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The Wood-Ridge Fire Department held its annual Chief's Installation Dinner at the Fiesta on January 11, 2020. Fire and EMS officers were sworn in by Senator / Mayor Paul Sarlo.2020 WRFD Officers - Chief of Department Michael Cribben, First Assistant Chief Kenneth Schulz, Second Assistant Chief Kevin Cribben, Captain Justin Berta, Lieutenant Daniel O'Beirne, Lieutenant Nicholas Meglio, Lieutenant Ronald Phillips, Jr., Treasurer Ronald Phillips, Sr., Corresponding Secr...
On October 13, 2019 the WRFD held it's annual Fire Safety and Fire Truck Ride Day. This is an open house in which the children are taught fire prevention and safety tips, learn to "Stay Low and Go" in a smoke filled trailer and get to ride in a fire truck. Special thanks to Councilman Ezio Altamura for his continued support of this event and to the Bergen County Fire Academy for the use of their fire prevention safety trailer.
On Saturday, October 5, 2019, the WRFD held it's annual General Inspection at Fire Headquarters. The members and apparatus were inspected by the Borough Council and neighboring mutual aid fire chiefs. Fire Department Chaplain Deacon Nick Valdez blessed the new EMS 907 which was recently placed in service.
At the September meeting, Chief Ferry appointed Jessly Gomez as a Junior Firefighter / EMS member and was assigned badge #108. Good luck Jessly!
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. He resided in North Carolina.Rest in Peace Brother.
Congratulations to FF Liam Maloney and FF Devon Christie who recently passed their Firefighter I final examinations at the Bergen County Fire Academy.
At the August meeting, Chief of Department Elizabeth Ferry was honored by the WRFD for her 25 years of service. Congratulations Chief!
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. Good luck Emily and Jessica!
The annual Wood-Ridge Fire Department Exempt Association Memorial Service was held on May 22, 2019. President Bischoff led the ceremony. FD Chaplain Deacon Nick Valdez gave the invocation and benediction. Fire Chief Elizabeth Ferry, Fire Commissioner Dom Azzolini and Borough Administrator Chris Eilert all spoke at the service. Taps was played by Fire Chief Elizabeth Ferry and a Bergen County Firefighter’s Pipe Band piper played Amazing Grace on ...
At the May meeting, Chief Ferry appointed EMT Lauren Caliolio as a probationary EMS Member and assigned her badge #52 and Nicola Scarimbolo was appointed as a Junior Firefighter and assigned badge #106. Good luck Lauren and Nicola!
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