January 2018 Call Break-down

Posted on February 7, 2018

This January Company 1 responded to 33 calls for service. This month there were 3 dispatched structure fires, 2 elevator rescues, 3 extrications, 13 fire alarms, 6 gas leaks, 1 oil spill, 1 oven fire, 1 stand-by, 2 working fires, and 1 vehicle fire. As always, the volunteer members of Company 1 are ready to respond 24 hours a day 7 days week.

                            

Mahwah Fire Department History: Ford Plant

Posted on February 14, 2018

It can be argued that the event that changed Mahwah from sleepy agricultural hamlet to what it is today was the opening of the Ford Plant. Many of our firefighters worked for Ford or the related industries. Some were even part of the fire brigade located on site.

Generator Safety Tips

Posted on February 21, 2018

Bergen County Regional SCUBA Task Force

Posted on February 23, 2018

This month Company 1’s Dive Team along with teams from Lyndhurst, Oradell, Wallington and the Bergen County Sheriff officially formed the Bergen County Regional SCUBA Task Force. The task force will respond to calls for evidence recovery, search and rescue/recovery, ice rescue, and also boat operation. We are looking forward to working with our colleagues at these departments and would like to thank everyone for their time and effort that went into this.
Click here for the press release from the Bergen County Sheriff

Mahwah Fire Department History:1970's Train Wreck

Posted on February 28, 2018

This 1970 Trainwreck in Mahwah caused some close calls, a big ole mess, and a large emergency response. Photos by Steve Kudrick.