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).

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.      


Changing Of The Guard

Posted on September 30, 2019

Squad 56 is officially retired and will now serve time with a Fire Company in PA. The truck served the department well since 2004 running hundreds of accidents and other calls for help. As the department has grown and calls for service continue to climb a new state of the art truck was needed to carry more gear and more rescue equipment on it to serve the needs of the town. So look for the beast around town.  "To see the finished truck go to the Projects/Files/Forms and click on Rescue 55 compleate" 

First Run For Rescue 55

Posted on September 26, 2019

Well it did not take long less than 24 hours after putting it in service its services were needed for a 2-car crash at Woodsedge and Route 46. The crew secured the cars and cleaned up the mess. No injuries were reported and they went back in service within a half hour.

Firefighters Train With Live Fire

Posted on September 22, 2019

Recently  firefighters went to the Somerset County Fire Academy and used there Phase 5 live training prop.  Firefighters were sent into real fire Scenario’s training on basement fires and first floor fires as well as roof ventilation. Firefighters got a true idea of how hot it can get in these situations and trying to find victim’s in the thick black smoke. Everyone was excused but great training always pays off.  

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Mount Olive Emergency Services @ Nat. Night Out

Posted on August 7, 2019

Budd Lake Fire, Budd Lake First Aid, Flanders Fire & First Aid joined Mount Olive Police at National Night Out celebration. Each department had displays and giveaways also the 5 ton truck ride witch is always a huge hit. A great time was being had till mother nature struck with rain and lighting forcing the event to end early and no fireworks. Thank to the police department for a great job.  

Budd Lake Assists Bernardsville Fire

Posted on August 3, 2019

This past week firefighters were dispatched for there Tender (57) to respond to Post Kennel Rd. to assist with water supply. Upon arrival the crew shuttled water from the fill site to the fire at least 5 times and when the fire was out they also assisted with filling a underground cistern. The truck returned to station 4 hours later.  

Budd Lake Assists Allamuchy Fire

Posted on July 29, 2019

The fire department was called to Waterloo Rd. near Waterloo Village for a reported overturned SUV with power lines down responding were Chief 50, 51, 52, Squad 56 and Engine 59. After arriving on scene it was determent that the call was in Allamuchy Township crews secured the area and were released by station 91 Chief. There was one minor injurie who was transported to the hospital by Hackettstown First Aid.     

Range Rover Burns On Rt. 80 In Budd Lake

Posted on July 29, 2019

Early Monday morning at 2 am Budd Lake Fire responded to Rt. 80 West mm 24.2 for a car fire Chief 51 and 52 arrived and reported a range rover fully involved in fire. Engine 59 arrived and stretched a front bumper line on the fire they also had to deploy a dry chemical extinguisher due to a large of magnesium burning. The fire was extinguished within fifteen minutes and there were no injuries and the NJ State Police investigated the fire.