Wading River Fire Department
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2020 Incidents
Month Fire Rescue Total
Jan. 19 81 100
Feb. 23 59 82
Mar. 18 69 87
April 22 62 84
May
June
July
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Total 82 271 353

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

welcome.

 

Current News

 

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MVA Vehicle Fire

Deputy Chief Denise Gluck, May 23

On Friday May 22, 2020 at approximately 2158hrs, the Department responded to a reported Motor Vehicle Accident on Wading River Manor Road in the vicinity of Oak Park Trailer Park.
On arrival, firefighters found an active fire in the engine compartment of a vehicle and quickly extinguished same without incident. The vehicle occupant was treated and transported by ambulance to a local hospital.
At ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Working Structure Fire Farm Rd West. Photo By. LI Hot Shots Photography & Video
Working Structure Fire Farm Rd West. Photo By. LI Hot Shots Photography & Video

Working Fire

Chief Branden Heller, May 22

On Friday May 22, 2020 at approximately 1538hrs the Department responded to Farm Road West, Wading River for a reported Residential Structure Fire.
Upon arrival, firefighters encountered heavy fire conditions from a two story private dwelling and performed an aggressive interior attack to allow search teams to check the structure for any occupants. During the search of the residence a cat was rescued ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Brush Fire

Chief Branden Heller, May 20

On Wednesday May 20, 2020 at approximately 1510hrs the Department responded to a reported smoke investigation and located a Brush Fire burning in the woods off North Country Rd. east of the Shoreham Power Plant.
Upon arrival, Brush Truck 8 entered the woods and extinguished the fire with the assistance of Rocky Point Fire Department Brush Truck 6.
At the completion of the assignment no injures were ... (Full Story & Photos)

Brush Fire N Country Rd. Photo By. WRFD
Brush Fire N Country Rd. Photo By. WRFD

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Ridge Brush Fire. Photo By. WRFD
Ridge Brush Fire. Photo By. WRFD

Mutual Aid Ridge

Chief Branden Heller, May 12

On Tuesday May 12, 2020 at approximately 1539hrs the Department responded to the Brookhaven State Park adjacent to William Floyd Parkway, Ridge to assist the Ridge Fire Dept. with extinguishing a Large Brush Fire.
Upon arrival, Brush Truck 8 and Brush Truck 9 entered the woods and assisted with extinguishing the fire without incident.
At the completion of the assignment no injures were reported ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Electrical Hazard

Chief Branden Heller, May 12

On Tuesday May 12, 2020 at approximately 0958hrs the Department responded to Defense Hill Rd. Shoreham after a dump truck came in contact with a high voltage power line.
Upon arrival, firefighters extinguished a small fire in the wheel well of the truck after it was removed from the power line prior to fire department arrival.
At the completion of the assignment no injures were reported and the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Electrical Hazard Defense Hill Rd. Photo By. WRFD
Electrical Hazard Defense Hill Rd. Photo By. WRFD

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