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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).

2 Brush Fires On Rt. 46

Posted on May 15, 2020

Recently the department was dispatched to the area of the Subaru Dealer for a report of 2 brush fires, Car 50 arrived and reported two separate fires. Engine 53 took the first one 50’ by 100’ and used a 1 inch line on the fire. The second fire was handled by Engine 59 that fire was 20’ x 20’ they used a 1 inch line as well all units cleared within a half hour.  

Truck Fire In Budd Lake

Posted on May 11, 2020

Just before mid-night on Mother’s Day a call came in from a truck driver pulling into a parking lot behind a business on Love Lane stating a truck was on fire in a fenced in area. Car 50 and 51 arrived and found a tractor of a car carrier on fire E-59 came in and stretched their bumper line and starting knocking down the fire while E-53 provided a supply to 59. The fire was knocked down within fifteen minutes. Flanders Fire and Budd Lake FA stood by and were released after the fire was knocked down. The Morris County Haz-Mat Team was called to the scene due to a large diesel fuel leak from the fire. There were no injuries and the Mount Olive Police and Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the fire.      

Chimney Fire On Sandshore

Posted on April 22, 2020

At approx. 0220am BLFD was dispatched to a reported chimney fire. First arriving units confirmed a chimney fire and requested the ladder first due. Ladder 58 arrived and set up while Engine 53 extinguished the remaining fire in the fire box. No extension was found and units cleared the scene in about one hour. 

Budd Lake Assists Byram Fire

Posted on April 21, 2020

This morning Budd Lake FD was requested mutual aid for an engine to Byram Township Fire. Upon arrival the assignment was changed to stand by as a Rapid Intervention Team. Crews laddered and removed windows for egress of interior crews and later assisted with overhaul. Crew remained on scene for 2 hours before returning to service.

Crews Assist Police

Posted on April 18, 2020

The fire department has taken on a new roll in this Coved 19 war the firefighters have been decontaminating Police and First Aiders after they finish some calls when dealing with possible contaminated persons. The department has set up there trailer and engines with deacon equipment to clean and discard gowns and gloves used by responders. After returning from all calls equipment has to be wiped down and all hands and gear are washed.

Budd Lake Fire Assists Allamuchy Fire

Posted on April 18, 2020

Recently Ladder 58, Car51 and 52 responded to Sandpiper Dr. in the Panther Valley section of Allamuchy Twp. For a house fire. Ladder 58 responded as the Rapid Intervention Crew and the Chiefs assisted command. The crew was released within a half hour. The fire was contained to one bedroom.

Budd Lake Assists Washington Twp.

Posted on March 28, 2020

Budd Lake Engine 59 and Flanders Brush 98 responded mutual aid to Schooleys Mountain for a large brush fire. Engine 59 hit a hydrant and supplied water NJ forest fire and Mansfield Engine. Crews assisted with suppression once supply lines were established.

Budd Lake Assists Byram Fire

Posted on March 3, 2020

March 2nd late afternoon the fire department was called to assist Bryam Fire with a house fire on Belton Rd. Ladder 58 with a crew of 6 and Chief 1 responded. Ladder 58 stood by a rapid intervention crew and chief 1 assisted with command. All units returned within 2 hours.

Budd Lake Assists Allamuchy Fire

Posted on March 2, 2020

Ladder 58 Provided a Rapid Intervention Crew

Saturday night around 4:30 pm calls came into the Warren County Communications center for a barn fire on Long Bridge Rd. in Allamuchy Twp. Upon arrival the large barn was half involved in fire. The first in engine deployed a 2 and a half inch line and started knocking down the fire. The barn was next to corn fields and that started to burn as well NJ State Forest Fire was also on scene assisting with the field fire. The Chief called for a 1st alarm assignment brining Hackettstown, Green Twp., Independence and Budd Lake fire companies in to the scene. The fire was knocked quickly but crew remained on scene for a couple of hours hitting hot spots and cleaning up a fuel spill. There were no injuries and the fire is under investigation by the Mount Olive Fire Marshal’s office, NJ State Police and the Warren County Fire Marshal’s office.   

 

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.