Firematic Officers

Firematic Officers
Fire Chief Paul Salomone
Bio forthcoming.
Firematic Officers
Assistant Chief Michael J. Muccio
Michael Muccio joined the West Paterson Fire Department in 1978. He has served in the following positions: Secretary 02/01/1978-12/31/1981, 2nd Lt. 04/10/1980-03/12/1981 and Captain 09/01/1981-07/14/1983. He has been serving as Assistant Chief since 1994. He also serves as the department's Ryan White Act Officer.

Assistant Chief Muccio recently retired from the Paterson Fire Department as a Deputy Chief after 27 1/2 years of service.

He is a New Jersey State Certified Fire Official and has been the Borough's Fire Official since 1986. Assistant Chief Muccio is a Certified EMT. He also serves as Passaic County Deputy County Fire Coordinator.
Firematic Officers
Assistant Chief Joseph A. Macones
Joseph A. Macones was elected Assistant Chief in 2001. Assistant Chief Macones joined the West Paterson Volunteer Fire Department in 1993. He previously served as Captain from 1998-2000, 1st Lieutenant in 1997 and 2nd Lieutenant in 1996. Joe has served as Respiratory Protection Officer and is currently serving as the Training Officer. He is certified in Firefighter 1, Fire Instructor Level 2, Fire Inspector and Fire Official. Assistant Chief Macones is a International Association of Arson Investigators, Certified Fire Investigator and Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, National Association of Fire Investigators. He has been qualified in Superior Court as an Expert in the field of Fire Investigation.
Firematic Officers
Assistant Chief Andrew Roehrich
Bio forthcoming.
Firematic Officers
Assistant Chief John Wittig
Bio forthcoming.
Firematic Officers
Assistant Chief Joseph Macones
Born and raised in West Paterson, Joe attended West Paterson Schools and graduated from Passaic Valley High School in 1965. He served in the United States Army from 1966 to 1968. Together with his wife they own the West Paterson Carvel and have been in business for over 25 years.

Since the age of eleven he was an honorary member and served as the mascot of Fire Company No. 1 on West 35th Street. He became a regular member in 1968, served as 2nd Lieutenant in 1971, 1st Lieutenant from 1972-1973, Captain from 1974-1980, Assistant Chief from 1981-2000 and Department Chief from 2000-2006.

He serves as the Code Enforcement Officer for the Township of Little 'Falls and the Fire Sub-Code Official for West Paterson. Chief Macones is a member of the West Paterson Firemen's Relief and Exempt Associations, the Passaic County Mutual Aid Association, the West Paterson Office of Emergency Management and the New Jersey State Fire Chief’s Association.