A new WRFD command vehicle has been placed into service. The 2019 Chevy Tahoe is designated Car 912 and is assigned to Chief of Department Elizabeth Ferry.
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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 Cribben also appointed Kaylee Gonzalez to a one year EMS probationary period and assigned her badge #52. Good luck Cassie and Kaylee!
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 social distancing. President Bischoff lead the ceremony and FD Chaplain Deacon Nick Valdez lead a prayer. Taps was played by Ex-Chief Elizabeth Ferry One wreath that held all of the names of our departed members was placed at the bell. The names of the 129 dec...
It is with deep regret the Wood-Ridge Fire Department announces the passing of Retired Ex-Chief Robert Gross. Chief Gross served the WRFD for 25 years, retiring in 1993. He was Chief of Department in 1979 and 1980. He was awarded five Unit Citations for bravery during his career. Rest in Peace Chief, we'll take it from here.
At the June monthly meeting, Chief Cribben appointed Jessica Geigges as a probationary EMT and assigned her badge #56. Good luck Jessica!
At the May department meeting, Ex-Chief Scott Russo resigned from the WRFD after nearly thirteen years of service. He served as Chief of Department in 2013 and 2014. We wish Chief Russo and his family well as he returns to Ridgefield, NJ, where his firefighting career began and he is currently a firefighter.
A big THANK YOU to VIP Car Wash for the donation to our Emergency Squad - EMS We appreciate your support! www.vipcarwashnj.com
A big THANK YOU to Justin's Ristorante II for the donation of meals for our on duty responders! We appreciate your support! www.justinsristoranteii.com
At the March meeting, Chief Cribben appointed Jake Reiter to a one year probationary firefighter period and assigned him badge #30. Good luck Jake!
As we continue to respond to FIRE and EMS emergency calls, with the help of the WR DPW, our ambulances, fire trucks and firehouse are all regularly decontaminated to ensure the safety of our members and borough residents. Please continue to practice social distancing and we will all get through this pandemic. STAY SAFE and BE WELL!
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...
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