Wading River Fire Department
Wading River Fire Department
Upcoming Events

11/08/2017 - 11/22/2017
Legal Notice for Fire District Election

11/21/2017 - 12/11/2017
Notice to Bidders Sale of 1998 GMC Surburban

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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
May 28 75 103
June 20 93 113
July 23 77 100
Aug. 28 56 84
Sept. 30 64 94
Total 219 615 834

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 Open House

Deputy Chief Anthony Bitalvo, October 19

Our Annual Open House was held on Sunday October 15, 2017.

It was a great success! Thank you to all who attended the

Open House. What a fun and educational time.

Please enjoy some photos from the day!... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Prevention Week

Deputy Chief Anthony Bitalvo, October 04

This year National Fire Prevention Week is October 8th –14th.

The Wading River Fire Department dedicates October to Fire Prevention.

Giving Fire Prevention talks to our local youth at all of our schools.

Showing our apparatus and reminding our family, friends, neighbors

and the community to change the batteries in their smoke and

carbon monoxide detectors and checking to see that fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

Wading River Fire Department Open House

Deputy Chief Anthony Bitalvo, October 03

On Sunday, October 15, 2017 The Wading River Fire Department will host it's annual

OPEN HOUSE from 12:00PM - 4:00PM

Please Join us for this community event!

Live Demonstrations
Interactive Experiences
Hands-on Activities
Fire Truck Rides
Free raffles and giveaways
See all trucks and equipment
Educational materials
Fun for the whole family!
... (Full Story & Photos)

Funeral Announcement

Deputy Chief Anthony Bitalvo, July 31

July 31, 2017

It is with deep regret that the Wading River Fire Department announces the passing of

59 year member, Honorary Chief Michael Wiwczar

Wake services will be at the Alexander-Rothwell Funeral Home
6447 Route 25A,Wading River, NY 11792

Thursday, August 3, 2-4 PM, 7-9 PM & Friday, August 4, 2-4 pm, 7-9 PM

Firematic Service will be on Friday, August 4 at 8:00 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Two Water Rescues on Fathers Day in Wading River

Deputy Chief Anthony Bitalvo, June 18

On Sunday, June 18, 2017 The Wading River Fire Department was activated

at two separate times for a water rescue. Both incidents involved small crafts

that were disabled off of Wading Rivers Town Beach on Creek Road.

Wading River Boat 6-3-18B was directed to the small crafts by

Wading River Command in conjunction with Riverhead PD.

The small crafts and all their occupants in both incidents were

brought ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo by Andrew Donnelly
Photo by Andrew Donnelly


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