The WRFD stood by at the Fiesta for the Persian New Year celebration held annually at the banquet hall. Along with dinner and other festivities, participants jump over fire to bring them good luck in the coming year. Chief Ferry, E901, T904 and EMS906 were on site to ensure everyone's safety.
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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!
At the March meeting, Chief Ferry appointed Adam Swieczkowski to a one year probationary firefighter period and assigned him badge #13. Good luck Adam!
The WRFD Blood Drive collected 29 pints of blood, plasma and platelets. Thank you to all who donated to this life saving cause.
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