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Wildwood Fire Department - 4400 New Jersey Avenue - Wildwood, New Jersey 08260
 
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WFD
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FMBA LOCAL 50
OFFICERS
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Ernie Troiano, lIll
PRESIDENT
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Gerry Vessels
VICE PRESIDENT
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Adam Feltwell
TREASURER
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Aldo Sacco
SECRETARY
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Rob Feltwell
STATE DELEGATE
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Contact Us:
Phone: ( 609) 522-1110
Fax: 609-729-7206
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FMBA LOCAL 50
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Wildwood Firefighter Darrick Kobierowski Wins Around the Island Row
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Congratulations to Wildwood City Firefighter Darrick Kobierowski (right) for winning the 20-mile Around the Island Row along with his partner Terrance McGovern of the Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol.  Darrick and Terry dominated the race.  Firefighter Kobierowski also won the singles row at the Atlantic City Classic and at the Cape May County Lifeguard Championships this summer.  Darrick's hard work and dedication definitely paid off. The officers and members of Wildwood FMBA Local 50 are proud of Firefighter's Kobierowski's accomplishments.  MORE PHOTOS
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Engine 38 and Ambulance 391 Respond to Injured Child at Wildwood Crest Hotel
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On the evening of August 7, 2014 Engine 38 and Ambulance 391 (C Platoon) responded mutual aid to Wildwood Crest at the Bal Harbor Hotel for a report of an arcade machine that fell on a child.  Upon arrival the machine had been lifted off of the child by a bystander.  Engine 38 and Ambulance 391 packaged the patient for transport to the landing zone which was set up by WCFD at Crest Memorial School field.  The patient was transported to the LZ and transferred to the Medevac who transported the patient to Dupont Hospital in Delaware.
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WFD Responds to Victim Shot with a Crossbow
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On the morning of August 5, 2014 Engine 38 and Ambulance 391 (C Platoon) responded to 100 E. Schellenger Ave. for a reported stabbing.  Upon WFD arrival it was determined that the patient had been shot in the upper leg with a cross bow.  Firefighters had to cut a portion of the arrow away from the victim to prepare him for transport to the landing zone which was set up at Maxwell Field by NWFD Engine 2.  The patient was transported by Medevac to the the Trauma Center where he was reported to be in critical condition.  The incident is under investigation by the Wildwood Police Dept. and CMC Prosecutors Office.
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Congratulations to Wildwood's Two Newest Career Firefighters
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The officers and members of Wildwood FMBA Local 50 would like to congratulate Firefighter Dave Bannon and Firefighter Darrick Kobierowski on their appointment as firefighters in the City of Wildwood Fire Department.  Firefighter Bannon has worked for the City's Code Enforcement Office for the past several years and was also a Volunteer Firefighter in the Holly Beach Fire Company.  Firefighter Kobierowski has worked as a part-time firefighter on the B Platoon for the past two years.  He has also been a lifeguard for the past 20 years on the Stone Harbor, Wildwood Crest, and Wildwood Beach Patrols.  Darrick has also been a Volunteer Firefighter in Wildwood Crest for several years.  Firefighter Bannon has been assigned to D Platoon and Firefighter Kobierowski assigned to B Platoon.  The officers and members of Wildwood FMBA Local 50 welcome our newest members and wish them the best in their careers.
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Car Strikes Utility Pole, Shuts Down Rio Grande Ave. for Hours
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On July 24, 2014 at 02:16 Engine 38 (D Platoon) was dispatched to the 400 W. Block of Rio Grande Ave. in front of Wawa for a MVC, reported car vs. utility pole.  Upon WFD arrival a car was found to have snapped a utility pole with wires and transformer on the ground.  The driver of the vehicle was treated and transported to the hospital by Ambulance 391.  Engine 38 remained on scene for several hours while Atlantic City Electric made repairs.  While on scene, Engine 38 handled an electrical incident at a property across the street.  While Engine 38 was committed on this incident NWFD Engine 2 handled a rubbish fire at Wildwood and Ocean Ave.  Traffic was snarled for hours on the main throfare in and out of the City as Atlantic City Electric replaced the pole.
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Engine 38 Responds to Stuck Roller Coaster
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On July 7, 2014 at 22:23 Engine 38 (D Platoon) was dispatched to Wild Wheels Pier for a reported roller coaster stuck with stranded passengers on board.  Upon WFD arrival Capt. Sacco (D-1) established Command and met with pier staff.  The Great White wooden roller coaster was struck about three quarters of the way up the track.   Engine 38 personnel safely assisted riders out of the roller coaster and down the walkway to safety.  There were no reported injuries in the incident.  After all riders were safely on the ground Engine 38 took up after about one hour.
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WFD Responds to Wildwood Crest Motel Fire
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On July 5, 2014 at 12:44 hours Engine 38 (D Platoon) was dispatched mutual aid to Wildwood Crest at the Cozy Crest Motel located at 7202 Seaview Ave. for a building fire.  Engine 38 arrived second due and picked up the water supply.  The box was filled for all Wildwood Companies.  Crews found fire burning in the large attic area of the motel.  Engine 38 was assigned to vent the roof as well as other fireground duties.  Wildwood units operated on the scene for about one hour before taking up. MORE PHOTOS
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Engine 38 Responds to North Wildwood Building Fire
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On Saturday April 25, 2014 at approximately 23:20 hours Engine 38 was dispatched on the District 2 Box Alarm assignment to 2504 Delaware Ave., the Family Dollar store for a reported structure fire.  Engine 38 arrived simultaneoulsy with Engine 2 and found smoke showing from the store.  The suppression system in the building had activated and extinguished the fire.  Engine 38 assisted Engine 2 with securing the suppression system and overhaul.  Engine 38 operated on the scene for just over an hour before taking up.
 
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