Wading River Fire Department
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2018 Incidents
Month Fire Rescue Total
Jan. 33 60 93
Feb. 16 74 90
Mar. 24 74 98
April 22 66 88
May 27 83 110
June 18 89 107
July 29 79 108
Aug. 28 90 118
Sept. 34 72 106
Oct. 17 78 95
Nov. 27 81 108
Dec.
Total
Total 275 846 1121

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

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Website Visitors
Since
February 6, 2017
110,617
Visitors Today
Dec 14, 2018
133

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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WRFD STUFF-A-BUS - 2018 Food Drive Begins

Deputy Chiefs Anthony Bitalvo, November 26

WRFD STUFF-A-BUS - 2018 Food Drive Begins!

With Thanksgiving arriving early this year, the Wading River Fire Department has ramped up its Christmas Holiday “Stuff-A-Bus” food drive campaign. Over the years, many Wading River residents participated in the annual event - to great success. Last year, the bus was filled with food to its roof. This year, the food drive is truly needed. Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

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MVA Overturn Rt.25A Photo By. WRFD
MVA Overturn Rt.25A Photo By. WRFD

MVA Overturn

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, November 25

On Sunday November 25, 2018 at approximately 1533hrs the Department responded to Rt.25A just west of Wading River Manor Rd. for a Motor Vehicle Accident, involving an overturned SUV.
Upon arrival, Department Members treated and transported two vehicle occupants to a local hospital.
Firefighters secured both vehicles and contained a small fluid spill.
All units were back in service at 1658hrs.
... (Full Story & Photos)

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Deputy Chief Anthony Bitalvo, November 22

The members of the Wading River Fire Department wishes everyone a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving!

The Wading River Fire Department reminds the community to avoid being careless or distracted when

it comes to kitchen safety as families gather for Thanksgiving this year.

National and state statistics show Thanksgiving is the leading day for home fires involving cooking

equipment. Nationally, an estimated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Working Fire Bayberry Rd. Photo By. WRFD
Working Fire Bayberry Rd. Photo By. WRFD

Smoke Detectors Alert Working Fire

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, November 10

On Saturday November 10, 2018 at approximately 1728hrs the Department responded to Bayberry Rd. Wading River for a Residential Smoke Detector Activation.
Upon arrival, heavy smoke was showing from the structure and a working fire was transmitted.
Firefighters forced entry into the structure and with the assistance of a neighbor, removed several pets.
Multiple handlines were utilized to extinguish ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vehicle Fire

Deputy Chief Denise Gluck, October 28

On Saturday, October 27th, 2018 at 2225 hours, the Wading River Fire Department was activated for a reported vehicle fire in the parking lot of Phil's Restaurant. Arriving units found the engine compartment of the vehicle to be fully involved. The crew from Engine 11 stretched a line and quickly extinguished the fire. All units were back in service at 2310. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Fire Phil’s Restaurant Photo By. WRFD
Vehicle Fire Phil’s Restaurant Photo By. WRFD

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