Wading River Fire Department
Wading River Fire Department
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2017 Incidents
Month Fire Rescue Total
Jan. 24 65 89
Feb. 21 56 77
Mar. 27 69 96
April 18 60 78
Total 90 250 340

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

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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


Wading River FD Attends Greenport Parade

Deputy Chief Anthony Bitalvo, February 19

On Saturday February 18, 2017 The Wading River Fire Department attended the

Greenport Parade for Washington's Birthday. Thanks to all who participated.

Thanks to Jason Nadler for taking the pictures. Check out our photo galleries to see more.

Thanks to The Greenport Fire Department for hosting this great event.... (Full Story & Photos)

Winter Storm Hits Wading River

Deputy Chief Anthony Bitalvo, February 10

On Thursday February 9, 2017 Wading River was hit with a severe winter storm.

Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management issued a Blizzard Warning that was in effect

from 3 AM to 6 PM EST Thursday and predicted snow accumulations from 10 to 14 inches or

higher. Wading River Fire Department responded by Staffing Stand-by Crews to cover this

critical time. Chief McQueeney, Chief of the Department, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Pictures courtesy of Peter Blasl
Pictures courtesy of Peter Blasl

Head-On Collision Motor Vehicle Accident

Deputy Chief Anthony Bitalvo, February 03

On Friday evening February 3, 2017 The Wading River Fire Department was activated for a Motor

Vehicle Accident (MVA). The accident, involved four vehicles, two of which had collided head-on.

The incident occurred on Route 25A in front of East Wind Caterers. Emergency responders from

Wading River Fire Department were quickly on scene and extricated one person by removing the

drivers door from ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mutual Aid to Riverhead for a Working Structure Fire

Deputy Chief Anthony Bitalvo, January 29

On Saturday January 28, 2017 The Wading River Fire Department was activated for a Mutual Aid to Riverhead.

Firefighters were battling a large barn fire off Twomey Avenue in Calverton.

Wading River responded quickly with two engines and assisted in bringing the fire under control. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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