Wading River Fire Department
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2019 Incidents
Month Fire Rescue Total
Jan. 20 61 81
Feb. 18 65 83
Mar. 19 67 86
April 17 69 86
May 26 75 101
June 21 89 110
July 40 92 132
Aug. 36 87 123
Sept. 18 84 102
Oct. 37 76 113
Total 252 765 1017

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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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



Current News


MVA Vehicle Fire Rt.25
Photo By. WRFD
MVA Vehicle Fire Rt.25 Photo By. WRFD

MVA Vehicle Fire

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, December 03

On Tuesday December 3, 2019 at approximately 1550hrs the Department responded to Middle Country Rd. (Rt.25) Calverton for a report of a Motor Vehicle Accident with a Vehicle Fire.
Upon arrival, Firefighters quickly extinguished a fully involved van fire without incident.
A vehicle occupant was treated and transported by Wading River Fire Dept. Ambulance to a local hospital.
At the completion of ... (Full Story & Photos)

WRFD STUFF-A-BUS - 2019 Food Drive Begins!

Captain Thomas Whelan , November 29

With Thanksgiving arriving late this year, the Wading River Fire Department has less time to run its Christmas Holiday “Stuff-A-Bus” food drive campaign. Over the years, many Wading River residents participated in this annual event - all to great success. Last year, the bus was so filled with food that there was no room anywhere, even in the aisle. This year, the Fire Department has received letters ... (Full Story & Photos)

Stuff A Bus 2019 Photo By. WRFD
Stuff A Bus 2019 Photo By. WRFD

No Caption Happy Thanksgiving

Chiefs Office , November 28

The members of the Wading River Fire Department wishes everyone a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving!

The Wading River Fire Department reminds the community to avoid being careless or distracted when

it comes to kitchen safety as families gather for Thanksgiving this year.

National and state statistics show Thanksgiving is the leading day for home fires involving cooking

equipment. Nationally, an estimated ... (Full Story & Photos)

Heavy Rescue MVA

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, November 22

On Friday November 22, 2019 at approximately 1442hrs the Department responded to the intersection of Rt. 25 (Middle Country Rd.) and Wading River Manor Rd., Wading River for a reported Motor Vehicle Accident with Entrapment.
Upon arrival, Fire Rescue personnel removed a drivers side door, utilizing hydraulic extrication tools to remove the vehicle occupant.
Several vehicle occupants were treated ... (Full Story & Photos)

Heavy Rescue MVA Rt. 25 Photo By. WRFD
Heavy Rescue MVA Rt. 25 Photo By. WRFD

Bailout Training Photo By. WRFD
Bailout Training Photo By. WRFD

Bailout Training

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, November 17

On Sunday November 17, 2019 the Wading Fire Dept. held its annual Firefighter Personnel Escape System training. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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