Budd Lake Assists Hackettstown

Posted on February 8, 2018

Recently the Hackettstown Fire Department was dispatched by Warren County Communications center to 310 grand avenue for a report of a house fire. The police arrived and reported a working house fire with a second house on fire as first in units arrived fire was coming from the D side of the multi-story house and electrical lines were sparking and the adjacent house was starting to catch fire as well. Chief 78-60 quickly called for a second alarm as several hand lines were stretched into the house and the power company was requested to the scene after knocking down fire on all floors and the start of some overhaul firefighters were held at bay till the power could be cut. Once the scene was secured by the power company the hot spots were put down and the investigation by the Hackettstown Police and Mount Olive Fire Marshal’s Office began, units were then slowly returned. The second house sustained a lot of exterior damage there were no injuries at the scene and coverage was provided by Independence Township Fire and Tri-County Fire. Washington Borough Fire, Budd Lake Fire an Netcong Fire were used as Rapid Intervention Crews.


Budd Lake Assists Hackettstown Again

Posted on February 8, 2018

Hackettstown firefighters were called to a second-floor apartment at 312 Church Street for a report of smoke coming from an electrical outlet as the first due engine was turning the corner they could see smoke rolling across the street and radioed in a box alarm. Crews stretched in a hand line and quickly started searching for the fire as the second due laid a supply line. The fire was quickly extinguished and searches finished, all the occupants were out of the house. The family was assisted by Red Cross and no injuries were reported. Tri-County Fire Company, Independence Twp. Fire Department, Washington Boro Fire Department, Budd Lake Fire Department assisted on scene.     

Budd Lake Assist Allamuchy Fire

Posted on February 10, 2018

Budd Lake Firefighters assisted with rapid intervention duties at the fire firefighters remained on scene for hours assisting with some cleanup.  

Firefighters Train In Ice Rescue

Posted on February 12, 2018

This past weekend over 50 first Responders from departments around New Jersey and the tri State area took a 3 day
course on ice rescue training Friday was awareness, Saturday was an operations class and Sunday was an Ice Rescue Technician class. Flanders and Budd Lake Fire Department sent 20 firefighters through the class. The indoor parts of the class were at the Budd Lake Fire House and the outside parts were conducted on the Budd Lake beach, despite the rainy weather, all made it through and are ready to perform.     

Car Fire 206 In Mount Olive

Posted on February 25, 2018

Recently firefighters from Flanders and Budd Lake were dispatched in late morning to a car on fire in the middle of route 206 by main street. Upon arrival of car 50 an 51 there was a car sitting in the middle of the high way with the engine and passenger compartments involved in fire Rescue 97 was first due and starting the attack as engine 59 arrived and assisted. There were no injuries and the fire was knocked down within fifteen minutes. As overhaul was going on and the tow company was hooking the car a half mile up the highway two car crashed and engine 59 responded to that scene and secured the cars there were no injuries. The highway was reopened to all traffic within an hour.