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).

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Posted on June 28, 2017









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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.   

Firefighters Train In Ice Rescue

Posted on February 12, 2018

This past weekend over 50 first Responders from departments around New Jersey and the tri State area took a 3 day
course on ice rescue training Friday was awareness, Saturday was an operations class and Sunday was an Ice Rescue Technician class. Flanders and Budd Lake Fire Department sent 20 firefighters through the class. The indoor parts of the class were at the Budd Lake Fire House and the outside parts were conducted on the Budd Lake beach, despite the rainy weather, all made it through and are ready to perform.     

Budd Lake Assist Allamuchy Fire

Posted on February 10, 2018

Budd Lake Firefighters assisted with rapid intervention duties at the fire firefighters remained on scene for hours assisting with some cleanup.  

Budd Lake Assists Hackettstown Again

Posted on February 8, 2018

Hackettstown firefighters were called to a second-floor apartment at 312 Church Street for a report of smoke coming from an electrical outlet as the first due engine was turning the corner they could see smoke rolling across the street and radioed in a box alarm. Crews stretched in a hand line and quickly started searching for the fire as the second due laid a supply line. The fire was quickly extinguished and searches finished, all the occupants were out of the house. The family was assisted by Red Cross and no injuries were reported. Tri-County Fire Company, Independence Twp. Fire Department, Washington Boro Fire Department, Budd Lake Fire Department assisted on scene.     

Budd Lake Assists Hackettstown

Posted on February 8, 2018

Recently the Hackettstown Fire Department was dispatched by Warren County Communications center to 310 grand avenue for a report of a house fire. The police arrived and reported a working house fire with a second house on fire as first in units arrived fire was coming from the D side of the multi-story house and electrical lines were sparking and the adjacent house was starting to catch fire as well. Chief 78-60 quickly called for a second alarm as several hand lines were stretched into the house and the power company was requested to the scene after knocking down fire on all floors and the start of some overhaul firefighters were held at bay till the power could be cut. Once the scene was secured by the power company the hot spots were put down and the investigation by the Hackettstown Police and Mount Olive Fire Marshal’s Office began, units were then slowly returned. The second house sustained a lot of exterior damage there were no injuries at the scene and coverage was provided by Independence Township Fire and Tri-County Fire. Washington Borough Fire, Budd Lake Fire an Netcong Fire were used as Rapid Intervention Crews.

 

Mount Olive Firefighters Responded To Crashes

Posted on January 20, 2018

Early into 2018 firefighters kept busy with a number of car crashes on routes 80, 46 and 206 and some back roads. Most of the crashes were non-life threating injuries 1 crash was fatal. Rescue 97 and Squad 56 doing most of the work. Please drive with caution we don’t want to meet by accident.