Early morning calls really aren’t fun for anyone, especially if you are at hotel. But at today’s 2am fire alarm we found some guest who were in good spirits. Luckily there were no serious issues, and it was just an inconvenience with good a story for our new friends.
Today Company 1 firefighters responded with Marine 1 to the American Dream Mall in East Rutherford to assist with a fire that had occurred early this morning. After extinguishing a fire on the roof firefighters found that the ski slope was filled with smoke and had requested Marine 1 to assist with removing the smoke from the building.
Mahwah Fire is currently operating at at working Fire at the Route 17 Burger King.
This July, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Company 1 firefighters responded to 31 calls for service. 2 Burning Utility Wires1 Carbon Monoxide Alarm6 Dispatched Structure Fires1 Dive Team3 EMS Assists 12 Fire Alarms1 Fluid Spill3 Gas Leaks1 Hazmat1 Smell of Smoke As always, the volunteer firefighters of Company 1 are ready to respond 24 hours a day 7 days a week
May 2021 Call Total 361 Burning Smell2 Carbon Monoxide Alarm1 Dispatched Structure Fire2 Down Utility Wires4 EMS Assist2 Extrication9 Fire Alarms1 Fire Assist7 Gas Leaks2 Oven Fires1 Runaway Boiler2 Smoke Conditions1 Working Fire1 Vehicle Fire June 2021 Call Total 231 Brush Fire1 Carbon Monoxide Alarm3 Dive Team1 Down Utility Wires1 Electrical Fire1 Elevator Rescue7 Fire Alarms1 Gas Leak1 Mutual Aid Request For A Fire1 Mutual Aid Request For The Airboat1 Smoke Condition2 Smells Of Smoke2 Vehicle Fires As always, the volunteer firefighters of Company 1 are ready to respond 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Fire Co1 and Co2 are currently responding to Wayne with the airboat UPDATE: This afternoon Fire Companies 1 and 2 responded to Wayne with the airboat to assist Wayne Fire with venting carbon monoxide from a large warehouse.
On Sunday, June 6th, the Co # 1 Dive Team received a call from Mahwah PD asking if our divers were available to search for a cell phone a Mahwah resident had just lost in Winter’s Pond, right under the bridge. Happy to help, we offered to deploy a diver to quickly check under the bridge in the area the resident thought the phone went, hoping for a quick find. The ambient temperature was over 90-degrees that day, so we limited operational time for diver safety. After submerging, the diver discovered that the base of the spillway dam under the bridge was packed with over a foot of branches and silt, making searching difficult. Despite searching for over 30 minutes, the search was called off in favor of coming back later in the week with more resources. On Wednesday, June 9th, the full dive team assembled for our regular drill …
This evening Mahwah Fire responded to the 287 flyover for a rolled over tractor trailer. The driver had self-rescued and was uninjured, but the truck was leaking fuel. Fire Companies 1, 2, and 4 worked to contain the fuel and EMS examined the driver. The scene was then turned over to the State Police and DOT.
Yesterday afternoon Mahwah Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the Masonicus section of town. Engine 115 had the role of 2nd due engine, found a nearby hydrant and laid into the first due engine with a water supply. Res1cue responded as well for additional manpower to the scene. Company 1 prides ourselves for staying “Loyal To Our Duty” for over 100 years.
This April, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Company 1 firefighters responded to 36 calls for service. 3 Brush Fires 2 Dispatched Structure Fires 1 Call for the Dive Team 1 EMS assist 1 Vehicle Extrication 20 Fire Alarms 2 Gas Leaks 1 Mutual-Aid request for a fire 1 Smoke Condition 1 Smell of Smoke 2 Vehicle Fires As always, the volunteer firefighters of Company 1 are ready to respond 24 hours a day 7 days a week