Recent Calls
Fri. Feb 24th 2017
Electrical fire

At 11:01 hours, the WRFD was dispatched to Reddy Raw, One Ethel Blvd., for the reported electrical fire.  Asst. Chief Fe...

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Mon. Feb 20th 2017
Elmwood Park fifth alarm

At 18:24 hours, Elmwood Park Fire Command requested an engine to cover the EPFD Co. #4 firehouse while they fought a fiv...

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Fri. Feb 3rd 2017
Carlstadt house fire

At 09:19 hours, Carlstadt Fire Command requested a ladder truck to respond to 533 Summit Ave. for a house fire.  T904 re...

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News Headlines
Tue. Feb 7th 2017
Engine 901

Much progress is being made on the building of Engine 901 at the KME plant in Pennsylvania.

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Thu. Feb 2nd 2017
Years of service recognition

During the year 2016, the following members reached milestones in their careers with the WRFD.  Congratulations to all!F...

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Sat. Jan 14th 2017
2017 Chief's Installation Dinner

The Wood-Ridge Fire Department held it's annual Chief's Installation Dinner at the Fiesta on January 14, 2017.  ...

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Carlstadt 6-alarm brush fire
Wed. Apr 11th 2012

At 13:30 hours, Carlstadt Fire Command requested an engine company respond to cover the Jefferson Street firehouse as the Carlstadt FD battled a brush fire on Paterson Plank Road, just north of the Meadowlands Sports Complex.  Chief Clemente and E905 responded and were redirected to the staging area at Paterson Plank Road.  With the fire quickly growing, E902 was also requested to respond to the scene.  Along with South Bergen mutual aid companies, a Bergen County tanker task force and the NJ Forest Fire Service, the WR units operated at numerous spots in the Meadowlands controlling the blaze and keeping the exposure buildings safe.  All WR units were back in service at 21:00 hours. 

E905 operating.
E905
E902 through the brush.
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Wood-Ridge Fire Department
85 Humboldt Street
Wood-Ridge, NJ 07075
Non-Emergency: 201-939-0476
Emergency: 911
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