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).

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.


Budd Lake Assists With Hackettstown Fire

Posted on November 22, 2019

Budd Lake Ladder 58 was asigned as a Raqpid Intervention Crew.

 Recently the Warren County Dispatch Center around 11 am starting receiving calls for a garage on fire on East Baldwin Street. Patrol reported heavy fire conditions from the garage as Chief 78-60 arrived and requested a 1st alarm box as the first engine company arrived and stretched a line and started knocking down the fire. Other units started arriving and a supply line was laid while a second line was stretched inside and quickly knocked down the fire on the first and second floors. Mutual aid assisted with extensive overhaul in the garage and on the first and second floors. Hackettstown First Aid, Independence Fire, Budd Lake Fire and Tri County Fire. There were no injuries and the fire is under investigation by the Hackettstown Police Department, Mount Olive Fire Marshal’s Office and the County Fire Marshal.


Budd Lake Assists With Apartment Fire

Posted on November 13, 2019

Saturday night Mount Olive Fire companies responded to Oakwood Village Building 8 for a reported fire in the kitchen. Car 92 arrived and reported smoke coming from the apartment he attempted to enter to see if anyone was inside just as Tower 96 and Engine 95 arrived and took a line into the apartment and made a quick knock on the fire. Engine 59 and ladder 58 also arrived and 59’s crew checked the 2nd floor for extension and 58 vented the building. There were three people treated at the scene and released. The Fire Marshals and Police investigated the fire.

The Fire Department Responded To Several Crashes

Posted on October 14, 2019

Over the past month the fire and rescue departments handled several crashes around the Budd Lake District the injuries were mostly minor in nature but sadly there was one fatality. Rescue 55 responded to all and assisted with traffic and cleanup. Please drive safety.  

Lowes Safety Day

Posted on October 14, 2019

Mount Olive Fire Department took part in the Lowes Safety Day this past Saturday at the Lowes Store in the ITC Mall. The event was filled with fire trucks from Budd Lake and Flanders Fire and First Aid as well as games and some great giveaways for the kids. Lowes had a build your own fire truck table and there were lots of fire safety stuff as well as coloring books and safety flyers for the parents. The event was from 9 am till 2 pm fun was had by all and we look forward to next year.   

Budd Lake Assists Washing Twp. Fire

Posted on October 6, 2019

Engine 59 set up a fill site , Tender 57 provided a water supply and Engine 53 stood by at a fire house.

Around 3:30 am early Saturday morning a call came in to the Morris County Communications center for a fire alarm at Lenore Ct. in the Schooley’s Mountain section of the township police arrived an reported a fully involved house fire and all 3 fire companies were dispatched, Fairmont and Long Valley fire along with Schooley’s Mt. Fairmount Fire Chief arrived and requested a 2nd alarm be struck as well as a Tender task force as there are no hydrants in that section of town. All residents were safely removed from the house as units arrived the home was fully involved in fire so a defensive attach was called for with hand lines and a ladder pipe. Two water fill sites were established and a dump site was set up a short distance away from the fire. Crew worked well into the morning to get the fire under control. Most of the mutual aid was released by 6:30 am and the rest by 10:00 am. Mutual Aid from Chester Fire, Hackettstown Fire, Budd Lake, Fire, Tri-County Fire, Pottersville Fire, Ralston Fire, Mansfield Fire, Independence Fire, Oldwick Fire, Califon Fire & Allamuchy Fire.