Mutual Aid Into Allamuchy

Posted on June 2, 2018

6/1/18 Mutual aid into Allamuchy for a working house fire. BLFD responded with Ladder 58 as a RIT along with Tender 57 for water supply. Ladder 58 stood by as RIT and then put to work for manpower. Tender 57 made multiple water deliveries to the dump site. #BLFD #91Fire @ Allamuchy, New Jersey

Early AM Budd Lake Car Fire Rt. 80

Posted on June 12, 2018

Around 4:30 am Tuesday June 12 the 911 center received calls of a car on fire on Interstate Route 80 west at mile marker 23.9. NJ State Police arrived and had a car with fire coming from the engine compartment car 51 and 50 arrived on scene and reported a working car fire. Engine 59 took the shoulder and right lane of travel, stretched their front bumper line, and knocked out the fire that was now 75% involved with in 15 minutes. There were no injuries and all units were back in service within forty-five minutes.

 

More Training Car Fires This Time

Posted on June 16, 2018

Saturday morning June 16th firefighters were up early and out at the Warren County Fire Academy for some live car fire training. After acquiring two cars and a couple bales of hay the instructors lit the fires and crews took turns burning one car then the other and the last evolution both cars were lit and two crews went on the attack. The firefighters sharpened their skills on hose line advancement, cutting hoods and chocking wheels. Crews got in some great training and then it was off for lunch. Great job as always by the instructors of the academy.   

Somerset County Training Live Burns

Posted on June 18, 2018

Recently the fire department attended the academy and used there Phase 5 Live Burn training prop. Firefighters ran 3 scenarios a fire in the basement, a fire on the second floor and a kitchen fire it was hot but the training was priceless. The next weekend the firefighters were back at this time training with the Allamuchy Fire Department in the same phase 5 live burn building this time crews worked together on Rapid Intervention Crew training a special training dedicated to saving down firefighters. This training again was priceless and improved our mutual aid confidence.
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Community Assistance By The Fire Department

Posted on June 21, 2018

The Fire Company assisted with some recent community events. The first was filling the new Mount Olive Community Pool using tankers and large diameter hose. The second was working with Flanders and Roxbury tender for several hours filling the pits for the raiders of the lost park mud run. @ Turkey Brook Park. Also while up at the park Budd Lake FD members met courage from the Anti bully squad. #blfd #ABS #stepinandspeakout @ Turkey Brook Park