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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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Merry Christmas To All!

Ex-Chief Pierre D.Gauthier, December 20

On behalf of Chief Jon Krehel, President Greg Hewitt and from all the Ramsey Firefighters, we wish everyone a Merry Christmas! Wishing all safe travel and to all of our brother and sister Firefighters worldwide,

To all be careful and stay safe.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, December 03

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)

Home for the Holidays Parade

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, November 28

Home for the Holidays parade this Saturday December 4th. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Home for the Holidays parade
Home for the Holidays parade

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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)

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)

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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)

Easter bunny parade

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, March 10

The date will be Saturday, March 27th at 1:00 pm. The rain/snow date will be Saturday, April 3rd at 1:00 pm. We will follow the same route as the 4th of July parade, which is attached. I have also attached a flyer.

... (Full Story)

Daylight Savings Time - Spring Ahead change your smoke detector battery

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, March 09

Don't forget on Saturday night March 13th, 2021.

to set your clock one hour ahead and to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detector.

Answers to common questions about smoke alarms

See below for answers to common questions that community residents ask us about home smoke alarms.

What types of smoke alarms can I buy?
There are many brands of smoke alarms on the market, but ... (Full Story)

Help us Help You

Ex Chief Louis Warnet, February 02

The Ramsey FD is asking for your help in clearing hydrants. The recent snowstorm have caused some hydrants to be buried in plowed snow and more significant snow is forecast for this weekend. We are asking if there is a hydrant near your home or business to please clear the snow away from the hydrant. Precious time is lost when arriving firefighters need to locate and then clear the hydrant before ... (Full Story & Photos)

Buried Hydrant barely visible
Buried Hydrant barely visible

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)

Carbon Monoxide Safety information

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, February 01

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

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Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, February 01

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)

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)

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)


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