Wading River Fire Department
Wading River Fire Department
Upcoming Events

There are currently no events
View All Events

2022 Incidents
Month Fire Rescue Total
Jan. 32 115 147
Feb. 20 71 91
Mar. 22 86 108
April 30 108 138
May 17 106 123
Total 121 486 607

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

Web Counters
Website Visitors
February 6, 2017
Visitors Today
Jul 01, 2022

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


988 is the new, three-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Nationwide availability on July 16, 2022

Deputy Chiefs Mark Donnelly, June 16

What is 988?

988 is the new FCC-designated
three-digit number that connects
people to the National Suicide
Prevention Lifeline. This service
is for anyone who is:
• suicidal
• experiencing a mental health
or substance use-related crisis
• experiencing any kind of
emotional distress
988 is more than just a number. It
is a direct connection to compassionate and accessible care. When
you call, text, ... (Full Story)

Wading River Fire Department's 75th Anniversary

Chief Denise Gluck, June 08

Please join the members of the Wading River Fire Department this Sunday, June 12th, from 11am to 5pm as we celebrate our diamond jubilee commemorating 75th years of service to the community. There will be a parade at 1:30pm, live entertainment, food vendors, shopping, and free giveaways at the firehouse, as well as vehicles and emergency equipment on display. Please note there will be road closures ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
Boats - Gas - Ethanol - Hazard

Deputy Chiefs Mark Donnelly, May 20

With boating season starting here is an important piece of information from the Coast Guard.

U.S. Coast Guard Sector Detroit

Boaters beware!! A recent authorization allowing the summer sale of gasoline containing 15% ethanol (E15) at roadside gas stations presents a problem for boaters. This type of fuel is federally prohibited for recreational vessel use, causes marine engine damage, and will ... (Full Story)

Rails to Trails Brush Fire

Chief Denise Gluck, May 13

On Tuesday May 10, 2022 at 1209, the Wading River Fire Department was activated for a small brush fire on the Rails to Trails path west of Defense Hill Road. On arrival, Chief Denise Gluck (6-3-30) found an area of brush burning south of the trail and requested mutual aid from Rocky Point for a brush truck. Wading River responded with an engine and a brush truck, and the fire was extinguished before ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
No Caption Vehicle Extrication Training

Deputy Chiefs Mark Donnelly, May 12

On Thursday May 5 and 12 WRFD members spent the evenings training on vehicle extrication. Two different trainings were held simultaneously on both evenings. 2nd Assistant Chief Donnelly lead the newer members thru basic vehicle extrication including Scene Safety, Personal Protective Equipment, Vehicle Stabilization, Patient Care and Removal, Incident Command and Team concepts. Members were instructed ... (Full Story & Photos)


Your feedback is important to us!  Feel free to sign the guestbook.

Our website is being constantly updated.  Please check back with us again soon.

Change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors today!


Website Designed and Hosted By: Content Proudly Maintained By: Contact Info:
Firehouse Solutions
Wading River Fire Department
1503 N Country Road
Wading River, New York
Emergency Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 631-929-4340
E-mail: info@wadingriverfd.org
Copyright © 2022 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.)