Budd Lake Fire Assists Netcong At Garage Fire

Posted on November 10, 2012

Monday morning October 29th just as Sandy started to ramp up Netcong Fire units were dispatched to Family Ford on Rt. 183 for a smoke condition in the garage behind the show room. As Chief Koster arrived and confirmed a fire in the roof area of the garage a Raped Intervention Crew was dispatched from the Budd Lake Fire Department while the first due engine stretched attack lines into the garage and started to knock down the fire. The second due engine secured a supply line and went to the roof to start opening up. The fire was under control within a half hour with no injuries a garbage truck ran into some power lines witch may have contributed to the cause of the fire, it is still under investigation by the Netcong Police and Fire Official. For more photo's go to http://1strespondernews.com/webpages/news/DisplayNews.aspx?PT=state&state=NJ&ID=d27dac2d-9c8f-4ded-bda2-cdd8b03e098c    

Budd Lake Participates In Hackettstown Drill

Posted on November 15, 2012

Hackettstown Fire Department invited several mutual aid ladder companies from around the area to participate in pre planning and placing ladders in three most high risk sites in town. Departments were dispatched as they would normally; all ladders were tried for the best fit in all the areas. The drill ended at noon and all were invited back to their headquarters for an after action review and lunch. For more photos; http://1strespondernews.com/webpages/news/displayNews.aspx?PT=news&ID=049553f2-8c58-4785-b4e6-cb7f86a66e60  

Budd Lake Fire Hosted The Neptune Pump Drill On Sandshore Rd.

Posted on November 15, 2012

The Neptune Task Force drilled in Budd Lake Saturday morning. Using the old boathouse boat launch and closing Sandshore Road for a couple of hours. Resources from around the county came together to reach the goals of the drill.

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Budd Lake Firefighters Assist Hackettstown Fire

Posted on November 22, 2012

Tuesday morning November 20th the Hackettstown Fire Company responded to 314 Lafayette St. for a report of second floor apartment fire, Police officers arrived and notified fire units of a working fire on the second floor. The first due engine and truck went to work with two lines to the second floor and started an aggressive interior attack as the Chief called for a ladder from Allamuchy fire and a Rapid Intervention Crew from Budd Lake as well as Mansfield Fire for manpower. Allamuchy fire laddered the roof and cut a vent hole as the fire was quickly knocked down and under control within a half hour. Crews checked for extension there were no injuries at the scene there was no one home at the time of the fire but several pets were rescued from the fire. The fire is under investigation by the County and local police.

Firefighters Extinguish Small Brush Fire

Posted on November 22, 2012

Firefighters responded to Eagle Rock Village near building 13 for a brush fire. The fire was around 50 X 50 and was started by someone dumping there barbeque ashes in the woods, Engine 59 responded and used a one inch trash line and had it out within 10 minutes.  

Budd Lake Assists Flanders On Generator Fire

Posted on November 22, 2012

Days after the supper storm sandy ended the Flanders Fire Company responded to the Flanders Shop Rite for the reported generator fire. First arriving units found a large tractor trailer mounted generator was on fire and pushing heavy smoke out the top and sides so Budd Lake Fire was called to assist Engine 59 responded to assist. The fire was put out quickly but units remained on the scene for an hour to make sure there was no extension to the store and the electric was completely turned off.

Budd Lake Fire Knocks Out Brush Fire

Posted on November 24, 2012

As black Friday was slowing down Budd Lake Firefighters were just getting started as a call come in for a brush fire at the end of Mine Hill Rd. Chief Evans arrived and confirmed a brush fire proximity 50 feet wide by 200 feet long and spreading Engine 59 was first in and had to force entry on the gate to access the road in. The crew was backed up by Squad 56 and Tender 57 who used a one inch trash line, brooms and rakes to extinguish the fire. The NJ Forest Fire Service was also on scene to assist, the fire was out within 15 minutes there were no injuries and the cause was unknown.