West Ridge Fire Department News

Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019

Vehicle Accident at Rt 832 & Millfair Rd

Vehicle Accident at Rt 832 & Millfair Road

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Wednesday, Sep. 18, 2019

Grubb Road near Bargain Road - Vehicle Collision Car vs Building

West Ridge responds to a report of a car into a building

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Saturday, Sep. 7, 2019

West Ridge assists the Barber National Institute at its "Beast-On-The Bay"

West Ridge assisted the Barber National Institute at the 2019 Beast On The Bay

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Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019

Vehicle Accident Route 20 & Asbury Rd.

Units dispatched to what had been reported and a multi-vehicle accident with entrapment.

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Monday, Jul. 22, 2019

Rope Rescue Training

Members of West Ridge practice Ropes Rescue evolutions

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Wednesday, Jul. 17, 2019

Firefighter Joining the U.S. Army

Firefighter Jacob (Jake) Gustafson leaving West Ridge to join the U.S. Army

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Thursday, May. 16, 2019

New Rescue Tools Purchased

New "Genesis" rescue tools purchased

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Monday, Apr. 8, 2019

Thoroughbred Loop Structure Fire

On April 8, 2019 at approximately 3:00pm West Ridge was dispatched to a structure fire off of Thoroughbred Loop. IRT crews were already in the area and clearing from a previous call when the fire came out.

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Friday, Mar. 15, 2019

Argo Assist

West Ridge was called out to assist Fairview with the Argo for a patient in a wooded area having a medical emergency.

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Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019

West Ridge Battles Garage Fire in Sub-Zero Temperatures

At approximately 12:30am on January 31st West Ridge was dispatched to a detached garage fire threatening a residence. Chief 460 arrived on location reporting a fully involved garage fire. Tower 479 arrived and deployed the Blitz fire knocking down the bulk of the fire. Additional hand lines were pulled, and extensive overhaul was performed. The fire was deemed under control in just under 30 minutes. The home sustained heat damage to the exterior of the structure. The fire did not spread or damage the interior. West Ridge was assisted by Kearsarge Fire Department, West Lake Fire Department, Lake Shore Fire Department, Millcreek Paramedic Service and Millcreek Police Department. We thank all our mutual aid companies for their assistance. Despite extreme cold temperature no major issues arose from the cold.

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