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Category: Public Safety

Public Safety

To provide a safe and secure community for our residents, businesses, and visitors, Wayne Township delivers Public Safety through the Office of Emergency Management (O.E.M.) and Homeland Security, the Police Department, the Fire Department and the First Aid Squad.

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First Aid Squad

Born out of necessity, the Wayne Township Memorial First Aid Squad has grown over the past seven decades to become an efficient, well-operated organization that responds to over four thousand five hundred calls each year. Back in 1942, Wayne Township suffered the loss of eight lives during the bitterly cold week of February 8-14. At that time, there was no

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Fire Department

Fire Protection is provided by five volunteer fire companies: Community Fire Co. # 1 on Parish Dr. Property Owners League (P.O.L.) Fire Co. # 2 on Myrtle Ave. on Alps Rd. & Rt. 23 (http://waynefireco2.com/) Pompton Falls Fire Co. # 3 on Jackson Ave. (http://waynefire3.com) Preakness Fire Co. # 4 on Ratzer Rd. near Hamburg Tpke. (http://waynefire4.com) Packanack Lake Fire

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