Ringwood MCI Drill

Posted on May 4, 2014

On the morning of May 4, 2014, SLFD participated in a multi-agency MCI (Mass Casualty Incident) drill at Hewitt School. This drill simulated a school bus v. dump truck accident. Some of the agencies that participated in this drill included: Erskine Lakes Volunteer Fire Company, Ringwood Borough Volunteer Fire Company #1, Ringwood Ambulance Corps., Ringwood Police Department, Ringwood OEM, Passaic County Sheriff's Department, Wayne First Aid Squad MCI Bus, West Milford First Aid Squad, Paramedics from Chilton Hospital and Saint Joseph's Hospital, and the Hackensack-1 Medevac Helicopter.

Monksville Reservoir Incident

Posted on May 9, 2014

At 16:47 hrs on May 9, 2014, all Ringwood Fire Departments, Ringwood Ambulance Corps., and Ringwood Dive Team were dispatched to the Monksville Reservoir on a report of oil and bubbles surfacing in the water. Chief 260 first on scene established command and had the Dive Team proceed to check the water. After approximately 4 hours, no vehicle was found in the water as some initial reports have stated. The Passaic County Hazmat and Health Departments were on scene and the DEP was notified. For further information on this incident, please contact the Ringwood Police Department at 973-962-7017.

Fund Drive

Posted on May 19, 2014

Thanks again to all who came out and visited our 9th Annual Craft & Vendor Show and Pet Adoption! We had an excellent day and hope to see you all again next year. Check back soon for more information on a fall event.

We will be holding our annual blanket drive at the intersection of Greenwood Lake Turnpike (Rt. 511) and Skyline Drive on Memorial Day weekend. Please be sure to donate whatever you can and remember how important it is to support your local volunteer fire department. We are there when you need us, now we need you! Thank you for anything you are able to donate, we greatly appreciate it.


Second Alarm Fire In Ringwood

Posted on May 30, 2014

At approximately 16:45 hours on May 30, 2014, all Ringwood Fire Departments and the Ringwood Ambulance Corps were dispatched to the CVS strip mall at 131 Skyline Drive for a report of fire in the walls. First arriving patrol on scene confirmed a smoke condition and small fire in the rear of the strip mall. First due Engine 251 was able to extinguish the fire quickly with minor extension to the building. A second alarm was called for manpower and assistance was received from West Milford Fire Companies 3 and 6 along with the Oakland and Wanaque Fire Departments. All units were clear of the scene at approximately 18:30 hours.