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).

Members Wanted

Posted on October 19, 2018


Coming In 2019 New Rescue 55

Posted on October 18, 2018

6/25/2018-The Budd Lake Fire Department has signed a contract with Ferrara Fire Apparatus for a new Rescue Truck Rescue 55 this truck will replace Squad 56 and Tac. 55 sold through Firefighter One of Sparta. 
The members of the truck committee traveled to Holden, LA to the Ferrara Fire Apparatus plant to conduct a pre-construction meeting and tour the factory. More updates will follow when available.  

Budd Lake Fire Department Breakfast 2019

Posted on October 1, 2018

Budd Lake Fire Department All You Can Eat Breakfast

"Look For 2019 Dates" 
8:00 am till 12:00 pm
Budd Lake Fire House
378 Rt. 46 Budd Lake NJ 07828 

Car Fire In Hensyn Village Apartments

Posted on November 17, 2018

During the recent snow storm Firefighters were called to Hensyn Village Apartments building E around 3 am for a car on fire in the lot. Cars 50, 51, 52 and Engine 59 arrived and crews stretched an inch and three quarter line on the fire that was burning in the engine compartment. The fire was put out within fifteen min. and crews were released within a half hour there were no injuries.  

Gas Line Struck On Main Street

Posted on November 17, 2018

Engine 59, Engine 95, Car 51 and 52 responded to the intersection of Main Street and Mountain Ave. in the Flanders Section of town for a struck gas line. The company working on gas lines in the area cut a 2 inch gas line with an active leak. The road was shut down and the gas company was called. Fire crews stood by till the gas company arrived and shut down the line. Companies were released and the line repair was turned over the company for repair units returned within a hour.  

Firefighters Drill On Vacant House

Posted on November 17, 2018

The fire department conducted a Saturday morning drill on a house that is going to be torn down on Goldmine Rd. Crews worked off the ladder truck and ground ladders cutting vent holes in roofs and drilling on different Techniques of opening up roofs for ventilation and different types of roofing material. The drill lasted 2 plus hours. The next Tuesday crews went back and drilled on roof operations again and also used the inside of the house for breaching walls.   

Budd Lake Assists Hackettstown Fire

Posted on November 17, 2018

Ladder 58 and Car 51 responded as a Rapid Intervention Crew to main street in Hackettstown for a chimney fire. Crews had a small fire in a commercial chimney in a 4 story building, Ladder 58 was assigned to the rear of the building and ready to ladder the roof if needed, while the crew was stationed at the front of the building. Crews operated for abought an hour and a half the fire was brought under control and companies were released.  

Rt. 80 Car Fire

Posted on November 17, 2018

Recently Mt. Olive Fire responded to Rt. 80 East @ mm 25 for a car fire. Car 50, 51, 52, Engine 95, 59 and R-97 responded and quickly extinguished the fire within a half hour all units went back in service there were no injuries.  

Crashes From The Last 2 Months

Posted on November 10, 2018

The Fire Department responded to several traffic accidents over the last 2 months. Crews did general cleanup and 1 extrication injuries ranged from minor to serious. Atlantic EMS and Budd Lake EMS handled all persons involved.  

Budd Lake Assists Dover Fire

Posted on November 10, 2018

Firefighters were called late into the night the day after a huge fire destroyed 4 buildings in Dover. Engine 59 and Chief 50 responded and operated for 6 hours watching hot spots and putting pop up fires. The crew returned to station around 6:30 am.

Squad 56, T-55 Assist Byram Fire

Posted on November 3, 2018

Budd Lake FD Squad 56 was requested to route 80 in Byram on a rescue box assignment requested by Byram Chief1 . The rescue box brought not only Byram FD but Budd Lake FD for the Squad, Allamuchy FD for a rescue and Green Twp FD for an engine. A tractor trailer went off route 80 and between an overpass landing on Waterloo Road. Picatinny hazmat was requested for the the large fluid spill as well BLFD Tactical support 55. BLFD units remained on scene until just after 2am.

Fire Prevention Week

Posted on October 12, 2018

It’s been a busy week for Budd Lake fire visiting our local elementary schools and day cares for fire prevention week!!!

Also firefighters have been working hard to clean the fire house and equipment for our open house this Saturday!

Vehicle Extrication Class

Posted on October 12, 2018

This past weekend 8 members stepped up their knowledge and training. They attended a three day long vehicle extrication class learning the basics and then moved up to more advanced scenarios. The department now adds 8 more extrication technicians to our ranks.