Budd Lake Fire Knocks Out Brush Fire

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.