Recent Calls
Tue. May 18th 2021
At 12:59 hours, TF29, Rescue 674 from Joint Base and Virtua Paramedics were dispatched to Route 72 and Anna Street for a reported MVA with entrapment. 2901 arrived and reported a dump truck and motorc...
Sat. May 15th 2021
At 00:38 hours, TF29 and mutual aid companies were dispatched to the the 100 Block of Route 72 for a reported apartment fire. 2901 arrived and reported fire showing from an apartment building and plac...
Sun. May 2nd 2021
At 15:20 hours 2982 and Virtua ALS were dispatched for an unconscious person. 2900/2982 arrived and reported there was no need for EMS at the scene and recalled the assignment, scene was turned over t...
Sun. May 2nd 2021
At 12:06 hours, TF29 was dispatched to Route 532 in the area of Ringler Ave for a motorcycle accident. Chief 2900 arrived to find the incident as reported. The rider refused medical treatment. Chief 2...
Thu. Apr 29th 2021

At 13:22, 2901 handled a general fire alarm. Alarm contractor failed to notify the alarm company of the work being completed, there was no hazard found. 2901 recalled the assignment.
News Headlines
Fri. May 8th 2020
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The members and officers of Woodland Volunteer Fire and EMS would like to extend a special thank you to Seneca High School Student Council, Waller's Deli, and Russo's Farm Market. Your support...
Wed. Dec 6th 2017
On December 4th, the company held its annual elections of company officers, the officers for 2018 will be: 2018 LINE OFFICERS:2900-Chief-Shawn Viscardi ...
Wed. Aug 16th 2017
Today the Chief was notified by Senators Menendez and Booker that we have been awarded another grant for $57,068.00. This grant will be used to purchase 2 new thermal imaging cameras to replace the 24...
Sat. Apr 1st 2017
We are please to report one of our own has been hired by the Department of the Army as a career firefighter. Michael Forlines will be starting the 3rd at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin as an entry level fire...
Fri. Nov 25th 2016
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During the remodeling the old kitchen openings were closed in to accommodate the new exhaust hood system and to meet new codes, the walls now have fiberglass paneling put up for easier cleaning, soon ...
About Us

Woodland Volunteer Fire & EMS is a dedicated team of volunteers whose mission is to protect life and property from fire and disaster — located in Woodland Township, New Jersey. The Department covers 96.4 Square Miles with a population of 1,800 residents and currently operates out of two (2) stations. The members operate with one command vehicle, two engines, 1-4,000 gallon water tender,  and two ambulances providing the residents with both fire protection and emergency medical services at the BLS level.

 Station 1 is located on Rt. 563 in Chatsworth and houses 1 Engine, 1 Water Tender, and 1 Ambulance and Station 2 is located on Locust Avenue in Lebanon Lakes and houses 1 Engine and 1 Ambulance. The department also provides mutual aid assistance to the surrounding communities, along with participating in community events.

Chatsworth Volunteer Fire Department Station 291, was formed in 1939 in an old one bay building near Route 563 and Barnegat Road. (Originally known as Station 18-F-42.) They were given the task of protecting the 96.4 Square mile township, and its residents from wildfires, dwelling fires, motor vehicle accidents, and any other incident where people were in danger. Then they moved to its current location on the corner of Routes 563 and 532 in 1963. With Chatsworth Fire Company now in the center of town, it still had difficulty responding to emergencies on the far edge of the township, Lebanon Lakes Volunteer Fire Company & Mercy First Aid Squad were formed to answer this problem, by splitting the township and better serving the growing population.

Lebanon Lakes Volunteer Fire Company Station 292, was formed in 1969. (Originally known as station 18-F-43) by members of Chatsworth Volunteer Fire Department who resided in Lebanon Lakes Estates development and along Route 72. The members of the department built the building and purchased apparatus to assist in providing coverage for the town of Woodland.

Mercy First Aid Squad, Station 299, was started in 1972 much in the same way as Lebanon Lakes, in that the members built the building and purchased the first ambulances to provide emergency medical services to the residents and visitors of Woodland Township. Mercy First Aid Squad later built another building in Chatsworth to provide a more rapid response to the residents.

In September 2007, with a lack of membership and response becoming an issue, it was decided by the Woodland Township committee that the MFAS would be disbanded, and the property and equipment would be issued to the Lebanon Lakes Volunteer Fire Company. It was then that Lebanon Lakes EMS was founded. Lebanon Lakes EMS operated out of the Fire Department, which, in the beginning, was not an easy task.

It was during this time that the members decided that Woodland Township could be served more efficiently if all town emergency services were all on the same page. It was decided that a full merge of all three entities was needed. Through countless hours of meetings, investigations, and proposals, an agreement was reached, and Woodland Volunteer Fire & EMS was founded on January 1st, 2009.


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