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.

Mahwah Fire Department Chiefs – 2024

Cord Meyer

Chief of Department – 130

Thomas Loreto

First Assistant Chief – 140

Christopher Rupert

Second Assistant Chief – 150

Fire & Rescue Co #1 Officers

Steven Ruit

Battalion 1 Chief

James Warnet

Fire Captain – 171

Michael Walsh

Fire Lieutenant – 161

Kevin Connell

Fire Lieutenant – 151

George Polster

Rescue Captain – 190

James Finneran

Rescue Lieutenant – 191

Timothy Andro

Dive Coordinator – 192

Recent Posts

July 2023 Calls For Service

This July the volunteer firefighters of Mahwah Fire Rescue Co1 responded to 37 calls for service CO ALARM – 2DOWN WIRES – 4ELECTRICAL FIRE – 3ELEVATOR RESCUE – 1EMS ASSIST – 1EXTRICATION – 4FIRE ALARM – 10 FLUID SPILL – 1M/A AIRBOAT – 1M/A DIVE TEAM – 5M/A FIRE – 1SMELL OF SMOKE – 1SMOKE CONDITION – 1STRUCTURE FIRE – 2

Photo Shoot

Earlier today, Fire Co.1 hosted CBS Fire Photography to get some professional photos of Engine 117, Marine 1, and an updated photo of Engine 115. Our Technical Rescue apparatus was not available as it was at a confined space class with several of our firefighters. The photos turned out great, and we look forward to having them back to photograph our entire fleet

HUMMER EV Demo and Hose Drill

Last night (07-26-2023) at our weekly drill Co1 firefighters and our colleagues from Ramsey Rescue received a special demonstration and Q&A session with the all-new GMC HUMMER EV. This was a great way for us to learn about the car’s structure, design, and how to handle possible emergencies. Afterword’s Co1 firefighters and Ramsey Rescue Members worked together on their skills advancing hose lines. This was a great night of training for all involved
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