Wading River Fire Department
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2020 Incidents
Month Fire Rescue Total
Total 0 0 0

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
Nov. 17 65 82
Dec. 20 97 117
Total 289 927 1216

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
2018 300 915 1,215
2019 289 927 1,216

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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


Memo to the Community Regarding Coronavirus

Deputy Chief Denise Gluck, March 14

To the residents of the Wading River Fire District-

The Chiefs, Commissioners, and Members of the Wading River Fire Department are dedicated to providing fire, rescue, and emergency services to the residents of our district. As you all know, the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has caused much concern in our area. We want to assure you that we are taking all appropriate measures to ensure ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo By. Thomas Lambui LI Hot Shots Photography & Video Services
Photo By. Thomas Lambui LI Hot Shots Photography & Video Services

Mutual Aid Ridge

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, February 07

On Friday February 7, 2020 at approximately 0930hrs the Department responded to Scout Trail, Ridge for a Mutual Aid request to the Ridge Fire Department for a Residential Structure Fire.
Upon arrival, Firefighters assisted the Ridge Fire Department with extinguishment and overhaul of the structure.
At the completion of the assignment no injuries were reported and all units were back in service at ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Year’s Day Motor Vehicle Accident

Deputy Chief Denise Gluck, January 04

On Wednesday January 1, 2020 at approximately 1955 hrs, the Department responded to northbound William Floyd Parkway for a report of a Motor Vehicle Accident with injuries. Upon arrival, members immediately treated the driver of one of the involved vehicles and transported this individual to a local hospital. After securing the vehicles, the scene was turned over to Suffolk County Police Department. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Courtesy Paul Combs
Courtesy Paul Combs

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Chiefs Office , December 24

From all of us to all of you, a Very Merry Christmas and a Safe New Year!... (Full Story & Photos)

Miracle on the 18th Hole!

PIO John Galvin, December 08

WADING RIVER, NEW YORK – At 12:50 p.m. on Sunday, December 8 – while the Wading River Fire Department (WRFD) was escorting Santa through the community to meet with local children and to collect food for its annual “Stuff-a-Bus” food drive – the Department was activated for a miscellaneous alarm to investigate a report of a large dog stuck in a drainage pipe at the Great Rock Golf Course.

Upon arrival, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dog Rescue Great Rock Golf Course Photo By. John Galvin
Dog Rescue Great Rock Golf Course Photo By. John Galvin


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