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).

Budd Lake Fire Breakfast 2017

Posted on February 8, 2017

Be Safe The Lake Is Freezing

Posted on January 17, 2017

Firefighters trained on the lake preparing for all the activity that goes on this time of year so Now that Budd Lake is finally freezing over please use caution and remember to dress accordingly and to bring the proper equipment with you. Personal flotation device, ice picks and a whistle are a good start. Always let someone know that you will be going out on the ice and don't go out on the ice after dark. No ice is ever truly safe to be on.

Members Wanted

Posted on August 10, 2012


Members Wanted

The Budd Lake Fire Department is looking for strongly motivated people to volunteer in their community and make a difference to the citizens of Mount Olive.

All you need is a will to train, take pride in helping people, and a willingness to work with others with the same goal of making a difference in your town.

Please go to the forms section of the web page and fill out the information sheet and stop by any Tuesday Night between
6:30 and 9:00 pm.

"Also see our become a member page for more info"

Tractor Trailer Overturns On 80 In Budd Lake

Posted on February 5, 2017

Friday 2/3/17 Crews from booth Budd Lake and Netcong Fire Departments had only been home for 2 hours after battling a house fire in Flanders when they were dispatched to Interstate 80 west at mm 26 for a tractor trailer overturned when crews arrived the tractor trailer was on its side and leaking  fuel from the saddle tank. Squad 56 with the help from Netcong engines contained the leak and stood by while the tow company off loaded the fuel into 55 gallon drums and then up righted the truck the road was reopened within an hour. There was one injury that was transported to a local hospital.  

Firefighters Extricate One On Flanders Drakestown Rd.

Posted on February 5, 2017

Recently firefighters were called to the intersection of Flanders Drakestown Dd. and Vista Dr. for a car crash with entrapment Squad 56 and Chiefs 50 & 51 arrived and started to remove the person from the car Budd Lake First Aide transported both drivers to area hospitals. Crews cleaned up and the road was opened within an hour.   

Car Fire At Chili’s & Elect. Fire At Lowes

Posted on February 5, 2017

Recently Flanders and Budd Lake worked some small fires together, firefighters were dispatched to the parking lot of Chili’s for a car fire on arrival the fire was extinguished by the owner Engine 56 and Rescue 97 checked out the car and made sure the fire was completely out and returned to service within a half hour. There were no injuries. Firefighters also were called to Lowes for flames coming from the roof area when they arrived there was arcing coming from the roof edge. Crews shut down the electric and secured the wires in the roof area the stores electrician was called and the crews were released.

Law Offices Damaged By Fire In Mount Olive

Posted on February 5, 2017

2/3/17 Mount Olive fire units were dispatched at approx. 12:15 am for reported smoke from a building on Park Place in the Flanders section of the township. Upon arrival of patrol they reported heavy smoke from the attic. Shortly after Flanders Car 90 arrived and reported heavy fire from the first and second floor and requested a second alarm. Engine 95 arrived and stretched an inch and three quarter line into the first floor but were soon forced out do to a floor collapse on the first and second floors crews went to a defensive attack with Budd Lake’s Squad 56 set up on the bravo side and several hand lines were put in place along with a tower ladder and a deck gun. The building was a balloon frame old building. Crews went back in and were able to get the fire under control within an hour, one firefighter was taken to the hospital with a shoulder injurie. Units remained on scene until approx. 05:00 am Chester, Netcong and Hackettstown Fire Companies were on scene to assist with other companies covering the stations. The fire is under investigation by the Mount Olive Fire Marshal's office and the Mt. Olive Police.

Clinton Ave Home Damaged By Chimney Fire

Posted on January 17, 2017

Monday night just before dinner firefighters were dispatched to a home on Clinton Ave for a report of a chimney fire. Chiefs 50, 51 and 52 arrived and had smoke coming from the chimney area and on the outside as well Engine 53 quickly opened the walls and found the fire and doused it with a hose line Ladder 58 laddered the roof and checked the chimney area with help on the ground by Flanders Fire Engine 95, Tower 96 and Rescue 97 Netcong Fire was the Rapid Intervention assignment. The home did sustain damage to the living room area but there were no injuries reported Budd Lake First Aid stood buy and the fire is under investigation by the Mount Olive police and the Fire Marshal’s office. Units were cleared within an hour.       

Budd Lake Responds To Rt. 80 Truck Crash

Posted on January 17, 2017

Recently firefighters responded to Rt. 80 W at MM 24 for a truck off the road Chiefs 50 and 51 along with Squad 56 assisted State Police with a tractor trailer off the road into the woods firefighters used chain saws to remove trees so the truck could be towed out. The Morris County Haz-Mat team was called to the scene because there were 20 plus gallons of diesel fuel on the ground form a ruptured fuel tank after the tow company removed the fuel firefighters cleared and left up to the tow company and State Police.   

Firefighters Handle Small Fire On RH Farms

Posted on January 17, 2017

The new year started off with a small fire in a vacant house on the property of RH Farms on Rt. 46 calls came in for a fire on the side of the house Chief 51 and 52 arrived and reported a fire on the side of the house with minor extension on the inside. Engine 53 stretched a hose line to the inside of the house and held it in check while waiting for the power company to shut down power the fire was burning in the outside electrical equipment on the side of the house. Flanders fire also were on scene to assist with overhaul and cleanup. There were no injuries and all units cleared within 45 minutes.  

Budd Lake Assists Washington Twp.

Posted on December 30, 2016

Monday morning one day after Christmas in the early morning hours the Washington Township (Morris County) Fire Companies were dispatched to Ruth Ln. for a report of a fire in the bathroom Chief 2 arrived and reported a fire in the bathroom and instructed the first due engine to stretch and inch and three quarter line in to the fire just as Hackettstown Fires Truck 78-69 pulled in and went to work opening the roof just as fire started showing from the roof area. Crews had the fire knocked down within a half hour and contained the fire to the attack and bathroom area. Long Valley, Fairmount, Schoolye’s Mountain and Tri County Fire Companies worked the scene as Budd Lake Fire provided the Rapid Intervention Crew assignment. Long Valley First Aid and the Washington Twp. Police also assisted. There were no injuries reported.      

Quick Knock On Budd Lake Apartment Fire

Posted on December 29, 2016

A quiet Sunday December 11th got busy when a maintenance worker for the Eagle Rock Village Apartment complex called the police station and said they responded to a fire alarm and when they opened the apartment they saw smoke. The dispatcher alerted Budd Lake Fire and Car 51 arrived quickly and reported a fire in the living room and requested a second alarm box. Car 50 and 52 along with Engine 53 and Ladder 58 arrived and one line was stretched up to the 2nd floor apartment and the fire was quickly put out causing some fire and smoke damage. Tower 96 assisted Ladder 58 with ventilation all other fire units were returned. No one was home at the time of the fire and it is under investigation by the Mt. Olive Police and the Fire Marshal’s office.   



Budd Lake Assists Flanders At Car Fire

Posted on December 26, 2016

Recently firefighters were called to the Oakwood Village Apartments for a report of a car fire around building 56. Rescue 97 and Engine 59 arrived and found a car with light smoke coming from the engine compartment crews quickly opened the dash of the car and extinguished a small fire the car had minor damage and there were no injuries.