no...
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...
News Headlines
Sun. Feb 14th 2021
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It is with deep regret the Wood-Ridge Fire Department announces the passing of Retired Firefighter Corey Sherman, 67, on February 14, 2021. FF Sherman served the WRFD for 34 years, retiring in 2016. ...
Tue. Feb 2nd 2021
At the February meeting, Assistant Chief Schulz appointed Nico Scarimbolo to a one year probationary firefighter period and assigned him badge #16. Nico has moved up from our Junior Firefighter progr...
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!
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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 -

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2021 US Firefighter Line of Duty Deaths - 27

 

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