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2017 Incidents
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Feb 18
Mar 33
Apr 40
May 39
Jun 43
Jul 52
Aug 35
Sept 31
Oct 37
Nov 34
Dec 48
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2018 Incidents
JAN 44
FEB 32
MAR 84
APR 30
MAY 37
JUNE 36
JULY 60
AUG 41
SEPT 34
OCT 51
NOV 42
DEC 25
Total 516

2019 Incidents
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Feb 34
Mar 45
Apr 37
May 34
June 42
July 45
Aug 8
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 288

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

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No Caption 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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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)


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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)


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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

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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)


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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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No Caption Clearing out your fire hydrant

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)

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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.

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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)

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Merry Christmas To All!

Ex-Chief Pierre D.Gauthier, December 13

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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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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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

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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)


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COVID-19 Community Information

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, March 14

MAYOR DEIRDRE DILLON
COVID-19 COMMUNITY INFORMATION MESSAGE MARCH 14, 2020

Hello.

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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No Caption Ramsey FD assists Mahwah FD at Christmas Day Fire

Ex-Chief Louis Warnet Jr. , December 27

The Ramsey FD was dispatched a little before 5 AM on Christmas Day to assist the Mahwah FD at a structure fire. First due units from Mahwah were met by a well involved fire at the ArZee building supply company at the corner of Franklin Turnpike and Fox Lane. Immediate requests went out to neighboring towns to assist. The fire grew to 5 alarms bringing units from Bergen and Passaic counties, including ... (Full Story & Photos)

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