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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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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 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)

Disposal of Fire Extinguishers

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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Carbon Monoxide Safety information

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, January 29

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

Outdoor Fire safety

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, August 17

Please be carefully when using outdoor
Appliances near you house or building. The picture show you where you need to put your outdoor appliances. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Don’t leave your dog in a hot vehicle

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, August 12

Please don’t leave your dog in a hot vehicle. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire works safety

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, July 03

Since some fireworks are legal to purchase we would like to show you exactly what you can buy. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Co Alarms

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, February 01

Act fast when the CO detector sounds its alarm. Most of the time it’s NOT malfunctioning– it’s trying to save your life! Feeling sick - think you may have CO poisoning? Call 911... (Full Story)

Ramsey FD receives a second donation of Hand Sanitizer

Ex-Chief Louis Warnet Jr., January 14

Ramsey Fire Chief Jon Krehel accepted a donation of Hand Sanitizer from Tito's Vodka Products of Austin Texas. The RFD would like to thank Titos for this generous donation. This will continue to assist our Emergency Services in keeping safe during this tough time.... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Jon Krehel (L) and Deputy Chief Doug Harvey (R) gives a thumbs up for this donation.
Chief Jon Krehel (L) and Deputy Chief Doug Harvey (R) gives a thumbs up for this donation.

Chief Jon Krehel (L) President Greg Hewitt (R) showing the bottles of Hand Sanitizer
Chief Jon Krehel (L) President Greg Hewitt (R) showing the bottles of Hand Sanitizer

Ramsey FD Receives A Donation of Hand Sanitizer

Ex-Chief Louis Warnet Jr., December 19

RFD Chief Jon Krehel and President Greg Hewitt received a donation of 7 cases of hand sanitizer for RFD members from the Laird & Company Scobeyville, N.J. On behalf of the RFD family, Chief Krehel and President Hewitt would like to thank operations manager Gerard Dunn for this generous and important donation.
Chief Krehel, the officers and President Hewitt have been actively providing the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Holiday Firehouse drive by

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, December 07

Santa Claus visits Ramsey
The Ramsey Fire Department held their annual Home for the Holidays event, Sunday, December 6, 2020. Instead of their normal parade down Main Street with bands and floats, some families decorate their cars as they drove past the Ramsey Fire Department on South Island Ave. The building was decorated with holiday lights as Santa waved as those passing by. Members of the fire ... (Full Story)

Ramsey FD Fourth of July Drive by Parade

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, July 05

This video was taken of Fourth o July Drive by Parade for all to see.

Video was taken by

Eric Endress... via drone... (Full Story)

RFD receives a bit of appreciation

Ex-Chief Louis Warnet Jr. - Ex-Chief, May 24

The RFD was recently treated to a special surprise from the Boy Scouts and the Ramsey Strong Organization. Scout PJ Rostkowski of Troop 31 in Ramsey graciously donated boxes of Girl Scout cookies to each Ramsey Firefighter in appreciation of the FD. PJ is currently working on his Citizenship of the Community Merit Badge and felt this was a great way to show his appreciation. With the assistance of ... (Full Story & Photos)

From Left to Right, PJ Rostkowski, Chief Jon Krehel, Captain Tim Mazza, Assistant Chief Brendan Sterbinsky, Deputy Chief Doug Harvey
From Left to Right, PJ Rostkowski, Chief Jon Krehel, Captain Tim Mazza, Assistant Chief Brendan Sterbinsky, Deputy Chief Doug Harvey

Clothes dryer safety

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, April 23

Clothes Dryer Care

Proper maintenance and use are the keys to years of safe, high-quality clothes dryer performance. That includes proper installation and venting, and ongoing cleaning and care.

AHAM has put together a detailed set of tips to help you keep your dryer running safely and efficiently. Following these recommended dryer installation, maintenance, and use guidelines will ... (Full Story)

COVID-19 Community Information

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, March 14



This is Mayor Deirdre Dillon. I want to update you on the evolving COVID-19 situation. There are no reported cases of COVID-19 in Ramsey at this time. Per directives from the State of New Jersey and Bergen County, we are closing certain borough facilities. The Ramsey Library is closed to the public. The Farmers ... (Full Story)


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