Overhill Car Fire

Posted on September 5, 2008

In the early morning hours of September 5th the fire department responded to Overhill Road for the reported car fire. Car 51 arrived and found a the trunk area fully involved in fire. Car 50 arrived and took command as engine 53 arrived and started knocking down the fire. As companies were putting out the fire it was reported that this was a possible arson fire so command notified the Fire Marshals office of the fire. Squad 56 and the Budd Lake First Aide Squad were on the scene. There were no injuries and the fire is under investigation by the Mt. Olive Police and the Morris County Prosecutors Office..   
Photos By Kevin Maloney

Second Alarm Apartment Complex Fire

Posted on September 7, 2008

A resident in the Camelot apartment complex report a smell of smoke in her complex.

On arrival two apartments have a light to moderate smoke condition and the same coming from the roof. The first entry team on division two found the same but a heat condition, the TIC was negative while continuing the investigation the smoke alarm fell from the ceiling and flames came from the opening.

Crews pulled the ceiling to fine a well established fire between the floors. Mutual aid was called for manpower. The fire is under investigation and there were three minor injuries

Photos By Willie Cirone