Mahwah Fire Company 1 welcomes you to our new website. Here you can see what we're up to, our history, community events, make donations, contact us, learn about joining us, and view our recent calls. Check back frequently for more updates.

Drill Night: Ladders And Tools

Posted on January 10, 2019

Last night at our weekly drill Company 1 firefighters practiced setting up and using ladders, along with raising and lowering tools to the roof of a building. Both of which are important skills that each firefighters needs to be proficient at.

Think you would like to join us? Stop by Wednesday nights at 730 or emails us info@mfdco1.org


Heavy Rescue History

Posted on January 2, 2019

The Mahwah FD Heavy Rescue is considered one of the best. They are well trained and certified to cover almost every kind of rescue. From simple elevator rescues, vehicle accidents, structure collapse, confined space, water rescues. and many others. This is not an accident. They have been training longer than most. Here is a picture from the early seventies (submitted by former member Dan Tyrell).

2019 Company Officers

Posted on January 1, 2019

This morning the township held its annual swearing-in ceremony for all of the fire department officers. We would like to congratulate Company 1’s 2019 officers

Battalion Chief - Eddie Drejman

Fire Captain - Chris Stricker

Fire Lieutenants - Matt Myhr and Steve Ruit

Rescue Captain - Eric Moritz

Rescue Lieutenant - Charlie Brown

Happy New Year

Posted on December 31, 2018

From our family to yours have a happy and safe new year

Don Stricker Jr.

Posted on December 24, 2018

The members of Company 1 regret to announce the passing of Ex Department Chief and 25+ year member, Don Stricker Jr. Don was the son of Company 1 Firefighter Don Stricker Sr, and father to current Company 1 Captain Chris Stricker.

Wake: Thursday Dec. 27th 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm with a Fire Department service at 7:30pm at the VanEmburgh Funeral home in Ramsey.

Funeral: Friday Dec. 28th at 10am at Immaculate Heart of Mary on Island Road. Following the mass we will escort him to his final resting place at Maryrest cemetery in Mahwah.