Since February 10, 1894 the Westwood Volunteer Fire Department has been serving 24/7, 365 days a year. Westwood is 2.9 square miles with a population of 11,000 residents. Our intention is to serve the public in the most professional manner possible. Assisting our law enforcement agency and emergency medical service whenever requested. The department operates out of one centrally located headquarters with two engines, one truck and one rescue. Please stop in and visit or inquire about becoming a volunteer. We also welcome comments on our performance and service to the community we proudly serve. Help us to help you.

- Chief James Voorhis

2015 COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED
6/29/15 - The Westwood Volunteer Fire Department awarded their 2015 Community Service Scholarships to four students at the June 23rd Mayor and Council meeting. This year's recipients are Anthony Orsini, Erin O'Sullivan, Kevin Keenan and Matthew Untalan. The scholarships were awarded based on academic achievement, community service and extracurricular activities. Congratulations to all of the recipients and best of luck in your future endeavors!

SECOND ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER

5/10/15
- The Westwood Fire Department held its Second Annual Awards Dinner at Fire Headquarters on Saturday May 9th. Several awards were handed out to members for years of service. Many members were also recognized for their completion of fire training at the Bergen County Law & Public Safety Institute. Outgoing Chief James C. Mawdsley was recognized for serving as Chief of the Department in 2014. Also being recognized were Deputy Chief William Haffler who was named 2014 Firefighter of the Year and Firefighters William C. Phayre and Frederick Banks who where made Honorary Chiefs. Congratulations to all! Pictured to the right: Chief Voorhis addresses the audience prior to handing out the awards.


2015 HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLE RAFFLE
4/8/15 - Tickets are now available for the Westwood Volunteer Fire Department's 17th Annual Harley Raffle. This year's grand prize is a 2015 Road King in Superior Blue. The second place prize is a $500 gift certificate to O'Toole's Harley-Davidson in Wurtsboro, NY. There is a $20 donation per ticket with only 2,500 to be sold. The drawing will be held on October 25, 2015 at Westwood Fire Headquarters (93 Center Avenue) at 2:00 PM.

For information and tickets please call 201-664-0526 and leave a message. Also, look for department members selling tickets at the intersection of Broadway and Westwood Avenue. Once again, thank you for your support!


FOLLOW THE WFD ON FACEBOOK
3/11/15 - The Westwood Fire Department is now on Facebook! Our Facebook page will be regularly updated with information on incidents, events, historical info and photos. Click on the Facebook icon to visit our page and be sure to follow us!


CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF BRINGING SANTA CLAUS TO TOWN
12/22/14 - This year the Westwood Volunteer Fire Department celebrated it's 50th year of escorting Santa Claus throughout town during their annual "Santa Runs". Pictured below is Santa and his Elves taking a break during one of their runs through town. Chief Mawdsley and the members of the Westwood Fire Department would like to wish the residents of Westwood a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


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