Borough of Woodland Park
 
CONTACT INFO.
 
Emergencies
dial 9-1-1
F.D. Information
973-742-1122
 
West Paterson
Fire Company One
15 West 35th St.
973-684-0588
 
Passaic Valley
Hose Company Two
1070 McBride Ave.
973-256-0640
 
Rifle Camp Fire
Company Three

357 Rifle Camp Rd.
P.O. Box 641
973-742-6122

 
Fire Prevention
Bureau
Municipal Building
Lower Level
5 Brophy Ln.
973-345-3899
e-mail Fire Prevention
 
 
 
Fire Chief
Paul Salomone, Jr.
Assistant Fire Chief
IN ORDER OF SENIORITY
Michael J. Muccio
Joseph A. Macones
Andrew Roehrich
John Wittig
Joseph Macones
Chaplain
position unfilled
 
   
  POLICE DEPT. FIRE DEPT. FIRST AID SQUAD O E M  
 
   
  FIRE DEPARTMENT  
  Paul Salomone, Jr., Fire Chief
Councilman DeCesare, Chair., Public Safety Committee
 
       The West Paterson Fire Department consists of three volunteer fire companies. 1) Fire Co. 1 is located in the older section of the borough bordering Paterson. 2) Fire  
  Co. 2 is situated near the downtown district, in the low lying area of town. 3) Fire Co. 3 is aptly named “The Ridge Runners” as it is stationed on the Garret Mountain section of the borough.  
 
  W.P. Fire Department website Schedule of Fire Department Events
  Fire Co. 3, The Ridge Runners website WPFD News WPFD Stats
 
       In addition to the Chief, the Department has six Assistant Fire Chiefs. Officers serving at each Company also include a Captain, a First Lieutenant and a Second Lieutenant. The Fire Department has approximately 75 member volunteers.
 
 
W.P. Hose Co. 1 Passaic Valley Hose Co. 2 Rifle Camp Fire Co. 3
 
  Membership in the Fire Department is dependent on the following:
     1)  be a citizen of the United States;
     2)  be between the ages of 18 and 50 years old;
     3)  be in good health with certification by a licensed physician in the State of New Jersey;
     4)  be a resident or maintain a residence within two miles of the Borough for at least six
     months prior to application; however, membership in another affiliated volunteer company
     will be considered applicable under circumstances detailed by ordinance;
     5)  be approved by filing a written application of the State Fireman’s Association that
     was approved by the Chief before application;
     6)  upon election by a Fire Company, be approved by a majority of the Borough Council
     within 60 days after receipt of the name from the Company.
 
 
Chief Paul Salomone
Fire Chief Paul Salomone
firechief@wpnj.us
Election of Officers:
     Annual elections for Fire Department officers are held each December. The Chief and Assistant Chiefs are elected by the Department. Captains, First Lieutenants and Second Lieutenants are elected by their respective companies. The results of the elections must be certified by the Borough Council.
     The Chief and Assistant Chiefs serve three-year terms.
Apparatus in Service:
Engine 1:  2001 Pierce Pumper, assigned to Co. 1
Engine 2:  2001 Pierce Pumper, assigned to Co. 2
Engine 3:  2001 Pierce Pumper, assigned to Co. 3
Engine 4:  2010 Pierce Pumper, assigned to Co. 3
Truck 2:  2001 Pierce Tower Ladder, assigned to Co. 2
Rescue 1:  1997 Simon Duplex Rescue Truck /
     Portable Cascade, assigned to Co. 1
 
       
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