Wading River Fire Department
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2022 Incidents
Month Fire Rescue Total
Jan. 32 115 147
Feb. 20 71 91
Mar. 22 86 108
April 30 108 138
May 19 106 125
June 40 105 145
July 42 111 152
Aug. 25 108 133
Sept. 29 101 130
Oct. 30 100 130
Nov. 29 96 125
Total 318 1107 1424

2021 Incidents
Month Fire Rescue Total
Jan. 23 54 77
Feb. 22 84 106
Mar. 20 101 121
April 17 82 99
May 36 92 128
June 32 85 117
July 32 118 150
Aug. 25 92 117
Sept. 26 96 122
Oct. 22 87 109
Nov. 29 85 114
Dec. 20 109 129
Total 304 1085 1389

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
2020 311 917 1228
2021 304 1085 1389

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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


Santa is Coming to Town, Sunday, December 11

John Galvin, November 29

Believe it or not, jolly old St. Nick has agreed to take time out of his busy toy making schedule this holiday season to spend the day with the volunteers of the Wading River Fire Department. All he’s asked is that we drive him around on a fire truck so he can see all the town’s children – even those who may have landed on the “naughty list” in years past. So, if you want to see for yourself how his ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Third Assistant Chief Thomas Whelan, November 26

The Wading River Fire Department is asking for your help. For more than 20 years we have stood outside of King Kullen on weekends in December, collecting nonperishable food for the food pantries of all the local churches of Wading River, Shoreham and Rocky Point. We even help other needy churches, like Living Water Church in Riverhead. Each year, we deliver to no less than seven or eight church ... (Full Story & Photos)

Reminder - Proper disposal of Fireplace and Fire Pit ashes

Deputy Chiefs Mark Donnelly, November 26

Due to multiple recent events in town, Wading River Fire Department would like to remind everyone to properly dispose of ashes from fire places and fire pits.

Everyone loves a cozy fire in the winter or when camping, but fires can be dangerous. Warm ashes have the potential to start another fire if not disposed of properly. By discarding wood and ash carefully and recycling ashes outside away from ... (Full Story)

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Deputy Chief Mark Donnelly, November 17

Recently Daniel and Gloria Gallagher from the Wading River office of Signature Premier Properties as part of their “Signature Cares” program dropped off some cookies to the members of WRFD to say “Thank You” for all that we do daily. Daniel , Gloria and Family got to meet and speak with a few members of WRFD and were able to tour of the fire house and the see the equipment.

The members of WRFD enjoyed ... (Full Story & Photos)

Wading River Fire Department Recognized by Peconic Bay Medical Center

Deputy Chief Mark Donnelly, November 15

On Tuesday November 16, 2022 Wading River Fire Department was recognized by Peconic Bay Medical Center for outstanding and extraordinary pre-hospital care that was provided to patients on two separate calls earlier this year. The first call involved a patient experiencing a cardiac episode and the second call involved a trauma patient.
The awards were presented during a quarterly meeting that is hosted ... (Full Story & Photos)

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