Welcome To The Budd Lake Fire Department!

Welcome to The Budd Lake Fire Department
Our Mission

It is the intent and goal of the Budd Lake Fire Department (Fire Division) to provide the safest Fire Protection, Emergency Medical Assistance and Education to both it's members and the general public. The manner in which we will provide these services shall be systematically approached and in accordance with the safest practices and procedures of the Budd Lake Fire Department (Fire Division). Above all, it is the intent of the Budd Lake Fire Department (Fire Division) to provide the safest and quickest out come of any Emergency or Non - Emergency Incident that is confronted by the Budd Lake Fire Department (Fire Division).

Budd Lake Fire Department Breakfast Buffet

Posted on May 14, 2015

Members Wanted

Posted on August 10, 2012

Members Wanted

The Budd Lake Fire Department is looking for strongly motivated people to volunteer in their community and make a difference to the citizens of Mount Olive.

All you need is a will to train, take pride in helping people, and a willingness to work with others with the same goal of making a difference in your town.

Please go to the forms section of the web page and fill out the information sheet and stop by any Tuesday Night between
6:30 and 9:00 pm.

"Also see our become a member page for more info"

Dry Weather Keeps Firefighters Busy

Posted on May 25, 2015

For almost a month firefighters have been busy with brush fires and mulch fires all around town. There have been several mulch fires in apartments and store fronts and some side of the road fires like this one in the Johnson Dodge parking lot please use caution when discarding cigarettes.

Budd Lake Early Morning Car Fire

Posted on May 25, 2015

Tuesday May 19th in the very early hours of the morning a call came in for a report of a car fire on Interstate 80 west Chiefs 50 and 52 arrived and reported a working car fire on the side of the highway. Engine 59 and Tender 57 responded and when they arrived an inch and three quarter bumper lind was deployed and had the fire knocked down within fifteen minutes a dry chemical extinguisher was also used due to the magnesium block was burning. All units cleared the highway within an hour and there were no injuries.

Memorial Day Weekend Ruined By Fire

Posted on May 25, 2015

Budd Lake and Flanders firefighters were dispatched around one o clock Saturday afternoon to Station Rd. in the Budd Lake section of the township for a report of a house fire. Smoke could be scene from Route 46 across the lake as first responders were leaving the station. First arriving units found a single family home with heavy fire coming from the sides and roof area Chief Evans advised Engine 53 to stretch an inch and three quarter line to the front door and try to make an attack Squad 56 came in and assisted with a second line but firefighters were forced out due to heavy fire and a collapse of part of the roof. That area of the township has no fire hydrants and so a Tender task force had to be called to bring water to the scene Engine 95 drafted from a folding tank at the end of the road and Netcong Fire Company set up a fill site by the lake to fill the incoming Tenders. Firefighters had 4 hand lines stretched and put the fire under control within an hour but companies remained on the scene for two hours hitting hot spots and cleaning up. A home owner and one firefighter were treated at the scene for heat exhaustion and burns to the hands. The fire is under investigation by the Mt. Olive Police and Fire Marshal’s Office. Netcong, Hackettstown, Chester and Schooley’s Mt. fire companies assisted at the scene along with other mutual aid covering fire stations.

Memorial Day Weekend Ruined By Fire

Posted on May 25, 2015



Firefighters Respond To Rt. 80 For An Overturn

Posted on May 11, 2015

Monday May 11th around 9:30am crews responded to route 80 west for a report of a overturned truck. Car 52 and Squad 56 arrived and found a pickup truck on its roof with the driver out but injured. Hackettstown Hospital EMS treated and transported the man with injuries and a second woman from a second car also involved the roadway was down to one lane for abought an hour as crews cleaned up the roadway.


Budd Lake Fire Assists Flanders Fire

Posted on May 1, 2015

Squad 56 and Engine 59 along with Car 50, 51, 52 responded with Flanders Fire to 130 Route 206 for a report of a fire upon the arrival of car 52 he reported a 2 story frame with a fire in the garage and transmitted a second alarm. Car 90 was second in and assumed command and had Engine 95 come in the driveway and stretch a line to the front door followed by Squad 56 who back up 95 and started searching for a reported victim. The fire was knocked down within fifteen min. and after conducting searches no one was found all Budd Lake Units cleared within 2 hours Flanders remained on scene for several hours assisting in the investigation. Three Police officers and one firefighter were injured and treated.   




Box Truck On Fire Behind Hotel In Budd Lake

Posted on April 18, 2015

Thursday early evening April 9th calls started coming in from the extended stay hotel on international dr. in the Budd Lake Section for a truck on fire in the rear of the building. Car 52 was the first to arrive and had a box truck full of flowers on fire and quickly called for Flanders Fire to assist with one engine. First due Engine 59 pulled their front bumper line just as Engine 95 pulled in and assisted the crew with knocking down the fire and supplying a fed line to 59. The fire was contained to the back half of the truck but the flowers were all destroyed along with the rear of the box truck. There were no injuries and the fire possible was started by heaters installed in the rear of the truck. The fire is under investigation by the Mt. Olive Police and Fire Marshal’s Office.

Car Catches Barn On Fire In Flanders

Posted on April 4, 2015

Friday April 3rd just as the sun was going down calls came in for a car fire next to a garage on Flanders Drakestown Rd. in the Flanders section of Mt. Olive, the police were the first to arrive and reported a car fire with extension into a barn and had a city wide tone dispatched bringing the Budd Lake Fire Company to the scene. Chief 90 arrived and reported a two story barn with the front on fire and had a second alarm dispatched, the owner of the property used a back hoe to drag the car away from the barn just as Engine 95 was pulling in the driveway with the car away from the barn the crew quickly extinguished the barn and then the car. Squad 56 arrived and provided water to Engine 95 and the crew assisted with overhaul. Flanders and Budd Lake Fire operated for an hour and a half with assistance from Chester, Hackettstown and Netcong fire companies along with other cover assignments. There were no injuries at the scene and the fire is under investigation by the Mt. Olive Police and Fire Marshal’s Office.

Budd Lake Assists Flanders In Oakwood Village

Posted on March 31, 2015

Saturday afternoon March 28th Flanders and Budd Lake firefighters were dispatched to Oakwood Village Building 22 for a report of smoke coming from an apartment. Police arrived and reported smoke coming from the door to the apartment units arrived and Engine 95 arrived and stretched an inch and three quarter line into the apartment and quickly extinguished a small fire on the stove. Budd Lakes Squad 56 backed up engine 95s crew and assisted with ventilation. No one was home at the time of the firer but a dog was removed from the apartment unharmed. There were no injuries and crews cleared within an hour.

Train Starts Brush Fires In Mt. Olive

Posted on March 31, 2015

Monday March 30th late afternoon the fire department was dispatched to International Drive and Route 46 for a brush fire as companies started to respond a second call came in for a second brush fire behind the Village Green apartment complex Engine 59 and Chief 50 responded to the Rt. 46 call and worked that fire on the tracks and in the thick brush. Squad 56 and Chief 52 responded to the Village Green call and had a 100 x100 foot fire next to the tracks crew used bladder bags and stretched long hose lays to extinguish the fire both fires were around a 1,000 feet apart. Netcong and Schoolyes Mt. fire companies assisted along with NJ Forrest Fire Service and NJ Transit Police.