Budd Lake Crash Med-Vac’s One

Posted on September 9, 2009

late afternoon on Wednesday September 9th the Budd Lake Fire and Rescue Squads  were called to the intersection of Sandshore Road and Brookside for the head on crash. Chief 50 arrived and reported one victim with a serious leg injury and a lot of fluid in the roadway. Atlantic Ambulance’s EMS 5 arrived along with Medic 57 and started to assess the victim and requested a helicopter to fly. Squad 56 secured the cars and assisted ems with removing the victim from the car. Chief 52 and Engine 59 set up the landing zone at a nearby school. The second victim was treated at the scene and released, the roadway was reopened within an hour. Photo’s by Kevin Maloney 

Two Cats Rescued In Budd Lake Blaze

Posted on September 12, 2009

Saturday morning September 12th the Budd Lake Fire Department responded to 11 Timberline Ave. For the house fire. Chief Maloney arrived and reported a one story dwelling with smoke showing. Engine 53 stretched and inch and three quarter line and started knocking down the fire in the basement as Squad 56 started searches as there were reports of someone trapped in the house but after the searches were completed it was determined all were out of the house. Two cat in the home were rescued during the search. There were no hydrants in the area so a tender task force was despatched to the scene to supply water for the fire. There were no injuries at the fire and it is under investigation by the Mt. Olive Police and Fire Marshals office.