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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.

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)

Clearing out your fire hydrant

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, December 15

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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Christmas tree fire safety

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, December 15

From YouTube (Approved: Mrs Jefferies), produced by Safety at Home

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. (0:52) From YouTube (Approved: ... (Full Story)

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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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)

Santa Will Arrive This Saturday

Ex-Chief Louis Warnet Jr., December 01

Santa has announced that he will pay a visit to Ramsey this coming Saturday night 12/05/2020 from 6:00 PM till 9:00 PM !! The RFD is very proud to have Santa arrive at our Fire Headquarters on Island Ave for the annual "Home For The Holidays" event. Because of the pandemic, there is no parade this year. In place of the parade, we will have Santa sitting in front of the firehouse eager to see all that ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Day Light Savings Time - Your clock goes back one hour

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, October 31

Just a reminder from the Fire Department..

Daylight Saving Time begins this Saturday night into Sunday morning November 1 st. WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging consumers to replace the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms this weekend for Daylight Saving Time. This year, Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, November 1st. Fresh batteries ... (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)

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

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)

Happy Mother’s Day!!!!

Ex-Chief Pierre Gauthier, May 09

Happy Mother’s Day!!! To all Mom’s and Mom’s to be. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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)

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)

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)

Wetdown for new Tower and Mini Pumper

Ex-Chief Louis Warnet Jr. - Ex-Chief, June 03

The Ramsey Fire Department will be hosting a dedication and wetdown celebration for the new Rosenbauer 88' Mid Mount Platform and the KME 1000 GPM Mini Pumper on Saturday, June 22, 2019, starting at 4:00 P.M. till 8:00 P.M. at Ramsey Fire Headquarters on Island Ave. across from the High School. All are invited!! There will be food, beverages, shirts and music. Please help us celebrate these two new ... (Full Story)


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