Mahwah NJ Fire Department

TO REPORT AN EMERGENCY DIAL 9-1-1

Welcome To The Home Of

Fire Rescue Co #1

Events & Happenings

Hillburn Technical Rescue

At around noon today Rescue 1 (OIC BATT 1) was dispatched to Hillburn NY for a technical rescue. After arriving at the staging area in front of Company 5, Rescue 1 was informed that a person on a dirt bike was injured deep in the woods. Several Rescue 1 members then headed to the person in RS-1. After driving in as far as the trail allowed, Rescue 1 along with members from Company 5 and Hillburn FD hiked rest of the way to inured person. When they reached the person, he was packaged into a stokes-basket and carried back to the vehicles where he was treated by EMS and then transported out of the area to an ambulance and then to an area hospital. Responding Units: Mahwah Rescue 1, Mahwah FD Company 5, Mahwah EMS, Hillburn FD, Rockland County Technical Rescue Team, Ramapo EMS, Ramsey Rescue

Ramapo Reservation Brush Fire

Last night Engine 117 (OIC 161 Drejman) and RS-1  along with companies 2, 4, 5, mini-pumper’s and brush units from Ramsey, Hillburn and The New Jersey Forest Fire Service responded to a brush fire at the Ramapo Reservation. After roughly 2 hours Mahwah units returned to quarters. 

Tricky Tray In 1 Week

Our second annual tricky trey is in 1 week (4/24). There is still time to get your tickets if you haven’t gotten yours yet. There will be many opportunity’s to win prizes of all types, including a 50/50 raffle last year’s winner won over $400. Refreshments will also be served.  For more information contact Tim Tedesco at (551) 265–1114 or by email ttedesco@mfdco1.org

Person Struck By Javelin

At around 11:45 Rescue 1 was dispatched to Ramapo College for a person who was struck by a javelin during a track meet. Rescue 1 cut the javelin so that the patient could be placed into an ambulance and transported to an area hospital.

Garage Fire

At around 6:15 tonight Companies 1, 2, 3, and EMS North responded to a garage fire at a residence on Armont Ave. Engine 115 (OIC Batt1 Cooper) arrived on scene as first due engine and found that the fire had been knocked with extinguishers. 115’s crew preformed some overhaul on the garage while tower 2 searched the interior of the home. After determining that the fire had not spread past the garage all units were clear roughly 1 hour later. 

VES Drill 03-28-2015

Tonight members of Company 1 took part in a Vent Enter Search (VES) drill. Members were instructed on how to enter, exit, and search a second-floor room.Think you would like to join us? Stop by Wednesdays at 7:30 or email us at info@mfdco1.org

Ramapo Reservation Rescue

Today at 1pm Res1cue was requested to the Ramapo Reservation to retrieve a patient who was having a medical emergency in the “waterfall area” of the park. while en route, RS-1 was advised by Chief 140 that this would be a rope rescue due to the location of the patient. Once on scene our Technical Rescue Team went to work and put the rope rescue plan into action. the patient was safely packaged and brought up the steep incline within a half hour of RS-1’s arrival. The patient was transported down the mountain in the bed of RS-1 to awaiting EMS and paramedics. Company 1 units were clear of the scene in just over an hour.

Busy Night For Company 1

At around 8:40PM fire companies 1, 2, 3, and EMS North were dispatched for a smoke condition at a residence on Oweno Road. Engine 115 (OIC Firefighter Tedesco) arrived on scene as first due engine and were ordered to stretched a dry line to the front door. Chiefs 140 and 150 were already on scene and reported moderate amount of smoke on the first floor. After a short investigation of the home it was determined that a tissue box had been left resting on the light bulb of a floor lamp. The home was vented by Ladder 2’s crew, and all MFD units were clear of the scene in just about a half hour. Immediately after clearing Oweno road, Marine 1 was requested to Sloatsburg NY to assist the Sloatsburg Police Department. SPD were in the process of retrieving a man suspected of robbery. Once on scene Rescue 1 (OIC …

Busy Night For Company 1 Read More »

Mutual Aid To Suffern

Tonight at roughly 6:50pm Companies 1 and 2 were requested into the Village of Suffern, NY on a mutual aid assignment to the scene of a basement fire in a garden apartment. Engine 115 rolled with a crew of 7 (OIC Batt1 Cooper) and were put to work immediately after arriving on scene.115’s crew conducted searches on the second floor and were able to retrieve a resident’s pet. 115’s crew was then put to work pulling walls and ceilings on the first floor after the main body of fire had been knocked. Engine 115 was back in quarters after roughly 2 hours. Later that night Engine 115 and Ladder 2 were requested Suffern NY for a rekindle of the previous structure fire. 115’s crew assisted Suffern in pulling ceilings and walls and was off the scene in roughly 2 1/2 hours

Tricky Tray Ticket Sales Start Today

Ticket sales for our second annual Tricky Tray start today, tickets are $10 each.  Last year tickets sold quickly and we are expecting them to go even faster this year. Remember tickets and seating are limited so buy yours now. As of now we have over 100 prizes and there will also be a 50/50 raffle. Last year’s winner won over $400. Tickets include refreshments (coffee, cakes and cookies) and 15 prize tickets. For tickets or information contact Tim Tedesco at (551) 265–1114 or by email at ttedesco@mfdco1.org