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No Caption Chief receives donation from Bears Cove Association at Borough Council Meeting

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, January 28

Pictures of Chief Lou Warnet receiving donation from Bears Cove Townhouse Association at recent Council meeting.... (Full Story & Photos)

Clearing out your fire hydrant

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, January 13

If you are able please try and clear your nearest fire hydrant if possible.

This will make it easier if needed. Thank you for your cooperation.

Be safe.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Safety Education

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, January 13

We have a great Public Education program that is available to come to your organization and talk about fire safety. If you are interested

in having us, please email us Pubed@ramseyfd.com. ... (Full Story)


Ex-Chief Pierre D. Gauthier, January 13

The Ramsey Fire Department is pleased to announce the return of the TOT FINDER program. Some may remember the old bright orange & silver TOT FINDERS that used to be and still may be to be on the outside of the windows of your homes. The return of the TOT FINDERS brings us a new look and a safer application. Due to a changing society and the security concerns of our children so as not to alert undesirables ... (Full Story & Photos)


NJ MVC Chapter 4 - Safe Driving Rules & Regulations and the Move Over Law

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, January 13

Chapter 4 - Safe Driving Rules & Regulations
Added March 26, 2009
As of January 27, 2009, New Jersey's "Move Over" law requires that all motorists approaching a stationary, authorized emergency vehicle, tow truck, highway maintenance or other emergency service vehicle that is displaying a flashing, blinking or alternating red, blue, amber ... (Full Story)

Carbon Monoxide Safety information

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, November 20

Please take the time to read about Carbon Monoxide Safety... (Full Story)

Tisdale School Call. 10/23/17

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, October 23

A special thank you to everyone who responded to this morning's evacuation at Tisdale School. On behalf of the staff, students and parents, we thank you for your prompt arrival, response to our concerns and cooperation.

We appreciate the job you do each day and thank you for continuing to keep the Ramsey community safe. Please forward this email to anyone who may have been a part of this morning's ... (Full Story)

Ramsey FD Assists Mahwah FD at Condo Fire

440 Louis Warnet Jr., February 07

On Tuesday afternoon, February 2nd, the Mahwah Fire Dept was dispatched to 980 Juniper way for a fire in a townhouse complex. Fire Chief Tom Loreto (130) arrived on scene and was met with a well involved fire on the third floor. As he was getting set up to establish command and start directing incoming apparatus, a little girl appeared on the third floor deck and was in immediate danger as flames ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Ramsey Assists Upper Saddle River at Early Morning Structure Fire

440 Louis Warnet Jr., January 31

The Upper Saddle River FD received a call of a basement fire at 25 Holly Drive early Friday Morning. USR FD arrived and found heavy smoke on the interior of a large wood frame. USR Command (1230) immediately called for mutual aid, bringing Saddle River and Ramsey to the scene. The smoke condition inside required multiple search teams to find the seat of the fire. The fire was then located in the basement ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighers visit Hubbard and Tisdale School

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, December 11

We would like to thank the Hubbard and Tisdale School for allowing us to come and talk about fire safety.

Attached is a link that show how important it is to take care of your Live Christmas tree. Have a fire safe and

healthy holiday season. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQT8yOYJKxQ
... (Full Story)

U.S. Fire Administrations Press Release

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, March 13

New topical fire report: Fire Risk in 2011
03/13/2015 09:09 AM EDT

The risk from fire is not the same for everyone. In 2011, 3,415 deaths and 17,500 injuries in the U.S. were caused by fires. These casualties were not equally distributed across the U.S. population and the resulting risk of death or injury from fire was more severe for some groups. This topical fire report explores why different ... (Full Story)

Ramsey FD provides assistance in massive Edgewater Fire

440 Louis Warnet Jr., January 25

On Wednesday evening, January 21, 2015, the Ramsey FD was called to assist the Edgewater FD at a massive fire in a 400 unit townhouse complex, (The Avalon). Tower 442 under the direction of Deputy Chief Jon Krehel (450) and Captain George Fosdick (460) responded first to stand by at Cliffside Park Fire HQ. A while later 442 were requested to the scene to operate at the fire. Once 442 was set up and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption RFD Assists at Christmas Day Fire in Mahwah

440 Louis Warnet Jr., January 06

The Mahwah FD was dispatched to a reported structure fire on Wyckoff ave. near the intersection of Pulis ave. on Christmas Day. First arriving units were met with a working fire with heavy fire and smoke showing from the rear of the home. Mahwah Fire Chief (130) called for a FAST from Wyckoff and an engine from Ramsey. First arriving crews entered the structure and performed a quick knockdown on the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Damages Buisness on Rt 17

450 Louis Warnet Jr., September 20

On Monday evening, September 15th at 7:00 P.M. the RFD was dispatched to a reported structure fire at the Meinake Muffler Auto Repair on Rt. 17 north. First arriving units were met with heavy fire conditions located on the outside rear wall of the second floor, A second alarm was transmitted bringing additional units from Ramsey along with Rescue, EMS, FAST from Mahwah and Ho-Ho-Kus, an engine from ... (Full Story & Photos)

Heavy fire Showing on Arrival of Tower 442
Heavy fire Showing on Arrival of Tower 442

Trucks poised and ready
Trucks poised and ready

Wetdown a Success

450 Louis Warnet Jr., July 14

Thank you to all who attended the Wetdown for the 2 new Pierce Engines and Squad 451. The event was a huge success and the weather could not have been better. Close to 1,000 people including residents and FD's from nearly 20 towns attended.
The day began with a dedication ceremony and blessing along with a presentation of a picture of both trucks to the Council members as a token of appreciation ... (Full Story & Photos)


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