Mahwah Fire Department History: Fire Comm

Posted on April 4, 2018

FIRE COMM circa 1961…..Caption: Wallace W. Finch, assistant chief of the Mahwah Fire Department points to where the site of a fire could be in the township on the new fire location board now in operation at the firehouse on Miller Road. Watching the assistant chief check out the new system are Donald Vilmar, captain of Fire Company No. 1, left, and Norman C. Rew, a member of the Glen Rock Fire Department. Another identical location board has been installed by Finch and Rew, who built the one in Glen Rock, at the firehouse on Island Road in the township. OCT 18 1961

March 2018 Call Break-down

Posted on April 10, 2018

This March Company 1 responded to 34 calls for service. This month there was 1 chimney fire, 3 CO alarms, 4 DPW assists, 1 EMS assist, 1 elevator rescue, 17 fire alarms, 2 gas leaks, 1 mutual aid request for a fire, 1 oven fire, 1 stand-by, and 2 water rescues. As always, the volunteer members of Company 1 are ready to respond 24 hours a day 7 days week.


Bob Iannacone

Posted on April 12, 2018

It is with our deepest regret that we announce the passing of former Rescue Captain Bob Iannacone. Bob joined Company 1 in 1971 and was an active member until 1992. We will keep him and his family in our thoughts and prayers.

Route 287 Motor Vehicle Accident

Posted on April 15, 2018

At around 2:30 this morning Rescue 1 along with Fire Companies 2, 4, EMS North, and the Franklin Lakes Fire Dept. responded to Route 287 South for a motor vehicle accident and vehicle fire. After the fire was extinguished the accident scene was turned over to the New Jersey State Police.

Hoarding Safety Tips

Posted on April 17, 2018

Fire Helmet Raffle

Posted on April 20, 2018