Wading River Fire Department
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.
Nov.
Dec.
Total 259 911 1169

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

welcome.

 

Current News

 

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Lithium Battery Safety Information from NYS OFPC

Deputy Chiefs Mark Donnelly, September 28

Please see the attached for some important information on Lithium Batteries.
Links are to some social media videos of Lithium battery failures/fires.

https://youtu.be/8nz5ijXcckI

https://youtu.be/l7kNwi3YIXA

https://youtu.be/WOwhah8AifU... (Full Story)


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No Caption Motor Vehicle Accident - Car vs Pole

Deputy Chiefs Mark Donnelly, September 23

On Friday September 23, 2022 while WRFD was providing standby EMS coverage for the Shoreham-Wading River High School Varsity Football game, WRFD was activated for an EMS alarm. WRFD Ambulance 6-3-17 left the standby to assist the sick person. Shortly thereafter was activated for a Motor Vehicle accident on NYS 25-A and Hulse Landing Road. Suffolk County Fire-Rescue and Emergency Services (FRES) dispatchers ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Motor Vehicle Accident - Heavy Rescue

Deputy Chiefs Mark Donnelly, September 22

On Thursday September 22, 2022 at 5:56 AM Wading River Fire Department was activated by Suffolk County Fire Rescue and Emergency Services (SCFRES) dispatchers of a motor vehicle accident (MVA) with a reported patient trapped in the vehicle / Heavy Rescue request on the Southbound William Floyd Parkway. 2nd Assistant Chief Mark Donnelly, on his way to work, came upon the incident, as WRFD was being ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Water Rescue

Deputy Chiefs Mark Donnelly, September 19

On Monday, September 19, 2022 at 7:10 PM Wading River Fire Department was activated by Suffolk County Fire Rescue and Emergency (SCFRES) Dispatchers of a watercraft in distress a half mile off the beach at the Town of Brookhaven Town beach at Shoreham. Chief of Department Gluck and 2nd Assistant Chief Donnelly responded along with 7 Fire and rescue personnel and multiple pieces of apparatus including ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Blood Drve @ Shoreham Wading River HS Aug 22nd

Deputy Chiefs Mark Donnelly, August 13

Bloodstock William Miller
Shoreham Wading River High School
Monday, August 22 / 1-7 PM
250B Rt. 25A, Wading River- Cafeteria
Pint for a Pint- All donors will receive a voucher for a free pint at participating breweries across Long Island!
(Under 21- will receive a McDonald’s voucher)

Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcome if social distancing permits! To make an appointment scan the ... (Full Story)


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