2 Head-on Crashes in 2 Days

Recently just past the intersection of Village Green and Rt. 46 – 2 cars hit head-on both drivers were taken to area hospitals by Atlantic EMS with non life threating injuries. The second the next day at the intersection of Wolf Rd and Rt. 46 Budd Lake First Aid transported 2 to Morristown with minor … Read more

Live Fire Training

Recently the department went to the Warren County Fire Academy with the Allamuchy Fire Department. The departments trained with live fire scenarios taking turns putting out fires and doing search and rescues. The crews did 3 different evaluations and trained hard for 2 hours before packing up and heading back to headquarters.  Great live training … Read more

Flanders Fire Shows off New Tower Truck

The Budd Lake Fire Department wants to congratulate the Flanders Fire Department on there delivery of a new 2021 Peirce Midmount Tower Ladder (Tower 96). Thursday night at the Mount Olive Carnival the department has the truck on display. Good luck it will be a great addition to the township and look forward to working … Read more

Extrication Training

Tuesday night the members trained on some standard vehicle extrication taking turns working on removing doors, breaking windows and cutting roofs. The department had 2 cars and were able to use the jaws and other equipment that we use on these types of crashes.

2 Trapped on The Interstate

Last night calls came in for a traffic accident on Rt. 80 East mm 23. Cars 50 and 51 along with Rescue 55 responded and found a tractor trailer rear-ended a car with 2 other cars 55 used the jaws to get 2 people removed from 1 car. The 2 were transported by EMS to … Read more

Demo Breaks Sprinkler Pipe

Construction started on the Village Green Annex building bought by Sandys Liquors that will become the new location for Sandys Liquors and in the rear contractors while taking down the old bank drive through extension and broke off a sprinkler pipe causing the water to shoot out. Car 51 and Engine 53 along with FM-3 … Read more

Train vs Box Truck in Budd Lake

Wednesday night July 7th around 9:30 calls came in to Mount Olive Police from New Jersey Transit saying they hit a truck at the Kinney Rd. crossing but did not know if anyone was inside the truck. Car 50 & 51 arrived and found the truck driver was out of the truck and needed medical … Read more

Truck Runs of Rt. 46 Trapping One

The department recently responded to Rt. 46 across from the super 8 motel for a truck off the road and into the woods. Upon arrival crews found a pickup truck off into a ditch with the driver stuck in his truck. Rescue 55 used their rescue tools to stabilize the truck along with their winch … Read more

Car Fire on Wolf Rd.

Just after 8am this morning Budd Lake Fire was alerted for a car fire at the community gardens on Wolfe Rd. With Car 51 at command Engine 59s crew led by Cap1 took on the single vehicle fire like clock work. Engine 59 was backed up by Tender 57 second due. The fire was confined … Read more

Firefighter Graduations

Several recent graduations of firefighters from Police Academy’s and High School. Congratulations to Probationary Firefighter Arrington, Junior Firefighter Andrews and the rest of the Mount Olive class of 2021! Both members are currently in the Fire Academy and we look forward to their next graduation. Congratulations to Budd Lake Fire Lieutenant Stretavski (LT2) on his … Read more