Classic Car Burns in Budd Lake

Monday January 19th just before lunch firefighter from Budd Lake and Flanders were dispatched to Camp Pulaski Rd. for a car on fire Chief 52 arrived and reported a working car fire a bought 10 feet from the house. Engine 59 quickly stretched there bumper line and started to knock down the fire and keeping it from spreading to the house. Squad 56 assisted with cleanup and some hazmat work as the fuel line melted and some fuel got into stream near the house. The home owner was transported to a local hospital as a precaution with some chest discomfort. Sadly the newly restored Chevrolet El Camino was destroyed the fire is under investigation by the Mt. Olive Police and Fire Marshal.