Wading River Fire Department
Wading River Fire Department
Upcoming Events

03/27/2018 - 04/27/2018
Legal Notice: Purchase of Storage Shed at Station Two

03/27/2018 - 04/27/2018
Legal Notice: Install Lighting & Striping on BrushTruck and Purchase Two GPS Units

03/28/2018 - 04/20/2018
Legal Notice: Notice to bidders re Installation of Interlocking Floors at Station Two

03/28/2018 - 04/28/2018
Legal Notice: Architectural and Engineering Work to Upgrade Heating Plant at Headquarters

04/03/2018 - 04/20/2018
Legal Notice to Bidders - Provision of Electrical Repair and Maintenance Services

04/11/2018 - 05/11/2018
Legal Notice - Vehicle Exhaust Upgrades at Headquarters and Station Two

04/11/2018 - 05/11/2018
Legal Notice - Replacement of Wood Retaining Wall at Headquarters

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2018 Incidents
Month Fire Rescue Total
Jan. 33 60 93
Feb. 16 74 90
Mar. 24 74 98
Total 73 208 281

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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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


MVA Overturn Middle Country Rd. 
Photo By WRFD
MVA Overturn Middle Country Rd. Photo By WRFD

Spring Snow Storm

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, March 21

On Wednesday March 21, 2018 the Wading River area was hit with another Nor’Easter. The storm brought heavy wet snowfall and high winds that lasted into the early morning hours of Thursday March 22nd. The Wading River Fire Dept. staffed personal within the firehouse during the storms duration. The below listed incidents were handled by Department Members,

Incidents Listed Below:
2 Motor Vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

Day Time House Fires

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, March 06

On Tuesday March 6, 2018 at approximately 1301hrs, the Department responded to 29 Sylvan Dr. Wading River for a reported residential structure fire with an occupant possibly trapped within.
Upon arrival an active fire was present. Department Members quickly entered the structure and performed a primary search which yielded negative results of any person(s) within. The fire was quickly extinguished ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo By Thomas Lambui LI Hot Shots Photography
Photo By Thomas Lambui LI Hot Shots Photography

Photo By Ex Capt. Robert Quaranta
Photo By Ex Capt. Robert Quaranta

Greenport’s 173rd Washington’s Parade

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, February 17

On Saturday February 17th, 2018 Department Members participated in Greenport’s Annual Washington’s Birthday Parade. Approximately 20 members and 4 pieces of appartus took part in this event. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mutual Aid Rocky Point

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, February 09

On Thursday February 8, 2018 at approximately 1205hrs the Department responded to 20 Cedar Road, Rocky Point for an active fire in a vacant residence.
Upon arrival, firefighters assisted Rocky Point Fire Dept. with water supply and overhaul of the structure.
Units were back in service at 1301hrs. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo By RPFD
Photo By RPFD

Photo By John Galvin
Photo By John Galvin

Vehicle Extrication Training

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, February 04

On Sunday February 4, 2018 Department Members participated in a vehicle extrication training. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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