Two Cats Rescued in Budd Lake Blaze

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.