Firefighters Keep Busy last week

The fire department keep busy with several calls from a Haz-Mat at a town pump station, a car crash at Village Green and a tree on fire on Fire Tower Rd. The haz-mat Engines 53 and 59 vented the building from a build up of Methane gas. The car crash had 1 minor injure Rescue … Read more

Fire Takes Part in Touch a Truck

This past weekend the Fire Department took park in the town recreation department’s touch a truck event at turkey brook park. Rescue 55, Engine 53, Car 50 and 51 were on display. The trucks were open and large crowds were on hand and kids and adults alike were in and around the trucks asking questions … Read more

Firefighter Attend National Night Out

Tuesday night August 3rd the Mount Olive Police held the annual National Night Out which is celebrated all over the country to help the communities better improve Police relations. The fire department and Rescue squads all joined in and made it a successful event. The Budd Lake Fire Department had trucks on display with fire … Read more

Firefighters use Jaws on Rt. 46

Just before the start of National Night Out crews were dispatched to Rt. 46 and Drakstown Rd. for a 2-car crash, upon the arrival of Car 50, 51 & 52 one car was on top of the guardrail with the person inside. Rescue 55 went on scene and went to work with the jaws and … Read more

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