April 5, 2020: Palm Sunday - PFD, PPD and other FD pay tribute to SJH COVID workers Ron Bombaro video
April 11, 2020: Paterson Fire hitting record daily call volume. It is taxing for our EMT’s that have been handling every call with such professionalism and dedication. PFD reached out through the State for some crews to augment EMS staff, and Steve Besselman, Justin Ingles, and Zack Wilson from Midwest Medical Columbus Ohio answered the call.
April 12, 2020: PFD paid its heartfelt respects at for PPD motorcycle patrolman LODD (COVID) Frank Scorpo - Ladder 1 and 2 used to display flag
Ladder Trucks outside Paterson's Municipal Building
Director Speciale at the right with mask
April 29, 2020: PFD issues the following thank you, re the COVID Pandemic on its Department Facebook site
June 1, 2020: Chief McDermott reports all firehouses will have truck exhaust systems in house by end of August. Regarding the Central OEM/Dispatch Building, the chief has met with thearchitect. IIt will take 3-4 months for initial build, then 2 months for PFD implemnentation meaning 6 months total to open
A new Ferrara pumper has been ordered for Engine 3