Budd Lake Preforms High Angle Rescue

Posted on August 20, 2009

Thursday afternoon August 20th the Budd Lake Fire Department  was called to Paragon Village Senior Housing Complex  for a  worker stuck and hurt on the roof of a three story building. Upon arrival fire and ems workers found that a sprinkler inspector was inside a roof area when he became over hearted in the 100 degree heat. Firefighters had to cut a hole in the roof to get the worker out while EMS workers prepared him for removal off the roof. Crews from the Budd Lake and Schooleys Mt. Fire Companies lowered the man down to EMS workers from Budd Lake and Atlantic Ambulance who along with Medic 57 transported him to Hackettstown Hospital.  

Rt. 80 Crash Flies Two

Posted on August 27, 2009

Thursday afternoon August 27th Budd Lake Fire and First Aid responded to Rt. 80 at mile marker 25 west for an overturned car. Atlantic Health Care’s EMS 5 arrived first and reported an suv overturned with three injuries and requested the volunteer rigs to respond also. Car 50 arrived and assumed command of the incident and requested two helicopters to fly for two patients with loss of consciousness. Squad Co. 56 assisted EMS and secured the car that was stuck on the guardrail. Ambulances from Budd Lake and Flanders assisted Atlantic Ambulance with the transport of patients while engine 53 covered the helicopter landing. The third patient was taken by ground to Hackettstown Hospital.