Recent Calls
Sun. Nov 22nd 2020
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At 18:35 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 4 Passaic St. for a vehicle into the building. The vehicle occupants had self extricated upon the arrival of the FD. The driver and passenger sustained only...
Mon. Nov 16th 2020
At 19:15 hours, Hasbrouck Heights Fire Command requested an engine respond to 312 Henry St., Hasbrouck Hts. for a house fire. Chiefs Mike and Kevin Cribben, E901 and R903 responded to the scene and a...
Tue. Nov 10th 2020
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At 13:24 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 195 Jocelyn Ave. for the report of a chimney fire. Chief Cribben arrived on scene and found smoke emanating from the side of the house near the chimney. The...
Sat. Nov 7th 2020
At 22:03 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to Rt. 17 South in front of the Fiesta for a pedestrian struck. Fire and EMS crews arrived and found the pedestrian had suffered fatal injuries. Firefighters ...
Fri. Nov 6th 2020
At 18:33 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 245 Valley Blvd. for an activated carbon monoxide detector. Firefighters recorded 49 ppm of CO on the meters and determined the cause to be a vehicle left r...
News Headlines
Mon. Oct 26th 2020
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It is with deep regret the WRFD announces the passing of Exempt Firefighter Stephen Kessler, 66, on October 26, 2020. Steve was a firefighter in the 1970s and 1980s and wore badge #14. Steve was res...
Mon. Oct 5th 2020
At the October meeting, Chief Cribben appointed Jack Gaige and Michael Hanna as Junior Firefighters and assigned them badge numbers 105 and 103 respectively. Good luck Jack and Michael!
Sat. Oct 3rd 2020
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On Saturday, October 3, 2020, the WRFD held it's annual General Inspection at Fire Headquarters. The members and apparatus were inspected by Mayor Sarlo and the Borough Council.
Tue. Sep 8th 2020
At the September meeting Chief Cribben appointed John Hone to a one year probationary firefighter period and assigned him badge #27. John moved up from our Junior Firefighter program. Also, Thomas F...
Sun. Aug 16th 2020
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Following an early morning house fire at 347 Wood Ridge Ave., members trained on our newly acquired Personal Safety Systems. The borough recently purchased one for each interior firefighter. These sys...
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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 - 82

 

Please click on "The Fallen" section above 

for more information on these heroes.

 

 

 

 

 

RECENTLY, A 2021 BOROUGH RECYCLING CALENDAR WAS DELIVERED TO EVERY RESIDENCE IN THE BOROUGH. IF YOU DID NOT RECEIVE A CALENDAR OR NEED AN EXTRA ONE PLEASE GIVE US A CALL AT 201-939-2387 OR USE THE "CONTACT US" BUTTON AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE AND LEAVE YOUR ADDRESS SO WE CAN GET ONE TO YOU.  AS ALWAYS, THE WRFD APPRECIATES THE CONTINUED AND GENEROUS SUPPORT OF OUR RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES.  BE WELL, STAY SAFE AND THANK YOU!

  

 

 

 

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

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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:

 

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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