Firefighters Do Some Academy Training

Posted on July 10, 2019

Recently the fire department went to the Warren County  Fire Academy the first time was for the live burn tower crews trained with some live fire in the burn building. Crews also worked on fire suppression and search and rescue. The second trip was to live car fire training using real cars and hay crews took turns extinguishing fire and using saws to gain entry to hoods.  

Naughright Rd. Keept Firefighters Busy

Posted on July 10, 2019

On July 6th firefighters were dispatched to Naughright Rd and Route 46 for a traffic Crash. 4 Cars were involved with at least 6 people sent to the hospital and 1 person flown to a trauma center. Chiefs 2 and 3 along with Squad 56 worked the scene and the cleanup. Eng. 59 covered the landing Zone for the helicopter at Sandshore School. On July 8th firefighters were back to the same intersection for a garbage truck that busted a hydraulic line and spilled hydraulic flued on the road and the parking lot of the mall. Squad 56 Engine 53 and 59 along with the Township sand truck cleaned up the spill as Morris County Haz-Mat team supervised the cleanup.  

Ladder Company Rescues 2 From Bucket

Posted on July 11, 2019

Two workers were changing lights on a light pole at the Union Stanhope Cemetery when there boom truck became disabled leaving them stuck 25 to 30 feet up in the air. Ladder 58 and Chief 1, 2 & 3 placed the aerial ladder next to the basket and removed the two workers who were stuck for around 2 hours. Both workers were checked out by EMS and were ok. Crews returned to service within a half hour.  

Crews Do Some Tree Work On Rt. 46

Posted on July 12, 2019

Budd Lake FD was called to Route 46 on the mountain to assist patrol with removing a large tree blocking the highway. #buddlakefire #squadgoes #firefighters @ Mount Olive, New Jersey

Firefighters Responded To Several Crashes This Week

Posted on July 19, 2019

Naghuright and Drakstown a 3 car crash, Rout 80 East was a single car rollover and Route 80 West was a single car as well, into the guardrail all  victims surfed minor injuries. Squad 56 and Car 50, 51 and 52 all worked the crashes along with several EMS units.    

Budd Lake Has A Busy Day

Posted on July 19, 2019

7/18 It’s been a busy morning for BLFD. Starting off with a small kitchen fire at midnight, at 6am a transformer/pole fire. After clearing the transformer fire BLFD was requested mutual aid for the Rapid Intervention Team into Hopatcong for a house fire. BLFD RIT relieved Netcong RIT so that their man power could be used. BLFD also assisted on scene with over haul. Also while on scene in Hopatcong BLFD responded to a car accident on Route 46.

Car Fire In Budd Lake Gas Station

Posted on July 29, 2019

Monday morning Chief 52 driving down route 46 saw smoke in the distance and radioed into dispatch a car parked a bought 50 feet from the gas pumps was fully involved. Chief 50 and 51 also responded along with Engine 59 and was assisted by the Mount Olive Fire Marshal’s Office had a line on the fire and extinguished within fifteen minutes. There were no injuries and the Mount Olive Police handled the investigation.

Range Rover Burns On Rt. 80 In Budd Lake

Posted on July 29, 2019

Early Monday morning at 2 am Budd Lake Fire responded to Rt. 80 West mm 24.2 for a car fire Chief 51 and 52 arrived and reported a range rover fully involved in fire. Engine 59 arrived and stretched a front bumper line on the fire they also had to deploy a dry chemical extinguisher due to a large of magnesium burning. The fire was extinguished within fifteen minutes and there were no injuries and the NJ State Police investigated the fire.     

Budd Lake Assists Allamuchy Fire

Posted on July 29, 2019

The fire department was called to Waterloo Rd. near Waterloo Village for a reported overturned SUV with power lines down responding were Chief 50, 51, 52, Squad 56 and Engine 59. After arriving on scene it was determent that the call was in Allamuchy Township crews secured the area and were released by station 91 Chief. There was one minor injurie who was transported to the hospital by Hackettstown First Aid.