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