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...
Call Volume
Busiest Times
Date
Total
Busiest Year
2018
1362
Fire
Oct 2011
75
EMS
Jul 2018
93
2020
Fire
EMS
Total
Jan
26
58
84
Feb
23
61
84
Mar
15
66
81
Apr
23
43
66
May
30
51
81
Jun
13
32
45
Jul
30
65
95
Aug
66
34
100
Sep
21
53
74
Oct
2
33
35
Nov
-
-
Dec
-
-
Total
249
496
745
33.42%
66.58%
2019
Fire
EMS
Total
Jan
43
60
103
Feb
39
71
110
Mar
23
72
95
Apr
22
65
87
May
35
72
107
Jun
25
82
107
Jul
29
58
87
Aug
24
67
91
Sep
28
60
88
Oct
34
78
112
Nov
32
66
98
Dec
35
55
90
Total
369
806
1175
31.40%
68.60%
2018
Fire
EMS
Total
Jan
45
92
137
Feb
27
60
87
Mar
60
74
134
Apr
21
64
85
May
40
75
115
Jun
25
72
97
Jul
45
93
138
Aug
48
79
127
Sep
46
78
124
Oct
32
76
108
Nov
49
68
117
Dec
22
71
93
Total
460
902
1362
33.77%
66.23%
2017
Fire
EMS
Total
Jan
19
50
69
Feb
19
59
78
Mar
21
61
82
Apr
20
66
86
May
22
72
94
Jun
21
71
92
Jul
21
68
89
Aug
20
82
102
Sep
20
80
100
Oct
23
63
86
Nov
27
72
99
Dec
32
83
115
Total
265
827
1092
24.27%
75.73%
2016
Fire
EMS
Total
Jan
29
62
91
Feb
35
54
89
Mar
16
49
65
Apr
19
58
77
May
25
61
86
Jun
17
36
53
Jul
21
61
82
Aug
39
67
106
Sep
21
52
73
Oct
26
80
106
Nov
27
59
86
Dec
28
81
109
Total
303
720
1023
29.62%
70.38%
2015
Fire
EMS
Total
Jan
33
68
101
Feb
34
77
111
Mar
26
64
90
Apr
31
49
80
May
16
57
73
Jun
23
47
70
Jul
13
64
77
Aug
22
40
62
Sep
20
42
62
Oct
24
58
82
Nov
19
50
69
Dec
26
46
72
Total
287
662
949
30.24%
69.76%
2014
Fire
EMS
Total
Jan
26
43
69
Feb
16
47
63
Mar
22
41
63
Apr
15
42
57
May
19
44
63
Jun
17
50
67
Jul
27
56
83
Aug
15
66
81
Sep
24
75
99
Oct
18
50
68
Nov
24
50
74
Dec
22
52
74
Total
245
616
861
28.46%
71.54%
2013
Fire
EMS
Total
Jan
28
65
93
Feb
18
42
60
Mar
10
52
62
Apr
19
63
82
May
18
53
71
Jun
22
53
75
Jul
25
63
88
Aug
22
44
66
Sep
17
47
64
Oct
22
38
60
Nov
19
45
64
Dec
18
53
71
Total
238
618
856
27.80%
72.20%
2012
Fire
EMS
Total
Jan
25
62
87
Feb
16
48
64
Mar
18
51
69
Apr
23
48
71
May
11
65
76
Jun
9
45
54
Jul
23
66
89
Aug
17
36
53
Sep
18
45
63
Oct
52
68
120
Nov
31
51
82
Dec
20
58
78
Total
263
643
906
29.03%
70.97%
2011
Fire
EMS
Total
Jan
23
62
85
Feb
10
55
65
Mar
19
69
88
Apr
16
47
63
May
11
45
56
Jun
19
62
81
Jul
26
53
79
Aug
39
59
98
Sep
20
47
67
Oct
75
57
132
Nov
18
59
77
Dec
13
60
73
Total
289
675
964
29.98%
70.02%
2010
Fire
EMS
Total
Jan
17
48
65
Feb
16
50
66
Mar
36
57
93
Apr
16
60
76
May
28
69
97
Jun
21
74
95
Jul
26
76
102
Aug
17
48
65
Sep
19
41
60
Oct
12
61
73
Nov
20
65
85
Dec
28
68
96
Total
256
717
973
26.31%
73.69%
2009
Fire
EMS
Total
Jan
30
56
86
Feb
19
56
75
Mar
19
46
65
Apr
9
45
54
May
15
71
86
Jun
26
63
89
Jul
12
52
64
Aug
21
51
72
Sep
14
55
69
Oct
27
63
90
Nov
12
62
74
Dec
16
66
82
Total
220
686
906
24.28%
75.72%
2008
Fire
EMS
Total
Jan
18
58
76
Feb
18
64
82
Mar
19
52
71
Apr
21
53
74
May
13
33
46
Jun
35
66
101
Jul
17
49
66
Aug
14
55
69
Sep
23
55
78
Oct
29
67
96
Nov
19
46
65
Dec
15
54
69
Total
241
652
893
26.99%
73.01%
2007
Fire
EMS
Total
Jan
24
56
80
Feb
17
45
62
Mar
21
51
72
Apr
67
62
129
May
10
60
70
Jun
8
52
60
Jul
21
59
80
Aug
26
49
75
Sep
16
56
72
Oct
15
42
57
Nov
19
44
63
Dec
17
66
83
Total
261
642
903
28.90%
71.10%

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