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
Total 104 380 484

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


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)

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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)

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)

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No Caption Suffolk County Fire Academy Training - Commercial Structure Fires

Deputy Chiefs Mark Donnelly, May 01

On Thursday April 28, 2022 WRFD attended a training class for commercial structure fires at the Suffolk County Fire Academy (SCFA) in Yaphank. Due to the large number of firefighters needed to battle a commercial structure fire, Rocky Point Fire Department personnel joined WRFD at this training class. Members learned about the differences in building construction, strategy and tactics used when a ... (Full Story & Photos)


Deputy Chiefs Mark Donnelly, April 28

Great reminders about Thunder Storms and Severe Weather dung the National Weather Service Severe Weather Awareness Week.... (Full Story)


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