Recent Calls
Sat. Mar 20th 2021
At 22:56 hours, East Rutherford Fire Command requested an engine to cover the empty Herman St. firehouse while the ERFD fought a brush fire in the meadows. Chiefs Schulz and K. Cribben and E905 respo...
Fri. Mar 5th 2021
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At 13:18 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 342 Wood-Ridge Ave. for a report of a house fire. Firefighters found a small fire in the basement near the furnace extending upward toward the kitchen. The ...
Wed. Mar 3rd 2021
At 17:45 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 112 Columbia St. for a party stuck on a roof. FFs used T904's aerial ladder to rescue the man without incident. The gentleman refused medical treatment...
Mon. Feb 15th 2021
At 09:48 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to Blatt Billiards, 350 South Main St. for a building fire. Firefighters responded quickly and deployed a 2.5 inch hand line to hold the fire to the area of ori...
Mon. Feb 1st 2021
At 08:10 hours, Moonachie Fire Command requested an engine respond to 35 Diamond Way, Moonachie for a furnace fire. Chief K. Cribben, E902 and R903 responded and assisted the Moonachie FD with exting...
News Headlines
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...
Wed. Jan 13th 2021
Wood-Ridge Fire Official Damian Cauceglia has retired effective December 31, 2020. He served as fire official for fifteen years. The officers and members of the WRFD thank FO Cauceglia for his hard ...
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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 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

 

 

 

 

2021 US Firefighter Line of Duty Deaths - 41

 

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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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