Mahwah NJ Fire Department

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Throwback Thursday: Our Mascots

Cindy (left) and Embers, the official mascots of Mahwah Volunteer Fire Company One, are proudly displayed by their owner Kenneth Werring (foreground) and Steve Jackson. The volunteers will parade the two Dalmatians June 2 at the Ramsey Fire Dept.’s 75th anniversary parade. Fire departments from 75 other area communities will also participate. MAY 26 1974 Photo courtesy of Ann Straut-Esden

April 2020 Calls for Service

This April despite the COVID-19 pandemic the Volunteer Firefighters of Mahwah Company 1 responded to 28 calls for service. 1 Dispatched Structure Fire 5 EMS Assists 2 Electrical Issues 1 Elevator Rescue 12 Fire Alarms 5 Gas Leaks 2 Smoke Conditions As always, the 100% volunteer members of Mahwah Fire are ready to respond 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Throwback Thursday: Our First Fire Truck

The first equipment for the MFD was a Brockway fire truck that was acquired on September 18, 1915. Later in 1925 the department purchased its first modern truck, a Buffalo Larabie (pictured) with 500 gallon-per-minute triple combination pumps. As for the membership, Charles Winter became the first president and the Millard Cooper became the first Chief. Chief Cooper’s garage was used as the first firehouse located on Hillside Ave, right around the corner from our present location.

Community Thanks

These are different times for all first responders, we need to go out and interact with the public every time 911 is called. Pandemic or not we respond. When we hear thank you it means a lot, today a young girl on a recent call made us a bracelet and note to say thank you. You are welcome!

March Calls for Service

This March Fire Company 1 responded to 40 calls for service 1 Brush Fire 1 Dive Team 1 Down Utility Wires 13 EMS Assists 1 Extrication 9 Fire Alarms 1 Grill Fire 5 Gas Leaks 1 Run Away Boiler 3 Smoke Conditions 3 Smells of Smoke 1 Vehicle Fire As always, the 100% volunteer members of Mahwah Fire are ready to respond 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

February 2020 Calls For Service

This February Fire Company 1 responded to 34 calls for service 1 Boiler Issue 1 Brush Fire 2 Chimney Fires 3 EMS Assists 1 Electrical Issue 3 Elevator Rescues 13 Fire Alarms 5 Gas Leaks 1 Smoke Condition 3 Smells of Smoke 1 Working Fire As always, the 100% volunteer members of Mahwah Fire are ready to respond 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

January 2020 Calls For Service

This January Fire Company 1 responded to 26 calls for service 1 Electrical Issue 2 EMS Assists 12 Fire Alarms 8 Gas Leaks 1 Burning Utility Pole 2 Smoke Conditions As always, the 100% volunteer members of Mahwah Fire are ready to respond 24 hours a day 7 days a week.