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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)

Trucks poised and ready
Trucks poised and ready

Countdown to the Wetdown

450 Louis Warnet Jr., June 26

Ramsey Firefighters have spent the last 2 weeks working to prepare for the Wetdown to be held on Saturday the 28th. FD members are excited to show off the new engines to residents and neighboring Fire Departments. Saturday morning will begin with a dedication ceremony at 10:00 with Borough officials, clergy and the RFD members. After the ceremony, breakfast will be served and the day will continue ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dedication and Wetdown set for June 28, 2014

450 Louis Warnet Jr., June 01

On Saturday, June 28, 2014, The Ramsey Fire Department is cordially inviting Residents and area Emergency Service organizations to help celebrate the recent arrival of two new Pierce Custom Pumpers and the re-conditioning of the Squad that was crushed by a tree during Hurricane Sandy. A Dedication ceremony will take place on Saturday Morning with a Wet down beginning at 4:00 P.M. till 8:00 P.M. There ... (Full Story & Photos)

Jesse Dougherty, J.R. Notarangelo, Tyler Peringer, Vince Lacognata, Thomas Lanning
Jesse Dougherty, J.R. Notarangelo, Tyler Peringer, Vince Lacognata, Thomas Lanning

Ramsey FD Juniors take home Trophy

450 Louis Warnet Jr., May 20

The Ramsey FD Junior Fire Brigade took part in the Mutual Aid Field Day held in Ridgewood on May 18th. They competed with 9 Departments in 3 different events, which included a firefighters challenge event which required firefighters to perform different tasks and then tagging the next member as if in a relay. Other events included stretching a hoseline up the tower and filling a container at the bottom. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Training on the New Engines

450 Louis Warnet Jr., February 02

Ramsey FD members recently took advantage of some warmer weather recently and began the training process on the new engines. Each driver was familiarized with the operation of the pump and other components of the trucks. A special drill was arranged on a warm Monday night to allow all members of the department an opportunity to see the engines in operation. Many hours have been spent on locating and ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Engines Delivered

Ramsey Fire Department, December 30

The two new Pierce engines arrived in Ramsey on 12/13 and are now in the process of being put in service. The members of the Fire Department would like to thank the Town Council for their hard work and support during the process of purchasing these new trucks. These engines will be in service by February 1 and are replacing our 1987 Mack and 1984 E-One, both which served the borough and its residents ... (Full Story & Photos)

Welcoming Home a Brother

450 Louis Warnet Jr., October 20

On a beautiful fall day on September 30, 2013, Main Street in Ramsey was crowded with residents, family and members of Emergency Services from all around the area to welcome home fallen Staff Sgt. Timothy McGill of the Army National Guard Special Forces unit. Tim was killed in Afghanistan while performing his duties. The procession began promptly at noon and passed down Main Street. The only sounds ... (Full Story & Photos)

Ramsey FD Helps Brothers at Waldwick Fire

450 Louis Warnet Jr., September 30

Waldwick FD responded to a working house fire at 50 West Prospect Street at approximately 1:30 A.M. on Monday morning Upon arrival, Waldwick Chief Ken Warr called for a second alarm assignment. Fire was on the second floor of a 2-1/2 story wood frame with extension into the attic. On the second alarm, Ramsey FAST was called along with units from Wyckoff, Ho Ho Kus, Saddle River and Allendale. Ramsey ... (Full Story & Photos)

Timothy McGill Homecoming

450 Louis Warnet Jr., September 29

Fallen Staff Seargent Timothy McGill will return to Ramsey on Monday September 30th. The homecoming procession shall take place at noon. The procession will begin at the corner of Franklin Turnpike and Main Street, pass through the center of town and then to the funeral home. A wake will be held at St Paul's Church on Wyckoff Ave. on Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 A.M. till 7:00 P.M.. The funeral ... (Full Story & Photos)

Ramsey Firefighter Killed in Afghanistan

Ramsey Fire Department, September 24

It is with deep regret that the Ramsey Volunteer Fire Department announces the death of Timothy R. McGill, 30, who was killed in Afghanistan while bravely serving our Country. Tim, a five year member of our department, was killed on Saturday September 21, 2013 when an Afghan, wearing a security forces uniform, turned his weapon on Tim and two other American service members. Our thoughts and prayers ... (Full Story & Photos)

Ramsey FD visits 911 Tribute in Lights

440 Gregory Hewitt - Assistant Chief, September 18

On the evening of September 11, 2013, members of the Ramsey Fire Dept participated in the annual 911 photo shoot at Liberty State Park in Jersey City NY. Since several battle tested rigs are slated to be retired shortly, it seemed only appropriate that their pictures be taken this year. Engine 432 and Tower 441 were specially requested by the photographers as these two CF series Macks are hard to ... (Full Story & Photos)

1927 American LaFrance
2012 Squad 451
1927 American LaFrance 2012 Squad 451

After 40 Years, Apparatus Color is Changed to Red

450 Louis Warnet Jr., July 06

After 40 years, the Ramsey Fire Department voted to change the color of the apparatus back to the traditional "Firetruck Red" from lime green. In the early 1970's, studies were done in the nation on the most visible color for emergency vehicles to promote safety and recognition. Back then, lime green, which is very bright during the daylight was the most visible color. Using this information and doing ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mutual Aid to Allendale House Fire

460 Louis Warnet Jr., July 12

On Wednesday afternoon July 11, the Allendale Fire Dept was dispatched to a reported kitchen fire at 24 West Crescent ave. First due units reported a working fire bringing mutual aid assistance to the scene. Ramsey engiine 432 and Tower Ladder 441 responded with Chief Carl Held (430), Asst Chief Randy Sterbinsky (440), and Capt John Krehel (470) along with a Rescue from Waldwick, FAST from Mahwah ... (Full Story & Photos)

Ramsey Fire Dept 2nd Annual Golf Invitational

450 Gregory Hewitt, May 09

Get out the clubs, the Ramsey Fire Department is sponsoring the 2nd annual RFD Golf Invitational. It will be held on July 21, 2012 at Loch Mor Golf Club in the Catskills. The cost is only $125 per golfer and that includes a full day of meals, golf and beverages as well as transportaion from Ramsey to the course and back. Last years inaugural event had over 80 golfers and featured a $10,000 hole ... (Full Story)


Ramsey firefighters practice drafting from lake

450 Gregory Hewitt, April 22

On Monday April 16, 2012 members of the Department spent the evening practicing drafting water from a nearby lake. In anticipation of a potential drought this summer, the department may not be able to rely on the towns water system in the event of a fire. The seldom used practice of drafting water as a primary water supply requires pump operators to to hone their skills as it requires a certain ... (Full Story)


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