Recent Calls
Mon. Apr 15th 2019
At 17:49 hours, Lodi Fire Command requested an engine to respond to 64 Mitchell St., Lodi for a house fire. Chief Cribben, E901 and R903 all responded. WR firefighters assisted the Lodi FD in exting...
Mon. Apr 15th 2019
At 05:31 hours, Rutherford Fire Command requested an engine to cover the Ames Ave. firehouse while the Rutherford FD battled a house fire at 139 Ridge Rd. Chief Schulz and E905 responded and stood by...
Mon. Apr 8th 2019
At 12:12 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 202 Jocelyn Ave. for an activated carbon monoxide detector. Firefighters recorded 50 ppm of CO on the meters. The source was determined to be a faulty stov...
Tue. Apr 2nd 2019
At 06:15 hours, Lodi Fire Command requested an engine to respond to 124 Home Place, Lodi for a fire in a townhouse structure. Chief Schulz and E901 responded. WR firefighters assisted the Lodi FD in...
Wed. Mar 27th 2019
At 20:59 hours, Carlstadt Fire Command requested a ladder truck to cover the Jefferson St. firehouse while the CFD fought a fire at Tunnel Barrel and Drum, 85 Triangle Blvd., Carlstadt. Chief Cribben...
News Headlines
Mon. May 6th 2019
At the May meeting, Chief Ferry appointed EMT Lauren Caliolio as a probationary EMS Member and assigned her badge #52 and Nicola Scarimbolo was appointed as a Junior Firefighter and assigned badge #10...
Wed. Apr 10th 2019
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At the April Mayor & Council meeting, Ex-Chief Ronald Phillips Sr was honored for his fifty years of service with the Wood-Ridge Fire Department. Congratulations General!
Sat. Apr 6th 2019
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The WRFD participated in the annual Opening Day Parade. E901, R903 and EMS907 all were in the procession. Congratulations to "Our Team" on their 2018 Championship.
Tue. Mar 19th 2019
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The WRFD stood by at the Fiesta for the Persian New Year celebration held annually at the banquet hall. Along with dinner and other festivities, participants jump over fire to bring them good luck in...
Mon. Mar 4th 2019
At the March meeting, Chief Ferry appointed Adam Swieczkowski to a one year probationary firefighter period and assigned him badge #13. Good luck Adam!

 

One Hundred and Twenty Two Years of Dedicated Service

1897-2019

 

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

 

 

 

 

2019 US Firefighter Line of Duty Deaths - 27

 

Please click on "The Fallen" section above 

for more information on these heroes.

 

 

 

 

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING FRIDAY 7/19 

THRU SUNDAY 7/21 

KEEP COOL, STAY SAFE AND CHECK ON YOUR 

NEIGHBORS AND THE ELDERLY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU!

 

 

 

 

"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.

 

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