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2020 WFD Scholarship

2020 WFD Scholarship

The Westwood Volunteer Fire Department is pleased to announce its annual Community Service Scholarship Program for the college academic year beginning September 2020.

Westwood Volunteer Fire Department

Westwood Volunteer Fire Department

Proudly serving since 1894.

Zamboni Fire at Ice Rink

Zamboni Fire at Ice Rink

Early Tuesday morning, 11/14 at around 1 a.m. the fire department was dispatched to a reported fire in the building at the Fritz Dietl Ice Skating Rink. Upon arrival the first due engine company was met with a smoke condition inside the structure. Crews quickly narrowed down the fire to the Zamboni machine, which was quickly extinguished. No injuries were reported and minor damage was done, good job by all crews.

New Chief's Vehicle has arrived

New Chief's Vehicle has arrived

The WFD recently took delivery of their new 2017 Chevy Silverado Command Vehicle. The department worked with 10-75 Emergency Vehicles to design this one of a kind vehicle. It features Federal Signal's Smartsiren combined with Soundoff Signal's bluePRINT electrical system, custom console, and custom cabinet.

Structure Fire on Taco Ave.

Structure Fire on Taco Ave.

On Monday, February 27th, the Westwood FD responded to 612 Taco Ave for a reported structure fire. First arriving units encountered an oven fire which extended into an adjoining bathroom and attic. The fire was declared under control within 20 minutes. Mutual aid was provided by the Emerson and Washington Twp. Fire Departments.

New Engine 1 Arrives

New Engine 1 Arrives

On May 16th, the WFD took delivery on their new 2016 KME engine. Wetdown is Saturday, August 13th!

Mutual aid to Washington Twp.

Mutual aid to Washington Twp.

Engine 1-2 responded to Washington Twp. on 4/21 for a working house fire.

RECENT NEWS & EVENTS

The Westwood Fire Department is actively seeking residents who are interested in serving their community by volunteering with our department.

 

Firefighter applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Cadet Corps. applicants must be at least 15 years of age but not older than 18 years of age.

 

For more information on how to join the Westwood Volunteer Fire Department CLICK HERE >

2020 WFD Scholarship 

    The Westwood Volunteer Fire Department is pleased to announce its annual Community Service Scholarship Program for the college academic year beginning September 2020.

    The program provides up to two scholarships awards, totaling $1,000 dollars each. Each scholarship award is paid directly to the college the student attends and is applied towards such items as tuition, room and board, fees and books.

Deadline is April 30th, 2020

Click for more info and to download application.

Keep fire hydrants clear!

Residents are urged to clear snow and ice from their nearest fire hydrant (3 feet in all directions). During an emergency time is extremely valuable and the life you save may be your own!

CHIEF'S MESSAGE

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 Kevin Woods

2019 RUN COUNTER

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Last Updated: January 1, 2019

Westwood Volunteer Fire Department

93 Center Avenue

Westwood, New Jersey 07675

(201) 664-0526  |  Emergency Dial 911

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