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).

Prayers For Paramus

Posted on May 19, 2018

In response to the tragedy Thursday on Route 80. We would like to thank all of the mutual aid who came to assist us with this incident it was a tremendous task we were handed. All of you handled it with professionalism and compassion and we will never be able to thank you enough.

At this time we would like to thank all of those who have called, emailed and text messaged our members showing their support. Now we are asking you to please pray for the victims and families of the victims so they may heal.



Chief Michael Dorlon

Budd Lake Fire Department Breakfast 2018

Posted on May 9, 2018

Budd Lake Fire Department All You Can Eat Breakfast

"New Dates Coming Soon"

8:00 am till 12:00 pm
Budd Lake Fire House
378 Rt. 46 Budd Lake NJ 07828 

Members Wanted

Posted on June 28, 2017









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Firefighters Tackle Brush On Rt. 206

Posted on May 7, 2018

Recently as crews were working, a Haz Mat incident across town around 10:30 am a call came in for a large brush fire behind a house on Rt. 206 with most resources operating at the Haz Mat Car 51 responded from the call to the brush fire and requested Chester Fire for 1 engine. Flanders Car 90 arrived and reported a 100 x 100 brush fire going good a small crew from Flanders and Budd Lake responded with Brush 98 who working with NJ forest Fire stretched lines on the fire and Engine 59 laid 400 feet of 5 inch line from the bottom of the driveway and supplied water for the fire. The Forest Fire Service called for a helicopter drop on the back end of the fire. The fire was brought under control within an hour and a half with no injuries the fire covered an acre and a half. Atlantic and Budd Lake EMS assisted the Morris County Rehab bus on scene. Netcong and Hackettstown Fire stood by at both firehouses.       

 

Firefighters Extinguish Open Burn

Posted on May 7, 2018

The fire department was dispatched to the area of Kings Court off Smithtown Rd. for smoke in the area, Car 50 arrived and found an open burn in a back yard that had to be extinguished do to red flag warnings and not an approved fire pit. Engine 53 and 59 used a 1-inch hose line to put out the fire and returned to service within a half hour.

Haz Mat Spill On Crease Rd.

Posted on May 6, 2018

A tractor Trailer carrying chemicals to a fragrance plant in the International Trade Center get lost and lost some of its cargo on crease in the Budd Lake Section of town. Car 50 and 51 arrived and had 3 large totes of 190 proof alcohol fall out of the back of the truck. Squad 56 and Rescue 97 secured the trailer and slowed down the leak till Picatinny Arsenal Fire Department could arrive and assist. Crews offloaded the leaking tote into a secure drum and secured the scene as a cleanup company was called in and removed the totes from the roadway. The Morris County Haz Mat team was also on scene to assist finally after 13 hours of operating the truck and load were removed and crews returned to service.        

Outside Mulch Fire Extends To Basement

Posted on May 6, 2018

Firefighters were called to Village Green for a report of smoke coming from a crawl space car 52 arrived and saw smoke and flames from the crawl space window and one apartment and requested a second alarm. Car 50 and Engine 53 arrived and units had to cut a hole in the floor of one apartment to access the crawl space and extinguish the fire. The space and the apartment suffered damage but there were no injuries reported.  

Crash Starts Brush Fire

Posted on May 6, 2018

An armored Truck that crashed into a telephone pole on River Rd. took down power lines and caused a brush fire. Engine 53 was able to extinguish the fire with a hose line and then stood by for the power company as the power was shut down. There were no injuries.

Budd Lake Assists Stanhope Fire

Posted on April 8, 2018

**Mutual aid structure fire**

4/6/18 At 03:50 BLFD was dispatched mutual aid for one engine into Stanhope for a fully involved house fire. Engine 59 set up draft site at Lake Musconetcong and supplied water to Byram Engine 1. Once hydrant water pressure was boosted the secondary water source was broken down.

BLFD then assisted with manpower helping place hazmat booms along the shore of the lake and then assisted with overhaul. Units were back in quarters at 08:45.

No injuries were reported and all occupants made it out of the house safely.

Budd Lake Takes Part In Training Drill

Posted on April 1, 2018

Recently members went to Schooleys Mt. Fire Department to train on forcible entry training with their door prop. Later in the month we went to the Allamunchy Fire Department and used their mass confidence course set up in the basement of there fire house. Crews went over different tactics for rescuing down firefighters the junior firefighters went through as well.      

Budd Lake Assist Flanders At Transformer Fire

Posted on April 1, 2018

Recently Mount Olive Fire responded to Oakwood Village for a report of a Transformer Fire Car 50, 51 and 52 arrived and found an underground transformer on fire Engine 95 arrived first and stood by waiting for the power company to shut down power in the area. 60 plus building were affected by the fire JCP&L crews arrived and the fire was put out power remained out for several hours. Rescue 97 and Engine 59 were also on scene as well assisting the power company with accessing other power boxes.     

Some Recent Accident’s Responders Handled

Posted on April 1, 2018

Within the last 2-months Mount Olive First Responders responded to several crashes in town. The Fire Companies used jaws on some and others were just simple cleanup’s there were no life threating injuries at these crashes.  

Car Fire 206 In Mount Olive

Posted on February 25, 2018

Recently firefighters from Flanders and Budd Lake were dispatched in late morning to a car on fire in the middle of route 206 by main street. Upon arrival of car 50 an 51 there was a car sitting in the middle of the high way with the engine and passenger compartments involved in fire Rescue 97 was first due and starting the attack as engine 59 arrived and assisted. There were no injuries and the fire was knocked down within fifteen minutes. As overhaul was going on and the tow company was hooking the car a half mile up the highway two car crashed and engine 59 responded to that scene and secured the cars there were no injuries. The highway was reopened to all traffic within an hour.