Welcome to the Web Home of Mahwah Fire Rescue Co #1 – Mahwah, NJ

Residing at 100 Miller Rd., Mahwah, NJ, Co No. 1 has proudly served the residents of Mahwah NJ with professionalism, dedication and above all, a domineering volunteer spirit since 1914.

Today, Co No. 1, has 6 pieces of emergency apparatus and the members of Company No. 1 specialize in the area of technical rescue which includes calls such as building and trench collapse, elevator rescues,  motor vehicle accidents, and confined space emergencies. Co No. 1 allows provides water rescue capabilities in the form of our Swift Water and Dive Rescue teams. Co No. 1’s Dive Rescue team is a leading dive team in northern NJ and is a member of the NJ Regional SCUBA Task Force.

We currently house two class A pumpers, two heavy rescue trucks, a rescue support pickup, collapse and confined space trailers and three boats, to include the only fanboat in the tri-state area.


Department Chief Officers – 2021

Cord Meyer

Department Chief – 130

Thomas Loreto

First Assistant Chief – 140

Christopher Stricker

Second Assistant Chief – 150

Company Officers

Raymond Virgens

Battalion 1 Chief

Steven Ruit

Fire Captain – 171


Matthew Myhr

Fire Lieutenant – 161


Nicholas Raia

Fire Lieutenant – 151


Eric Moritz

Rescue Captain – 190


Christopher Rupert

Rescue Lieutenant – 191


Timothy Andro

Dive Team Coordinator – 192


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