Recent Calls
Mon. Jan 20th 2020
At 13:55 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to the Wesmont Station train station for a stuck occupied elevator. FFs responded, reset the system and removed three parties from the elevator car. The elevat...
Mon. Jan 20th 2020
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At 08:29 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 162 14th St. for the reported odor of smoke in the house. A thorough investigation by firefighters lead to opening up and finding a small smoldering electr...
Thu. Jan 2nd 2020
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At 20:54 hours, Lodi Fire Command requested an engine respond to 116 South Main St., Lodi for a fire in a commercial building. Chiefs Cribben and Schulz, E901 and R903 responded and assisted the Lodi...
Mon. Dec 30th 2019
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At 15:15 hours, Carlstadt Fire Command requested a ladder truck respond to 401 Third St., Carlstadt for a house fire. T904 responded and assisted the Carlstadt FD with laddering the building, searchi...
Mon. Dec 23rd 2019
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At 19:10 hours, Moonachie Fire Command requested a ladder truck respond to 50 Knickerbocker Rd., Moonachie for a trailer on fire next to the building. T904 and R903 responded and assisted the Moonach...
News Headlines
Sat. Jan 11th 2020
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The Wood-Ridge Fire Department held its annual Chief's Installation Dinner at the Fiesta on January 11, 2020. Fire and EMS officers were sworn in by Senator / Mayor Paul Sarlo.2020 WRFD Officers ...
Sat. Dec 21st 2019
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On December 21st, Santa stopped by the Wood-Ridge firehouse to spread some Christmas cheer! He was available for pictures prior to getting on E902 for his ride around town. We hope everyone enjoyed ...
Fri. Nov 29th 2019
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On November 29th, R903 delivered Santa Claus to the annual Wood-Ridge Tree Lighting ceremony. Merry Christmas!
Sun. Oct 13th 2019
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On October 13, 2019 the WRFD held it's annual Fire Safety and Fire Truck Ride Day. This is an open house in which the children are taught fire prevention and safety tips, learn to "Stay Low...
Sat. Oct 5th 2019
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On Saturday, October 5, 2019, the WRFD held it's annual General Inspection at Fire Headquarters. The members and apparatus were inspected by the Borough Council and neighboring mutual aid fire ch...
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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 - 11

 

Please click on "The Fallen" section above 

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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) 

 

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Thank you.

 

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