Recent Calls
Sun. Jan 24th 2016
Passaic cover assignment

At 22:12 hours, Passaic Fire Command requested an engine to cover the West side firehouse during a three alarm fire in the ci...

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Sun. Jan 24th 2016
Carbon monoxide incident

At 07:57 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 566 Anderson Ave. for an activated carbon monoxide detector.  Firefighters re...

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Tue. Jan 12th 2016
Carbon monoxide incident

At 00:43 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to 467 Fritsch Ave. for an activated carbon monoxide detector.  The FD recorded ...

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News Headlines
Sat. Jan 9th 2016
2016 WRFD Chief's Installation Dinner

The Wood-Ridge Fire Department held it's annual Chief's Installation Dinner at the Fiesta on January 9, 2016.  F...

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Thu. Jan 7th 2016
EMT Roughgarden elected EMS Lieutenant

At a special meeting on January 6, 2016, EMT Alyssa Roughgarden was elected as EMS Lieutenant.  Congratulations and best...

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Thu. Jan 7th 2016
85 firefighters died on duty in 2015

Heart attacks, overexertion and stress were the leading causes of deaths of on-duty firefighters last year.Eighty five firefi...

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Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls
The pink metal note bar on the glockenspiel may contain excessive levels of lead in the paint, violating the federal lead paint standard. If the paint is scraped off and ingested lead can cause adverse health effects.
The helmets do not comply with the impact requirements of safety standards for helmets, posing a risk of head injury.
The ball bearings inside each side of the decorative rattle can be released, posing a choking hazard to young children.
The toy truck’s remote control can short circuit, causing it to overheat and posing fire and burn hazards.
The fan heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Eastwood Recalls Multi-Function Power Packs Due to Fire Hazard
The window shades can become dislodged from their brackets and fall, posing an impact hazard.
A short circuit allows the dive computer’s screen to freeze or display inaccurate information, posing a risk of serious injury to a diver underwater, including decompression sickness.
The vacuum’s electric cord plug prong can detach and remain in the electrical outlet when the vacuum is unplugged. The detached prong can pose an electrical shock hazard if it remains connected with the electrical outlet.
The AC power cords for Pro, Pro 2 & Pro 3 tablets can overheat, posing fire or shock hazards to consumers.
Improper wiring can allow melting of the insulation and cause the fixtures to short out, posing fire and shock hazards.
The glass containers can break unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury.
The solar panels can overheat, posing a risk of fire.
The four suction cups on the underside of the rugs can fail to prevent slipping, posing a fall hazard to the user.
The metal discs that cover the tri-ply stainless steel cookware rivets can pop off and hit consumers, posing an injury hazard.
A defective USB charging hub can cause an electrical shock to the consumer when the charging station is connected to the electricity supply.
The Helen GX23 LED lamps can overheat, posing fire, burn and electric shock hazards.
Overinflated tires can cause the wheel rims to crack and send pieces of the plastic rim flying, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
The foam padding on the stroller’s arm bar can come off in fragments if the child bites the arm bar, posing a choking hazard.
The car seat carry handle can crack and break allowing the seat to fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury to the infant.
The decorative cutouts on the ornament have sharp metal edges that pose a laceration hazard to consumers.
The product can get overloaded and overheat, posing a fire hazard.
The legs on the stools can break, posing a fall hazard.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Recalls Infant Bodysuits Due to Choking Hazard
The rubber ball on the drumsticks can detach or be unscrewed, posing a choking hazard.
The front wheel spoke assembly can fail, causing the operator to lose control of the motorcycle and crash.
The coffee mugs are mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the metallic paint accents on the coffee mugs can spark, posing a fire hazard.
The screws connecting the seat and back to the base of the chair can detach, posing a fall hazard to the user.
18- and 20-inch tall models of the stool can break during use, posing a fall hazard.
The bicycle’s front wheel can detach due to improperly fitting retention washers, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
The legs on the chair can bend or break, posing a fall hazard to the user.
The heating element can crack and water can get inside, posing a shock hazard.
Pier 1 Imports Recalls Swingasan Chairs and Stands Due to Fall Hazard
The pajamas do not meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries.
The seat plate weld can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
The molded fuel hoses could leak fuel at the radius or the ends of the hose, posing a fire hazard.
Under extreme riding conditions, fuel can escape from the tank breather assembly. This poses a risk of fire and injury to the rider.
The frame on the folding bicycles can break, posing a fall hazard.
The metal discs that cover the frying pan’s rivets can pop off and hit consumers, posing an injury hazard.
A fuel hose could have been cut during manufacturing, allowing fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.
The diameter of the hole in the top hat is too small, which can allow heat to build up and create cracks in the surface, posing a fire hazard.
The sealing gasket can be incorrectly inserted upside down on the lid which can allow the unexpected release of built-up pressure. This poses a risk of burns to the user or consumers nearby.
The power cord plug can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
The headset could cause the carbon-fiber fork steer tube to crack, posing a fall hazard.
Welds securing the lift base plate and/or mast can break, posing a fall hazard.
The fan motor and attached blades can separate from the adapter when operating in reverse updraft mode, causing the fan motor and blades to fall, posing an injury hazard.
The zippers on the bean bag chairs can be opened by children who can then crawl inside, get trapped and suffocate or choke on the bean bag chair's foam beads.
The strap attaching the product to the crib rail can break, posing an injury hazard if the product falls on the infant in the crib.
The metal hub used to mount the light fixtures to the ceiling can break and allow the fixture to fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury from impact.
Sticks or other debris can break through the vehicle’s floor board and protrude into the foot rest area, posing an injury hazard to the operator and front passenger.
The packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act.
The vehicles' oil drain line can leak, posing a fire hazard.
The steering pitman arm or drag link can crack and result in a loss of steering, posing a crash hazard.
The circuit breaker in the transformer can fail to trip, posing fire and electrical shock hazards.
The blower/vac’s motor can catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards.
Combustible debris can make contact with the exhaust manifold and ignite, posing a fire hazard.
A stress fracture can form in the table, posing an injury hazard.
The battery power packs can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Water can enter the lamp in wet location applications, posing an electric shock hazard to the user.
The front leg on reading chairs sold without front leg support blocks can bend or break, posing a fall hazard to the user.
The rear plug of the candle can dislodge while lit, posing burn and fire hazards to the user if the user is holding the device.
The carbon seat post originally sold with the bicycle can crack and break, posing injury and fall hazards to the rider.
An internal switching mechanism can become stuck in the “on” position and overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Internal damage to the fuel hose can cause a leak, posing a fire hazard.
Strangulations can occur when a child places his/her neck between the exposed ribbon (hobble tape) and the fabric on the backside of the shade or when a child pulls the tape out and wraps it around his/her neck.
The spring on the end of the frothers can detach from the metal wand, posing ingestion and choking hazards.
Battery acid can leak from ear plug jewelry’s battery, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
The fuel filters on the mowers can become brittle and fractured, allowing fuel to leak and posing a fire hazard.
The fuel filters on the mowers can become brittle and fractured, allowing fuel to leak and posing a fire hazard.
The glass lid can break when the jar is being opened, posing a laceration hazard.
The electrical components inside can energize the pencil sharpener and shock consumers.
Hazards include fire, burn, shock, falls, lacerations or other injuries depending on the product.
The glass bowl can crack, shatter or break during normal handling, posing a laceration hazard.
The glass bowl can crack, shatter or break during normal handling, posing a laceration hazard.
The bicycle fork can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.
The chair can tip backwards while rocking, posing a fall hazard to the user.
Fuel lines can break or leak, posing a fire hazard.
Batteries can overheat and vent flames, posing fire and burn hazards.
The Adapter Kit can overheat posing a risk of fire, and the plastic shell of the adapter can open exposing a risk of shock to consumers.
The blender poses a laceration risk if consumers pour or invert the pitcher after removing the lid while the loose stacked blade assembly is still inside the pitcher.
The wax warmers can produce high flames, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
The gasoline tank vent can become dislodged due to incorrect factory installation and cause fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.
The jackets have drawstrings in the hood and at the bottom, which pose an entrapment hazard to children.
The glass shade disc on the light fixture can detach and fall, posing a risk of injury from impact. In addition, broken glass can pose a laceration hazard.
If a child chews on the drinking straw, small pieces can break off into the child’s mouth, posing a risk of ingestion or aspiration of the small part.
The lit firework can tip over and fire shells at bystanders.
An improperly factory-installed hose clamp can rub and wear a hole in the fuel tank, causing a leak and posing a fire hazard.
The clamp can detach while in use, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Moisture accumulates near the unit's heater when vent door open, along with two shorted electrical components can create an electrical ground path and arcing.
Children can strangle on the window shades' cords/loop when not attached to the wall and on the Roman shades’ exposed inner cord.
The hoodies have a drawstring inside the lining of the hood that surrounds the face which poses a strangulation hazard to children.
The left end of the bicycle crankset spindle can break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
Hot liquids can seep through hairline cracks, posing a burn hazard.
A defective fuse on DeTech, MasterGuard, Responsive and Thermalink fire alarms can cause the alarm to fail to signal an alert.
The gray paint on the water bottles can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the lead paint standard.
Trailers with black plastic tow bar receivers can separate from the tow bar when they appear to be connected, posing a crash hazard.
The gray paint on the water bottles can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the lead paint standard.
The knife can cut through the sheath, posing a laceration hazard.
The satin seam of the stuffed animal can open, allowing the stuffing material to be exposed, posing a choking hazard for young children.
The internal fire box baffle can degrade, overheat and pose a fire hazard.
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Wood-Ridge Fire Department
85 Humboldt Street
Wood-Ridge, NJ 07075
Non-Emergency: 201-939-2387
Emergency: 911
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