2 More Public Safety Divers Added

Today Ex-Chief Kahill and FF Vanvalkenburgh finished up an intense 40 hour course (ERD1) with Notheast Public Safety Divers.  Today’s drill in the Monksville Reservoir included removing masks while switching to alternate air sources and performing search patterns. Members from Mahwah, Ringwood and Parsippany also participated. 

SCUBA / Dive Call to Wallington

At 16:37 Oradell FD Dive Team assets were requested into Wallington NJ, to assist Wallington Dive and other Dive units with the recovery of a vehicle submerged in the Passaic River.  Oradell SCUBA 26, Utility 25 and Marine 1 responded with Divers.  Oradell Divers dressed and stood by as safety / backup while the vehicle recovery was made.

More info available by following this link.

http://lyndhurst.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/sheriff-body-of-missing-woman-22-pulled-from-passaic-river/618586/

Water Rescue Response to Allendale

This evening, units from the Oradell Fire Department’s Dive and Water Rescue Team were deployed into Allendale to assist with a water search.  Mahwah FD Dive and Water Rescue Team was also on scene.  OFD was able to provide two SCUBA divers who worked with two Mahwah Divers. The Divers conducted an underwater search while a manned boat team from Oradell conducted a surface search. Thankfully the reported missing person was safely located in another municipality.

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