Budd Lake Fire Goes Defensive On Large Dwelling

Posted on October 7, 2012

Sunday morning October 1st at 5:15 am calls came in to the Mount Olive Police Desk for a fire on Oxford Drive first arriving officers found a two story large dwelling well involved in fire. Assist Chief Dorlon called for a second alarm and a Tender task force due to no working hydrants in the area. Engine 59 arrived first and stretched two, two and a half inch blitz fire lines on the fire as the fire was throughout the house so companies had to go defensive from the start. Squad 56 took a position at the top of the street and set up a water shuttle operation as tenders came in from around the county. Flanders Engine 95 and a Stanhope engine went to the Fire House and set up a fill site for the Tenders. Several large diameter hose lines were deployed on the fire and there were several collapse of the fire building. The fire was under control around 8:30 and declared out by 10:30 am one engine went back to the scene three times for some small hot spots. There were no injuries and the fire is under investigation by the Mt. Olive Police and Fire Marshal’s office. The following Towns assisted at the fire and cover assignments. Flanders, Netcong, Chester, Hackettstown, Stanhope, Washington Twp., Mendham Twp., Roxbury Twp., Morris County EMS Rehab and the County Mutual Aid Coordinator’s. See First Responder News Story



Posted on October 19, 2012

Budd Lake N.J. Morris County: Rt#46 in Budd Lake has keep Emergency Services busy the last two week with multiple MVA'S. As rush hour Thursday morning was hitting is peak Mt. Olive Emergency Services responded to a two car MVA Rt#46 and Woodland Ave. On arrival the driver of the white car was in cardiac arrest, police started CPR. The passenger of the van was heavily pinned and flown by air one, the driver needed a door pop. Rt#46 was closed westbound and only one lane open eastbound, as the County Accident Investigation team worked.

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Posted on October 19, 2012

Budd Lake N.J. Morris County: Rt# 46 Chevrolet in Budd Lake sponsored a safe response to GM electrically enhanced vehicles class Monday night. The Barish Family new owners of the dealership held two sessions of the class with members of the GM commercial Trainer on hand. Over a 75 firefighters from around the county attended.

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