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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).

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Posted on March 25, 2019

Wetdown for Rescue 55 / Pancake Breakfast’s



Close Before You Doze

Posted on March 2, 2019

This video will change your sleeping habits this could save your life. 


Mount Olive Fire Drill

Posted on April 13, 2019

4/13/19 Budd Lake and Flanders fire departments drilled at a vacant structure in Parsippany. Thank you Mount Tabor fire department for the opportunity to use your house for training. Crews drilled on hose lines, search and ground ladders. 

Tuesday Nights Drill Was Extrication

Posted on April 13, 2019

4/9/19 Tuesday nights drill was extrication. Members worked a scenario of two victims trapped in a rolled over convertible. Gaining access, then assessing how victims were trapped inside, then lifting one side of the vehicle with airbags to free one patient. #blfd #buddlakefire #tntrescuesystems #paratech @ Budd Lake, New Jersey

Car Fire On Route 80

Posted on March 24, 2019

3/22/19 BLFD was dispatched to Interstate 80 for a vehicle fire. The incident was updated to be located in Roxbury, BLFD units were requested to continue to the scene by Roxbury Battalion Chief 3. Budd Lake Squad 56 and Roxbury Engine 301 utilized two hand lines and also dry chemical extinguishers due to burning magnesium the highway was shut down for 30 minutes no injuries were reported. 

Mount Olive Fire Trains On Ice

Posted on March 1, 2019

The Budd Lake Fire and Flanders Fire Companies teamed up with departments from all over NJ to take part in an Ice Rescue Class given by Safety and Survival Training and sponsored by the Budd Lake Fire Department. Friday night and Saturday morning the students were trained indoors on equipment and procedures. Saturday afternoon was operations on the lake with Sunday the technician part with each group taking turns rescuing people from the broken ice.


Firefighter Wood Leaving For His Deployment

Posted on February 10, 2019

We are wishing the best of luck to FireFighter Ryan Wood who is being deployed for the next year as a Infantryman in the NJ Army National Guard. His deployment will send him to the Horn of Africa as part of the global war on terrorism.

Safe travels and come home safe!

Budd Lake Assists Independence

Posted on February 1, 2019

At 7:52 am on Thursday the 31 of January Ladder 58 and Chief 2 responded as a Rapid Intervention Crew and assisted with overhaul they returned to service 4 hours later and while returning to the station they also responded to a gas leak in Sutton Plaza and a motor vehicle crash on Flanders Rd. Crews finial returned home around 1 pm.  


Thursday 1/31/19 around 7:45 am, Warren County Communications Center started receiving calls for a garage on fire on Canal Lane as first responders arrived the garage was well involved and catching the house on fire. Hackettstown Fire was first due and laid a supply line from RT. 46 down the street closing the roadway and putting a line in operation quickly darkening down the garage but the fire had quickly extended to the house. A second Hackettstown Engine and Crews from Independence Fire started to pull backup lines and tried to enter the house but were backed out do to a roof collapse. Crews went exterior for a short time and then reentered the house and continued to hit hot sports the fire was under control within 2 hours. There were no injuries and the fire is under investigation by the Warren County Fire Marshal’s Office and Independence Police. Mutual Aid from warren and Morris Counties were also on scene to assist.    

Fishermen Warned Of Not So Safe Ice

Posted on January 31, 2019

As tempter’s rise and fall, so far this winter the ice on Budd Lake is not always safe recently the fire department was called to the Budd Lake beach for possible fishermen stranded on the lake. Crews arrived and found around 8 people on the lake after talking to them they were ok but the shore line at the beach was not frozen due to the town installing bubblers around the docks by the beach the people were asked to exit the lake for their safety and they agreed so firefighters assisted them with their gear and all made it off the lake safely.    

Piece Of Fire Department History Found

Posted on January 26, 2019

A piece of Budd Lake Fire Department history was found in Horizon City TX (1970 Oren GE IH CO-8190) or old 1970 International Great Eastern 1000 gpm pumper. It was sent to us on our facebook page. 

Budd Lake Assist Washington Twp. Fire

Posted on January 23, 2019

Budd Lakes Ladder 58 was assigned the Rapid Intervention Crew and remained on scene till around 2”30 am.

At 10:20 PM on Monday night (January 21) Fairmount Fire Company, Long Valley Fire Company and Schooleys Mt. Fire Company were alerted for a Structure Fire on Pickle Rd in Washington Twp. First arriving units found the house well involved in fire with the barn 20 feet from the house starting to burn command requested a second alarm and crews went to work with deck guns and master streams as mutual aid companies started to arrive, a crew went into the barn an extinguished the fire, and held it in check as the house was being brought under control. Companies remained on scene well into the morning hitting hot spots there was (1) fatality at the scene in which the Washington Twp. Police, Morris County Sheriff’s Office and Morris County Prosecutors Office are all investigating. Mutual Aid Fire Companies were Chester Fire, Pottersville Fire, Califon Fire, Budd Lake Fire, Lebanon Twp. Fire and Oldwick Fire. The Long Valley First Aid Squad stood by the entire time for Rehab and Morris County OEM sent a warming bus for firefighters.

Mount Olive Fire Assist Roxbury

Posted on January 23, 2019

Budd Lake Fire covered Roxbury company 2’s firehouse and did respond to a car fire on rt. 80 while standing by. Flanders covered Roxbury company 1s firehouse.

Sunday night January 20th as temperatures dropped below 0 and high winds picked up the Roxbury Fire Companies were called to a house on Ridge Rd. for a report of a well involved garage fire upon arrival the attached garage was involved in fire and spreading to the house and into the first floor. Crews laid a supply line in and stretched hand lines to start attacking the fire. All occupants were out of the house command required a second alarm be struck brining mutual aid into the scene to help with fire suppression and conduct searches. The fire was brought under control within an hour despite the weather conditions there were no reported injuries. The fire us under investigation by the Roxbury Police and Fire Marshal’s Office.