WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The West Paterson Fire Department recently held its annual department meeting and elections. 

The Department would like to congratulate Anthony Ficarra on being re-elected to a three year term as Assistant Chief with the Department.

The Department also named its 2020 department officers:

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  • Department Chief Paul Salomone Jr. 
  • Assistant Chief Anthony Ficarra
  • Assistant Chief Andy Roehrich 
  • Assistant Chief Mike Muccio 
  • Assistant Chief Jack Wittig 
  • Assistant Chief Joe Macones Sr. 


  • Department President Mark Pinder 
  • Vice President Mike Herrmann 
  • Treasurer Jim Frain 
  • Secretary Rey Irizarry Jr. 
  • Sgt. At Arms John Pepe

The Department would like to congratulate and wish the best to the Firematic Company Officers that were elected for 2020. 

  • Fire Co. 1: Captain Sean Raub, 1st Lt. Jean Huatay, and 2nd Lt. Brian Ramirez 
  • Fire Co. 2: Captain Mike Herrmann, 1st Lt. James Roy, and 2nd Lt. John Pepe 
  • Fire Co. 3: Captain Alex Fink, 1st Lt. Mike Diana, and 2nd Lt. Sam Gaita Jr.