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).

Some Safety Tips

Posted on November 9, 2017

Members Wanted

Posted on June 28, 2017

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Mount Olive Assists Roxbury Fire

Posted on January 7, 2018

A week into the new year Mt. Olive Fire was called to assist Roxbury Fire at a building fire on Center Street, Flanders Fire was called to Roxbury Co. #1 Fire House for standby Budd Lake Fire was called to respond as a Rapid Intervention Crew at the scene BL Ladder 58 responded with a crew of 6 to the fire scene and stood by for abought an hour as Flanders 95 stood at station for around and hour and a half. The fire was held to a section of the building and put under control within a half hour.

Cold Fire On River Rd.

Posted on January 7, 2018

**Structure Fire** 1/6/18 Saturday morning Budd Lake and Flanders fire department were dispatched to a possible basement fire. On arrival of the Chiefs smoke was coming from the rear of the house and a second alarm was transmitted and a tanker task force was requested. Shortly after the first due arriving engines arrived and pressed an aggressive interior attack into the basement and found heavy fire conditions. Fire extended to the first floor and caused extensive damage. No injuries were reported.

Thank you to all our mutual aid who assisted us on scene and also covering Mount Olive for any other fire and ems calls in the below freezing temps.

Mt. Olive Fire Assists Chester

Posted on January 1, 2018

As the end of 2017 was winding down The Chester Fire Company responded to Prides Crossing for a report of a house fire. First arriving units found the garage and the back half of the house ingulfed in fire crew stretched hand lines in different areas of the house knocking down fire and dealing with some hording conditions. There were no hydrant’s in the area so a Tender Task force was called in to bring water to the scene along with a second alarm for manpower and Rapid Intervention Crews, station coverage and rehab units due to below freezing temps. The fire was brought under control within and hour crews remained on scene well into the morning hours, there was 1 firefighter transported to the hospital with a knee injuria. The Chester Police and Morris County Prosecutor are investigating the fire. Budd Lake provided a Tender and Engine and Flanders Provided an Engine.     

Small Fire In Laundromat

Posted on December 31, 2017

Just after midnight firefighters responded to Plaza 141 the laundromat for a fire in a dryer. Car 50 arrived and reported a smoke condition in the building Engine 53 arrived and stretched a hand line in and put out a small fire in the dryer a patron of the store had used a fire extinguisher to keep the fire from spreading. Tower 96 was assigned the vent and Squad 56 reported to the rear for a check of the roof. The owner was called to cleanup the store and make the repairs 2 dryers were damaged. All returned to service with in a half hour.   

Wood Pile In Budd Lake Catches Fire

Posted on December 30, 2017

Mount Olive Fire responded to Sandshore Rd. for a report of an outside fire called in by a passerby. Car 50 arrived and reported a 20 x 40-foot firewood pile on fire Engine 53 and Engine 95 arrived and used 2 hose lines to extinguish the fire, crew then started to pull apart the logs and a metal shed to make sure the fire was out. One firefighter suffered an ankle injurie. The home owner was asleep and did not know there was a fire quick work by the fire crews prevented and extension to the home. The crew returned to service within and hour. It seamed the fire started by some ash that was dumped out side to close to the pile. Brush 98 an EMS crews also were on scene.  


Firefighters Respond To Wildwood Ave Chimney Fire

Posted on December 30, 2017

Firefighters responded to wildwood ave. for a carbon monoxide alarm after investigating they found the chimney pipe was clogged at the base of the wood stove. Crews vented the house and unclogged the pipe and the home owner will have to make repairs. Units returned to service within an hour.  


Firefighters Continue To Train On Vacant House

Posted on December 30, 2017

Firefighter continue to train on a vacant house on goldmine rd. crews trained on breaching walls and venting roofs. Crews worked off the ladder truck and ground ladders as well as pulling celling’s and breaching walls to get out of dangerous situations they may face.

Firefighters Responded To Several Crashes

Posted on December 30, 2017

Mount Olive Fire Companies responded to several crashes this month there were no series injuries in any of them.

Budd Lake Assists Stanhope

Posted on December 17, 2017

Stanhope Fire responded to a report of a Town House fire on Stone Gate lane (Sussex County). As units arrived they had smoke from the basement a line was stretched but had a hard time making the basement so a hole was put in the floor and water was poured in but the fire had made it way through some void spaces and crew were sent to the first and second floors to open up. Mutual Aid was coming in from Netcong and Chester as Rapid Intervention Crews, Budd Lake was assigned to the roof for ventilation while Byram Fire provided man power. The fire was brought under control within an hour and there were no injuries reported. There was no one home at the time of the fire and is under investigation by local authorities.


Budd Lake Celebrates In Netcong

Posted on December 16, 2017

The fire department participated in the Netcong Christmas Parade Ladder 58 Chiefs 51 and 52 had a great time showing some Holiday Spirit.