Budd Lake Tackles Tax Payer On Rt. 46

Posted on July 2, 2010

Around 4:00 pm on Friday July 2nd the Budd Lake Fire Department responded to 151 Rt. 46 the Seven Eighty Six food store for the reported electrical fire. Car 50 arrived and reported a working fire in a two story tax payer with apartments above and requested a second alarm witch brought Flanders Fire, Schooly’s Mountain Fire and Netcong as the F.A.S.T. team. Engine 53 stretched an inch and three quarter line in on the fire as ladder 58 laddered the roof. Crews had the fire knocked down in 10 minutes as other crews checked the second floor for extinction. Crews remained on scene for an hour doing extensive overhaul, the fire is under investigation by the Mt. Olive Fire Marshal’s Office and the Mt. Olive Police Department. The Budd Lake First Aide and the Hackettstown Hospital EMS were also on the scene.


Budd Lake Rescues Woman From Apartment Fire

Posted on July 24, 2010

Early Saturday morning July 24th around 1:30am the Budd Lake Fire Department was dispatched to Eagle Rock Village for a fire alarm. Upon arrival of the police they had a smoke condition with a woman still inside, officers tried to enter the apartment but were driven back by heavy smoke. Car 52 Asst. Chief Sheard arrived and quickly put his S.C.B.A. on and went into the smoke filled apartment and pulled the victim to safety just as engine 53 was arriving followed by Budd Lake EMS who quickly transported the victim to St. Barnabus Burn center. Engine 53 knocked down the fire with one inch and three quarter line and performed ventilation and overhaul. The Flanders fire and Netcong fire companies were also on scene to assist. The current condition of the female is knot known and the fire is under investigation by the Mt. Olive Police and Fire Marshal’s offices as well as the Morris County Prosecutors office

Budd Lake Firefighters Train In Vacant House

Posted on July 25, 2010

Sunday morning July 25 firefighters drilled in a house that is set to be torn down. Firefighters split into two teams one team drilled on breaching walls and forcing entry in to doors and garage doors. The other team climbed the ladder and worked on venting roofs, skylights and vent caps. The crews all had a good time and valued the training. The drill lasted till around 1:00 pm and after clean up lunch was served.

Budd Lake Assists Roxbury With Tender 57

Posted on July 30, 2010

On Friday afternoon July 30th the Roxbury Township Fire Companies were dispatched to 1405 Rt. 46 the Stump Factory for the bush fire, as units arrived on scene they found two large piles of dried stumps, leaves and trees on fire. Chief One arrived and requested several Tenders to the scene because there was no water on site. Several mutual aid companies were dispatched and placed around the piles and set up master streams as well as a couple of one and three quarter hand lines. The company’s workers had backhoes and bull dowsers on hand and started to tear apart the piles as firefighters wet the piles down. It took abought three hours to get the fire under control. There were no injuries at the scene but firefighter was sent through rehab stations due to the 85-degree heat. 


Budd Lake Handle's Car Fire On Rt. 46

Posted on July 31, 2010

Saturday afternoon July 31st Budd Lake Firefighters responded to 176 Rt. 46 for the car fire, upon arrival the homeowners car was in the front yard with heavy fire coming out of the engine compartment. Engine 53 stretched the 100-foot car fire line and knocked the fire down within minutes being backed by Engine 59. There were no injuries at the scene and the fire is under investigation by Police and the Fire Marshal’s office.