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Mahwah Firefighters Complete Flashover Training

Mahwah Fire Department took part in training drills on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Facebook
Firefighters in Mahwah went for flashover drills Wednesday at the Bergen County Training Academy in Mahwah. Photo Credit: Facebook
A flashover is a near-simultaneous ignition of combustible material in an enclosed area. Photo Credit: Facebook
Mahwah fire companies 1, 3, and 5 sent some of their members to the academy for necessary training. Photo Credit: Facebook

MAHWAH, N.J. -- Firefighters in Mahwah went for flashover drills Wednesday at the Bergen County Training Academy in Mahwah.

Mahwah fire companies 1, 3, and 5 sent some of their members to the academy for necessary training that was both educational and fun.

A flashover is a near-simultaneous ignition of combustible material in an enclosed area. Flashover drills simulate situations firefighters could experience when called to duty.

The Mahwah Fire Department operates the following companies:

  • Fire Company #1 Rescue Squad: 100 Miller Road
  • Fire Company #2 Hazardous Material: 60 Island Road
  • Fire Company #3 Breathing Apparatus: Roszanski Lane
  • Fire Company #4 Tanker Operations: 50 Fardale Avenue
  • Fire Company #5 Tanker Operations: Stag Hill Road

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