Recent Calls
Tue. Aug 4th 2020
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The WRFD responded to 31 calls for service due to Tropical Storm Isaias. These runs included wires down, trees into structures and transformer and utility poles on fire.
Sat. Jul 18th 2020
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At 10:24 hours, Hasbrouck Heights Fire Command requested a ladder truck respond to 116 Lawrence Ave., for a working house fire. T904 responded and assisted the HHFD with extinguishing the fire and ov...
Mon. Jul 13th 2020
At 07:51 hours, East Rutherford Fire Command requested a ladder truck to cover the Herman St. firehouse while the ERFD operated at an overturned gasoline tanker fire on the NJ Turnpike. T904 responde...
Thu. Jul 9th 2020
At 21:25 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 300 Avalon Dr., Apt. 3162 for an activated carbon monoxide detector. Firefighters recorded 31 ppm of CO in the apartment and determined the source to be the...
Mon. Jul 6th 2020
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At 16:36 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to South Main St at the train tressel for an occupied vehicle stuck in flood waters. Firefighters used T904's aerial ladder to remove the driver, who was s...
News Headlines
Mon. Jul 20th 2020
At the July meeting, Chief Cribben appointed Cassandra Ferry to a one year probationary firefighter period and assigned her badge #11. Cassandra moved up from the Junior Firefighter program. Chief C...
Fri. Jul 10th 2020
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The annual Wood-Ridge Fire Department Exempt Association Memorial Service was held on May 20, 2020. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the service was closed to the public and all members maintained soci...
Sun. Jun 21st 2020
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It is with deep regret the Wood-Ridge Fire Department announces the passing of Retired Ex-Chief Robert Gross. Chief Gross served the WRFD for 25 years, retiring in 1993. He was Chief of Department i...
Tue. Jun 2nd 2020
At the June monthly meeting, Chief Cribben appointed Jessica Geigges as a probationary EMT and assigned her badge #56. Good luck Jessica!
Tue. Jun 2nd 2020
At the May department meeting, Ex-Chief Scott Russo resigned from the WRFD after nearly thirteen years of service. He served as Chief of Department in 2013 and 2014. We wish Chief Russo and his fami...
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One Hundred and Twenty Three Years of Dedicated Service

1897-2020

 

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 - 52

 

Please click on "The Fallen" section above 

for more information on these heroes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A NEW PAGE "THE MUSEUM" HAS BEEN ADDED TO OUR SITE.

CLINK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO SEE SOME WRFD HISTORY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COVID-19 PSA

THANK YOU!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

WATCH THE VIDEOS BELOW 

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.

 

Last update - 8/5/20 

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PLEASE INSTALL SMOKE AND CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS IN YOUR HOME AND TEST THEM MONTHLY... USE THE "CONTACT US" BUTTON ON THE LEFT IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ON TYPE OR AREA OF PLACEMENT.  ALSO, SMOKE DETECTORS NEED TO BE REPLACED EVERY TEN YEARS AND CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS NEED TO BE REPLACED EVERY FIVE YEARS...

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