Recent Calls
Thu. Oct 24th 2019
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At 11:21 hours, Moonachie Fire Command requested a ladder truck respond to 35 Ramella St., Moonachie for a house fire. Asst. Chief Cribben and T904 responded and assisted the Moonachie FD with exting...
Sun. Aug 4th 2019
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At 07:36 hours, Chief Schulz radioed the WR Police desk to report a working detached garage fire at 354 Windsor Rd. WR units responded and quickly extinguished the fire, preventing extension to a nei...
Mon. Jul 22nd 2019
At 05:44 hours, Lodi Fire Command requested an engine to cover LFD Headquarters while they fought a house fire at 26 Ave. D, Lodi. All three chiefs and E901 responded and covered the empty firehouse ...
Thu. Jul 18th 2019
At 15:36 hours, East Rutherford Fire Command requested an engine to cover the Herman St. firehouse while the ERFD operated at Diamond Chemical Corp, for a chemical reaction / fire at the facility. E9...
Tue. Jul 9th 2019
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At 18:27 hours, Hasbrouck Heights Fire Command requested a ladder truck to respond to 1000 Huyler St., Teterboro for a structure fire. Chiefs Cribben and Schulz and T904 responded and assisted the HH...
News Headlines
Mon. Sep 2nd 2019
At the September meeting, Chief Ferry appointed Jessly Gomez as a Junior Firefighter / EMS member and was assigned badge #108. Good luck Jessly!
Wed. Aug 7th 2019
The WRFD Exempt Association regrets to announce the passing of Exempt Association member Robert Allman, 81, on August 7, 2019.Robert was a Wood-Ridge firefighter in the 1970's and wore badge #34. ...
Wed. Aug 7th 2019
Congratulations to FF Liam Maloney and FF Devon Christie who recently passed their Firefighter I final examinations at the Bergen County Fire Academy.
Mon. Aug 5th 2019
At the August meeting, Chief of Department Elizabeth Ferry was honored by the WRFD for her 25 years of service. Congratulations Chief!
Mon. Aug 5th 2019
At the August meeting, Chief Ferry appointed EMT Emily Gaige as a probationary EMS Member and assigned her badge #53 and Jessica Geigges was appointed as a Junior Firefighter and assigned badge #107. ...
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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 - 54

 

Please click on "The Fallen" section above 

for more information on these heroes.

 

 

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THE OFFICERS & MEMBERS OF THE WRFD THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR CONTINUED AND GENEROUS SUPPORT!   

 

 

'TIS THE SEASON!

 

 

 

 

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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:

 

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Junior Fire Department (16-18 yrs) 

 

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