Trailer Up In Smoke In Budd Lake

Posted on December 28, 2019

Saturday morning Netcong Police reported a large column of smoke from the love lane area so Netcong, Stanhope and Budd Lake Fire Departments were dispatched. Budd Lake Car 51 arrived and reported a trailer fully involved and took command, the fire was in Budd Lakes district Netcong engine 1 was the first to arrive and started an attack with Budd Lake’s engine 59 next in crews had 3 hand lines in service as Stanhope fire laid a supply line in. The trailer was a work shop with a lot of tools and tires as well as motor oil. The fire was knock down but Netcong’s tower ladder was put in service to hit some hot spots that could not be done from the ground. Flanders Fire secured a second supply line and assisted with overhaul Byram Fire’s Rescue was called to the scene to full SCBA bottles. Budd Lake, Flanders and Stanhope-Netcong EMS also assisted. There were no injuries and the fire in under investigation by the Mount Olive Police and the Fire Marshal’s Office. The Morris County Haz-Mat Team was on scene as well for the oil spill.