Wading River Fire Department
Wading River Fire Department
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01/30/2019 - 03/02/2019
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2019 Incidents
Month Fire Rescue Total
Jan. 20 61 81
Feb.
Mar.
April
May
June
July
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Total 20 61 81

2018 Incidents
Month Fire Rescue Total
Jan. 33 60 93
Feb. 16 74 90
Mar. 24 74 98
April 22 66 88
May 27 83 110
June 18 89 107
July 29 79 108
Aug. 28 90 118
Sept. 34 72 106
Oct. 17 78 95
Nov. 27 81 108
Dec. 25 69 94
Total 300 915 1215

Past Incidents
Year Fire Rescue Total
2012 372 717 1,089
2013 337 735 1,072
2014 293 747 1,040
2015 321 700 1,021
2016 305 757 1,062
2017 304 787 1,091

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February 6, 2017
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Feb 16, 2019
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Welcome to the Official Website for the Wading River Fire Department

The Wading River Fire Department (WRFD) was established in 1947 and provides emergency

response services for the town of Wading River, which is located in Suffolk County on Eastern

Long Island, New York. Each year, the department's volunteer members respond to more than

1,000 calls for assistance, including structure fires, motor vehicle accidents, medical

emergencies, water rescues, and hazardous materials response. New members are always

welcome.

 

Current News

 

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Mutual Aid Brush Fire East of Freshpond Ave. Photo By. WRFD
Mutual Aid Brush Fire East of Freshpond Ave. Photo By. WRFD

Mutual Aid Riverhead

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, February 02

On Saturday February 2, 2019 at approximately 1418hrs the Department responded to the wooded area east of Freshpond Ave. Calverton to assist the Riverhead Fire Dept. with the extinguishment of a large Brush Fire spreading rapidly due to high winds.
Upon arrival, Brush Truck 8 and 9 entered the woods and assisted with the containment.
At the completion of the incident no injures were reported and all ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Daytime Vehicle Fire

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, January 23

On Wednesday January 23, 2019 at approximately 1040hrs the Department responded to a reported vehicle fire in the area of North Country Rd. and Sound Rd.
Upon arrival, Firefighters found a pickup truck fully involved in fire. The fire was quickly extinguished preventing damage to a nearby structure.
At the completion of the incident no injures were reported and all units were back in service at 1119hrs. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Fire North Country Rd. Photo By. WRFD
Vehicle Fire North Country Rd. Photo By. WRFD

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Photo By. Robert Quaranta WRFD
Photo By. Robert Quaranta WRFD

A Big Thank You! WRFD Stuff A Bus

Captain Thomas Whelan , January 15

All the members of the Wading River Fire Department want to thank the entire community for the unbelievable success of this year’s “Stuff-A-Bus” food drive. On the morning of Sunday, January 6, 2019, Fire Department delivered a completely full school bus of food to seven local church pantries. It was the conclusion of its Christmas Holiday “Stuff-A-Bus” food drive campaign. The response from the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Working Fire

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, December 28

On Friday December 28, 2018 at approximately 1613hrs the Department Responded to the Sound Shore Club (Summer Community) off North Wading River Rd., Wading River for a reported Structure Fire.
Upon arrival, a residence was fully involved in fire threatening near by structures. Firefighters quickly deployed numerous hoselines and attacked the fire, preventing only minor fire extension into a neighboring ... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Fire Sound Shore Club. Photo By. WRFD
Working Fire Sound Shore Club. Photo By. WRFD

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No Caption WRFD STUFF-A-BUS - 2018 Food Drive Begins

Deputy Chiefs Anthony Bitalvo, November 26

WRFD STUFF-A-BUS - 2018 Food Drive Begins!

With Thanksgiving arriving early this year, the Wading River Fire Department has ramped up its Christmas Holiday “Stuff-A-Bus” food drive campaign. Over the years, many Wading River residents participated in the annual event - to great success. Last year, the bus was filled with food to its roof. This year, the food drive is truly needed. Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

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