Budd Lake Sends Tender to Bryam

Just after midnight on November 30th Sparta dispatch received call for a structure fire on Richmond Ave. in Bryam Township as the first engine and Chiefs arrived there was fire showing front of the house crews stretched a line in and started to knock down fire as a second alarm was dispatched as well as a tender task force due to the lack of fire hydrants in the area. Crews soon ran into trouble when they encountered a lot of clutter in the home and could not get to the attack stairs before the fire made its way up into the attack and across the entire roof. Several hand lines were stretched and companies open up the roof. The fire was brought under control within an hour and a half the occupants were able to escape the blaze but suffered minor burns and were treated at a local hospital crews remained on the scene till early morning. Mutual Aid Units from Stanhope, Budd Lake, Andover, Newton, Hackettstown and Hopatcong assisted at the scene or in station coverage.