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Fire Prevention Expo

Saturday, October 18, 2014   The Wyckoff Fire Department would like to thank the residents of Wyckoff, and the people who attended the Wyckoff Fire Department Fire Prevention Expo. This night provided people a better understanding  on what to do when there is a fire. We hope to see everyone next year !!



     



 

Wyckoff Fire Department 2014 Fire Prevention Expo

Monday, September 29, 2014  The Wyckoff Fire Department will host an expo on Monday, October 6 at Company 1 (1 Scott Plaza, next to Town Hall) from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. as part of Fire Prevention Week.

Residents from the surrounding area are strongly encouraged to attend this fun and educational event. There will be entertaining activities for children, including the following:

  • Riding on fire engines
  • Crawling in two Bergen County "Get Out and Stay Out" trailers
  • Stove fire program
  • Putting out a fake fire with real fire hose
  • Trying on fire gear
  • Inspecting an ambulance and fire truck
The WFD's classic 1904 Nott horse-drawn steamer will also make an appearance.

 


   


 

Wyckoff Fire Department Participates in Tunnel To Towers

Sunday, September 28, 2014  Members of the Wyckoff Fire Department, some accompanied by family, participated in the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers 5K Run and Walk on Sunday morning in New York City.

The event is held in remembrance of former FDNY fireman Stephen Siller, who passed away on 9/11. Siller was off-duty when the first plane hit the World Trade Center, but he drove to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, packed 60 pounds of gear on his back and ran to the Twin Towers to help, where he died a hero.


The Wyckoff Fire Department also ran in honor of Dana Hannon, a Wyckoff and FDNY fireman who also passed away helping save lives that tragic day.

     



 

Mutual Aid To Hawthorne for House Fire

Tuesday, September 23, 2014  Around noon on Tuesday, September 23, the Hawthorne FD was called to 33 Oak Place and found fire in the basement with extension into the walls.

Immediately, a second alarm was put out for mutual aid, which included Engine 231 from the Wyckoff Fire Department as well as apparatus from other towns.

Quick work brought the fire under control.

     



 

2014 NJ State Firemen's Convention

Saturday, September 13, 2014  Members of the Wyckoff Fire Department attended the 2014 New Jersey State Firemen's Convention during the weekend of September 12-14 in Wildwood New Jersey.

In addition to meetings, expos, and checking out all the fire apparatus and new equipment, a beach bonfire took place on Saturday, September 13 with their families and brother firefighters.

Fun was had by all.  

     



 

57th Annual Wyckoff Volunteer Fire Department Fireworks Fundraiser Successful

Wednesday, September 3, 2014  The 57th Annual Wyckoff Volunteer Fire Department Fundraiser Fireworks were held on Saturday, August 30 on Memorial Field. The weather was ideal, and the annual fundraiser put on by the Wyckoff Fire Department was a success.


In addition to the spectacular fireworks display, this year included Dancing with the DJ, delicious food vendors, Child ID kits (provided by NY Life) and fun activities for the kids prior to the fireworks display.

Without the continued generosity of our sponsors, supporters and residents, this event would not be possible. 

Special thanks to our fireworks committee (Steve Kopshaw, Tony Avia and Pete Tani) who dedicated so much time and effort to make this event possible.   

   


 

Wyckoff FD Assists at Waldwick Fireworks

Friday, August 8, 2014  Tower Ladder 241 assisted Waldwick with their annual fireworks sponsored by their Lions Club on Wednesday and Friday nights.

     



 

WFD Assists Hawthorne FD at Goffle Rd. Fire

Thursday, August 7, 2014  The Wyckoff Fire Department responded to Hawthorne with one engine to assist with a fire at Peerless Coatings, LLC, located on Goffle Road in Hawthorne, NJ.

The fire went to a second alarm before it was placed under control. It is believed to have started in an oven used to bake coatings onto various items.

The fire extended to the structure and through a large ventilation fan on the roof.

The building was sprinklered, which aided crews to bring the fire under control in approximately one hour.

Nice job by the Hawthorne Fire Department and all mutual aid crews on the scene! 



     



 

Wyckoff Hit With August Rainstorm

Friday, August 1, 2014  The Township of Wyckoff, along with some other towns in Northern Bergen County, were slammed with heavy isolated rainstorms on Friday evening.  Low-lying areas saw severe flooding.

     



 

Wyckoff Fire Department Annual Fireworks Fundraiser To Be Held On Saturday, August 30

Tuesday, July 29, 2014  Editor's Note: The following PSA is via the Township of Wyckoff.

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The 57th Annual Fire Department Fireworks Fundraiser with a Spectacular Fireworks Display and Dancing with the DJ to celebrate the ending of summer will be held on Saturday, August 30, 2014 (Rain Date, Monday, September 1, 2014) on Memorial Field behind Memorial Town Hall (340 Franklin Avenue).

Mark your calendars and plan to arrive early and enjoy Dancing with the DJ starting at 4 p.m., delicious food vendors, Child Identification Kits (provided by NY Life) and fun activities for the kids prior to the fireworks display. The fireworks display is scheduled to begin at 8:30 p.m.

This will be the 57th year the Wyckoff Volunteer Fire Department has provided the fireworks display as their Department’s annual fundraiser. It has become an annual community tradition in Wyckoff. The Volunteer Fire Department extends a friendly invitation for residents and their families to attend and enjoy the fireworks display and, at the same time, support the Wyckoff Volunteer Fire Department. Folks will have an additional opportunity to contribute to the Wyckoff Volunteer Fire Department through a 50/50 raffle. 

Tickets may be purchased in advance for $10.00 each (children under 10 are free). If you click on this link, you can buy them online.

Residents can also buy tickets at the following locations.


Wyckoff Town Hall – Clerk’s Office: 340 Franklin Avenue

Wyckoff YMCA: 695 Wyckoff Avenue

Blue Moon Café: 327 Franklin Avenue

Market Basket (Wyckoff): 300 Sicomac Avenue

Yudin’s: 378 Main Street

Waldwick Prime Meats: 384 Main Street, Wyckoff 

Parkwood Deli: 342 Erie Avenue, Midland Park

They can also send checks payable to the Wyckoff Volunteer Fire Department for $10.00 per ticket to: P.O. Box 6, Wyckoff, NJ 07481.


The Wyckoff Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank residents for supporting this annual fundraising event.

Please help us support the efforts of these brave men and women who, when the alarm sounds, stop what they are doing, get in their cars and respond to the call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in all weather conditions to help protect you, your family and your possessions from the ravages of fire, the deadly effects of carbon monoxide and the prompt rescue of occupants entrapped in their vehicles during an accident.




     



 
 
 

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