Budd Lake Sends Tender And Engine To Jefferson Twp.

Posted on January 11, 2014

Saturday December 28th 2013 Budd Lake Fire was dispatched to Jefferson in the Milton section of town for a junk yard fire. Engine 59 and Tender 57 left for what was to be a long night after arriving around 7:30 pm the engine was sent to a park on the back side of the fire and pumped water to other trucks for 12 hours. The Tender also was there for 12 hours dumping around 30 to 40 loads of water. Around 2 am a relief crew was sent in the replace an already tired crew the engine and tender returned back around 8 am the next morning.

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Budd Lake R.I.C. Team Assists Hackettstown Fire

Posted on January 11, 2014

During a winter snow storm on Thursday night January 2nd Hackettstown firefighters responded to Valentine St. and Monroe St. for a reported house fire units made a quick knock down of a fire that was confined to the outside of the chimney and started to extend to the first floor, one line was stretched and some overhaul was performed. Budd Lake and Washington Bro. fire companies were assigned as Raped Intervention Crews and the Tri County (Station 29) Fire company assisted with man power. There were no injuries at the scene. 

Tail Of Two Ladders In Mount Olive

Posted on January 11, 2014

The first ladder started in the 70’s and in 1980 a brand new 100 foot Mack ladder went into service for Budd Lake Fire and Mt. Olive it was a work horse and in 2004 got a face lift and continued to be a work horse answering over a thousand  alarms and hundreds of fires over a 33 year period in 2013 it was time to let her go and bring a new state of the art ladder in the new ladder a 2013 Seagrave 100 foot beast will carry on the job she has big shoes to fill. The old lady will not die she is scheduled to now preform service in Blairstown NJ and I am sure she will do us proud.  

Budd Lake Fights Weather And A Car Fire

Posted on January 24, 2014

As a winter storm got going so did the Budd Lake Fire Company as the snow started to increase a call came in for a car fire in the Village Green Apartments complex in the parking lot of building one. Car 52 arrived and reported a car fire Engine 59 pulled in and stretched the front bumper line and quickly extinguished the fire. There were no injuries at the scene and companies were back in service within a half hour. 

Budd Lake Fire Assists Police With Flooding

Posted on January 24, 2014

During a heavy rain storm the fire department was requested to Crestwood Circle for a street flooding issue. Crews found that the drainage pipe in the street was crushed and that the town was going to make repairs on Monday so to keep water from getting into the homeowners basements a portable pump was put into place and pumped away to a storm drain down the street after a few hours the water was safely removed and repairs were made on Monday.