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It is with deep regret that the Ridge Fire Department announces the passing of Honorary Chief and 54 year member or the Ridge Fire Department, Edward Meehan. Ed served out of our Company Two and was a dedicated member of our Rescue Squad since it's inception in the early 1970's. Ed was well known throughout the community and highly respected by his brother and sister emergency responders in the Department. Arrangements will be posted when they become available.



Services will be at Maloney/Sinnicksons Funeral Home 203 Main St Center Moriches. Thursday 2-4  and 7-9 with Firematic services 2000 Hrs.


Mass Friday 945 at St Johns Evangelist in Center Moriches  Burial to follow at Calverton National Cemetery







Please Note the following precautions;

  • Avoid outdoor fires of any kind

  • Do not discard cigarettes from vehicles or while hiking

  • Avoid idling vehicles off road or on the grassy shoulder of roadways.

  • Call 911 if you observe fire or smoke in the pine barrens. Do not assume someone else has called.

  • Clear back brush and debris near your home or business.

  • Keep driveways and fire hydrants clear to allow access by emergency responders



See our fire prevention pages for more information







Ridge Fire Department, Ridge, NY Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Ridge Fire Department and its members protect and preserve life, property and the environment by providing effective prevention programs and prompt, efficient, professional and highly qualified fire protection and emergency services to the communities within the Ridge Fire District. When possible, we will make our personnel and resources available to our neighboring and external agencies in their time of need, recognizing that we too may require their assistance from time to time in protecting our communities.





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