Recent Calls
Tue. Jun 22nd 2021
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At 18:53 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 526 Moonachie Ave. for the report of a basement fire. Firefighters arrived and found a pot burning on the stove. The fire was extinguished without incident...
Sat. Jun 12th 2021
At 00:37 hours, Hasbrouck Heights Fire Command requested an engine to cover their empty firehouse as they fought a house fire at 151 Walter Ave. Chief Schulz and E901 responded. There were no respo...
Fri. Jun 4th 2021
At 19:28 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 110 Wesmont Drive for the activated carbon monoxide detector. Firefighters recorded 35 ppm of CO on the meters. The cause of the CO was determined to be an...
Tue. Jun 1st 2021
At 13:11 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 360 Sussex Rd. for the report of a car fire. Firefighters found the bulk of the fire had been knocked down by the residents. Firefighters completed the ext...
Mon. May 31st 2021
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At 10:00 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to Rt. 17 South, in front of the Fiesta for a motor vehicle crash with injuries. FFs arrived to find a two car crash with one vehicle on it's side. The dr...
News Headlines
Mon. Apr 5th 2021
At the April meeting, Asst. Chief Kevin Cribben appointed Enmanuel Vasquez to a one year probationary firefighter period and assigned him badge #31. Best of luck to you Manny!
Sat. Mar 20th 2021
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The Wood-Ridge Knights of Columbus Council #11585 honored Lt. Daniel O'Beirne with the Firefighter of the Year award and EMS Lt. Emily Gaige with the EMT of the Year award at their annual service ...
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...
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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.  We are an all-volunteer organization providing fire suppression and rescue 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

 

 

 

 

2021 US Firefighter Line of Duty Deaths - 63

 

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