Budd Lake Fire Vacation Raffle

Tired of winter yet??



Why not take your chance on a vacation,

see any BLFD member and get your

$10.00 chance at a $5,000

vacation from Liberty Travel.

Drawing will be October 15th 2016.

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 Vacation Raffle

Posted on March 15, 2016

Tired of winter yet??



Why not take your chance on a vacation,

see any BLFD member and get your

$10.00 chance at a $5,000

vacation from Liberty Travel.

Drawing will be October 15th 2016.

Members Wanted

Posted on August 10, 2012

https://www.facebook.com/1669979329890854/videos/1746152268940226/

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"
    
    

Budd Lake Fire Trains On Car Fires

Posted on May 14, 2016

Budd Lake Fire Department recently went to the Warren County Fire Academy for some training on putting out car fires. The crews took turns extinguishing fire on three different cars honing their skills on attack and opening car hoods. The fire department responds to on average 4 to 6 car fires a year.   

Animal’s Rescued From Rt. 80 Crash

Posted on May 14, 2016

Last Saturday night firefighters were called to Rt. 80 for a multiple car crash with a horse trailer overturned Car 50 and Squad 56 arrived and found 2 car and a truck and horse trailer involved in the crash. 2 people were transported to a local hospital Emergency personal worked on finding an empty trailer to remove a horse that was injured and a sheep both were in the overturned trailer. The crews found someone to come out and assist with removing the horse and sheep and both were taken to a animal hospital in Morristown. Crews cleared 2 hours later and the highway was reopened. 

https://www.facebook.com/1478961452367235/videos/1680681542195224/

Down Wire On Mt. Olive Rd.

Posted on May 7, 2016

 

Firefighters were dispatched to Mt. Olive Rd. and Vista Drive for a wire down Engine 53 and Car 50 arrived and found a primary line had fallen into the roadway and burned into the road surface causing a huge fire crews closed parts of the area and waited for JCP&L to shut down the power. The fire was put out and the road was damaged and had to be repaired by the road department .   

Budd Lake Quick Knock On Car Fire

Posted on May 7, 2016

Last month Budd Lake Firefighters were dispatched to Bridle Lane for a car fire in the driveway. Car 51 and 50 arrived and reported a working car fire in the engine compartment Engine 59 arrived and pulled the front line and had the fire knocked down within 5 minutes keeping a classic car in front to only minor damage. There were no injuries and units returned to service with a half hour.    

Firefighters Attend Saint Patrick's Day Parades

Posted on March 15, 2016

Budd Lake FD like every year participated in the Morristown Saint Patrick's day parade on Saturday and the Hackettstown Saint Patrick's day parade Sunday. Photos courtesy of Capt. Sheard


“Hope every has a safe Saint Patrick's day”

Rapid Intervention Crew Drill

Posted on March 15, 2016

This morning BLFD held their monthly rapid intervention crew drill. This drill though was different. Mutual aid Ric's from Netcong FD, Chester FD, Randolph FD, Hackettstown FD, Mendham Boro FD, Allamuchy FD and Schooleys Mountain FD held an open discussion on the roles of the RIC supervisor and RIC leader. Thank you for all those in attendance and we look forward to many more drills together in the future!!

Motor Vehicle Extrication Drill

Posted on March 15, 2016

The Budd Lake fire department trained in Motor Vehicle Extrication. Incident size ups, different extrication techniques, and scenarios that the departmentt could be involved in. New members practiced with tool usage, and familiarization of new tools the department acquired. All doors and a full roof removal was conducted. Overall a good morning drill.

Budd Lake Handles Rollover On 206 Ramp

Posted on February 20, 2016

Mt. Olive Dispatch received a call of a MVA on Rt #206 Friday afternoon in the Area of the International Trade Zone. On arrival units found one vehicle in the middle of the roadway rolled over and another against the Jersey barrier. The driver of the rollover was out of her vehicle sitting on the side of the road injured. The Woman was on her way back from the Westminster Dog Show in New York City along with her 18 Chihuahuas. One of the Chihuahuas escaped from it's cage after the roll over. Mt. Olive Animal Control was called to the scene to transport the Chihuahuas to a near by Veterinary Facility. The owner was transported to a local Hospital.
http://1strespondernews.com/webpages/news/displaynews.aspx?ID=e0b91124-7620-4eab-afcd-2a28fee78209

Snow Causes Overturned Truck

Posted on February 13, 2016

Recent winter weather made roads a mess the fire department responded to this overturned truck on International North the people were lucky no injuries were reported and the road was re sanded and reopened within a half hour.

Budd Lake Assists Hackettstown Fire

Posted on February 13, 2016

Thursday afternoon February 11th Hackettstown Fire Company was dispatched to 59 Scenic Court for a report of a fire in a house, Ladder 78-69 and the Chief arrived and had smoke coming from the B side of the structure on the first floor and basement area a full box alarm was dispatched that sent Hackettstown Rescue Squad, Budd Lake Fire Department, Tri County Fire Co., Independence Fire Department and Washington Borough Fire to the scene. Crews stretched two hand lines to the house and started to knock down the fire as other companies came into the scene searches were conducted on all floors and crews outside had to cut the siding and walls out to get to hidden pockets of fire. The damage was held to the living room and basement areas with smoke and water damage to other parts of the house. There were no injuries and the fire is under investigated by the Hackettstown Detective Bureau, Mt. Olive Fire Marshal and the Warren County Fire Marshal. Also on scene were Hackettstown Department of Public Works, Hackettstown Building Inspector, JCP&L and Elizabethtown Gas Co.