For this week’s (08-16-2023) drill Co 1 firefighters worked on their diving and tending skills.
Co 1 maintains one of the few dive teams in the area (there are only 4 in Bergen County). So keeping our skills sharp is important for not only Mahwah residents, but any surrounding jurisdiction without access to a qualified dive team.
Along with that, our divers possess a very wide range of qualified skills from underwater evidence recovery, to vehicle recovery, making our team one of the most qualified in the area.
See other recent posts about our dive team…
This past Monday night, our dive team joined firefighters from the Wyckoff fire department in reviewing the response procedures for lifeguards at Spring Lake.
For our Wednesday night (3/22/23) drill, we took to the Ramapo river for some practice night diving in current. Not only did our divers get more time in the water (which they are always happy about) but they worked on perfecting a new search technique that will allow the divers to methodically search a body of water, even with a decent current.
As 2022 ended and 2023 began, Co1’s dive team, along with teams from Parsippany Rescue and Recovery, Ringwood Underwater Search and Recovery, Morris County Sheriff, and the Boonton Fire Department spent […]
This weekend several new members of Co1’s Dive Team completed their Tender and also Contaminated Water training, both of which are essential training for all members of our dive team. With […]
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