Wading River Fire Department
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
Total 197 615 812

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


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)

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

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

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)

Taxpayer Training

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, September 27

On Thursday September 27, 2018 Wading River and Rocky Point Firefighters trained at the Suffolk County Fire Academy on Commercial Structure Fires. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Taxpayer Training Photo By. WRFD
Taxpayer Training Photo By. WRFD

Medevac SWR High School Photo By. WRFD
Medevac SWR High School Photo By. WRFD


Deputy Chief Branden Heller, September 22

On Saturday September 22, 2018 at approximately 1231hrs the Department responded to the Shoreham BMX Track on Defense Hill Rd. for a Medical Emergency.
Upon arrival, Department Medical Provideres requested a Medevac transport due to the subject injures.
The subject was transported by Wading River Fire Dept. Ambulance to the Shoreham Wading River High School and taken via Suffolk County Police Helicopter ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mutual Aid Rocky Point

Deputy Chief Branden Heller, August 24

On Friday August 24, 2018 at approximately 1618hrs the Department responded to 41 Hallock Landing Rd. Rocky Point for an active fire in a residence.
Upon arrival, Department Members assisted the Rocky Point Fire Dept. with overhaul of the structure.
No injures were reported and all units were back in service at 1657hrs.... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo By. Dennis Whittam
Photo By. Dennis Whittam


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