Recent Calls
Thu. Sep 3rd 2020
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At 15:59 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 14 Lincoln Ave for a report of smoke in the basement. A small fire on the exterior of the home that was extending inside was quickly extinguished by Engine 9...
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...
News Headlines
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!
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...
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...
Apparatus
Car 900
2009 Ford Expedition
Department pool vehicle, former command vehicle.
Car 908
2013 Chevy Tahoe
Command vehicle assigned to First Assistant Chief Kenneth Schulz.
Car 909
2013 Chevy Tahoe
Command vehicle assigned to Chief of Department Michael Cribben.
Car 910
2006 Ford Explorer
Department pool vehicle, former command vehicle.
Car 912
2019 Chevy Tahoe
Command vehicle assigned to Second Assistant Chief Kevin Cribben.
EMS 906
2000 American LaFrance / Medic Master
BLS ambulance

Originally designated as EMS 907, redesignated EMS 906 after the delivery of the 2019 ambulance, EMS 907.
EMS 907
2019 Ford F450 Road Rescue Ultra Medic
BLS Ambulance
Engine 901
2017 KME Predator
2000 gpm pump / 750 gallon booster tank. First due and mutual aid engine. Placed in service May 12, 2017.
Engine 902
2002 American LaFrance Eagle
2000 gpm / 600 gallon booster tank.
Engine 905
1995 KME Renegade
2000 gpm pump / 600 gallon booster tank / 40 gallon foam tank.
Rescue 903
2008 KME Combination Walk-in Heavy Rescue
Truck 904
2012 Sutphen SL100
100 ft. aerial / 2000 gpm pump

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