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2017 Incidents
Jan 36
Feb 18
Mar 33
Apr 40
May 39
Jun 43
Jul 52
Aug 35
Sept 31
Oct 37
Nov 34
Dec 48
Total 446

2018 Incidents
JAN 44
FEB 32
MAR 84
APR 30
MAY 37
AUG 41
OCT 51
NOV 42
DEC 25
Total 516

2019 Incidents
Jan 43
Feb 34
Mar 45
Apr 37
May 34
June 42
July 45
Aug 8
Total 288

Past Incidents
2014 406
2013 361
2012 437
2011 545
2010 444
2009 421
2008 437
2007 458

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Ex-Chief Louis Warnet Jr., May 29

Today is a day, not for celebration, but a time to just think of all those who gave their lives, so we can freely display the American Flag anywhere, anytime. The flag stands for our freedom as a result of the men and women of the Military, who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

The Ramsey Fire Department knows this all to well as we have lost one of our own in recent years during the conflict ... (Full Story & Photos)

Holiday Weekend Structure Fire in Upper Saddle River

Ex-Chief Louis Warnet Jr., May 28

The Ramsey FD along with other Mutual Aid units were called to help the brothers and sisters of the Upper Saddle River FD at a structure fire at 98 Carlough Rd. on Saturday afternoon. Engine 432 and Tower 441 responded and were immediately put to work as the fire spread through part of the large home. The fire eventually broke through the roof as units worked to stop the spread to the rest of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Louis Warnet Jr., May 28

On Saturday, May 13 around 7:00 AM, Ramsey Emergency Services were called to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment, with the vehicle into a building on Main Street near the intersection of Spruce street. Units arriving on scene found the driver of the vehicle injured and still in the driver seat, with the front of the vehicle inside the store. Personnel were able to extricate the driver and then ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Damages a Private Home

Ex-Chief Louis Warnet Jr., April 27

This morning, Ramsey Firefighters were alerted to a report of a structure fire at 33 Lakeview Terrace around 6:40 AM. Chief Doug Harvey (430) quickly arrived on scene, established Command and confirmed a working fire with flames and smoke showing from the roof area in the single floor dwelling. To make matters worse, as units were setting up, the electrical power line burned off the side of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Louis Warnet Jr., April 16

This afternoon Ramsey FD members stood next to the brothers and sisters of all Emergency Services along with hundreds of residents lining Kinderkamack Rd. holding American Flags in Oradell to pay tribute and support the family of Sgt. David Solinas, who was brought home today.
Sgt. Solinas was one of 9 Soldiers killed in a helicopter crash in Kentucky. He Leaves behind his parents and 3 brothers, ... (Full Story & Photos)

A Moment in History - Ramsey Lumber Co. Fire 3/27/1989

Ex-Chief Louis Warnet Jr., March 27

34 years ago today, at 6: 32 pm. Ramsey suffered its largest fire. The Ramsey Lumber Co. on Island Rd. Initial call came in as a brush fire but first unit in quickly realized it was the lumber sheds on fire. The first unit in was engine 435 which cut the lock on the gate and pulled down the alley between the 300 ft. long buildings. Within minutes the fire raced through the initial fire building, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ramsey FD Fundraiser

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, March 09

We would like to thank everyone for dining at Houlihan’s fundraiser last night for the Ramsey Fire Department.
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Chimney Fire Quickly Doused

Ex-Chief Louis Warnet Jr., February 11

Last evening around 8:30, the RFD was dispatched to a reported Chimney fire on North Central Ave. Deputy Chief Chris Warnet arrived on scene first and observed a working fire on the outside of the home traveling up the side of the wooden chimney structure. He then transmitted the working fire. Assistant Chief Tim Mazza arrived and assumed command and coordinated the response of incoming units. Deputy ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Louis Warnet Jr., January 29

Last Monday evening and this afternoon, the RFD has been familiarizing themselves with a new 55 and older facility in Upper Saddle River. The structure is a prefab designed wood frame and truss roof construction fully sprinkled. Each apartment has its own kitchen with individual heating and cooling units. We had a tour of the inside of the facility thanks to Ex Chief Jim Dougherty and then we brought ... (Full Story & Photos)

Home for the Holidays 2022

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, December 04

The Ramsey Fire Department would like to thank everyone for making the Parade a success. Please enjoy the pictures

Merry Christmas ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Christmas tree fire safety

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, December 01

Watch this incredible video of how fast a Christmas tree fire can start and then fully engulf a room. In less than a minute, a dry tree can create a tragedy. To reduce the risk of fire, practice Christmas tree safety and be sure to water your tree every day and position it away from sources of heat.

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Local Business builds a new podium

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, October 11

Larry Hitlin owner of
L J H Kustom Kitchens Corp was gracious enough to build a new podium for our meeting room. Larry’s business is in the former Ramsey firehouse he purchased from the Fire Dept. many years ago. He converted the firehouse and turned it into his business. The building suffered some damage from a fire that started from the outside and went up the walls. Some of the wood used for the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, July 18

Members did a presentation at the Learning Experience this morning. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Captain Christopher Warnet receives Knights of Columbus Shield Award

Ex-Chief Louis Warnet Jr., June 17

Last night, the Knights of Columbus held the annual Shield Awards ceremony and Captain Christopher Warnet is the 2022 recipient from the Fire Department. Chris also has been chosen as the Firefighter of the Year from the FD and was also chosen as the Volunteer of the Year presented by the Mayor and Council. My son Chris is a fourth generation Firefighter beginning with his Grandfather, Lou Warnet ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, April 02

The Ramsey Fire Prevention Bureau in partnership with the Ramsey Fire Department is pleased to provide a Fire Extinguisher Recycling bin.  This is for Used, Expired, and Fire Extinguishers to be recycled.  Residents of Ramsey may utilize this Red bin located at the front/right corner of Ramsey Fire Headquarters  located at 25 South Island Ave.  All fire extinguishers will be disposed of properly free ... (Full Story & Photos)


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