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Mahwah Firefighters Complete Flashover Training

Mahwah Fire Department took part in training drills on Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
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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