Smoking Safety Tips

Posted on June 3, 2015

Multi-agency Dive Drill

Posted on June 6, 2015

Today members of Company 1’s dive team held a multi-agency drill at the Ramapo Reservation. Dive Teams from Mahwah, Lyndhurst, Oradell, Ringwood, and Wallington spent the morning diving and training together.

  




Overturned Tractor Trailer

Posted on June 10, 2015

At around 4PM Rescue 1 along with Companies 2, 4, EMS North and Tallman Rescue responded to the 287 flyover for an overturned tractor trailer with a trapped person. Rescue 1 and Tallman Rescue stabilized the truck and then extricated the driver.  

 

May Call Break-down

Posted on June 12, 2015

This month Company 1 responded to a total of 23 calls. There were 9 fire alarms, 2 CO alarms, 1 brush fire, 2 grill/oven fires, 2 smells of gas/smoke, 1 extrication, 2 EMS assists, and dispatched to 4 structure fires.

Burning Smell At The County Communications Center

Posted on June 20, 2015

At around 1:30 this morning Companies 1, 2, 3, 4 and EMS South responded to a burning smell at Bergen County’s Communications Center. All units returned shortly after determining the cause was from a faulty server cooler.

Winter Terrace Smoke Condition

Posted on June 20, 2015

At around 7:30 tonight companies 1, 2, 3, and EMS North responded to Winter Terrace for a smoke condition in the garage. After arriving on scene Engine 117 (OIC C. Darby) searched the home for the cause of the smoke. After investigating it was determined that smoke was coming from a faulty garage door opener.  

Gas Station Fire

Posted on June 21, 2015

At around 7:10 this morning Companies 1, 2, 3, and EMS North responded to the Mobile gas station on Route 17 South for a fire. After arriving on scene the responding units found the fuel pumps knocked over and a small fire. After extinguishing the fire all units returned to quarters. 

Long Day For Company 1

Posted on June 24, 2015

Today Company 1 responded to 3 calls for service, 2 of which were mutual aid. The first call came in at around 6:25 this morning. Company 1’s air boat, Marine 1 was requested to Ramsey to help vent a warehouse. Ramsey FD had extinguished a fire but needed help removing the residual smoke. Marine 1 responded and around 1 hour later returned to quarters after successfully venting the warehouse.
 
The second call came in at around 6:25 that evening. Companies 1, 2, 3, and 4 responded to the KinderCare Learning Center for a fire alarm. As Company 1 was preparing to respond to the alarm, the dive team was requested to Crestwood Lake in Allendale for a missing person.
 
After arriving on scene the dive team was told that a child was missing and was last scene swimming at the lake. The dive team along with Oradell’s dive team began to search the lake for the missing child. After around hour and a half of searching the child was found uninjured at his home. Shortly after dive team returned to quarters.

Corporate Drive Tractor Trailer Crash

Posted on June 30, 2015

At around 1:45 this afternoon Rescue 1 and Company 2 responded to an overturned tractor trailer on Corporate Drive. While the driver was making a delivery the brakes failed and the trucked rolled backwards down the street and crashed. Once on scene Rescue 1 stabilized the truck and Company 2 addressed the fuel spill.