photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

April 18,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Mahwah NJ, A Monday afternoon, 04/17, brush fire at the Ramapo County Reservation on Ramapo Valley Road in Mahwah required the services of mini pumpers and fire personnel from Mahwah, Ramsey, Hillburn NY, and the NJDEP’s Forest Fire Service. Mahwah EMS and PD also responded to the incident. Hiking trails throughout the Reservation’s “upper area” were closed as crews fought the smokey blaze. A Forest Fire Service helicopter was also called in to assist in the fire suppression efforts.