Mt. Olive Fire Assists Chester

Posted on January 1, 2018

As the end of 2017 was winding down The Chester Fire Company responded to Prides Crossing for a report of a house fire. First arriving units found the garage and the back half of the house ingulfed in fire crew stretched hand lines in different areas of the house knocking down fire and dealing with some hording conditions. There were no hydrant’s in the area so a Tender Task force was called in to bring water to the scene along with a second alarm for manpower and Rapid Intervention Crews, station coverage and rehab units due to below freezing temps. The fire was brought under control within and hour crews remained on scene well into the morning hours, there was 1 firefighter transported to the hospital with a knee injuria. The Chester Police and Morris County Prosecutor are investigating the fire. Budd Lake provided a Tender and Engine and Flanders Provided an Engine.     

Cold Fire On River Rd.

Posted on January 7, 2018

**Structure Fire** 1/6/18 Saturday morning Budd Lake and Flanders fire department were dispatched to a possible basement fire. On arrival of the Chiefs smoke was coming from the rear of the house and a second alarm was transmitted and a tanker task force was requested. Shortly after the first due arriving engines arrived and pressed an aggressive interior attack into the basement and found heavy fire conditions. Fire extended to the first floor and caused extensive damage. No injuries were reported.

Thank you to all our mutual aid who assisted us on scene and also covering Mount Olive for any other fire and ems calls in the below freezing temps.

Mount Olive Assists Roxbury Fire

Posted on January 7, 2018

A week into the new year Mt. Olive Fire was called to assist Roxbury Fire at a building fire on Center Street, Flanders Fire was called to Roxbury Co. #1 Fire House for standby Budd Lake Fire was called to respond as a Rapid Intervention Crew at the scene BL Ladder 58 responded with a crew of 6 to the fire scene and stood by for abought an hour as Flanders 95 stood at station for around and hour and a half. The fire was held to a section of the building and put under control within a half hour.

Mount Olive Firefighters Responded To Crashes

Posted on January 20, 2018

Early into 2018 firefighters kept busy with a number of car crashes on routes 80, 46 and 206 and some back roads. Most of the crashes were non-life threating injuries 1 crash was fatal. Rescue 97 and Squad 56 doing most of the work. Please drive with caution we don’t want to meet by accident.