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).

One Room Off In Flanders

Posted on February 17, 2020

Just after midnight on presidents day Mount Olive Fire units were called to Bartley Rd. in the Flanders section for a report of a house fire. Police arrived and reported fire out 2 windows on the second floor. Car 91 arrived and requested a second alarm bringing Netcong, Chester and Hackettstown fire companies to the scene. Flanders Engine 95 took the driveway as Budd Lakes Engine 59 took water supply crews stretched a line to the second floor and quickly attacked the fire. Engine 59’s crew went to the roof and opened up the roof. The fire was knocked down within 5 min. crews then started overhaul; and the Mount Olive Fire Marshal’s office conducted an investigation of the fire.  There was no injuries and crew returned to service after abought 3 hours.     

Rt. 80 Crash Hurts 2

Posted on February 8, 2020

Friday morning on interstate 80. BLFD was dispatched to route 80 for an MVA with two injuries at exit 26. Rescue 55 assisted with a block on the shoulder and also removed sections of guard rail so the towing company could remove the vehicle. Luckily only minor injuries were found and all units cleared within an hour.

Mount Olive Hires New Fire Inspector

Posted on February 8, 2020

The Budd Lake Fire Department would like to congratulate firefighter  A.J. Herring on becoming  the third Mt. Olive Twp. Full time Fire Marshal (FM-6). AJ is a member of the department and last year served as 2nd lt. he also was a firefighter in Boonton and Montville NJ. Good Luck in the next chapter.   


Overturned Car In Cemetery

Posted on February 6, 2020

Firefighters were called to an unusual crash at the Stanhope Union Cemetery on love ln. a car driving around some parked cars from a funerial service lost control and hit a tree and rolled over on its roof. Utility 54 and Rescue 97 assisted the EMS with getting the women out she had minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital. Crews stood by as the tow company removed the car.  

Rapid Intervention To Hackettstown

Posted on January 25, 2020

Friday late afternoon Chiefs 1,2, 3 & Ladder 58 responded to Hackettstown on Main Street for a structure fire. The ladder crew was assigned the rapid intervention crew and stood by on scene while the Chiefs assisted command. Crews were released within a half hour.

Down Tree And Fire On Waterloo Valley Rd.

Posted on January 17, 2020

The fire department was dispatched to the area of Kinney Rd. and Waterloo Valley Rd. for a tree on fire. Car 50 and 51 arrived and had a tree laying across wires and power lines down on the ground JCP&L was called. After a while the tree fell and broke a pole in half just missing firefighters. The power company secured the power so crews from Engines 53 and 59 could extinguish the fire.  

Rt. 80 Car Fire In Budd Lake

Posted on January 9, 2020

Thursday Late afternoon calls came in for a car fire on interstate 80 west mile marker 26 Budd Lake Fire and Atlantic EMS were dispatched. Car 51 arrived and reported a car fire at the top of the ramp Engine 59 came up the ramp and stopped short of the car and deployed their bumper line and had the fire knocked within fifteen min. The Mount Olive Police and NJ State Police were also on scene. There were no injuries but the car was a loss.     

Trailer Up In Smoke In Budd Lake

Posted on December 28, 2019

Saturday morning Netcong Police reported a large column of smoke from the love lane area so Netcong, Stanhope and Budd Lake Fire Departments were dispatched. Budd Lake Car 51 arrived and reported a trailer fully involved and took command, the fire was in Budd Lakes district Netcong engine 1 was the first to arrive and started an attack with Budd Lake’s engine 59 next in crews had 3 hand lines in service as Stanhope fire laid a supply line in. The trailer was a work shop with a lot of tools and tires as well as motor oil. The fire was knock down but Netcong’s tower ladder was put in service to hit some hot spots that could not be done from the ground. Flanders Fire secured a second supply line and assisted with overhaul Byram Fire’s Rescue was called to the scene to full SCBA bottles. Budd Lake, Flanders and Stanhope-Netcong EMS also assisted. There were no injuries and the fire in under investigation by the Mount Olive Police and the Fire Marshal’s Office. The Morris County Haz-Mat Team was on scene as well for the oil spill.


Budd Lake Assists Netcong

Posted on December 23, 2019

Ladder 58 was the rapid intervention assignment and Engine 59 was a water supply assignment

As the sun came up around 7 am Morris County Communications center received a call for a fire alarm from 48 main street a laundromat as Chief one arrived an quickly reported smoke and fire coming from the side of the building a re-tone and a second alarm was struck. Engine 1 and tower 1 arrived and started an interior attack trying to move up to the second floor after starting to make progress the fire had advanced up through void spaces and was pushing heavy smoke from the third floor and started to run the cockloft crews were the evacuated and a defensive attack was started. Mutual Aid companies were starting to arrive and 3 ladder trucks were placed in service along with several hand lines. The town water system was starting to lose water presser so the third alarm was called an long hose lays were dropped to a nearby lake and water was drafted to offset the water system. There were 3 different building collapses during the fire but no injuries were reported. Crews remained on scene for over 8 hours and with the help of a excavator the fire was put down. The Morris County Sheriff’s Office, Prosecutor, State Fire Marshal and Netcong Police all are investigating the fire. 



Firefighters Respond To Person Through The Ice

Posted on December 23, 2019

This past weekend firefighters responded to the Budd Lake beach for report of a person that fell through the ice. Chief one reported the person was out of the water and on land but needed the Rescue to continue in so they could retrieve the persons stuff still on the ice. Firefighters suited up with their ice rescue gear and went onto the lake and brought the persons stuff back to shore. No one was injured but a close call Please be safe on the ice.