Busy Start To The Weekend

Yesterday was a busy day for the Volunteer Firefighters of Company 1. Our day started at around 245 in the morning with a smell of smoke in a residence. Later in the morning after the heavy rain had started Co.1 was requested into Rockland County for a water rescue, with a report of multiple people trapped. Arriving Rockland units confirmed no one was trapped and we were stood down shortly after. Our volunteers continued to stay busy throughout the day with multiple fire alarms and ended that evening with a motor vehicle accident on Route 202. After securing the vehicle, the members of Rescue 1 helped EMS attend to the patient, before they were transported to an area hospital. After operations completed, our friends at The Ice Factory treated us to some ices, a much needed relief after such a long day and busy start to our weekend. We would like …

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Another I-287 Entrapment

At roughly 3:30 in the afternoon, MFD Co’s 1, 2 & 4 were dispatched to Interstate 287 northbound (@ MM64) for the reported rolled over truck on fire and possible entrapment.

Commercial Fire in Suffern

Early this morning (Monday, Sept. 11th) MFD Co’s 1 & 2 were dispatched mutual aid to a strip mall in Suffern NY, for a commercial structure fire.

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

Drill Night: BCFA Roof Simulator

For this week’s drill (08-09-2023) Co1 Firefighters along with Firefighters from Co2 and Co3 worked on their saw and roof venting skills at the recently revamped Bergen Fire Academy. Firefighters used demo saws and chainsaws to practice venting a roof under fire conditions.

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