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).
- 1800’s Old Mill burns in FlandersFirefighters were called to Route 206 and Flanders Netcong Rd. in the Flanders section of Mount Olive for a smoke condition called in by Mount Olive Police. Flanders Fire department was the first to be called and within minutes the Budd Lake Fire department was also called, first arriving Assistant Chief 91 and then the Chief Car … Read more
- Small Fire on Netcong Rd.Recently Firefighters were called to Netcong Rd. for a report of smoke coming from the second floor of a home. Car 51 arrived and reported smoke from the second floor with a report of someone trapped. Car 52 arrived and using a self-contained breathing apparatus search the second floor, removed a victim, and called for … Read more
- Air Bag TrainingRecently the fire department drilled on the use of air bags and struts, using a donated school bus. The crew were given two scenarios one was a worker trapped under the front of the bus and the second one was a bus overturned on a car with people trapped. The crews used air bags to … Read more
- Keeping it Clean and Preventing CancerRecently the Fire Department put in service a new washer and dryer for firefighting gear only. The special washer is designed to was turnout gear witch helps keep the cancer causing carcinogens off firefighter and preventing them from taking it home to there loved ones. The dryer is not your average dryer it is designed … Read more
- Watching the Burn During 5 KThis past weekend the fire department stood by a hot fire pit as runners prepared to run a 5 K run sponsored by the Mount Olive Recreation Department. Engine 59 with a crew of 6 stood by and assisted with keeping the fire burning and at the end extinguishing it. We also had our recruitment … Read more