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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 May 18, 2019

Wetdown for Rescue 55 

Progress Reports on Rescue 55

New Up Dates 7/12/2019



Some Great Emergency Services Events

Posted on May 5, 2019


Budd Lake Has A Busy Day

Posted on July 19, 2019

7/18 It’s been a busy morning for BLFD. Starting off with a small kitchen fire at midnight, at 6am a transformer/pole fire. After clearing the transformer fire BLFD was requested mutual aid for the Rapid Intervention Team into Hopatcong for a house fire. BLFD RIT relieved Netcong RIT so that their man power could be used. BLFD also assisted on scene with over haul. Also while on scene in Hopatcong BLFD responded to a car accident on Route 46.

Firefighters Responded To Several Crashes This Week

Posted on July 19, 2019

Naghuright and Drakstown a 3 car crash, Rout 80 East was a single car rollover and Route 80 West was a single car as well, into the guardrail all  victims surfed minor injuries. Squad 56 and Car 50, 51 and 52 all worked the crashes along with several EMS units.    

Crews Do Some Tree Work On Rt. 46

Posted on July 12, 2019

Budd Lake FD was called to Route 46 on the mountain to assist patrol with removing a large tree blocking the highway. #buddlakefire #squadgoes #firefighters @ Mount Olive, New Jersey

Ladder Company Rescues 2 From Bucket

Posted on July 11, 2019

Two workers were changing lights on a light pole at the Union Stanhope Cemetery when there boom truck became disabled leaving them stuck 25 to 30 feet up in the air. Ladder 58 and Chief 1, 2 & 3 placed the aerial ladder next to the basket and removed the two workers who were stuck for around 2 hours. Both workers were checked out by EMS and were ok. Crews returned to service within a half hour.  

Naughright Rd. Keept Firefighters Busy

Posted on July 10, 2019

On July 6th firefighters were dispatched to Naughright Rd and Route 46 for a traffic Crash. 4 Cars were involved with at least 6 people sent to the hospital and 1 person flown to a trauma center. Chiefs 2 and 3 along with Squad 56 worked the scene and the cleanup. Eng. 59 covered the landing Zone for the helicopter at Sandshore School. On July 8th firefighters were back to the same intersection for a garbage truck that busted a hydraulic line and spilled hydraulic flued on the road and the parking lot of the mall. Squad 56 Engine 53 and 59 along with the Township sand truck cleaned up the spill as Morris County Haz-Mat team supervised the cleanup.  

Firefighters Do Some Academy Training

Posted on July 10, 2019

Recently the fire department went to the Warren County  Fire Academy the first time was for the live burn tower crews trained with some live fire in the burn building. Crews also worked on fire suppression and search and rescue. The second trip was to live car fire training using real cars and hay crews took turns extinguishing fire and using saws to gain entry to hoods.  

Mount Olive Emergency Services Honored

Posted on June 23, 2019

Saturday night members of the Budd Lake Fire, Budd Lake Rescue Squad and Mount Olive Police were honored by the Knights Of Columbus Council 6100. From Budd Lake Fire Assistant Chief Joe Compano was awarded Firefighter of the year. From Budd Lake First Aid Squad 1st Lieutenant Quincy Jackson was the Rescue Specialist of the year. From the Police Department Captain Michael Spitzer was the Police Officer of the year.  The Knights were also celebrating their 50th anniversary the Budd Lake Fire Department congratulations to all.

Budd Lake Assists Hackettstown Fire

Posted on May 22, 2019

BLFD responded as the Rapid intervention team for a structure fire on Route 57 in Hackettstown, shortly after Ladder 58 arrived the crew was used for manpower to assist suppression and over haul. Car 50 and 52 assisted with command the crews were released within 2 hours.

All additional photos curtesy of Rich Maxwell   

Car And Truck Odd Crashes

Posted on May 13, 2019

Two odd crashes this month for the fire department in the beginging of the month a tractor trailer got to close to a deisel pump at a local gas station. The driver knocked over the pump Squad 56 secured the pump and assisted the tow company in moving the truck that got stuck on a small pole. Then On Friday May 10 BLFD and Atlantic EMS was dispatched to Old Wolfe rd for a vehicle into a store front. Luckily no occupants of the vehicle or deli were injured. BLFD assisted the building inspector with assessing the damage and securing the hazards of the scene.

Budd Lake Fire Welcomes Firestone

Posted on May 5, 2019

Friday morning the fire department helped welcome the Firestone Tire Shop to the Budd Lake Section of Mount Olive. Engine 59 and Car 50, 51 and 52 were on hand to assist with the ribbon cutting ceremony and returned on Saturday for the open house we wish them the best of luck in Mount Olive.