Recent Calls
Thu. Oct 24th 2019
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At 11:21 hours, Moonachie Fire Command requested a ladder truck respond to 35 Ramella St., Moonachie for a house fire. Asst. Chief Cribben and T904 responded and assisted the Moonachie FD with exting...
Sun. Aug 4th 2019
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At 07:36 hours, Chief Schulz radioed the WR Police desk to report a working detached garage fire at 354 Windsor Rd. WR units responded and quickly extinguished the fire, preventing extension to a nei...
Mon. Jul 22nd 2019
At 05:44 hours, Lodi Fire Command requested an engine to cover LFD Headquarters while they fought a house fire at 26 Ave. D, Lodi. All three chiefs and E901 responded and covered the empty firehouse ...
Thu. Jul 18th 2019
At 15:36 hours, East Rutherford Fire Command requested an engine to cover the Herman St. firehouse while the ERFD operated at Diamond Chemical Corp, for a chemical reaction / fire at the facility. E9...
Tue. Jul 9th 2019
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At 18:27 hours, Hasbrouck Heights Fire Command requested a ladder truck to respond to 1000 Huyler St., Teterboro for a structure fire. Chiefs Cribben and Schulz and T904 responded and assisted the HH...
News Headlines
Mon. Sep 2nd 2019
At the September meeting, Chief Ferry appointed Jessly Gomez as a Junior Firefighter / EMS member and was assigned badge #108. Good luck Jessly!
Wed. Aug 7th 2019
The WRFD Exempt Association regrets to announce the passing of Exempt Association member Robert Allman, 81, on August 7, 2019.Robert was a Wood-Ridge firefighter in the 1970's and wore badge #34. ...
Wed. Aug 7th 2019
Congratulations to FF Liam Maloney and FF Devon Christie who recently passed their Firefighter I final examinations at the Bergen County Fire Academy.
Mon. Aug 5th 2019
At the August meeting, Chief of Department Elizabeth Ferry was honored by the WRFD for her 25 years of service. Congratulations Chief!
Mon. Aug 5th 2019
At the August meeting, Chief Ferry appointed EMT Emily Gaige as a probationary EMS Member and assigned her badge #53 and Jessica Geigges was appointed as a Junior Firefighter and assigned badge #107. ...
About Us

The Wood-Ridge Fire Department has been providing fire and rescue services to the Borough of Wood-Ridge and surrounding communities since 1897. Approximately 50 volunteers provide this service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from Fire Headquarters located at 85 Humboldt Street.

The department is a member of the South Bergen Fire Chiefs Mutual Aid Association which helps to coordinate multi-department responses to large scale incidents.

The department is lead by Chief of Department Elizabeth Ferry with the assistance of First Assistant Chief Michael Cibben and Second Assistant Chief Kenneth Schulz.

The department utilizes 3 Engines, 1 Ladder Truck, 1 Heavy Rescue Unit, 2 Ambulances, and 3 Command vehicles. Pictures and descriptions of the apparatus can be found in our gallery. Members of the department are professionally trained in various topics including Fire Suppression, Hazardous Materials, Vehicle Extrication, Incident Command, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Emergency Medical Responder (EMR).

The WRFD utilizes the following radio frequencies:

F1 - 154.160 Dispatch

F2 - 159.127 Fireground (Ops. 1)

F3 - 153.597 Fireground (Ops. 2)

F4 - 154.280 Countywide

The Borough of Wood-Ridge, New Jersey is located in the southern part of Bergen County, approximately 1.5 miles from the Meadowlands Sports Complex and 11 miles from New York City.  Wood-Ridge is approximately one square mile and has about 9000 residents.

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