River Edge Fire Department

Tree into a house

Sunday, April 3, 2016  REFD units operated on the 700 block of Bogert Rd for a tree that fell into a house. Units on scene also saved a family of baby squirrels. Photos by Brett Dzadik



Tree into a House

Sunday, April 3, 2016  REFD units operated on the 700 block of Bogert Rd for a tree that fell into a house. Units on scene also saved a family of baby squirrels. Photos by Brett Dzadik



Mutual Aid Structure Fire

Saturday, January 9, 2016 09:49 Ladder 1 and Rescue 1 responded on mutual aid assignment to Oradell for a working fire on the 9th around 09:45. Fire was knocked down quickly by the Oradell Volunteer Fire Department. Job well done by all. The River Edge Fire Department expresses our condolences to the family for their personal loss.




2016 Line Officers Sworn In

Saturday, January 9, 2016   On January 9th the REFD's firematic officers were sworn in by Mayor Mignone


Left to Right: Chief Eric Schultz, Deputy Chief James Rush, 1st Lieutenant Tim Carroll, 2nd Lieutenant Rich Neerhout

Left to Right: Chief Eric Schultz,
      Deputy Chief James Rush, 1st Lieutenant
      Tim Carroll, 2nd Lieutenant Rich


Happy New Year

Friday, January 1, 2016   Happy New Year from the Officers and Members of the River Edge Volunteer Fire Department!! As the new year begins so do the new 2016 firematic officers.

Chief- Eric Schultz
Asst. Chief- George O'Connell
Deputy Chief- Jim Rush

Company 1
Captain- Frank Pugliese
1st Lieutenant- Tim Carroll
2nd Lieutenant- Rich Neerhout

Company 2
Captain- Bill Sanders
1st Lieutenant- Lenny Coyman
2nd Lieutenant- Brian Coyman

Congrats to all!!!



Merry Christmas

Friday, December 25, 2015   On behalf of the officers and members of the River Edge Fire Department, Merry Christmas to all. While celebrating today please keep in mind the soldiers, firefighters, police officers and EMTs that are working on this holiday



Delivery of new Engine 3

Friday, December 18, 2015   On December 18th River Edge Fire Company 1 accepted the delivery of their new Engine. The engine is a Pierce Saber FR 1500Gpm/500Gal.



Passing of Ex-Chief Frank Dinnneen

Wednesday, December 16, 2015   It is with deep regret that the River Edge Fire Department announce the passing of Ex-Chief Frank Dinneen. Frank was a member of the REFD for 61 years and passed at the age of 93. Rest in Peace Brother we've got it from here! Further info to follow



Santa Visits River Edge

Sunday, December 13, 2015   Some pictures from today's River Edge visit by Santa!



Working Fire

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 14:30 11/3/2015-At approx 14:30 hours River Edge Fire Department was dispatched for a report of a house fire in the 800 block of Bogert Rd. Upon Chief 1-01s arrival he reported a heavy smoke condition showing and declared a working fire. Mutual aid was dispatched automatically from Oradell and New Milford with a FAST Team from the Hackensack Fire Department. 3 handlines were in operation and the truck company went to the roof to ventilate. With no progress being made and conditions deteriorating, command sounded the evacuation signal and requested a 3rd alarm. Several outside handlines, 1 ladder pipe and 1 deck gun were put into operation as heavy fire was now in the attic. After about 1 hour, all visible fire was knocked down and the companies went back in for overhaul. The fire was placed under control at the 1 hour and 20 minute mark. No injuries were reported and the cause was determined to be a plumber doing work in the home.


Special Thanks to the Oradell Volunteer Fire DepartmentNew Milford NJ Volunteer Fire DepartmentHackensack Fire Dept, and Paramus Fire Department.



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