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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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Clothes dryer safety

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, December 31

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)

Breakfast wish the Best Easter Bunny April 1st

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, March 15

We are teaming up with Ramsey Recreation on Saturday, April 1st... They will be having their Easter Egg Hunt on the Ramsey High School Lawn at 9:00am and our breakfast will follow (approximately 9:30am) until 12:00pm.
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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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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)

Training opportunity

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)

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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)

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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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)

Members doing a Public Education presentation

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, July 18

Members did a presentation at the Learning Experience this morning. ... (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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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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