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).

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"

Dumpster Fire Damages Flanders Home

Posted on March 24, 2015

Wednesday March 18th the Flanders Fire Department was dispatched to Red Maple Lane for a dumpster fire Mt. Olive Police arrived first and reported the fire had started to extend to the front of the house and dispatch hit a township general alarm bringing the Budd Lake Fire Department to the scene as well. Car 91 arrived and requested a second alarm be dispatched, Engine 95 and Tower 96 were first due and started off with a blitz fire line and knocked down the bulk of the fire a crew from engine 95 and squad 56 attempted to go inside and knock down the rest of the fire but were pulled out due to the light weight construction starting to take off and the fire extended quickly into the hole roof area. Crews went defensive with the tower and several master streams. There were no injuries and the home owner was not home at the time of the fire. The fire is under investigation by the Mt. Olive Police and Fire Marshal’s office. Chester, Netcong and Hackettstown fire companies were on scene along with cover assignments.



Overturned Salt Truck On Rt. 80

Posted on March 23, 2015

A contractor working for the state apparently lost control of his truck while salting Rt #80 in Budd Lake. The truck came across 3 lanes spilling its load of salt and coming to rest on the shoulder. The driver received minor injuries and was transported to the hospital. The Fire Company assisted the Tow Operator and contained the minor spills fron the truck.


Budd Lake Makes Quick Work Of Vacant House

Posted on March 19, 2015

Late afternoon on March 11th calls came in from neighbors on Springdale Terries in Budd Lake for smoke coming from a one and a half story house, Car 52 and Eng. 53 arrived and confirmed a fire in the rear of the house in the kitchen area. Command called for a second alarm as crews stretched a line in the front door and found the fire in the kitchen area and quickly knocked down the fire as Flanders Fire went to the roof and vented. The house was vacant but had a lot of stuff still inside and that made it tough for crews to get around. There were no injuries and the fire is under investigation by the Mt. Olive Police and the Fire Marshal’s Office.


Budd Lake Fire Attended Morristown And Hackettstown St. Patrick’s Day Parades

Posted on March 19, 2015

Saturday and Sunday March 14th and 15th members went to celebrate the wearing of the green first Saturday in Morristown and then Sunday in Hackettstown fun was had by all.

Quick Knock Down On Outlook Ave.

Posted on March 1, 2015

On 2/28/15 at Approx. 2:47pm the Budd Lake Fire Department was dispatched to reported fire on Outlook ave called in by a neighbor. On arrival of Car 52 a small fire could be seen on the D-side of the house. Once entry was made into the structure the main body of fire was found in the stairwell area and progressing quickly. Car 52 requested a full second alarm assignment, mutual aid was provided by Flanders, Netcong, Hackettstown and Chester Fire departments to the scene. Station coverage was provided by Schooleys Mountain and Stanhope Fire Departments. First due Engine 53 "The battle wagon" arrived on scene and knocked down the fire within 7 minutes. Units remained on scene for about 2 hours for extensive overhaul open up walls and check for extension.


Mt. Olive Fire 2nd Apartment Fire In A Week

Posted on February 16, 2015

 Monday February 9th around 4:30 pm Budd Lake and Flanders fire companies were dispatched to Eagle Rock Apartment building 18 for a report of a fire Flanders Chief McDermont was the first to arrive and confirmed a working fire on the second floor of a two story garden apartment and had a second alarm dispatched Budd Lake Asst. Chief arrived and assumed command. Budd Lakes Engine 53 was first due and stretched an inch and three quarter line to the second floor and started to attack the fire followed by Ladder 58 whose crew went to the roof and preformed a vent. Engine 59 laid 1,000 feet of five inch into the scene as Flanders Engine 95 and Tower 96 assisted in overhaul and secondary searches. The fire was under control within a half hour and was contained to the rear bedroom but both up stairs and down stairs apartments were damaged. Chester, Netcong and Hackettstown fire companies assisted on scene along with Budd Lake, Flanders and Hackettstown Regional Hospital Ambulances and Morris County rehab unit. There were no injuries and the fire is under investigation by the Mt. Olive Police and Fire Marshal’s Office.


Mt. Olive Fire 2nd Apartment Fire In A Week

Posted on February 16, 2015

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Blowing Snow By The Lake Causes Crash

Posted on February 16, 2015

Take 4 inches of light powdery snow a 375 acre lake and winds gusting to 40 mph and you have a scene out of the show "Highway to Hell". Snow drifting 1-2ft on RT # 46 with white out conditions. While operating at the MVA if you went to the rig for equipment you had to wait for the snow to stop blowing so you could see the cars.


Budd Lake And Flanders Fire Join Parade For Sick Child

Posted on February 16, 2015

Today Budd Lake & Flanders Fire spent time with several other fire departments by providing a little special parade for a 3 year child with terminal brain cancer there were around 50 pieces of apparatus there. Great job to the Brookside Fire Department for putting this together.
Great job by all.



Budd Lake Assists Hackettstown Fire

Posted on February 12, 2015

A resident reported smelling smoke at the North Morris Apartments on Rt # 46 Tuesday night. On arrival Division one had light smoke when Firefighter entered the basement they were greeted with heavy smoke. The box was filled which brought mutual aid into the city. Residents were evacuated into the cold night as Firefighters contained the fire. Budd Lake Fire was assigned the Rapid Intervention Crew and also provided water to their engine. Units were released within an hour.