Recent Calls
Sun. Aug 16th 2020
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At 02:30 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to the area of 346 Wood-Ridge Ave for a reported fire. Chief Cribben arrived on scene and observed smoke and fire coming from the home at 347 Wood-Ridge Ave. Wo...
Fri. Aug 14th 2020
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At 08:33 hours, Moonachie Fire Command requested a ladder truck to respond to 100 Carol Place, Moonachie for a fire in the building. T904 responded and firefighters were sent to the roof to check for...
Fri. Aug 14th 2020
At 03:30 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 245 Valley Blvd., Apartment 2C for a activated carbon monoxide detector. FFs recorded 54ppm of CO on the meters and determined the source of the CO to be sm...
Thu. Aug 13th 2020
At 23:08 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 300 Avalon Drive, Unit 3162 for a activated carbon monoxide detector. FFs recorded 34ppm of CO on the meters and determined the source of the CO to be smold...
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.
News Headlines
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...
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!
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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 - 64

 

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 - 8/22/20 

  Recent call and News added

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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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...

SMOKE & CO DETECTORS SAVE LIVES!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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